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Why coffee is called 'joe'
Quartz
Say hello to Josephus Daniels, former secretary of the U.S. Navy and namesake of the proverbial cup of joe. Joe is, of course, short for Joseph. And in American English, "joe" can refer to an average guy, a soldier, or — somewhat strangely — coffee. A popular chain in New York, for instance, is called Joe the Art of Coffee. As it turns out, the use of joe as slang for coffee dates to the World War I era.
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Accounting apps for your number-crunching needs
Entrepreneur
If your business has never installed an accounting package or hasn't had the need to look into new software for a few years, the market has definitely changed. Not only are there new, proven models for purchasing and using financial software — think subscription and Web-based — but you're likely to get a lot more for your money today.
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Micro markets big on variety, healthy choices
ThisWeek Community News
They're called micro markets, a quiet yet fast-growing trend in the local vending industry where some companies are swapping out coin-operated machines for a virtual carryout. Once completely dominated by salty deep-fried snacks, high-calorie candy bars and sugary soft drinks, some concession areas have turned into veritable mini convenience stores, a place to buy quality deli sandwiches, chopped salads and fresh fruit.
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Infographic: A beautiful cheat sheet for 2 dozen espresso-based drinks
Fast Company
Just when you sort of started to get a handle on the wide world of wine, along comes another new liquid metric for how cosmopolitan you really are (or aren't): coffee. The variety is daunting. The differences are minute. This graphic should at least help with one subsection of the catalog.
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Protect your small business from hackers
Detroit Free Press
There is little doubt that small businesses face a growing cyberthreat — and hackers are not showing any signs of letting up. Through even more sophisticated means, hackers are finding ways to attack businesses, sometimes forming syndicates of like-minded criminals to share information and new techniques. Knowing the most common ways data breaches can occur and learning how to mitigate those risks can go a long way in deterring cyber criminals. Here are some general guidelines to help small businesses get ahead of cybercriminals and safeguard against cyber attacks.
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