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7 Tedious Office Tasks You Can and Should Automate

July 23, 2015

Why work harder when you can work smarter instead?
Several office tasks are perfect candidates to automate -- without sacrificing the well being of your business. 
In fact, some of...

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Update on SBA’s 7(a) Loan Program

July 23, 2015

Editor’s Note:  The Small Business Administration welcomes last night’s Senate action to raise the 7(a) Program authorization ceiling to $23.5 billion.  We thank the...

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PAGE Video Series: CyPhy Works' Helen Greiner

July 22, 2015

Throughout her career, Helen Greiner has been known for her visionary technological contributions that combine engineering and innovation to create new products that change the world we live in. “Engineers these days come in all different forms, genders, races, and you need that to add a diverse background to your products,” she said.

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President Obama Speaks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Convention

July 22, 2015

Yesterday, President Obama traveled to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania to speak at the 116th Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) convention.
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PAGE Video Series: Pinnacle Technical Resources’ Nina Vaca

July 22, 2015

Over the past 19 years, Nina’s leadership as the founder and CEO of Pinnacle Technical Resources has propelled the company to become one of the largest IT Services firms in the country. Her own professional success places her in a unique position to provide support to potential entrepreneurs who are integral to the American economy. She thinks that “a lot of people have no idea that entrepreneurs are responsible for 65 percent of the vast new jobs in America in the last two decades.

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What I Learned from Demond:

July 22, 2015

This afternoon, Denice W. Ross, a Presidential Innovation Fellow, sent the following message to the White House email list. She introduces readers to Demond Fortenberry, a 14-year-old resident of New Orleans who participated in a local coding event last week, where the City of New Orleans previewed four data sets related to policing.
Keep reading to learn more about the event -- and if you didn't get the email, sign up for email updates here.

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Want to Know More About the Iran Deal?

July 22, 2015

Yesterday, Ben Rhodes, the President's Deputy National Security Advisor, sent the following message to the White House list, announcing the launch of @TheIranDeal -- a Twitter account that is dedicated to delivering the facts and answering your questions about the deal and how it enhances American national security. 
If you didn't get the email, make sure to sign up for email updates here.

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Follow Along: Logan Visits the West Wing

July 21, 2015

It started with a video.
Logan, an 11-year-old from Hartford, Michigan, asked his dad to film him confronting his bullies -- reading a series of mean-spirited comments from his YouTube page. His message was simple:

"I hope that people don't bully other people online anymore, and that this helps."
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Bureau of Industry and Security Implements Removal of State Sponsor of Terrorism Designation for Cuba

July 21, 2015

Today, the United States Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) implemented the Secretary of State’s removal of Cuba from the list of State Sponsors of Terrorism. The revisions, on public display today at the Federal Register, eliminate references in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to Cuba as a State Sponsor of Terrorism.

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Commerce and the Digital Economy – Towards A Transatlantic Partnership

July 21, 2015

Guest blog post by Alan Davidson, Director of Digital Economy, U.S. Department of Commerce
This week Commerce Secretary Pritzker travels to Brussels, and issues facing the digital economy will be top of mind. As a starting point for that conversation, it’s worth reviewing what is at stake and why the Commerce Department is working to support innovation and investment online -- on both sides of the Atlantic.

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