• Big data offers huge potential for smaller companies, Intuit says

    Posted December 18, 2012 - 7:53 am

    'Tis the season for prognostications. Staring into the big data crystal ball one thing seems clear: We can expect to see the continuing growth of the Internet; wireless networks; social media; and the number of mobile devices, sensors and other digital technology that is flooding us with new data every minute of every day.
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    Tech engineers weigh in on alleged no-hiring agreement between EBay and Intuit

    Posted November 20, 2012 - 3:48 pm

    The U.S. government alleges that eBay and Intuit had an illegal agreement forbidding each company from hiring each other's employees. If it's true, tech workers say it makes them nervous.
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    Quicken 2013 vs. Mint: Is Intuit's free service better than its flagship software?

    Posted November 9, 2012 - 3:56 pm

    When it comes to using your computer to manage your money, Intuit's Quicken lineup was pretty much the only game in town—until the upstart cloud service came along in 2006. Mint can do almost anything Quicken can do, but it's free and you don't need to install any software.
  • Intuit ties QuickBooks to Demandforce marketing software

    Posted November 1, 2012 - 8:35 am

    Intuit has integrated the online marketing software gained through its $423.5 million acquisition of Demandforce with its QuickBooks accounting software, giving small businesses a way to make closer connections with customers, the company announced Thursday.
  • Intuit forces IT, engineers into room until they get it right

    Posted October 21, 2012 - 7:04 am

    Intuit recently underwent a change management overhaul with respect to how it responded to service requests from its business stake holders. The result was requests that had taken eight weeks to fulfill dropped to one day.
  • Intuit opens financial data service APIs to developers

    Posted September 11, 2012 - 2:45 pm

    Hoping to unleash a wave of developer creativity in financial apps, Intuit is giving developers access to the financial data service that powers Quicken, QuickBooks and
  • Intuit announces free payroll app for small businesses

    Posted July 12, 2012 - 12:31 pm

    Intuit will announce on July 12, the availability of a new, free app aimed at small business owners who don't use accounting software or payroll services. Snap Payroll, available for the Apple iPhone and iPad, will calculate an employee's net pay based on his or her hourly wage and hours worked, taking into account the appropriate withholding for state and federal income taxes.
  • Intuit brings big data to small businesses and consumers

    Posted April 4, 2012 - 8:38 pm

    When you think Big Data, products such as QuickBooks and TurboTax may not spring to mind. However, Intuit's 'Big Data for the Little Guy' initiative lets individuals and businesses make queries on the data Intuit has collected from its (willing) users.
  • How Intuit liberated IT to embrace mobile, social and the cloud

    Posted December 21, 2011 - 5:21 pm

    Intuit CEO Brad Smith has deftly steered what was once only a shrink-wrap software company into the cloud and mobile worlds and has led a re-engineering of Intuit's IT organization into a customer-focused, driver of innovation and value.
  • Class-action suit accuses major tech firms of pay collusion

    Posted May 5, 2011 - 1:52 pm

    Less than eight months after the U.S. Justice Department settled allegations against six tech companies accused of engaging in anti-poaching agreements, the charges are being rekindled in a class-action lawsuit.
  • and Intuit tying QuickBooks to CRM

    Posted March 31, 2011 - 5:25 pm and Intuit announced Friday that they plan to integrate their respective CRM (customer relationship management) and QuickBooks accounting applications, in an alliance meant to further win the hearts and pocketbooks of the world's millions of small businesses.
  • Intuit glitch leads to mistaken mega-tax refunds

    Posted March 17, 2011 - 2:51 pm

    Most U.S. residents would be happy to get a few thousand dollars back from the Internal Revenue Service at tax time. But a snafu in some Intuit software recently resulted in a number of Ohio residents receiving letters indicating that eye-popping sums were en route -- in one reported case, a cool US$200 million.
  • Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe face wages probe

    Posted September 20, 2010 - 11:36 am

    Apple, Google, Intel, Adobe, Pixar, Intuit and others are in advanced talks with the US Department of Justice over claims the industry giants colluded to keep staff wages down.
  • Microsoft and Intuit forge small business Web apps partnership

    Posted January 21, 2010 - 11:00 am

    Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud and the Intuit App Center online application store are lynchpins of the arrangement
  • Intuit to Buy Free Online Rival Mint

    Posted September 15, 2009 - 9:47 am

    Intuit has announced that it is purchasing online personal finance rival Mint for $170 million. That is no small change for the free personal finance service named one of The 100 Best Products of 2008 by PC World.
  • Incorporate Online To Save Legal Fees

    Posted September 10, 2009 - 10:10 pm

    I've recently incorporated a business, paying a local attorney what I thought was a reasonable rate to provide assistance. But compelling web services can perform the same process, minus the value of a personal contact. How much is a local attorney worth to you? In my case, the difference was about $1,000, and I wish I'd considered the web alternative.
  • Intuit program could rival Salesforce's AppExchange

    Posted June 3, 2009 - 12:14 pm

    Intuit will enable software developers to make applications available to small businesses via a platform-as-a-service offering being added to its Intuit Partner Program.
  • Intuit buys online payroll provider for $170 million

    Posted June 2, 2009 - 8:14 pm

    Intuit has agreed to buy online payroll provider PayCycle for US$170 million in a move to expand its software-as-a-service offerings for smaller businesses, Intuit said Tuesday.
  • Intuit to bring Online Payroll to Mac users

    Posted March 9, 2009 - 2:37 pm

    Intuit has announced plans to offer its Online Payroll service to Mac users of QuickBooks, enabling small business owners using Macs to manage their payrolls without having to rely on outside software.
  • Extending QuickBooks with Fishbowl Inventory

    Posted March 4, 2009 - 6:25 pm

    Millions of small and medium businesses use QuickBooks, at least according to maker Intuit that pegs the number around four million. Add in micro businesses using Quicken as the entry point, and who knows how high that number goes. But no product does everything, and if you need serious inventory support for thousands and thousands of items, you may find yourself looking at a name you never saw before: Fishbowl Inventory.

  • Entellium files bankruptcy, Intuit eyeing assets

    Posted December 3, 2008 - 12:43 pm

    CRM vendor Entellium is filing for bankruptcy and set to sell its assets to Intuit.
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