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Business offers safe option for kids’ care

It seems as though, these days, people aren’t always entirely sure whom to trust. Even the babysitter requires a background check – and it doesn’t hurt for the childcare provider to check out the family she’s going to be sitting ...

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‘Genius geek’ creates new communication tool: MobileDN (access required)

The great thing about ideas is there isn’t a finite supply of them. As long as people can dream, create and innovate, the idea pipeline should just keep flowing. A Boise company called MobileDN Inc. had an idea to invent ...

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What can Idaho expect from wireless service in ’10? (access required)

While Qwest Communications, the nation’s fourth largest phone company, on Feb. 16, showed a drop in its fourth-quarter earnings of 39 percent as customers disconnected traditional landline phones in favor of cell phones, company officials are assuring customers there is ...

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Businesses disagree on ‘Net sales tax issue (access required)

On one side, there’s Michael Bunnell, owner of the Boise-based music store The Record Exchange, who sees the nation’s disorganized, haphazard collection of sales taxes from Internet transactions as “unjust” because billions go uncollected from some of the country’s largest ...

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Printer companies adapting to tech, other trends (access required)

Ink smudges, paper jams, dry cartridges, empty trays – just a few of the hassles that businesses go through every day with their printers. And that’s not to mention the cost of buying and maintaining equipment, keeping reams of paper ...

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Printer fighting ’09 recession with ’10 expansion into Utah (access required)

An established Treasure Valley printing firm is coping with the recession through a novel strategy: growing and expanding. Bryant Ideas, based in Meridian, is opening a second branch in another state. After extensive research, owner Leslie Titus Bryant and her ...

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