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The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President
Politics

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
Ray Hennessey
It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries
Free Markets

It's Time for the Private Sector to Break States' Stranglehold on Lotteries

All lotteries are simply taxes dressed as a way to better your financial health.
Ray Hennessey
What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
Legal

What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Nina Zipkin
Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign in October
Congress

Speaker of the House John Boehner to Resign in October

Boehner announced his decision to House Republicans earlier today.
Everett Rosenfeld
Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity
Security

Report: All Industries Fail at Cybersecurity

Can you guess which one fails the worst?
Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products
Regulations

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
Ray Hennessey
Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price
Ready To Launch

Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price

Here are four things entrepreneurs should know about this type of funding, along with some best practices.
Martin Zwilling
What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship
Ready To Launch

What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship

Instead of trying to become the next Silicon Valley, the mayor of 'Gig City' says emerging tech hubs should focus on its own unique assets.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Vodafone Discloses Widespread Government Spying Across Its 400 Million-Person Network
Privacy Concerns

Vodafone Discloses Widespread Government Spying Across Its 400 Million-Person Network

The company's first ever 'Law Enforcement Disclosure' report details how government agencies are tapping customer lines to listen in on and record phone conversations.
Geoff Weiss
How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business
Startup Kit

How the U.S. Government Can Help with Your Export Business

Because exports give the U.S. economy a big charge, government agencies are happy to help you sell just about anything to foreign markets. Here are the government resources available to you.
What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?
Starting a Business

What City Topped the Chart for Helping Small Businesses Succeed?

A new report highlights specifics and outlines strategies for local governments to follow to improve their strategies targeted towards small businesses.
Benjamin Kabin
France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms
Mistakes

France Orders 2,000 Trains Too Wide for Station Platforms

Talk about being on the wrong side of the tracks. While we all make mistakes, France's latest eye-popping mishap should serve as a lesson in vigilance.
Geoff Weiss
National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region
National Small Business Week

National Small Business Week: Events to Watch For in Your Region

As National Small Business Week kicks off today, here are some exciting events, opportunities and resources to look out for.
Geoff Weiss
Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear
Far Out Tech

Entrepreneurs on the Moon, DNA Hacking and Real-Life Iron Man Gear

A roundup of the 10 most interesting new technologies that make us scratch our heads and say, 'What the heck?'
Jason Fell