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What I Saw At Finovate

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I’ve just returned from the Finovate spring session in northern California. What did I see? Quite a few single occupant automobiles in the HOV lane on Highway 101. Finovate, for the uninitiated, is a grueling two-day slog through 60-some-odd seven-minute … READ MORE

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Noncompete Agreements Simply Slow the Slide of Corporate Dinosaurs Into the Tar Pits

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Earlier this week, Governor Deval Patrick indicated that he will move to ban enforcement of noncompete agreements in Massachusetts.  This is one part of a larger piece of legislation designed to promote innovation – job creation – in the state. … READ MORE

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Your Own Cooking Isn’t All You Want To Eat

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In 1998, at a technology conference in New York, John (Launny) Steffens, vice chairman of what was then Merrill Lynch & Company, told his audience, ”The do-it-yourself model of investing, centered on Internet trading, should be regarded as a serious … READ MORE

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