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How Copyrights Become Public Domain
Legal

How Copyrights Become Public Domain

Copyright law isn't the easiest subject in the world. Here, we break down some of the basics.
New York Just Issued Its First BitLicense
Bitcoin

New York Just Issued Its First BitLicense

A bitcoin startup called Circle Internet Financial is now permitted to offer digital currency services in the state.
Former Peanut Company CEO Sentenced to 28 Years for Deadly Salmonella Outbreak
Legal

Former Peanut Company CEO Sentenced to 28 Years for Deadly Salmonella Outbreak

Stewart Parnell was convicted of knowingly shipping salmonella-tainted peanuts to customers.
After the Settlement: What GM Needs to Do Now
General Motors

After the Settlement: What GM Needs to Do Now

Mary Barra called the two-year legal and public relations crisis 'a catalyst for meaningful change.'
The 10 Best States to Start a Small Business
Growing a Business

The 10 Best States to Start a Small Business

A new survey examines state and city governments are the friendliest to growing companies.
Nina Zipkin
Burning Man Considers Legal Action Against Quiznos After Parody Ad
Quiznos

Burning Man Considers Legal Action Against Quiznos After Parody Ad

The festival didn't find a video made by the sandwich chain mocking Burning Man for selling out very funny.
Kate Taylor
Subway Reveals It Did Not Act on a Serious Complaint About Jared Fogle in 2011
Subway

Subway Reveals It Did Not Act on a Serious Complaint About Jared Fogle in 2011

The complaint was from a former journalist who also took her concerns to the FBI.
Kate Taylor
Ellen Pao Won't Appeal Gender Discrimination Trial Verdict
Ellen Pao

Ellen Pao Won't Appeal Gender Discrimination Trial Verdict

The former venture capitalist, who recently resigned as CEO of Reddit, says she wants to 'move forward.'
Should U.S. Tech Companies Be Forced to Hand Over Data Held Overseas?
Legal

Should U.S. Tech Companies Be Forced to Hand Over Data Held Overseas?

A New York Court of Appeals is set to hear a case brought by Microsoft in response to a search warrant for emails that are on a server in Ireland.
7 Things You Didn't Know About the Real Colonel Sanders
KFC

7 Things You Didn't Know About the Real Colonel Sanders

As KFC's ad campaign brings the Colonel back from the dead, it ignores some of Sanders' complexities that made him so interesting.
Kate Taylor
Ruth's Chris Sends Cease and Desist to Parody Indian Steakhouse Pop-Up
Data-Driven Marketing

Ruth's Chris Sends Cease and Desist to Parody Indian Steakhouse Pop-Up

Ruth Krishna's Tandoori Steakhouse has been renamed Randy Krishna's for David Chang's satiric one-night pop-up restaurant event.
Kate Taylor
Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?
Joint Employer

Will This Decision Force Franchises to Reconsider Their Business Models?

The National Labor Relations Board's latest move means franchisors can be held legally accountable by workers.
Kate Taylor
Lawsuit Claims SoulCycle 'Robs Customers' With Its Class-Purchasing Policy
Legal

Lawsuit Claims SoulCycle 'Robs Customers' With Its Class-Purchasing Policy

The proposed class-action suit comes as SoulCycle prepares to go public.
Walmart Will No Longer Sell Semi-Automatic Weapons
Walmart

Walmart Will No Longer Sell Semi-Automatic Weapons

The nation's biggest retailer said the move was a result of sluggish demand.