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Ken Olsen Remembered: Lessons of a Great American Entrepreneur

Ken Olsen, the MIT-educated inventor who founded DEC in the 1950s and built it into multi-billion dollar company, died on Sunday. In addition to inventing the minicomputer, Olsen was a pioneer as a manager. But perhaps the most valuable lesson his life can teach regards his one business blind spot.

Debt collectors going after the dead

As if the recession, high unemployment and home foreclosures isn't giving them enough business, debt collectors are finding new clients in the...