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Franchise Industry Resolves California Conflict, Paving the Way for Law Protecting Franchisee Rights
Franchisees

Franchise Industry Resolves California Conflict, Paving the Way for Law Protecting Franchisee Rights

The IFA agreed to drop its opposition to a bill backed by franchisee and labor organizations.
Kate Taylor
Uber Driver Is Employee, Not Contractor, California Labor Commission Says
Labor laws

Uber Driver Is Employee, Not Contractor, California Labor Commission Says

The ruling is the latest in a host of legal and regulatory challenges facing the smartphone-based ride-hailing service.
How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change
100 Brilliant Companies

How a Creative Agency Became a Catalyst for Social Change

The frogImpact program creates design-centric solutions for issues in health care, disaster relief and more.
Jason Ankeny
6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight
Elon Musk

6 Things to Know About Elon Musk's Big Announcement Tonight

Lights, camera...batteries? Here's what the Tesla founder wants you to get all charged up about.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Apple CEO Tim Cook Busts Some Rusty Moves to Pharrell's 'Happy'
Apple

Apple CEO Tim Cook Busts Some Rusty Moves to Pharrell's 'Happy'

Sometimes you just have to let it all out.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space
Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic Lands in Long Beach, Unveils Plan to Launch Small Satellites Into Space

Richard Branson's commercial spaceflight venture moved into the Southern California city to build a craft that will rocket satellites, not people, into space. We caught up with Virgin Galactic's CEO for the latest details.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home
3-D Printing

This Startup's Mission: A 3-D Printer in Every Home

Could easily, affordably printing objects on demand at home go mainstream? New Matter founder Steve Schell is betting on it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand
Far Out Tech

How a 3-D Printer Just Gave This Little Girl an Awesome, New Prosthetic Hand

Faith Lennox's breakthrough prosthetic 'robohand,' molded in her favorite colors, was printed and assembled in less than 24 hours, but 3-D printing gave her much more than a hand.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality
Hyperloop

Elon Musk's Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality

This time, a company wants to build it over a five-mile stretch in California.
Phil LeBeau
Foie Gras Is Now Legal Again in California
California Laws

Foie Gras Is Now Legal Again in California

A federal judge overturned the ban on the controversial delicacy, creating beef with animal-rights activists.
High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market
Marijuana

High Stakes: How This Marijuana Company Gained Buzz in a Budding Market

Though G FarmaLabs is now a leader in the cannabis industry, it took time before success sprouted.
100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life
Elon Musk

100 Engineers Are Trying to Bring Elon Musk's Hyperloop Dream to Life

Thanks to an ambitious think-tank upstart, the bold billionaire's vision for a Jetson-esque 'fifth mode of transport' is inching closer to reality.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success
Celebrities

How Tony Hawk Skated Past Rookie Business Mistakes on His Ride to Success

The legendary skateboarder describes his early entrepreneurial wipeouts and the hard lessons he learned from them.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
This State Ranks No. 1 for Bragging on Social Media
Social Media

This State Ranks No. 1 for Bragging on Social Media

Can you guess where people use social media to self-promote the most, and where the humblest people in America live? Take a look.
Kate Taylor