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Dun & Bradstreet Complaints, Force Fields for Buildings, Steve Jobs Trailer: June 24


Dun & Bradstreet Complaints, Force Fields for Buildings, Steve Jobs Trailer: June 24

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Small businesses owners say that a unit of Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. used aggressive and misleading tactics to sell them credit management serviceS they didn’t need, according to Joann S. Lublin and Angus Loten. [Wall Street Journal]

Forget about the best cities to start a small business. Gabrielle Karol has a list of the best towns for small business employees. [Fox Business]

J.D. Harrison writes about a Boulder (Colo.)-based small business with an unusual product—a “force field that diffuses electricity around any given facility”—that’s expanding abroad with help from government programs. [Washington Post]

A new trailer for the Steve Jobs biopic, starring Ashton Kutcher, gives the late Apple (AAPL) chief executive officer the hero treatment, according to David Haglund (video). [Slate]

John L. Stonecipher, CEO of Guidance Aviation in Prescott, Ariz., was named the Small Business Administration’s National Small Business Person of the Year. [SBA]

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

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