NFIB Weekly News
Fed Speeches Demonstrate Readiness To Raise Rates In December. (11/21/2017)
MarketWatch (11/17) reported that Fed watchers “gleaned two important conclusions from a flurry of public appearances by central bankers” last week: that the central bank...
Trump Tweets “Flake(y)” Will Oppose Tax Cuts, Urges Senate GOP Not To Disappoint Public. (11/21/2017)
The AP (11/19) reported President Trump issued “an insulting tweet” against Sen. Jeff Flake Sunday night after the lawmaker “was caught on an open microphone...
Small Business Tech News
- Google Calendar Has a New Look With Improved Features (10/25/2017)
Google plans to finally implement the long-awaited changes to the desktop version of Calendar. The makeover will not only enhance its aesthetics and put it on par with its mobile counterparts but also give the desktop app cool new features to boost user productivity.
- Amazon Brings Prime Shipping to Business (10/25/2017)
Amazon has rolled out a new paid membership program for businesses in the United States and Germany, a clear indication that the company now has its sights on corporate customers.
- Cisco Acquires Software Company Broadsoft for $1.9 Billion (10/24/2017)
Cisco, the world’s biggest producer of networking gear, announced on Monday that it offered Broadsoft $55 per share, a 28% premium over its closing price on Aug. 29.
- Oculus Rift Releases New VR Bundle for Business (10/23/2017)
Oculus VR is now trying to tap into a new market to boost the sales of its high-end virtual reality device. The company is now launching Oculus Business, effectively sweetening the deal for companies to snap up its Oculus Rift bundle.
- Intel Partners With Facebook on New Range of AI Chips (10/23/2017)
Intel might not have taken to AI immediately but the company is now scrambling to catch up. In a bid to assert its dominance, the Silicon Valley stalwart recently unveiled the Intel Nervana Neural Network Processor (NNP).