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Megachurches Are Turning Into MAGA-Churches

Megachurches were integrated by blacks seeking to end ‘the most segregated hour in America.’ But now those churches are getting Trumpy, and blacks …

The Ashley Madison hack...in 2 minutes

Hackers have made public the private information of millions of users of Ashley Madison, which promotes itself as the go-to website for infidelity. Its motto: "Life is short. Have an affair."<p>The hackers have also released financial information about the company that runs it, Avid Life Media, and …

Ashley Madison

10 Tips On How To Craft A Perfect Resume

If you’re trying to nail your dream job, or just looking for some part-time work, having the perfect resume is vital. You need to stand out from the …

Employment

Britain, Italy include drugs and sex in GDP

Plenty of money is spent on illegal drugs and prostitution. The United Kingdom and Italy are now calculating how much.<p>The U.K.'s Office of National Statistics announced Thursday that paying for drugs and sex adds about £10 billion ($16.7 billion) a year to the economy. The British government is now …

The Last 30 Years, As Told By Newspapers

What would history look like if told by newspapers? What does it look like to scroll through 30 years of history on one page?<p>To glance at the past from a new perspective--one told by the media-- we took one newspaper page from each year for the last 30 years. The newspapers we chose do not reflect …

Only 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy

Most Valuable One-Person Internet Businesses

After the Million-Dollar, One-Person Business series ran on this blog, I heard from a number of readers who were very curious about what types of internet businesses are generating seven-figure revenues with no employees other than the owners. Looking back at the Census figures available, I didn’t …

Krokodil, The Flesh-Eating Street Drug That Rots Skin From Inside-Out, Expands To Illinois

It's called "the most horrible drug in the world" -- and it's come to Illinois.<p>Dr. Abhin Singala, a specialist at Presence St. Joseph Medical Center in the Chicago suburb of Joliet, said he's treating three people who took "krokodil," a cheap heroin knockoff from Russia known to cause such extreme …

Flipboard For Corporate Teams

Inside Flipboard / October 1, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series, we explore how corporate teams can use Flipboard to keep up with company …

Apple is sitting on 10% of all US corporate cash

Don’t be surprised if the next rumor out of Cupertino is that the new gold iPhones are forged from the company’s own melted-down ingots: Apple is richer than ever. It is holding onto $147 billion, which amounts to 10% of all corporate cash.<p>Non-financial companies are collectively holding onto $1.48 …

Wall Street

Twitter Founder Reveals Secret Formula for Getting Rich Online

Ev Williams has figured out the internet.<p>That's what he told the gathered tech heads at the recent XOXO conference in Portland, Oregon, and while he …

The 1936 book that every business person should read

Strauss Zelnick is chief executive and chairman of the company that makes Grand Theft Auto, BioShock and other cutting-edge videogames. But he says the book that has most influenced him is Dale Carnegie’s 1936 bestseller, <i>How to Win Friends and Influence People</i>.<p>“The title is unfortunate because it …

Self-improvement

Warren Buffett, age 44, explains the futility of playing the market

In 1975, shortly after joining the board of the Washington Post Company, Warren Buffett wrote a letter to the chairman and chief executive, Katherine Graham. He had some advice as to how the company should invest its pension accounts.<p>All 19 pages were recently published by Fortune, and are well …

Investing

17 Startup Founders on How to Become Insanely Successful

Here's what it takes to launch a business, from those who have been there before.

Startups

A Day In The Life Of An iPhone Factory Worker

A new report reveals the daily routine of factory workers at China’s second-largest Apple supplier.<p>At the second-largest Apple supplier factory in China, pregnant and underage workers put in 66-hour weeks (China’s legal max is 49) while being forced to sign falsified time cards, according to a …

Apple Makes ‘Greatest Acquisition Ever’ By Spending $16B On Its Own Shares

Apple may not be snapping up big companies all over the place like Yahoo!, but it is buying lots of shares in one major corporation — itself. Last quarter, the Cupertino company spent $16 billion on 36 million of its own shares, which cost, on average, just over $444 apiece.<p>That’s according to …

Dow sets record high in mixed day for stocks

Investors backed away Tuesday from pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 index above a record-breaking 1,700 in what is so far one of the bullish years ever for U.S. stocks. But the Dow Jones industrial average closed up 22.19 points, 0.1% to a record closing high of 15,567.74.<p>At closing time, the …

Surprise drop in iPad sales shows the market for Apple’s tablet has saturated

Apple sold 5.4 million fewer iPads in its most recent quarter than it did in the same three months a year ago. That’s despite having introduced a whole new iPad, the Mini, in the intervening year. The drop in iPad sales, from 17 million to 14.6 million, is all the more surprising because iPhone …

iPad Mini

Japan Is Slipping

Things are pretty quiet to start the day in Japan (consistent with the fact that markets overall around the world have been very quiet this month).<p>The Nikkei is off a bit, the USDJPY remains sub-100 in the wake of this weekend's election.<p>Elsewhere, Australia is up a little bit, and Korea is up 0.8%.

No one is talking about the implicit costs of entrepreneurship

There is good news and bad news about entrepreneurship. The good news is that there is emerging global consensus that fostering entrepreneurship should be an integral part of every region’s economic policy. Entrepreneurship is a way to generate growth, with the associated outcomes of dignified …

Entrepreneurship