KTSDESIGN | Science Photo Library | Getty Images Hackers are increasingly targeting the education industry, leaving students’ information vulnerable to identity theft and other types of fraud. Colleges, training providers and other private educational companies received more malicious emails than any other sector in the first quarter of 2019, according to Mimecast, an email and
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Faster networks might be the difference between life and death. That’s not hyperbole. Nor is it the declaration of a teenager desperately refreshing their social media pages, hoping to gain more “likes” on their posts. Faster connectivity could revolutionize industries we might not have even considered as being connected. Lack of tech prevented innovation in
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Flights in Europe are known for being cheap, allowing travelers to fly from London to Berlin for as little as €18 (US $21.23). However, more than half the European countries levy some type of tax on air travel. Today’s map shows the average amount of aviation taxes per passenger, measured as total aviation tax revenue
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The massive tax law passed by Congress and President Trump at the end of 2017 radically reshaped traditional tax planning in ways that are still emerging. A prime example is choice of entity for small and not-so-small businesses. There are still the usual suspects, corporations, partnerships and limited liability companies (LLCs), but many tax incentives have changed. A few
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In May, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released new data covering differences in purchasing power in different metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in 2017. In layman’s terms, the data compares how much $100 can buy in different regions of the country. This post focuses on comparing the purchasing power in different metropolitan areas around the country. There
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Portrait of beautiful senior woman sitting in cafe and uses a mobile phone Getty Older workers are surely thinking about working longer since they are approaching retirement with a median retirement wealth balance of about $15,000. Some cities and regions are more friendly to older workers than other places. There are many stories about where
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The Texas State Capitol building, center, stands in downtown Austin, Texas. Apple Inc. announced in Dec. 2018 it’s opening new offices in Austin, investing $1 billion and bringing as many as 15,000 jobs to a city that was already the fastest growing in the nation for three years running. Photographer: Callaghan O’Hare/Bloomberg © 2018 Bloomberg
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Usefulness Content Freshness The book fits today’s economy in which creative value is strongly correlated to branding value and ultimately dollar value. Creative thinking is essential for developing innovation in products and services. But applying creative thinking in business can run into a brick wall — the philosophy of business is to apply uniform production
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