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Universities' ivy-covered walls don't offer much protection from the pressures of the global economy.

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Universities' ivy-covered walls don't offer much protection from the pressures of the global economy.

Advanced Degrees Won’t Keep Your Pay From Falling

A common bromide about today's economy is that it rewards those with educational credentials, while pummeling folks without degrees. Cue the usual tropes of the once high-paying factory jobs that have disappeared. Now look at the chart here.

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T-Mobile President and CEO John Legere in Las Vegas.

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T-Mobile President and CEO John Legere in Las Vegas.

Without the FCC, This Man Wouldn’t Be at the Telecom Party

Is there any big-company executive in the U.S. right now as compelling as T-Mobile's John Legere? Having taken every possible opportunity to tweak Brand X (Verizon Wireless) and Brand Y (AT&T) in public, Legere outdid himself by showing up at...

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It's the Twitter panopticon, looking out at the NYSE in every direction.

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It's the Twitter panopticon, looking out at the NYSE in every direction.

With Twitter Shares, You Too Can Be a Venture Capitalist

The fact that Twitter didn't start out with a business plan isn't a bug. It's a feature. Coming up with something that the whole world wants to use is the great achievement. Making money from it is the reward. Hopefully.

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TweetDeck is a great official Twitter app. Only problem? If you use TweetDeck, you never see any ads.

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TweetDeck is a great official Twitter app. Only problem? If you use TweetDeck, you never see any ads.

Is It Strange That Twitter Earns Nothing From Its Most Loyal Users?

It's off to the races for Twitter Inc., with the first draft of a registration for a long-awaited public offering filed and ready for the media feeding storm. The bottom line: Twitter is not making money. Does that matter?

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