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Saturday, May 30, 2015

Business

The World's Highest Paid Soccer Players

Yesterday - Forbes
by Agustino Fontevecchia

The Little Known Secret To Pixar's Creative Success

Yesterday - Forbes
While at most places, feedback is often informal and freewheeling, at Pixar, it is a highly disciplined affair. As it turns out, that makes all the difference by Greg Satell

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Sentenced to Life in Prison

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
Ross Ulbricht, the convicted founder of Silk Road, has been sentenced to life in prison for running the underground online drug bazaar, signaling the government’s seriousness in combating Internet crime

NSA Surveillance Programs Are Set to Expire as Senate Meets Sunday

Yesterday - Wall Street Journal
A lapse in some U.S. surveillance activities appears increasingly likely as senators made little headway in negotiations to extend the authorization of the programs ahead of a critical Sunday session

The Sickening Truth About Responding To Job Ads

Yesterday - Forbes
Responding to posted job ads is the worst way to get a job, as Liz Ryan explains by Liz Ryan

FIFA Scandal: Follow The Money To Qatar

Yesterday - Forbes
With FIFA in the eye of the storm, it’s been easy to overlook the role of Qatar in arousing the latest round of suspicion regarding the World Cup and corruption in global soccer. Over the past several years, the government of Qatar has been involved in a meticulous plan to exchange its vast natural resource riches for global influence, targeting... by Agustino Fontevecchia

Obama Warns the Senate to Pass Surveillance Law

Yesterday - New York Times Business
The president said the Senate was playing with fire if it failed to approve the USA Freedom Act this weekend by JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

To Fill Budget Hole, Kansas G.O.P. Considers the Unthinkable: Raising Taxes

Yesterday - New York Times Business
As Kansas struggles to close a $400 million budget gap, even anti-tax Republicans are acknowledging that there is not much more to cut without significantly hurting popular programs, including education by JOHN ELIGON

How To Get Your Friend A Job

Yesterday - Forbes
How can you help your friend get hired on with your employer? Liz Ryan explains by Liz Ryan

FIFA Scandal: Follow The Money To Qatar

Yesterday - Forbes
As investigators turn up the heat on global soccer’s governing body, Forbes examines the rise of Qatar as a major influence in the sport by Agustino Fontevecchia

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