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The Latest Security Breaches: Snapchat, JP Morgan, Dropbox, and Kmar

The Latest Security Breaches: Snapchat, JP Morgan, Dropbox, and Kmar | sylvia0g | Scoop.it
Security breaches and privacy leaks from cyber attacks by hackers are becoming a bigger and bigger concern for customers and users of apps and big companies. We're signing up for much more than we're bargaining for when we sign ourselves up for a simple app or a service that is meant to make our lives easier or just a little bit more fun. It certainly seems like electronically stored information will never be safe again.
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How Much Does a Trademark Cost?

A common question many attorneys get is: "how much does it cost to trademark a name?" The more complex your trademark application is, the higher the cost it will be for your trademark. Additionally, trademark fees change with a difference in paper versus electronic application. The cost of trademarking a name is substantially less in state court, but the benefits derived from federal registration are far greater.
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non disclosure agreement

Get this free non-disclosure agreement (NDA) which is a legal contract between at least two parties that outlines confidential material, knowledge, or information that the parties wish to share with one another for purposes of a potential or actual business relationship, but wish to restrict access to or by third parties. As such, an NDA protects nonpublic business information.

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How Companies Can Protect Themselves When Terminating an Employe

How Companies Can Protect Themselves When Terminating an Employe | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

Firing an employee definitely isn't a walk in the park, but keep these things in mind and you will at least be well-equipped with evidence if the employee were to fight back. At the end of the day you have to remember to keep your business' best interests in mind. No one wants to be seen as the bad guy but unfortunately, it is only one of the many hats you'll have to wear when leading a successful company.

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Think You Have the Next Great Invention? Now What

Think You Have the Next Great Invention? Now What | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

Creating, testing, and refining an idea may take hundreds of hours, but for many inventors that just may be the easy part. Once a prototype is pieced together, many creators don't have a clue as to what the next step is towards marketing their product.

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Shareholders and Their Right

Shareholders and Their Right | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

All shareholders are not created equal and it isn't necessarily based on how much they've invested. If you decide to take on investors, your company will need to create bylaws and a charter to establish the rights of each class of investor. An example is when a company's charter states that only the common stock has voting privileges or possibly that the preferred stock must receive dividends before any amount is paid to common stockholders.

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Steps to Selling Your Busines

Steps to Selling Your Busines | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

There are many reasons why you may be looking into selling your business. This is a huge decision to make regardless of whether it's personal, professional, or financial. Here are a few things to consider to get you started in this complicated process.

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Register a Business Nam

Starting a business will require abiding by a number of state and federal laws. Having your business name comply with the correct laws is no different. Unless you are going to name the business with your personal name then you will need to register a business name with the appropriate authorities.
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Registered Trademark Symbo

The registered trademark symbol is the circled capital letter R, which provides notice that the preceding word or symbol is a trademark or service mark registered with a trademark office. Additionally, most people wonder what the bolded, uppercase "TM" symbol stands for after a company's trademark.
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How Safe is the Internet Cloud

How Safe is the Internet Cloud | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

The way we do business has vastly changed compared to just a decade ago. While business men and women used to carry large briefcases and quarters for the pay phone, now we can access all of our information regarding payroll, purchase orders, inventory spreadsheets, and end of day summaries from our mobile device. The reason that we have this incredible advantage is because of the Internet "cloud." So what exactly is the cloud and is your information safe?

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Is Your Website's Privacy Policy Protecting You to the Fullest

Is Your Website's Privacy Policy Protecting You to the Fullest | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

From cookies to spyware, there is a lot of behind the user tracking taking place that the consumer may or may not be aware of. As a business, the data that you are collecting is valuable as you build, iterate, and promote your website and develop your next marketing strategy. You need to be transparent with your customers to build trust, and this is precisely why you should have a well constructed website privacy policy in place.

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The New Standard for Software Patent

The New Standard for Software Patent | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

Software patents came into existence in the early 1990′s and have been extremely overbroad and vague. In fact, lawyers, judges, inventors, and engineers have never truly known what software patents actually cover and because of that, thousands of meaningless and low quality software patents have been issued every year.

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Can Bad Online Reviews Really Hurt Your Business

Can Bad Online Reviews Really Hurt Your Business | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

There are many popular online reviews sites out there. Yelp alone has over 132 million monthly visitors and 57 million reviews. With mobile devices in hand, finding business reviews has never been easier. That can mean good news or bad news for small businesses. A great online review can bring more customers in. On the other side, if you have a sub par day of customer service and someone posts bad review, that can be detrimental for business, as it will linger online for weeks to years and potentially turn away hundreds to thousands of potential customers.

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Privacy, Data Security, and eCommerce: How's Your Protection

Privacy, Data Security, and eCommerce: How's Your Protection | sylvia0g | Scoop.it

A possible security breach could be a nightmare for a business owner. Contact your privacy lawyer for any questions that you may have concerning whether your information has been hacked, if your records haven't been disposed of correctly, or if your credit has been compromised due to stolen records.

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