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Trump faces challenges in separating from business: legal experts

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WILMINGTON, Del. (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has several options for disentangling himself from his business empire when he takes office next year, but legal experts say the only way fully to avoid conflicts of interest would be to sell his global holdings. Reuters: Politics

Lesson From Zynga: Not All Founders Make Good CEOs

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It’s official: Mark Pincus is stepping aside as CEO of Zynga. It’s hardly surprising: Founders rarely make good public-company CEOs. Mark Pincus has left the building. Well, sort of. In a statement issued earlier today, Pincus, the founder and CEO of Zynga, the troubled gaming start-up that’s been struggling to maintain its relevance ever since its IPO in December 2011, announced he’s fired himself, and hired another industry veteran–Don Mattrick, a former head of Microsoft’s Xbox division–as his replacement. “As I reflect on the past six years, I realize that I’ve had the greatest impact working as an entrepreneur with […]

How to Keep Google From Penalizing Your Syndicated Content

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Duplicate content has been an issue since Google started cracking down on it years ago (almost 10, holy cow!). If you’re an internet veteran like me, you are extremely careful about having sites being penalized in search rank for anything. Duplicate content is the easiest penalty to explain: Do not copy content from others; do not create multiple sites with the same copy. If you do, Google will penalize you in search rank. Simple, right? Recently, content syndication has come into play for both sales and our own public-relations efforts. The old developer in me instantly was like, “RED FLAG, […]

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