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Microsoft, PayPal deliver on promise of Surface-based POS system for SMBs

Fulfilling a pledge made at the National Retail Federation show in January, Microsoft and PayPal this week launched a mobile point-of-sale system called PayPal Here for Surface designed for small and medium-sized businesses.

Microsoft to introduce flagship Lumia phone running Windows 10

Microsoft is betting that a unified platform for PCs, laptops, smartphones and tablets will make its smartphones more attractive to the enterprise. As part of that effort, Microsoft announced Monday that it will be introducing a flagship Lumia smartphone running Windows 10 later this year.

News Scan: SMBs not budgeting for mobility; EventBoard secures $1.5M in seed funding; more

Check out the hottest mobile IT news for Sept. 30, including a need for budgeting on mobility by SMBs, the event startup that just received $1.5 million, China OKs the sale of the new iPhone, the ongoing tablet war and what chip maker just passed Qualcomm for second in tablet app processors.

Startups dominate SMB cloud security market, says ABI

Startups dominate the security services market for small and medium-sized businesses using the public cloud, according to ABI Research.

Creating virtual scale for large, small enterprises

Small, medium and large enterprises each face unique data challenges. Part three in our FCIO special report Scaling up for Big Data.

SMBs driving new wave of BYOD programs

The BYOD movement will continue to define the workplace in 2014, with small and medium-sized businesses embracing the practice in increasing numbers.

Microsoft and GoDaddy join forces

Microsoft and Go Daddy announced a partnership this week where Go Daddy will offer SMBs Office 365 packages at a variety of price points.

Spotlight: Small business, big data

If you are running a small or mid-sized business, or consulting for one, you'll find this particularly useful.

BYOD, mobile cloud to spur rapid growth in mobile SaaS market

The BYOD trend and increasing use of cloud mobile services will spur rapid growth in the use of mobile software-as-a-service products by small and medium-sized businesses, predicts market research firm Strategy Analytics.

Overconfidence could doom SMBs when it comes to mobile security

Despite their belief that they are secure, small and medium-size business owners fall short when it comes to mobile security, a survey of more than 1,000 SMBs by security firm McAfee and Office Depot finds.