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Shark Bites – Week of July 13th, 2015

We keep our eyes and ears open for new interesting information on a daily basis. Whether it’s a news article, a blog, a magazine piece, or even a conversation we overhear or have ourselves, if the information can help people, we’re on it. Shark Bites is a section where we share this information with you. After you’ve enjoyed a piece, feel free to comment at the very bottom of each new post. You’ll find that a little bit of new information per day will go a long way.

Has Apple Peaked? 

Apple Shares are down 9% since the company hit it’s all time high in April. Investors are beginning to wonder if the company has reached its peak, or if this is a great investment opportunity. This article weighs the pros and cons of investing in this monumental company.

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Check out the full video at CNN Money 

U.S. World Cup Triumph Should Level Playing Field For Women’s Sports

More than 25 million viewers tuned in to see the U.S. Women’s World Cup victory. By now, it’s no secret that women soccer players get paid significantly less than the men’s teams. In this article, the women athletes express that they would appreciate being treated equal to the male athletes.

U.S. World Cup Victory Should Level Playing Field For Women's Sports

Check out the full article at CNN 

How To Turn Obstacles Into Opportunities 

Obstacles are inevitable in any career path, and will typically lead to stress and un-productive behavior. However, the obstacles professionals face can also lead to new opportunities and success. This article helps entrepreneurs understand how to twist a negative situation into a good career opportunity and learning experience.

How To Turn Obstacles Into Opportunity

Check out the full article at Forbes

6 Career Moves That Are Worth More Than An MBA 

For people considering an MBA program for the sake of increasing their business acumen and enhancing their resume, there may be cheaper and more efficient alternatives one can take to accomplish this goal. Check out this article for 6 career moves that are worth more than an MBA.

6 Career Moves Worth More Than An MBA

Check out the full article at Business Insider 

Shipster, The On-Demand Shipping Service For Business, Expands To SF 

A logistics startup titled Shipster, will ship almost anything on-demand for business clients is expanding to San Francisco after launching in New York back in November. Check out this article to see more on the startup that ships 11,000 packages per month for hundreds of businesses.

Shipster Startup Check out the full article at Tech Crunch 

Has The Cable Cutting Revolution Finally Arrived? 

Comcast is testing a new television streaming service for $15 a month and the test run for this new service brings about an interesting question of whether or not people are going to begin to cancel their cable services. Check out this article for more on what this new streaming service entails and how it could change the TV landscape.

Has the cable cutting revolution finally arrived?

Check out the full article at Market Watch

Brands Hope You Like Them Enough To Pin Them At The Top Of Your Facebook News Feed

Brands can now ask for more than just a “like” on Facebook from their fans. An update to Facebook’s news feed allows users to select a group of preferred friends whose posts will appear at the top of their page. This feature could be a potential solution for marketing executives who feel that their company is not getting enough attention on overcrowded news feeds.

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Check out the full article at Bloomberg

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