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Businesses give big 'like' to Pinterest, Instagram
12/05/2013 05:19 PM PST
Small businesses are using social media to promote their businesses and lure shoppers this holiday season -- and they're not just on Facebook. Or Twitter.
12/03/2013 08:36 AM PST - California formally launched its insurance exchange for small businesses Monday as questions loom about potentially higher rates and just days after the federal government said it was shelving its version of the online portal for a year.
11/14/2013 11:35 AM PST - Many small business owners are saying they're ready to hire. Thirty-one percent of the participants in the survey said they plan to hire during the next year.
12/04/2013 12:22 PM PST - Grocery delivery startup Instacart is now offering delivery from independent East Bay grocer Berkeley Bowl
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Study suggests fear can be passed on through genes
A newborn mouse pup, seemingly innocent to the workings of the world, may actually harbor generations' worth of information passed down by its ancestors. Full Story
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Season of giving the perfect time to teach children about charity
Even simple acts of charity can touch children and teenagers who participate in giving. Readers share their stories.
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Evangeline Lilly upset with magazine's 'butt' reference
Women’s Health surprised “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” actress with her cover shot.