Barbara Demick writes that in China, the price of dried cockroaches—prized by medical and cosmetic companies—has increased tenfold to $20 a pound since 2010, encouraging roachpreneurs. [Los Angeles Times]
U.S. Small Business Administration acting boss Jeanne Hulit says the agency has reopened for business, and she describes the shutdown’s effects on its programs. [SBA.gov]
Cuba’s Catholic Church is launching a program to train would-be entrepreneurs to run small businesses permitted by a new round of economic reforms. [Associated Press]
Jessica Firger reports on a group of engineers and programmers who plan on turning themselves into cyborgs—and who may be closer than you think. [Al Jazeera America]
Can business groups beat back the Tea Party? (video) [Bloomberg Television]
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