Square's Resized Credit Card Reader
Drone Economy Takes Flight
Health Law Delay Hurts Small Biz
Inmates Learn from Industry Pros
Patent Office To Open in San Jose
The mobile payment company founded by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey is out with a new credit card reader. Square's updated device, designed for smartphones, is slimmer with a host of new capabilities.
Amazon.com CEO Jeff Bezos says in the future drones delivering packages will be as common as mail trucks. But for many entrepreneurs, the drone economy is already here and players have plunged in.
Small businesses interested in buying health insurance plans for their workers will have to purchase them from agents or insurance companies for the next year, rather than through the government web site.
A program launched by successful tech entrepreneurs for inmates in the decaying San Quentin State Prison is expanding as graduates, trickling out of the penal system, land real jobs.
The Commerce Department will open a long-awaited patent office in Silicon Valley, the world's top region for patent filers, helping inventors and entrepreneurs cut through red tape.