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Small Businesses Big in Sochi, Hacking Bootcamp Crackdown, Making Ukeleles: Feb. 4


Small Businesses Big in Sochi, Hacking Bootcamp Crackdown, Making Ukeleles: Feb. 4

Illustration by André da Loba

Diane Peters reports that four Canadian small businesses are playing a big roll in the Sochi Olympics. [Globe and Mail]

California is cracking down on so-called hacking bootcamps, which teach computer programming, often without government approval, writes Alice Truong. [Fast Company]

Felix Salmon wore two fitness tracking devices—the Fitbit Force, and Misfit’s Shine—on the same wrist and got different results. [Medium]

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron intervened to allow British pubs to stay open later than normally allowed during the country’s World Cup soccer matches this summer. [Guardian]

Mike DaSilva left the tech industry to make hand-crafted ukuleles (video). [CNNMoney]

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

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