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Money

<b>How is long-term capital gains (LTCG) and short-term capital loss (STCL) on sale of shares taxed during the same financial year?</b><p><i>—Jayanti Khanna</i><p>The …

Will tablets replace waitresses and store clerks?

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Apple Store

3 Lessons From Warren Buffett's Annual Letters | Inc.com

At the end of the day, the impact of your annual stakeholder letter does not hinge on a P/E ratio or book value. “Effective shareholder letters clearly articulate the company’s strategy and offer specifics about the types of benchmarks the company expects to achieve in a candid, open, and realistic …

Investing

6 Things Your Employees Want You to Know | Inc.com

In today’s hyper-competitive market, a burning question for most companies is: “How can we achieve a significant and sustainable competitive advantage in order to retain our customers?” After all, keeping existing customers is five times less expensive than finding new ones. That’s good business in …

Employee Engagement

The Best Marketing Decision You'll Ever Make | Inc.com

Everyone knows that marketing is crucial to the success of your company and its products. However, did you know that there is one, single marketing decision that is exponentially more important than any other marketing decision you'll make? It's this:<p><i>What is our market niche?</i><p>The answer to this …

Business Strategy

Social Responsibility: How to Make Investments That Pay Off | Inc.com

Just in time for International Women's Day, Goldman Sachs announced a $50 million seed contribution to a new fund aimed at helping close the credit gap for women-owned businesses in developing countries. The idea is to create the world's first global finance facility exclusively dedicated to …

CSR

4 Ways to Say No Without Sounding Like a Jerk | Inc.com

You no doubt know that focus is key to doing your job well. Common sense and about 8,000 blog posts a year remind entrepreneurs and others that limiting your commitments is the only route to excellence (and continued sanity). But let me guess, you still struggle to take control of your schedule.<p>Why …

Mentoring

New Hires Don't Care About Perks, They Care About Training | Inc.com

You might be taking the wrong tack when you're trying to sell your company to potential employees and retain those already on board.<p>Employees care little about free perks at a new job and put more weight on other onboarding elements like mentoring opportunities and job training, according to a new …

Employee Engagement

No Social Media Accounts!? This Super Successful Company Opts Out | Inc.com

In the process to compile and recognize the Build 100, <i>Inc.</i>'s list of America's premiere sustained-growth firms, I was asked to compile the social media profiles of each company on the list.<p>No problem, I said. Easy peasy.<p>And it was. Except for one company. That company, Georgia-based frozen food …

Customers

How Facebook made over a billion personalized videos without breaking its site

There was no Look Back team at Facebook — when the company decided to make videos celebrating the past posts of each member, it pulled people from across different groups to complete the task. Originally they thought the process would take months, but as Alexey Spiridonov writes on Facebook's …

3 Skills You Need To Lead Your Company | Inc.com

Do you have what it takes to run your company successfully?<p>Boris Groysberg, a professor of business administration at Harvard Business School, surveyed senior search consultants at a global executive-placement firm to find out what the headhunters are looking for in leaders.<p>The top requirement, …

Leadership

How Intuition Can Fuel Innovation | Inc.com

<i>John Borthwick, co-founder of Betaworks--a tech studio that creates and invests in emerging Web services--attributes much of his success to gut instinct. He and his team are known for Web tools such as Bitly, the URL shortener and analytics provider, and Chartbeat, a real-time Web analytics</i> …

Web Tools

Google, Apple, And Facebook’s Biggest Acquisitions Over The Last 15 Years

On the heels of Facebook’s $19 billion purchase of WhatsApp, an interactive visualization compares the acquisition strategies of Google, Facebook, AOL, Yahoo, and Apple.<p>Last week, Facebook shocked us all by acquiring WhatsApp for a whopping $19 billion–a figure exceeding more than one year of NASA …

How to Make Money by Blogging on LinkedIn | Inc.com

16 million.<p>That's how many people viewed my blog content on LinkedIn last year. Those 16 million page views led to 300,000 followers, thousands of sales leads and books sold and more than $1 million of revenue.<p>I'm super lucky. I've been part of the LinkedIn Influencer program and that's been a huge …

LinkedIn

This App Can Help You Read Up to 1,000 Words a Minute

Who says the Internet is making us less effective readers? Spritz, a new app that’s being released on Samsung devices, is devoted to turning you into …

Tap And Swipe Your Way To The Top In The App “Teggle” [Video Review]

We use our devices everyday tapping and swiping to perform the actions we need to. Effortlessly doing these things time after time, it’s only natural for us to become quite good at doing them. In the new fast-paced app <i>Teggle</i> you can put your gesture skills to the test. Do you think you have what it …

Microsoft’s silly, sexist new ad

Congratulations, ladies: The new Windows All-in-One will help you plan your wedding and tool around Pinterest<p>Hay gurl hayyyy! Microsoft’s advertising team here. Can we have a little one-to-one girl talk about our latest ad? It’s for our Windows All-In-One, and we think you bitches are gonna find it …

Free online Android programming course starting next month

An online university will start a free online Android programming course next month, offering interested applicants the first notions needed to create apps for smartphones and tablets running Google’s mobile operating system.<p>Spotted by a <i>reddit</i> user, the eight-week long course offered by the …

Android News

The Real Opportunity in 3D Printing: Content | Inc.com

It’s a typical school day. In the midst of the normal morning bustle you hear your son and daughter bickering loudly. You saunter in to check things out and find them huddled around the family 3D printer. Judy wants to print a bangle that will match her outfit. Elroy needs a new iPhone case, but …

3D Printing

Freelancers: How Not To Get Screwed By Clients

Far too many designers are told they need to work for free to build their resumes. Here are 10 tips for getting paid what you deserve.<p>The overarching business problem designers will face early in their freelance careers is navigating the waters of how to get paid for things. There are so many …

The Story Of How One VC Invested In Nest, The Startup Google Just Bought For $3.2 Billion

Google just bought a startup called Nest for $3.2 billion.<p>Nest makes Internet-connected thermostats and smoke detectors.<p>The company is only three years old.<p>One of it's first investors was a venture capital firm called Lightspeed Venture Partners.<p>Partner Peter Nieh led the deal for Lightspeed.<p>He's …

Check Out All The Things Google Has Bought Lately

Google just made a big, bold acquisition, scarfing up red-hot home-automation gadget company Nest for $3.2 billion.<p>Nest was founded by the guy who designed Apple's iPod. Nest products look like Apple products. Nest products are beloved by people who love Apple products. Nest products are sold in …

Robotics

The Sad Truth Is You Probably Won't Strike It Rich By Making A Mobile App

And, yes, Apple says that people spent more than $10 billion in its App Store in 2013 — including more than $1 billion in December.<p>But the truth is, your chances of getting rich from a mobile app is depressingly slim.<p>There are more than 1 million mobile apps in both Apple's App Store and Google's …