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7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property
Legal Center

7 Persistent Myths About Intellectual Property

Misunderstandings about patents and copyrights can cost your business. Avoid these traps.
David G. Oberdick
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What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'
Leadership

What Not To Do: Lessons From 'The Wolf of Wall Street'

While lying and swindling may have scored entrepreneur Jordan Belfort fame and fortune, it ended up costing him everything. Here is how to make sure you stay on the right side of the tracks.
Rebekah Iliff
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For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike
Finance

For Scammers, Obamacare Rollout a Fresh Opportunity to Strike

Consumer advocates and security experts warn that the implementation of the new health-care changes will create opportunities for fraudsters to steal consumers' money and personal information.
iPhone Software Glitch Puts Users at Risk for Scams
Technology

iPhone Software Glitch Puts Users at Risk for Scams

Security researcher identifies software flaw that enables scammers to send fraudulent text messages.
Jason Fell
Social Media Con Artists a Rising Problem
Marketing

Social Media Con Artists a Rising Problem

Entrepreneurs that host online networking communities must be especially vigilant to protect their customers from scammers and spammers.
Catherine Clifford
How to Keep Your Online Social Network Safe
Marketing

How to Keep Your Online Social Network Safe

Here are five things online business owners can do to help protect their users.
Catherine Clifford
How to Avoid One of the Biggest Email Hacking Threats
Technology

How to Avoid One of the Biggest Email Hacking Threats

Consider this advice to identify and avoid 'spear phishing' email -- cons designed specifically to target you and your business.
Riva Richmond
How to Scam-Proof Your Business
Finance

How to Scam-Proof Your Business

When a prospective tax scheme or business strategy sounds too good to be true, it usually is. Here are four of the most common cons that target business owners.
Mark J. Kohler
Think You Can Save Big by Incorporating in Nevada or Delaware? Think Again
Finance

Think You Can Save Big by Incorporating in Nevada or Delaware? Think Again

Before you pay for an out-of-state registration for your business, consider the pitfalls.
Mark J. Kohler
Technology

Cyber Crooks Go Phishing

Phishing scams are back and more prevalent than ever. Find out how to avoid becoming a victim of a cyber scam.
Kristin Edelhauser