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Move Over DNA, Your Wearable Data Could Soon Be Used in the Courtroom

A Canadian personal injury case making use of a plaintiff's Fitbit data could set a global precedent.
Nina Zipkin
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Soylent Says Won't Sue Copycat Meal Replacement 'Schmoylent'

The original meal replacement company says it won't take legal action, but discouraged the knockoff from trying to compete.
Kate Taylor
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Condé Nast to Pay $5.8 Million to Unpaid and Underpaid Interns

Interns triumphed over the publisher in a class-action lawsuit brought by thousands of former interns from magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.
Kate Taylor
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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
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Regret Swiping Left on Tinder? Soon You Can Pay to Undo It.

The online dating service is planning to roll out a premium version of its app.
Nina Zipkin
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The International Franchise Board Tries to Dig Up Details on Labor Board's 'Joint Employer' Decision

The IFA plans to file a request with the National Labor Relations Board to disclose the reasoning behind deeming franchisors 'joint employers.'
Kate Taylor
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Sean Parker's Punishment for Eco-Unfriendly Wedding? He Has to Build an App.

The 'creative' settlement was reached with the California Coastal Commission after Napster founder Sean Parker came under fire for hosting an over-the-top wedding that allegedly damaged sensitive Redwood forests.
Geoff Weiss
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From a Legal Standpoint, Should You Go With Google Docs or Office Online?

Forget the features list and ease of use. There are some serious implications to consider with the companies privacy policies.
Sarah Austin
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California Governor Vetoes Bill That Would Expand Franchisee Rights

Franchisors and franchisees are divided over the veto of a California bill that would make it more difficult to terminate franchise agreements.
Kate Taylor
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What to Do If Someone Uses Your Trademark

The saying, 'Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery' just doesn't fly when dealing with trademarks.
Nellie Akalp
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FBI to Apple, Google: Your New Privacy Policies Are Making People Less Safe

In making vast troves of smartphone data only available to each device's owner, the FBI argues, a critical crime-solving tool has been compromised.
Geoff Weiss
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A Crash Course on Licenses, Joint Ventures and Partnerships

Here are some common terms and features that you might see in your next business agreement.
Carol Roth
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Franchise Industry Strikes Back at NLRB's 'Joint Employer' Decision

The NLRB's recent ruling has the potential to tear the franchise model apart at the seams. So, franchisors and franchisees are taking action.
Kate Taylor
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Twitpic Gets New Lease on Life Thanks to Mystery Acquirer

The popular photo-sharing platform will no longer shut down.
Nina Zipkin