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1. Olympic Hero Michael Phelps Looks to Dip His Toes in Tech
- Friday, December 02, 2016
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) – Michael Phelps wants to dive into Silicon Valley's investment opportunities as he tries to make the transition from Olympic swimming star and product pitchman to entrepreneur.
- Thursday, October 20, 2016
National Civil Rights Museum Freedom Award ceremony will be held Thursday, Oct. 20, at 6 p.m. at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts, 255 N. Main St. Themed “And Justice for All,” the award ceremony will honor six individuals for their contributions to civil and human rights in the U.S. and worldwide, and will be followed by the gala celebration. Individual tickets start at $200. Visit civilrightsmuseum.org or call 901-525-3214.
3. A Coffee Named 'Death Wish' Wins a Super Bowl Commercial
- Friday, January 29, 2016
NEW YORK (AP) — A coffee with an edgy name and made by a small business is getting a commercial in Super Bowl 50.
Death Wish Coffee Co. won a competition held by software maker Intuit for a 30-second spot during the third quarter of the big game on Feb. 7. The Round Lake, New York, company beat more than 15,000 other small businesses in voting by the public and Intuit employees.
4. Value Stream Discovery & True Grit
- Thursday, January 21, 2016
Aaron Eden, former Innovation Catalyst at Intuit before founding Moves the Needle.
Value Stream Discovery is a framework for unlocking value for enterprises, in a scalable manner.
Lean Innovation: How do we eliminate waste in the discovery of new value?
5. Judge Approves $415M Settlement in Apple, Google Wage Case
- Friday, September 04, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has approved a $415 million settlement that ends a lengthy legal saga revolving around allegations that Apple, Google and several other Silicon Valley companies illegally conspired to prevent their workers from getting better job offers.
6. The Corporate Inquisition Of Intuition
- Monday, July 27, 2015
While there are clear benefits of data and analytics when applied to growth efforts, a widespread, unhealthy dependence on a purely analytical approach to business cripples too many corporations.
While small- and mid-sized organizations still welcome some calculated risks backed by and bet on a team of spirited rising leaders, corporations appear more risk averse to their approach to launching new products in the market. In fact, the gestalt is that we’ve entered a second age of enlightenment where nothing gets signed into action unless analytic models, predictive tools, and others first bless it with a numerical score.
7. TurboTax Stops Processing State Tax Returns on Fraud Reports
- Monday, February 09, 2015
NEW YORK (AP) – TurboTax, the country's most popular do-it-yourself tax preparation software, said Friday that it has temporarily stopped processing state tax returns because of an increase in fraudulent filings.
8. Health Law Waivers: Too Complicated to Claim?
- Wednesday, October 08, 2014
WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of Americans may qualify for waivers from the most unpopular part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. But getting that exemption could be an ordeal.
9. Amazon Debuts Mobile Payment App and Card Reader
- Thursday, August 14, 2014
NEW YORK (AP) – Amazon is taking direct aim at mobile payment systems such as Square by introducing the Amazon Local Register, a credit-card processing device and mobile app designed to help small business owners accept payments through their smartphones and tablets.
10. Intuit Chooses Finalists for Super Bowl Ad Contest
- Tuesday, November 12, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Small businesses that produce dog treats, toys, eggs and compost are vying for a chance to have a commercial during the Super Bowl.
The four companies are finalists in a competition held by software maker Intuit, which will pay millions of dollars to give the winner a 30-second spot in the game Feb. 2. They were selected by Intuit's 8,000 employees. The winner will be chosen in a vote open to anyone who visits the competition website: www.smallbusinessbiggame.com through Dec. 1.
11. A Small-Business Star to be Born This Super Bowl
- Wednesday, July 31, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – A small-business star will be born during a commercial break in Super Bowl XLVIII.
A company yet to be selected will have its own 30-second ad during the game, giving it the kind of exposure usually reserved for mega-brands like Budweiser and Chevrolet. The spot will be the culmination of a competition sponsored by software maker Intuit Inc., which has never run a Super Bowl commercial of its own, but is paying for one small business to be in the spotlight during the third quarter of the Big Game.
12. Small Businesses are Hiring Again, But Cautiously
- Thursday, June 13, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Nina Vaca is interviewing job applicants at her staffing company again after putting hiring on hold at the end of last year.
Vaca expects to hire more than 50 people for her firm, Pinnacle Technical Resources, by the end of 2013. Demand is soaring for the high-tech temporary workers it places at large corporations. The reason for her caution: Months of uncertainty about federal taxes and budget cuts has disappeared.
13. Small Businesses Gradually Pick Up Hiring Pace
- Thursday, June 06, 2013
NEW YORK (AP) – Small businesses are gradually picking up the pace of their hiring, according to reports this week.
The payroll company ADP said Wednesday that its small-business customers added 58,000 jobs last month, up from 50,000 in April. The company also revised its March number to 74,000 from 60,000.
14. Small Business Employment, Revenue Growing
- Thursday, May 31, 2012
NEW YORK (AP) – Revenue and staffing are both growing at small businesses but have yet to get back to pre-recession levels, according to data released by business software provider Intuit Inc. on Wednesday.
15. H&R Block Drops TaxACT Buy After Antitrust Ruling
- Wednesday, November 16, 2011
NEW YORK (AP) – H&R Block Inc. is formally dropping its bid to buy the maker of TaxACT software, after a federal judge thwarted the deal over antitrust concerns.
16. Feds Seek to Derail H&R Block’s Deal for TaxACT
- Tuesday, May 24, 2011
BOSTON (AP) – The Department of Justice is trying to halt H&R Block’s plans to acquire the creator of TaxACT software, saying the deal would leave just two major competitors in the do-it-yourself tax preparation market.
17. Quicken Online Shutting Down This Month
- Monday, August 23, 2010
The popularity of free budgeting sites continues to soar. But users of one of the big players in the arena, Quicken Online, will no longer be able to sign in starting Aug. 29.
The owner of the site, Intuit Inc., last year purchased rival site Mint.com. The company says it has combined the best features of the two sites under an upgraded Mint.com.
18. Job Openings Remain Close to Record Lows
- Wednesday, November 11, 2009
WASHINGTON (AP) - Job openings are at rock-bottom levels, according to government and private surveys released Tuesday, a trend that could keep the unemployment rate high even as layoffs slow.
19. Tax Filing Deadline Fast Approaching
- Monday, October 12, 2009
It may have seemed like you had all the time in the world to file your tax return after you got that six-month extension last April. But if you still haven’t sent it in, there’s no more stalling.
Thursday is the final deadline for filing 2008 returns.
20. Archived Article: Daily Digest
- Tuesday, June 08, 2004
Seventh Street Property
Seventh Street Property
Financed for $5.8 Million
Classic American Hardwoods has financed 22.24 acres on Seventh Street for $5.8 million, according to The Daily News Public Records Database, www.memphisdailynews.com....
21. Archived Article: Accuship P.2
- Thursday, October 26, 2000
Inc Inc. Magazine names Accuship.com one of nations fastest-growing firms Germantown-based Accuship.com, a Web-enabled, enterprise-shipping solution, was named one of the fastest growing companies in America by Inc. Magazine. Accuship.com provides F...
22. Archived Article: Tech Focus
- Wednesday, February 10, 1999
As local financial institutions scramble to get online services in operation, another aspect of those services is making its presence known View, click, pay The average online U.S. household will be able to receive three to four monthly bills throug...
23. Archived Article: Tech Briefs
- Wednesday, January 27, 1999
NCR Helps Harrah's Better Serve and First Tennessee announced an agreement with Intuit to offer WebTurboTax to its customers through First Tennessees Web site, www.ftb.com, allowing easy access to the Web-based version of the popular TurboTax person...
24. Archived Article: Tech Focus (bank) Chg
- Wednesday, May 28, 1997
Java bank Java bank First Tennessee Bank announces development of Java-based Internet banking solution Memphis-based First Tennessee Bank has become the first bank in the country to announce that it will develop a 100 percent Pure Java-based Interne...