Using Holding and Operating Companies to Protect Business Assets

What I am reading: The ideal business structure consists of two entities:

an operating entity that has possession of the assets, but does not own the assets (unless they are…, Using Holding and Operating Companies to Protect Business Assets, https://www.bizfilings.com/toolkit/research-topics/running-your-business/asset-strategies, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

‘He created Omarosa’: How Trump’s protegee turned his tactics against him

What I am reading: Omarosa Manigault Newman’s new book comes with an explosive title. (“Unhinged.”) It has a healthy frisson of tension followed by a climactic reveal. (She taped…, ‘He created Omarosa’: How Trump’s protegee turned his tactics against him, https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/he-created-omarosa-how-trumps-protege-turned-his-tactics-against-him/2018/08/14/53d2c8f0-9fcd-11e8-83d2-70203b8d7b44_story.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

We Tore Down a $100, Counterfeit iPhone X

What I am reading: “I found an iPhone X for $100,” Motherboard reporter Sarah Emerson messaged me while she was on a reporting trip in Shenzhen, China earlier this year. “You want…, We Tore Down a $100, Counterfeit iPhone X, https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/qvmkdd/counterfeit-iphone-x-review-and-teardown, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Capitalism needs a welfare state to survive

What I am reading: IN THE mythologies of both left and right, the welfare state is a work of socialism. Yet the intellectual tradition it owes most to is liberalism. The architect…, Capitalism needs a welfare state to survive, https://www.economist.com/leaders/2018/07/12/capitalism-needs-a-welfare-state-to-survive, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Can Society Scale?

What I am reading: If you want to understand how group dynamics work online, look no further than Numtot. The acronym stands for New Urbanist Memes for Transit-Oriented Teens.…, Can Society Scale?, https://www.nytimes.com/2018/08/10/style/numtot-urbanism-memes.html, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

How Musicians Make Money — Or Don’t at All — in 2018

What I am reading: The buzziest word in music this year is the one that used to be the most utterly boring. Copyright — ownership of songs and albums as creative works — is a…, How Musicians Make Money — Or Don’t at All — in 2018, https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-features/how-musicians-make-money-or-dont-at-all-in-2018-706745/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,

Copyright Office Denies Protection for "Unique" Product Packaging | Trademark and Copyright Law

What I am reading: If you are having trouble obtaining a federal trademark registration for a product’s packaging, some lawyer has probably mentioned to you that copyright…, Copyright Office Denies Protection for "Unique" Product Packaging | Trademark and Copyright Law, http://www.trademarkandcopyrightlawblog.com/2018/08/copyright-office-denies-protection-for-unique-product-packaging/, http://www.instapaper.com/rss/238947/i35BSjISqVKnAGF4lqMOZltq2L0, Instapaper: Unread, ,