Skype is fueling all kinds of collaboration, including piano lessons. An array of software and applications, video cameras and video conferencing through Skype allow one music teacher to find students all over the globe.
Arthur Minson, a former chief operating officer at AOL, has been named chief financial officer at Time Warner Cable. Minson, who prior to his AOL stint was deputy CFO at Time Warner Cable, is succeeding Irene Esteves.
Accountants are a new focus of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission because of several high-profile fraud cases at companies. At the same time, the Dodd-Frank Act gives the Securities and Exchange Commission additional legal authority to hold accountants liable for violations by their clients.
The Securities and Exchange Commission is considering floating the net asset value of a share in a money fund. However, experts are concerned that the move would affect the maintenance of customer accounts. The float would mean that a fund would have to record every move into or out of a bond or equity fund as an individual trade.