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Boston's Tax Extension, Crowdfunding for Kids, Fresh Juice Fallout: April 18


Boston's Tax Extension, Crowdfunding for Kids, Fresh Juice Fallout: April 18

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The IRS is giving Boston residents a three-month extension to file and pay their taxes following the Boston Marathon bombings, Michael Cohn reports. [Accounting Today]

Piggybackr is a crowdfunding site for kids that was just launched to the public, writes Rebecca Grant. And why not? Kids have long raised funds for their favorite causes, selling Girl Scout cookies or seeking support for youth sports teams. [VentureBeat]

Fresh juice is becoming a big business, and the companies competing for market share aren’t afraid to mix it up, writes Jeff Gordinier. [New York Times]

Pipewise founder Michael Wolfe lists crazy startup ideas—including Google (GOOG) and Amazon (AMZN), naturally—that eventually became wildly successful. (h/t @tylercowen). [Quora]

Symantec (SYMC) executive Kevin Haley describes how and why computer hackers are targeting small businesses (video). [USA Today]

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Clark is a reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek covering small business and entrepreneurship.

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