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    Apple: We Say No to Good Ideas Every Day

    Apple: We Say No to Good Ideas Every Day
    Apple Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook delivered a rather interesting Q&A session at a Goldman Sachs tech conference on Tuesday.  In it he reaffirmed Apple's assertion that its floundering Apple TV product is really just "a hobby".  He also offered some insight into how product development works in Cupertino and said that Apple has no qualms with rejecting good ideas "every day".When ...
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    Debate: Tax Sugary Soft Drinks

    Debate: Tax Sugary Soft Drinks
    The federal government should help finance the expansion of U.S. health coverage by taxing products, such as sugary soft drinks, that contribute to obesity and other chronic health conditions. Pro or Con? Pro: Add the Tax. Delete the Pounds By Chuck Marr, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities A tax on high-sugar soft drinks would help pay for health-care reform that ...
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    Bill Gates: The iPad May be Apple's Biggest Mistake

    Bill Gates: The iPad May be Apple's Biggest Mistake
    When Apple's Steve Jobs took the stage to announce Apple's new tablet, the iPad, it was obviously a moment of tremendous pride and personal satisfaction. To Jobs, the iPad was a fresh, ambitious new "magical" release from Apple that looked geared to become the next iPhone or iPod.Despite that ambitious line of thinking, public reception since the event has been decidedly mixed. Criticism began with the ...
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    22 Affordable Ways to De-stress

    22 Affordable Ways to De-stress
    Whether you’re an EMT dealing with life-or-death situations, or a home health aide caring for difficult patients, any job in healthcare can be overwhelming and stressful. Learning how to manage stress and channel it through positive means is vital, not just for a successful career, but for your happiness and well-being too. If you don’t take time to unwind, constant ...
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    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home

    The Pros and Cons of Working from Home
    By Bradley Richardson, Monster Contributing Writer  Over the past few years, many organizations have begun to allow their staff members to work out of their homes. With recent advances in technology, including the Web, email, intranets, modems, cheaper fax machines and voice mail, some people rarely go into the main office anymore. Working out of your home is a mixed ...
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    5 Tips for Writing Powerful Thank-You Notes

    5 Tips for Writing Powerful Thank-You Notes
    By Wendy S. Enelow, Monster Contributing Writer Writing powerful thank-you letters is not just a formality. Thank-you letters are marketing tools that can have tremendous value in moving your candidacy forward and positioning you above the competition. Although much of what you include in your thank-you letter may have already been communicated during your interview, there is nothing more effective than ...
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    Bonobos Pants Company Styles Itself After Zappos

    Bonobos Pants Company Styles Itself After Zappos
    NEW YORK - Brian Spaly's quest for the perfect pair of pants led him and former roommate Andy Dunn to start a Web-only clothing company that wants to sell men's trousers that fit - without the need for fitting rooms. Business is good for their company, Bonobos Inc., though it's too early to tell whether the startup can achieve the heights ...
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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day
    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    [photo:541725] April Fools is just around the corner, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are planning to take some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these ...
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    10 Tricks to Telecommuting Success

    In a century where convenience is the standard form of measurement, telecommuting is growing in popularity. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, in 2005, more than 11 million people worked from home — that's about 8 percent of the U.S. population! And what's not to love about telecommuting? When you can work from the comfort of your home, skip commuter ...

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    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day

    Apple Sells 300k iPads on Launch Day
    Apple's much hyped iPad landed in consumer hands over the weekend. The device was made available in Apple Stores and Best Buy stores at 9 AM on Saturday – those that pre-ordered iPads from Apple's website received them Saturday via UPS. The downside to a Saturday launch was that consumers with plans had to pre-sign for the iPad with a form ...
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    Fool-Proof Pranks for the Office

    [photo:541725] April Fools is just around the corner, and that means you've either got a nefarious prank up your sleeve, or are planning to take some PTO to avoid being pranked. Whatever type of funny business you choose for April Fools' Day, make sure that you don't cross the line and get yourself fired or involved in a lawsuit! Follow these ...
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    Apple-Google War Escalates

    Apple-Google War Escalates
    This week Qi Lu, the president of Microsoft’s online services division, was seen on Apple's campus.  He was reportedly meeting to discuss terms with Apple to make Bing the default search engine on the iPad and possibly even the iPhone.  That would be a blow for Google, which has enjoyed a great deal of search traffic from the iPhone.  However, it's ...
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