Credit check, background check, and now social media check. A California-based start-up offers a unique service to businesses: they'll scrape "the Internet for everything prospective employees may have said or done online in the past seven years," reports The New York Times

Cyber thieves target small businesses. The Wall Street Journal covers the "growing threat to small businesses" hackers pose. 

Are entrepreneurs artists, or just outsiders? Drew Hansen writes on that entrepreneurs are always "observing and questioning," two traits that make them similar in many ways to artists. 

Quality versus quantity. What's better for a fast food joint: a big burger, or a delicious burger? Here's OPEN Forum on an in-depth look at the burgeoning burger market. 

Should your paycheck be public information? Daniel Indiviglio of The Atlantic makes the case for the Norwegian system of keeping your company's payroll completely open. But could it ever really fly in America?

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