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Videogame Sites Cater to “Geezer Gamers”

Communities of “mature gamers” have sprouted up all over the world, reports The Wall Street Journal. Among these sites: Geezergamers.com, whose founders include 43-year-old Thomas Abel. For Abel, an airplane mechanic and a father of two, videogames provide a way to let off steam after … Continue reading

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Home Office 101: An Entrepreneur Offers Tips for Set Up

Whether it’s by choice or for economic reasons, entrepreneurs often work from home. If you’re an aspiring business owner who expects to do the same, RetiredBrains’ Art Koff–whose story appeared on this blog last year–has some suggestions. One is to recognize … Continue reading

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Tech Entrepreneurs Sign ‘Declaration of Internet Freedom’

Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of social news site reddit, and Josh Levy, a campaign manager at Internet and media-advocacy site Free Press, have helped create the “Declaration of Internet Freedom,” a new effort to ward off federal Internet antipiracy laws (such as the … Continue reading

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Four Tech Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Business

Business owners aren’t IT people (usually). But they have to be able to make the right technology decisions. The wrong ones can have huge repercussions, writes John Brandon in an Inc.com Tech Report posted this week.  In particular, he cautions against these four mistakes: 1. Skipping the anti-virus protection — Small … Continue reading

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Startup Aims to Help Caregivers

If you’re a late blooming entrepreneur, you also might belong to the “sandwich generation” — a group that’s taking care of children and aging parents simultaneously.  Former Sun Microsystems CEO Jonathan Schwartz, who’s now in his mid-40s and a member of the sandwich generation, has a new … Continue reading

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Bill Gates’ Latest Endeavor

Since leaving Microsoft, Bill Gates has concentrated on philanthropy and advocating on public health, education and clean energy issues.  Now, he’s in discussions with China about a new initiative:  the joint development of a new type of nuclear reactor that can run on depleted uranium. … Continue reading

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