MIAMI -- In 2010, The Dreyfus Corporation gave iPads to every one of its 70 salespeople, to save on Federal Express billings in shipping them marketing materials. And free up space in the trunks of their cars. 

In 2012, the manager of roughly $300 billion in mutual fund assets now has decided that it should not be presenting its nine boards of directors with bulky binders any more, either.

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