Scott Holsopple uses the Thanksgiving table as an analogy for assembling a retirement strategy. The turkey, Holsopple writes, is the 401(k) plan, the key to the whole strategy, served up with a side of nonqualified investments (potatoes), some annuities for zing (cranberries) and long-term-care coverage if you can get it (green-bean casserole).
Many tablet owners are consuming news media on their devices, with more than a third of users saying they read newspapers on tablets and almost 4 in 10 accessing magazines, according to comScore. For both kinds of publication, tablet readers tended to fall under the age of 45.
With the widespread adoption of tablet devices in mind, a majority of business-to-business and business-to-consumer publishers say they are assigning high priority to mobile and Web publishing in 2012, according to a survey by the Software & Information Industry Association. In particular, B2C publishers are focusing on tablets as a platform. Meanwhile, 42% of those surveyed said they would also concentrate on licensing and syndication.
President Barack Obama called for a Trade Enforcement Unit in his State of the Union speech that would work to enforce intellectual-property rights of U.S. firms from piracy around the world. The move comes after congressional support for anti-piracy legislation buckled, in the face of widespread opposition from leading Web publishers and search providers.