Norfolk jury sides with Twitter in infringement lawsuit (Virginian-Pilot)
Twitter did not use patented technology from a Northern Virginia lawyer to develop its “browse interests” page on the social networking website, a jury decided Monday.
Beacon Power declares bankruptcy (Washington Post)
It was one of the first companies to get an Energy Department loan and is second to file for bankruptcy.
‘Friending’ as a Funding Source (WSJ)
Small-business owners say they eagerly await an opportunity to sell stakes in their businesses through social networking. Critics say the idea is dangerous for investors, and even dicey for the entrepreneurs.
How to Be an Absentee CEO (Inc.)
A bit long, but a neat read. Jared Heyman took a break—”a long one”—from the company he founded. To everyone’s surprise, both he and the company thrived.
Five-Step Guide to Marketing a Business As Green (Entrepreneur)
From now until Thanksgiving, tell us about one item that you sell that is the perfect gift for someone special. We’ll consider it for our upcoming Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide.