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Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly
Automakers

Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly

The explosion of Internet-connected computer features in automobiles give hackers a doorway into the control system of your car.
Catherine Clifford
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
Starbucks

San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks

As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
Kate Taylor
U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption
Security

U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption

The companies say new policies would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector
Hiring

Obama's Immigration Plan Offers Some Relief, Risk for Tech Sector

Modest changes to make it easier for technology companies to retain high-skilled workers frustrated by long and unpredictable waits for green cards.
Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse
Patents

Unlocking America's Innovation Warehouse

Legal complexities have resulted in a system where only a judge can determine what a patent covers.
Jay Walker