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Considering an Online Business? Read This First.
Starting a Business

Considering an Online Business? Read This First.

Your odds of being successful in any Web-enabled field are much lower than you realize, especially if you conform to all the popular groupthink.
Steve Tobak
Google, Fidelity Invest $1 Billion in SpaceX to Spread Internet Access Across the Globe
Investing

Google, Fidelity Invest $1 Billion in SpaceX to Spread Internet Access Across the Globe

The deal would reportedly value SpaceX at roughly $10 billion.
Geoff Weiss
What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online
Legal

What Entrepreneurs Should Know About the Laws Protecting Children Online

As the FTC cracks down on non-compliant businesses, understanding the importance of children's online privacy and protection is even more important for small businesses.
Peter Gasca
Elon Musk Wants to Build a Second Internet in Outer Space to the Tune of $10 Billion
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Wants to Build a Second Internet in Outer Space to the Tune of $10 Billion

Hundreds of orbiting satellites would not only improve the flow of data on our current Internet, but also connect the 1 million colonists that Musk hopes to send to Mars.
Geoff Weiss
3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'
Internet of Things

3 Industries Entrepreneurs Can Disrupt With the 'Internet of Things'

Wireless technology presents a huge opportunity to change how we handle many everyday tasks.
Shane Buckley
U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations
Net Neutrality

U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'
Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015
Taxes

Congress Expected to Reboot Internet Tax Issues in 2015

We will wait until next year for any conclusive action on a tangle of Internet tax issues, including online access taxes and online state sales taxes.
U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

U.S. House Subcommittee Postpones Hearing on Net Neutrality

The matter 'will be top priority in the new Congress.'
FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief Says Any New Internet Rules Must Withstand Lawsuits

U.S. regulators expect Internet service providers to sue the government over any changes in the way they are regulated and must reevaluate any proposals to make sure they stand up in court.
What Midsize Cities Must Do to Boost Entrepreneurship
Politics

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
FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

FCC Chief in Tough Spot After Obama Takes Firm Stance on Net Neutrality

The president's public stance on net neutrality seems to create more questions than answers.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality
Net Neutrality

Obama Throws Support Behind Net Neutrality

The president came out in favor of the protection of net neutrality with a statement laying out a proposal for the FCC.
Nina Zipkin
Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions
Elon Musk

Here's Elon Musk's Plan to Deliver Internet Access to Billions

It involves sending a network of 700 lightweight satellites into space.
Laura Entis
How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online
Productivity

How to Keep Employees On-Task When They're Online

The three E's will help limit goofing off online at work.
Christopher Hann