Type Faster by Competing in Races
A fun way to improve your typing speed and accuracy is to join an online typing competition at typrX. This typing competition keeps track of your typing speed, while allowing you to compete against other people, either around the world in public races or with friends in private races. To setup a private race with your friends, follow these simple steps.
- Once you have a typrX account, click the Create Private Race button on the front page and you’ll be taken to the private race page.
- From there, copy the track code URL and send it to the friends you want to join the race.
- You can click the Delay Countdown button to add 10 seconds to the clock if you are waiting on your friend to join the race.
Series: Apple's Troubles with Backdated Stock Options
It's undisputed that Apple issued stock options to both executives and average employees that were set to earlier, favorable dates. But whether this involved wrongdoing, negligence, or simple ignorance took some years to decide.
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Steve Jobs apologized last week while announcing the results of an internal investigation regarding Apple's backdating of stock options, in which options were granted on a preferentially low stock price date instead of the date upon which the grant was decidedShow full article
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Steve Jobs did not benefit from the discontinued practice of stock-option backdating at Apple, a company board committee led by board member and former Vice President Al Gore reported at the end of DecemberShow full article
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The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has accused two former Apple executives in two instances of illegal stock option backdating that Apple had previously disclosed after an internal investigation (see "Apple Releases Stock Option Backdating Report," 2007-01-08)Show full article
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Dear diary: I had breakfast with Fake Steve Jobs! He showed me the next-generation iPod (hint: it requires minor surgery to use), gave me a shiny new penny, and then wiped my memory using his reality distortion field. All I recall is eating a bagel with a Boston-based Forbes reporter named Dan Lyons.Show full article
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The Justice Department reportedly ends its criminal investigation into Apple's stock backdating affair. A civil action by the SEC remains against a former executive.Show full article
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Nancy Heinen, once Apple's general counsel, will pay $2.2 million to settle charges raised over Apple's handling of backdated stock options. Show full article
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A preliminary settlement has been reached over lawsuits accusing Apple executives of various inappropriate acts related to the backdating of stock options. This may be the end, at last, of this ugly chapter in the company's financial history.Show full article