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What is Goodwill Impairment test?
[January 24, 2013 – 02:02 pm]
What is Goodwill Impairment test?

THUNDER BAY – Business - Cliffs Natural Resources Inc. is reporting on transactions through 2012 as the company prepares to release the company’s fourth quarter results from 2012. Cliffs has announced that as a result of its goodwill impairment test conducted in the fourth quarter of 2012, the Company has determined that approximately $1 billion of goodwill related to Cliffs’ 2011 acquisition of Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines Limited is impaired. The goodwill impairment charge will be recorded as a non-cash expense for the year ended Dec. 31, 2012. The impairment is primarily…

What is Goodwill and Intangibles?
[November 12, 2012 – 02:05 am]
What is Goodwill and Intangibles?

Intangible assets are non-quantifiable items, which are recorded on the Balance Sheet (under Assets). The Return on Investments (ROI) of intangibles is assessed indirectly. Examples of Intangibles are: Copyrights, patents, brand name, goodwill etc. Goodwill is a special intangible category – it is defined as “the probability that a regular customer will continue to do business with the company.” Goodwill is applied when companies make acquisitions. They pay over and above the net asset value for “Goodwill” factors like solid customer base, efficient management, motivated workforce…

What is Goodwill Accounts?
[February 6, 2013 – 10:00 pm]
What is Goodwill Accounts?

Who says that you don’t learn something new every.single.day? While working on the curriculum of a college accounting test, I learned how Goodwill is calculated, in the accounting sense. Basically, it means “an intangible asset of a business, and can include trademarks and patents, employees and their skill sets, the brand name and logo recognition, customer lists and relationships.” Then, there is a very specific formula for figuring it all out. However, goodwill in a larger sense can mean so many different things! It can be a store, non-profit, attitude, or action… and probably many…

What is goodwill accounting definition?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:45 am]
What is goodwill accounting definition?

Goodwill is an accounting concept meaning the value of an asset owned that is intangible but has a quantifiable "prudent value" in a business.

What is copyrighted Work?
[February 14, 2013 – 02:01 pm]
What is copyrighted Work?

The first thing to understand is the law is way behind reality. I’ve seen lots of questions lately about when it’s okay to use someone else’s content, is linking to the original enough, can you copy a post as long as you say who wrote it and give a link to the original?  Here are my thoughts on Pinterest. (Spoiler: I have artistic and legal differences with it.) The first thing to understand is the law is way behind reality. Almost all intellectual property law is based on the idea that there is something tangible that you can own and attach ownership rights to—like a book…

What is copyrighted software?
[February 4, 2013 – 12:29 pm]
What is copyrighted software?

1. Customer Service hen you buy genuine antivirus software, you are entitled for expert 24 hours a day support. You can access the support from the software or by phone, live chat, email and more. Only users with genuine antivirus software can get important software updates, training, technical support, repairs, and FREE upgrade to the latest version. 2. Breaking the law Someone can be arrested for 7 years or fined $250, , according to FBI Anti-Piracy Warning to people who use pirated software or do piracy. In August 13, 2012, A new federal regulation (41 CFR Section 128 – 1.5009)…

What is copyrighted for FSU Crafts?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:40 am]
What is copyrighted for FSU Crafts?

FSU Craft Room/Homework/Office. Jennae Tuzzolo · 152 followers, 22 pins. Kid's desk out of 2 storage shelves & a piece of plywood - love this. SUPER CUTE!.

What is Copyright VS Trademark?
[February 19, 2013 – 10:42 am]
What is Copyright VS Trademark?

Some people confuse patents, copyrights, and trademarks. Although there may be some. Copyright Policy for a School. What Is a Trademark or Servicemark?. Trademark, copyright or patent? What is a trademark or service mark? A trademark is a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases. The choice between registering a trademark and a copyright is not always a clear one. Trademark and copyright registration are both means of protecting your.

What is Copyright UK definition?
[February 18, 2013 – 09:11 pm]
What is Copyright UK definition?

Rihanna is the April cover girl for ELLE UK.  And a sneak peek from her shoot just hit the net.  Check it inside The "Fresh Off The Runway" singer is all about fashion these days.  She just debuted her first collection for River Island at London Fashion Week.  And now, she gracing not one, but four, covers of the April 2013 issue of ELLE UK, according to her fan site. The fashion mag posted up this sneak peek today from the recent cover shoot in Paris.  Rih snapped the pics with her short hair and rocked a series of monochrome outfits. The mag hits stands soon…

What is Copyright School YouTube?
[April 22, 2011 – 08:00 am]
What is Copyright School YouTube?

Our friends over at Public Knowledge are holding a remix video contest in response to last week’s, YouTube “Copyright School”. Meant to reform violators of uploaded infringements by educating and then testing them on YouTube’s copyright policy, the school also does a pretty good job of pushing fair use out of the picture. Literally. As a result, PK is offering $1, for the best remix or web video that more accurately explains both what you can and can’t do with copyrighted content. After mounting pressures from Congress and media conglomerates, Google’s YouTube Copyright School…

What is copyright protection?
[July 29, 2012 – 03:20 am]
What is copyright protection?

Copyright is a form of protection provided by the laws of the United States and extended to the authors of “original works of authorship”. While this applies to many forms of authorship (literary, dramatic, musical, photographic, etc.) it is only the protection of literary works which we are concerned with here in the book publishing world. This protection is available to both published and unpublished works and it generally gives the owner of copyright the exclusive right to reproduce the work in copies (i.e. print a book), prepare derivative works based upon the work (in other…

What is Copyright Policy?
[February 4, 2013 – 08:15 pm]
What is Copyright Policy?

In Prince George County, Maryland students and teachers may no longer own the work they create both in and out of school. According to an article by Ovetta Wiggins in the Washington Post, work produced by students and teachers—and the revenues they earn—may become the property of the school system: “A proposal by the Prince George’s County Board of Education to copyright work created by staff and students for school could mean that a picture drawn by a first-grader, a lesson plan developed by a teacher or an app created by a teen would belong to the school system, not the individual.”…

What is Copyright Mashup and Creative Commons?
[February 18, 2013 – 11:21 pm]
What is Copyright Mashup and Creative Commons?

The Great New Zealand Remix and Mashup Competition “Organised by Creative Commons Aotearoa New Zealand, DigitalNZ and the National Library of New Zealand and enabled by Mix & Mash Sponsors and Partners, Mix & Mash 2013 will promote and celebrate the creative reuse of New Zealand’s common cultural heritage. “Mix & Mash wants all New Zealanders, young and old, to tell new stories by adapting and remixing Public Domain and Creative Commons licensed content.” (more here) Mixed and mashed entries on the theme “Stories about the Past” will be showcased in May…

What is Copyright Law for Kids?
[February 18, 2013 – 11:57 pm]
What is Copyright Law for Kids?

Gym class has changed a little since parents were in school. Students are now learning more than how to play sports. Working up a sweat, is fun for the 4th Graders at Jefferson Elementary in Des Moines. Student Peyton Dueling says, “It feels sweaty, but it’s so fun.” And jumping rope is one of physical education teacher Stu Card’s favorite ways to get their muscles moving. He says, “It’s great for footwork. It crosses over into different activities, dance, basketball, tennis, things like that. We’ve got some wrestlers and they use it. It’s a great cardio workout. It’s really…