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5 Things Really Successful People Do Every Morning

Being an early riser is a powerful habit for today's most successful people.<p>Tired of hearing that the early bird gets the worm? Counteract that sentiment by <i>being</i> the early bird--you won't know how well it can work for you unless you give it a try.<p>Being an early riser is one of the most prevalent …

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Research backs up the instinct that walking improves creativity

For centuries, great thinkers have instinctively stepped out the door and begun walking, or at the very least pacing, when they needed to boost creativity. Charles Dickens routinely walked for 30 miles a day, while the philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche declared, “All truly great thoughts are …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook strongly defends tax policy at Senate hearing

WASHINGTON — Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook strongly defended the company's tax practices Tuesday at a Senate hearing highlighting the technology giant's use of Irish subsidiaries to shelter billions of dollars in income from U.S. taxes.<p>"We pay all the taxes we owe — every single dollar," Cook …

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Rand Paul Apologizes to Apple for Being Hassled by the Senate

In the frenzied days that followed the Deepwater Horizon disaster of 2010, BP's leadership protrasted itself before Congress to be shamed. At the …

Tim Cook tells Congress why Apple won’t move $100 billion back home

Senators ask why Apple moves profits into an Irish company that pays no taxes.<p>There's a disconnect between how Apple CEO Tim Cook sees his company's …

Five things we learned from Tuesday’s big Apple tax hearing

On Tuesday, Washington took a break from its usual scandals to bring you the Senate vs. Apple, a face-off between the chief executive of the computing giant and a group of senators who seemed shocked — shocked! — that Apple has been able to minimize its U.S. tax obligations by funneling …

Why Apple (And Lots Of Other Companies) Wound Up In Ireland

Apple was criticized in a Senate committee hearing Tuesday for using complex accounting to minimize the corporate taxes it pays. One key piece of the company's tax strategy: It funnels lots of its profits through subsidiaries in Ireland.<p>Offering low corporate tax rates has been a fundamental part …

Apple: Think Different. Tax Different

No person or company wants to be accused of skirting tax obligations. Yet despite Joe Biden’s “paying higher taxes is patriotic” gaffe, paying too much could make you a chump. When Mitt Romney tried to stem the tide of negative tax press by <b>forgoing</b> deductions, he was derided for that too. See …

Amazon Unlocks The Value Of Fan Fiction With 'Kindle Worlds'

In a funny way, fan fiction is the purest form of literary art there is, the one most untainted by commerce. It’s hard to make money from it because someone else owns the intellectual property (unless you change the details just enough, in which case you can make quite a lot of money on it. Just …

Leadership Lesson: The Difference Between Google and Apple

Google and Apple are both highly esteemed brands. Both companies share many common traits which have contributed to their success, but there is one very big difference between the two – Google plays offense while Apple has recently settled for playing defense. Apple is struggling to maintain its …