Barack Obama The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Barack Obama en-us Copyright 2014 Inc., All rights reserved. (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Our Progress Report on the JOBS Act Two years after President Obama signed the act into law, we lay out the good and the bad. Wed, 03 Sep 2014 16:00:00 GMT Michelle Goodman White House Hires Ex-Googler to Make Government Websites Suck Less (We Hope) Uncle Sam: If at first you don’t succeed, hire former Google wizard and resurrector Mikey Dickerson to clean up your mess. Again. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 21:09:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow 10 Inspirational Robin Williams Quotes The comedic genius and award-winning actor died yesterday of an apparent suicide. Here, we look back at 10 of his most poignant statements in life and film. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 15:30:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Yes, Patent Trolls Are Hurting Your Business They're just as bad as everyone says they are. Here's why. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:30:00 GMT Laura Entis Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11 The state's lawmakers passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11, the highest minimum wage in the country. Fri, 20 Jun 2014 16:09:00 GMT Laura Entis 10-Year-Old Boy-Genius is One of the Youngest High School Graduates Ever Sacramento, CA's Tanishq Abraham joined Mensa at age four and expects to graduate from college by 12 or 13. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 17:14:00 GMT Geoff Weiss School Cancels Kindergarten Show to Prepare Kids for 'College and Careers' An elementary school in Elwood, N.Y., has cancelled its year-end kindergarten play in order to better equip its five and six-year-old students with real-world skills. Mon, 28 Apr 2014 16:28:00 GMT Geoff Weiss Obama Puts Down $600 Million to Train Up Your Future Employees The president is traveling to a community college in Pennsylvania later today where he will announce new initiatives aiming to bolster the U.S. labor force. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:40:00 GMT Catherine Clifford Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 15:32:00 GMT Kim Lachance Shandrow Obama Picks Maria Contreras-Sweet to Lead the SBA Maria Contreras-Sweet, the founder of ProAmerica Bank, is the White House's pick as head of the government's Small Business Administration. Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:45:00 GMT Catherine Clifford The Anti-Main-Street President Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees. Tue, 14 Jan 2014 16:00:00 GMT Scott Shane To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change. Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:30:00 GMT Scott Shane Can This Tech Entrepreneur Fix Obamacare? The White House is bringing in some big guns in the world of health-care tech to help fix the broken federal insurance exchange. Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:30:00 GMT Gabrielle Karol With Shutdown and Shootout, Washington D.C. Businesses Report Significant Losses In Day 4 of the federal government shutdown, many D.C.-area businesses are struggling to cope with reduced sales. Fri, 04 Oct 2013 18:50:00 GMT Shayna Meliker Lessons in Leadership From the Latest D.C. Debacle Of course, getting Congress to move in lockstep with the White House is obviously a challenge. But the latest impasse could offer some lessons for entrepreneurs in similar predicaments. Mon, 25 Feb 2013 10:30:00 GMT Adam Toren The Power of Huge Goals -- And How to Achieve Them As the President prepares to give his State of the Union address -- replete with outsize goals -- consider making your own ambitious wish list too. Tue, 19 Feb 2013 10:31:00 GMT Matthew Toren Obama: American 'Initiative and Enterprise' Are Key to Future In President Obama's second inaugural address, he praised a national character of "hard work and personal responsibility." Mon, 21 Jan 2013 12:00:00 GMT Brian Patrick Eha Barack Obama's Second Term Small-Business Agenda Barack Obama won his reelection bid last night. See what his second term holds for small businesses. Wed, 07 Nov 2012 10:00:00 GMT Diana Ransom Young Entrepreneurs Weigh in on the 2012 Presidential Election It's often hard to pigeonhole a generation of business owners, but as a voting block they do seem to come together -- at least on one issue. Tue, 06 Nov 2012 13:00:00 GMT Eric Shapiro Obama and Romney Get Tough on China In their final debate, the presidential candidates laid out aggressive stances on China in a debate Monday that focused on foreign-policy issues. Tue, 23 Oct 2012 05:51:00 GMT Catherine Clifford