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Small and midsize businesses make up the backbone of our economy.How we can save small business from coronavirus-induced extinction|matthewheimer|September 10, 2020|Fortune
Though new coins and privacy technologies have been emerging for years, Bitcoin and its public ledger remain “the backbone of the cryptocurrency economy,” says Janczewski.North Korean hackers steal billions in cryptocurrency. How do they turn it into real cash?|Patrick O'Neill|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Italy’s luxury sector is dominated by world-renowned brands from Gucci to Valentino and Versace, but it is tens of thousands of small family businesses that form the backbone of the country’s $93 billion fashion and leather industry.
The state and federal government cannot continue to leave behind the essential workers and taxpayers that serve as the backbone of our economy.Sacramento Report: Ethnic Studies Dispute Pits CSU Against Lawmakers|Sara Libby and Maya Srikrishnan|July 24, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The tech giants’ fingerprints, brain power and dollars are all over the invisible backbone of the global internet.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through July 11)|Singularity Hub Staff|July 11, 2020|Singularity Hub
Instead, straighten your civic backbone and push back in clear conscience.Why We Stand With Charlie Hebdo—And You Should Too|John Avlon|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
She had been, he says, the backbone of their family and losing her shifted their entire emotional landscape.
She refused to participate in political bribery, which is the unspoken prerequisite backbone of this world.‘Housewife Tycoon’ Took On ‘Mad Men’ NYC Real Estate Market and Won|Vicky Ward|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
With a backbone of steel, she matched her husband in intelligence, perseverance, and strength of spirit.‘The Harness Maker’s Dream:’ The Unlikely Ranch King of Texas|Nick Kotz|September 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
That timeline can serve as the backbone for the story our data tells.The Best Quantified Self Site You Haven’t Heard Of|Jamie Todd Rubin|August 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Its backbone should be the study of biology and its substance should be the threshing out of the burning questions of our day.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
He was Gascon to the backbone, and his tongue too often betrayed his most secret and his most transient thoughts.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
I kept a stiff backbone for a while, but presently a futile rage against circumstances bubbled up and boiled over.Raw Gold|Bertrand W. Sinclair
Isabel deigned no reply, and he took possession of a deep chair, settled himself on his backbone, and regarded her attentively.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
Education, the "backbone" of cultural activities, is one of the most challenging current problems facing Virginia.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
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The primary line(s) that connects the slower, shorter cable portions of a communications network together. (See last mile.) In larger networks, such as the Internet, a backbone consists of high-capacity, high-speed lines that can extend over great distances.