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10 Tech Trends Defining the Future of Small Business

This story appears in the February 2012 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

Wave of the FutureA world in which cars listen, TV screens bend and machines write (no humans necessary). No, it's not a teaser for a new sci-fi series. These are some of the most intriguing technology trends happening right now.

Another trend we're keen on: Though pricing on first-generation products used to make it difficult (if not impossible) for small businesses to take a chance on an untested product, many tech vendors, driven by a post-recession need for cash and lots of competition, are pushing products to market at lower-than-ever prices.

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