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Lloyds to grow SME lending by 1 billion pounds in 2014

LONDON (Reuters) - Lloyds Bank said it will grow its lending to small-and-medium enterprises (SMEs)

'The Walking Dead' game maker raises $6 million in funding round

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish start-up Next Games has raised $6 million in funding in the latest of s

U.S. small businesses notch year-on-year increase in borrowing

(Reuters) - U.S. small businesses borrowed more money in January than they did a year earlier, signa

Small-firm lawyer takes on Wall Street and wins, twice

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Before attorney David Wasinger decided to take on two of the biggest global b

Exclusive: Bebe stores hires adviser for potential sale - sources

(Reuters) - Contemporary women's retailer Bebe Stores Inc is exploring a potential sale and is rea

Exclusive: At hip Skechers, activist wants shakeup of stodgy board

BOSTON (Reuters) - Footwear maker Skechers USA Inc cultivates a hip and diverse image, but its all-

'I quit, Ted!' - New York woman ditches job in Super Bowl ad

NEW YORK (Reuters) - GoDaddy, the company that provides website domain names, took a page from reali

'ChewBacca' hackers targeted retailers in 11 countries: RSA

BOSTON (Reuters) - A cyber criminal ring targeting small retailers in 11 countries stole data on 49,

Online lender settles New York lawsuit amid crackdown on massive 'payday' loans

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. online lender Western Sky Financial LLC has agreed to pay a $1.5 million p

A new university bets on a hybrid online-learning model

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Offering a twist on the learn-from-anywhere convenience of Internet classe