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Defunding Obamacare, Better Startup Names, QuickBooks Meets Square: Sept. 25


Defunding Obamacare, Better Startup Names, QuickBooks Meets Square: Sept. 25

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Republican senators have tried to recruit Mary Landrieu, a Louisiana Democrat who chairs the Senate’s Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, to vote to defund the Affordable Care Act, writes Bruce Alpert. [NOLA.com]

Some states expect glitches when health insurance exchanges open next month, writes J.D. Harrison. [Washington Post]

TechStars acquired a portfolio of domain names to save startups from naming themselves things like BettrBoom, writes Ricardo Bilton. [VentureBeat]

Yuki Noguchi tries to answer the question of how small a company has to be to qualify as a small business (audio). [NPR]

Intuit (INTU) is integrating its QuickBooks accounting software with Square’s mobile payments platform (video). [CNBC]

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

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