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CEO Tim Cook and the Imperfect Apple

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Apple’s triumphant product launch turned into a public relations mess in less than a week. Some users couldn’t make phone calls after they updated their mobile software. Some new iPhones bent. Bent! Amid all the bad press, Apple representatives have been fairly quiet as their company scrambles to figure out the best internal and external moves.

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Five Things ‘Time’ Revealed About GM CEO Mary Barra

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General Motors' CEO Mary Barra graces the cover ofTime magazine under the headline "The Mechanic" and a profile that emphasizes how she is going to move on the recall scandal to bring long-term improvements to Detroit's largest automaker.

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Protecting Your Business From a Data Breach

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Target's CEO is no longer in the hotseat. Home Depot's CEO now has that honor. The do-it-yourself retailer's in-store payment system was hacked in what may have been the largest data breach of a retail company’s computer network. It is, unfortunately, unlikely to be the last.

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Tech Cities Struggle With New Business Rules

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A renowned technology hub that is home to some of the country’s top universities, Boston is emerging as an unlikely battleground for web-based businesses like Airbnb and Uber, with some saying more regulations are needed to prevent the upstarts from disrupting communities and more established industries.

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More Businesses Are on Guard Against Money Laundering

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More than 2,000 anti-money-laundering professionals will gather in Las Vegas starting Monday for one of the top conferences on the topic. Joining the banker-heavy event this year will be staffers from MGM Resorts International, supermarket Meijer Inc. and online retailer Amazon.com Inc. 

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Where to Locate Your Business in Asia

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One of the most interesting things I do is help our clients decide how to “get into” Asia. The how to go into Asia part typically involves our helping the client decide whether it needs a business entity in Asia or whether it can service Asia from its existing home base via distributors, agents, or the internet. Setting up and operating a business entity overseas is more expensive and more difficult than most companies expect.

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Managing People From 5 Generations: How to Cross the Age Divide

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For the first time in history, five generations will soon be working side by side. But whether this multi-generational workplace feels happy and productive or challenging and stressful is, in large part, up to you: the boss. How should you relate to employees of different age groups? How do you motivate someone much older or much younger than you? And finally: what can you do to encourage employees of different generations to share their knowledge?

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Corporate Responsibility Magazine Announces 2014 ‘Responsible CEO of Year’ Award Winners

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Corporate Responsibility Magazine, which shines a spotlight on America's most socially responsible chief executives, has announced today the winners of the seventh annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. These awards are presented to CEOs across industries that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, human rights, philanthropy, and corporate responsibility practices.

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Alibaba’s Founder on Why His Company Is Killing It in China

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma and the Notorious BIG may seem like two very different people—OK, fine, they’re polar opposites—but on stage at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Annual Meeting in New York City on Wednesday, Ma made it clear that he shares at least one belief with the late rapper: mo’ money, mo’ problems.

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Building A Cloud Business: Very Little Assembly Required

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The “transformational” age of cloud — in which existing applications are moved to cloud — has been well underway for some time. What really has peoples’ attention now is cloud’s second act — for re-imagining business. Innovators can pull together online resources that meet just about any business need, and assemble new types of businesses. This has captivated the interest of investors.

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