Intuit buys software Demandforce for $423.5 million

Intuit is plunking down $423.5 million for software firm Demandforce, in a bid to build out its services for small and medium-sized businesses. The deal provides Intuit with an automated marketing and customer communications offering that complements its existing business and accounting software.…

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The New World of Enterprise Collaboration

The convergence of cloud computing, more empowered employees and on-demand infrastructure is driving adoption of technologies β€” from workspaces like Box.net, Huddle and Cetnral Desktop to customer-powered support communities like Get Satisfaction β€” that foster high-impact collaboration and with that, innovation.…

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The iPhone Economy Enables Intuit’s Mobile Payments

Intuit has partnered with mophie to provide a credit card processing solution that uses Apple's iPhone. The hardware, created by mophie and available today, is aimed at small business owners -- especially those who use QuickBooks and are looking for a simple transactional fee structure.…

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Quickbooks: Desktop or Online?

I chose to run Quickbooks Premier for PC under Parallels on my MacBook. This sufficed for a year, despite an underpowered machine and major inconvenience. Recently, I gave up on the desktop version of Quickbooks and transitioned onto Quickbooks Online.…

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