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Samsung ordered to pay Apple nearly $539 million in damages in longstanding patent dispute

A California jury ordered Samsung to pay Apple nearly $539 million as financial damages for copying patented design and utility features on the original iPhone in its own phones.<p>Though a victory for Apple, the size of the sum is something of a split decision. Apple wanted about $1 billion. Samsung …

U.S. Supreme Court

I'm a career coach, and there are 3 things I tell my clients to do when they want a new job

As a career coach, I spend a lot of time working with professionals to make the jump from one role to another, offering advice and guidance across all parts of the job search.<p>Recently, I had the chance to really practice what I preach. After spending five and a half years as a management …

Employment

4 Hidden Ways To Take Risks -- And Propel Your Career Forward

<i>“Have big dreams. You will grow into them.” — Unknown</i><p>If you’re looking for a way to interrupt a linear career trajectory and take a bold leap forward, risk-taking is it. Yes, it requires placing a bet on yourself. But when you commit to pursuing a worthy but uncertain outcome, take action, and …

African-American News

7 lessons I learned from tracking my net worth for 14 years

I've been tracking our net worth like a weirdo since I started working in 2003.<p>That's over 14 years of data. Sweet sweet data.<p>That first row is so simple. 2 bank accounts, 1 brokerage account, and what I considered an impressive net worth of $8,745.69.<p>Except I didn't do it right. I only recorded by …

Roth IRA

The 11 most creative ways for job-seekers to get noticed

One way to make it fun — and to stand out from the pack — is by turning it into a creative project.<p>But it's tricky. You need to display a sense of fun and creativity while at the same time showing that you're a smart, dedicated worker who takes their job seriously. Ideally, you'll come across as …

Employment

The 2 smartest strategies you can use on LinkedIn to get recruiters' attention

As my fiancé kicked his job search into full gear, I gently reminded him I was here if he needed any guidance. He took me up on my offer, and together we worked on revamping his résumé and cover letter, along with his LinkedIn profile.<p>Pleased with the final products, he was ready to begin applying …

Employment

Why Manchester United Is The World's Most Valuable Soccer Team

The value of Manchester United has more than doubled since the Glazer family paid $1.47 billion for control of the English soccer team in 2005. On the current episode of Forbes SportsMoney, my colleague Bob Lorenz and I discuss why the Red Devils are once again the most valuable soccer team in the …

Soccer

How You Define the Problem Determines Whether You Solve It

Typical stories of creativity and invention focus on finding novel ways to solve problems. James Dyson found a way to adapt the industrial cyclone to eliminate the bag in a vacuum cleaner. Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque developed cubism as a technique for including several views of a scene in the …

Creativity

Want to be rich? Here's all the advice you'll ever need

I’ve been offering financial advice professionally for nearly 40 years. I’m also a millionaire several times over.<p>During my decades in the trenches, …

Is EBITDA as bad as Buffett says?

Page 1 of 1<p><b>EBITDA can be a helpful valuation tool in some instances--just don't mistake it for free cash flow.</b><p>In Berkshire Hathaway's annual report …

Why this Hermes handbag is a better investment than gold

<b>Fashionistas, be prepared for an army of bland men in suits to come your way: it turns out that ultra-expensive Hermes handbags are a legitimately</b> …

Investing

This Is Why Australia Hasn't Had a Recession in Over 25 Years

Australia is close to seizing the global crown for the longest streak of economic growth thanks to a mixture of policy guile and outrageous fortune. …

Economics

Australia poised to seize world economic record

Meanwhile, back at home, the news that Australia has avoided a technical recession with growth rebounding in the December quarter was greeted with …

Intel's credit card-sized 'Compute Card' makes old devices feel new again

It’s not much to look at, but Intel’s ‘Compute Card’ could revolutionize consumer technology by making your old — but still functional — tech feel ‘new’ again.<p>What is it?<p>The Compute Card is essentially a full computer — SoC, memory, storage, various input/output options, and wireless connectivity. …

Consumer Tech

When You’ve Made Enough Money to Cause Family Tension

Imagine you — as an extraordinarily successful business founder — have just joined the exclusive ranks of the 200,000 people around the world with a net worth over $30 million.<p>Your laser-like focus on the business is about to give way to what we call a Second Act.<p>A successful Second Act often poses …

Why Chinese investors come to Australia: it's luxury compared to home

Ms Wang said she has been on the lookout for a suitable investment for two years, having sold one of her properties in her native Jiangsu when she …

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

The Future of Financial Reporting Part 1

Financial executives often decry the amount of information they are being asked to provide regulators each year, with many contending the regulations …

Finance

Employees Who Stay In Companies Longer Than Two Years Get Paid 50% Less

The worst kept secret is that employees are making less on average every year. There are millions of reasons for this, but we’re going to focus on one that we can control. Staying employed at the same company for over two years on average is going to make you earn less over your lifetime by about …

Confessions Of Serial Job Hoppers

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median number of years workers stay at a given job is only 4.6, which allows them to rack up as many as 10 gigs in a lifetime.<p>The problem: Many employers still see job hopping as a deal breaker. Nearly 40% of recruiters and hiring managers say that a …

Employment