Top News: Hack-Resistant Credit Cards, Small Business Outsourcing, and Obamacare’s Employer Mandate Delay

“Hack-Resistant Credit Cards Bring More Safety—at a Price”

After the data breach that compromised some 40 million credit cards—not to mention the personal information of 70 million customers—Target’s (TGT) chief financial officer, John Mulligan, apologized again and again and promised that the retailer will improve security, in part by accelerating a shift to more secure payment cards.

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“Small Business, Joining a Parade of Outsourcing”

Going abroad for cheap labor isn’t just for big businesses anymore. Thanks to the rise of online job marketplaces, small businesses are increasingly using foreign contract workers to lower their costs.

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“The White House Delays Obamacare’s Employer Mandate Yet Again”

Small business owners are getting a reprieve from Obamacare’s employer mandate—again.

In July, the White House said it would delay the mandate, a controversial piece of the Affordable Care Act that will eventually require businesses with 50 or more workers to offer health insurance to employees or pay a fine. That delay pushed back the requirement back one year to Jan. 1, 2015.

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