Andrew and Peggy Cherng at a Panda Express in Rosemead, Calif.
All markets are predictably irrational. (Credit: James Martin/CNET)
Maciej Cegłowski’s new startup fund was the toast of Silicon Valley on Friday, lighting up Twitter, winning top billing on the elite Hacker News forum, and drawing dozens of applications from would-be portfolio companies.
For online businesses, good web design helps you to stand out from a sea of competitors and adds great value to users. Achieving good web design though, can be deceptively difficult.
By AMIR EFRATI
The United States is the only country in the world which applies the same tax regime to all its citizens, regardless of where they live: nowhere else are nonresidents charged the same federal tax rate as residents. And this makes America’s plutocrats qualitatively different from every other country’s super-rich. If you wanted to sum up Eduardo Saverin in three words, you could do a lot worse than Very Rich Eurotrash.
By JENNY STRASBURG , JACOB BUNGE and GINA CHON The Nasdaq Stock Market said on Sunday it bungled Facebook Inc.'s FB -1.95% initial public offering, acknowledging that technology problems affected trading in millions of shares.
It’s springtime in America and that means it’s proxy season, when most publicly traded companies hold annual meetings, and shareholders elect corporate directors. So it seems a good time to review the state of corporate governance: It’s slipping.
Authors no longer have to impress stodgy English majors to get their book a quality review: new research from the Harvard Business Review shows that the aggregate rating of Amazon reviewers are every bit as good as professional book critics. Professional book critics, on the other hand, suffer from nepotism: critics give more favorable reviews to their colleagues, authors who agree with their ideological slant, and if the book has been given an award by other critics.
I f all goes as planned, Facebook will finally pull the trigger later this month on its long-salivated-over IPO. The deal could value the company in the neighborhood of $100 billion, making founder and CEO Mark Elliot Zuckerberg’s own unusually large stake worth $25 billion.
Editor’s note: Sunil Rajaraman is the co-founder and CEO of Scripted.com , a marketplace for businesses to hire freelance writers. Follow him on Twitter @subes01 .
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By SPENCER E. ANTE
On the surface, value propositions seem incredibly straightforward.