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What can we learn about diversification from Dr. Dre?

In May of 2014, Dr. Dre tripled his previous year's earnings when Apple acquired his company “Beats by Dre” for $3 billion, making his estimated net worth skyrocket to $800 million. Not only is Dre a prominent rapper, but he's also an incredibly successful producer and entrepreneur. Forbes has estimated that if his business success continues, he will be “hip-hop’s first billionaire” very soon. Dre was [...]

2017-12-20T10:07:50-07:00September 22nd, 2016|

Eccles School professor offers perspective on Apple and the FBI

  For the past several months, the FBI and technology giant Apple have been embroiled in a public dispute over an iPhone used in the 2015 San Bernardino terrorist attack. While the conflict may be making news, there is nothing particularly new about it according to Jeff Nielsen, a licensed attorney and an Associate Professor/Lecturer, here at the David Eccles School of Business. In [...]

2017-12-20T10:08:06-07:00March 24th, 2016|