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Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million
Lawsuits

Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million

The former Taco Bell exec who became infamous for assaulting his driver says it isn't his fault and the driver has to pay.
Ray Hennessey
How This Ex-Police Officer Found a Business in Cleaning Up Crime Scenes, Hoarders' Homes
Franchise 500

How This Ex-Police Officer Found a Business in Cleaning Up Crime Scenes, Hoarders' Homes

Laura Spaulding's act of kindness in 2005 led her to a revelation about crime-scene cleanup.
Court Clears Way for Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom to Be Extradited to U.S.
Crime

Court Clears Way for Megaupload Founder Kim Dotcom to Be Extradited to U.S.

U.S. authorities say Dotcom and three co-accused Megaupload executives encouraged paying users to store and share copyrighted material.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Steps Down as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals
News and Trends

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Steps Down as CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals

The poster boy for prescription drug price increases was arrested on securities fraud charges this week.
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges
News and Trends

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Arrested on Securities Fraud Charges

The CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals became infamous earlier this year when he drastically raised the price of a drug taken by AIDS patients.
Geoffrey Smith
Uber Driver in India Sentenced to Life in Prison for Rape
Legal

Uber Driver in India Sentenced to Life in Prison for Rape

The man was found guilty last month and has received the maximum sentence.
Journalists Allegedly Trespass at Tesla's Gigafactory Site; One Reportedly Slams Jeep Into Security Guard
Tesla

Journalists Allegedly Trespass at Tesla's Gigafactory Site; One Reportedly Slams Jeep Into Security Guard

Tesla says the reportedly violent breach left one employee wounded.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
U.S. to Focus on Holding Individual Execs Accountable -- Not Just Their Companies -- in Criminal Cases
White Collar Crime

U.S. to Focus on Holding Individual Execs Accountable -- Not Just Their Companies -- in Criminal Cases

A memo by Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates outlines the new rules.
Ex-CEO of Defunct Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Arrested in Japan
Crime

Ex-CEO of Defunct Bitcoin Exchange Mt. Gox Arrested in Japan

Hundreds of millions of virtual currency dollars are missing.
Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You
Far Out Tech

Warning: If You Pee on These Walls, They'll Pee Back at You

Public urination has hit a messy, innovative wall in San Francisco thanks to this wizz-repelling paint.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Son's Disappearance Arrested In New York

Michael Streko was caught after reportedly asking children for drugs. His son was found unharmed.
Ray Hennessey
Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case
Crime

Tech Entrepreneur Sought in Connection With N.J. Kidnapping Case

Michael Streko had launched a Kickstarter campaign to travel the country interviewing entrepreneurs.
Ray Hennessey
5 Tips to Avoid Employee Embezzlement
Theft

5 Tips to Avoid Employee Embezzlement

Don't let your business be sunk by this all-too-common issue that usually stems from trusting too much.
Doug and Polly White
FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables
Crime

FBI Searching for Mystery Vandal Who Keeps Cutting Internet Cables

Within the last year, there have been more than 10 instances in the San Francisco Bay area.