Josiah Thompson

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Apple Must Pay $533 Million for Patent Infringement, Judge Says

A federal jury has ruled that Apple willfully infringed on patents when developing iTunes' data storage systems, following eight hours of …

Southern Poverty Law Center

Four ways to take advantage of the new age of marketing

Television, print and billboard ads were once the gold standard for marketing. Basically, companies pushed their name in front of the masses in an attempt to build brand awareness.<p>But now customers want personalized, one-on-one interactions with brands, and marketers are beginning to see how a …

The critical lesson of letting bad employees go

I never used to believe in the expression, "Hire slow, fire fast." After all, I told myself, I was an understanding, compassionate boss and I'd give my employees the time and support they needed to grow.<p>I also struggled with the idea that I'd be hanging them out to dry if I fired them. Without the …

Employment

Missing the mark: Five reasons why Target failed in Canada

@TargetCanada @Target I can't buy anything if your shelves are empty. #Target pic.twitter.com/949ev4xrj6— S. Bryan (@QueQat) January 7, 2015<p>Empty shelves<p>The company struggled from the outset to find a proper mix of inventory, often having too much of some products and not enough of others. Shoppers …

Five tips for building your brand

Building a brand is a strategic process. The objective is to create a positive market perception for your business. Here are five simple steps to follow.<p><b>1. Think long term.</b> If you are success-driven, you imagine what your business will look like 10 years down the line. Your core brand positioning …

Customer Service

J.D. Martinez plays hero with clutch homer in Tigers victory.

Who does P.K. Subban think he is?

The hockey establishment accused him of being a showboat and disrespecting the game. And he’s exactly what the game needs.<p><i>Update, June 29, 2016: Two</i> …

Pope Francis Says He Would Definitely Baptize Aliens If They Asked Him To

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pope Francis would absolutely baptize an alien from Mars, if one showed up at the Vatican and asked …

Rare deep sea fish washes ashore on North Carolina coast

A rarely seen deep sea fish washed up on the beaches of North Carolina on Monday, MyFox8.com reported.<p>A Lancetfish, which is known for its large mouths and sharp teeth, was found on Nags Head Beach. The report said these fish can grow to 6 feet 6 inches in length, but little is known about their …