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It Figures 07/02

Who's planning on investing in technology, what entrepreneurs use the Internet for and more

By Steve Cooper

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FIFTY PERCENT OF SMALL-BUSINESSowners plan to make capital investments in technology within the next few months. Here's what else they'll buy:

SOURCE: OPEN Small Business Network 2002 Monitor
WORKIN' IT
WHAT DO ENTREPRENEURSreally use the Net for? The answer's not as obvious as you think. Let's take a closer look at the most common small-business online activities:

SOURCE: OPEN Small Business Network 2002 Monitor
TRASH TALKING
BY 2005,130 million cell phones will be discarded in the United States, accounting for 65,000 tons of trash.

SOURCE: Inform

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