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Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House

Obama Rallies Dream Team of Entrepreneurs at White House

LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman and designer Tory Burch were among the handful of entrepreneurs who met with President Obama today as he looks to bolster entrepreneurship throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

Jimmy Carter: I Send Snail Mail for Fear of NSA Surveillance

The 39th U.S. president and Nobel Peace Prize winner has a bone to pick with the NSA.
Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?

Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?

The White House is reportedly testing out Samsung and LG devices for use by President Obama and his staff.
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity

By making more workers eligible for overtime, the Obama Administration may be making the job market worse, not better.
U.S. Army Developing a Real Live 'Iron Man' Suit

U.S. Army Developing a Real Live 'Iron Man' Suit

During a White House event for innovation in manufacturing, President Obama let the cat out of the bag. Or did he?
Ellen's Oscar Selfie Rapidly Becomes the Most Retweeted Image of All Time

Ellen's Oscar Selfie Rapidly Becomes the Most Retweeted Image of All Time

The A-list studded photo surpassed President Obama's 'Four More Years' picture in under an hour.
Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses

President Obama moved to reduce bureaucratic processes from ‘days to minutes’ for small and medium-sized businesses who export American-made goods and services.
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful

By discounting the value of a four-year degree, President Obama misses a path to success clearly laid out in economic data.
CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts

A hike in the minimum wage could lead to as many as half a million job cuts, according to the nonpartisan analysis.
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern

The Affordable Care Act brings more patients into the healthcare system but does not increase the number of doctors. The only short-term solution is to be more efficient.
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

Despite the rhetoric, companies are making workers' lives better and continue to help our economic growth.
Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action

Obama Proposes Retirement Account Program That May Require Employer Action

In his latest State of the Union address, President Obama mentioned a new savings account for employees called 'myRA.'
Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own

Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own

The president plans to announce during his State of the Union address that he is raising the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour from $7.25 an hour for anyone working on new federal contracts.
Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Kid Inventor Whose Marshmallow Launcher Impressed Obama Gets VIP Ticket to State of the Union

Joey Hudy wowed President Obama at the White House Science Fair and has since secured a spot as Intel's youngest intern.
Tech Giants Throw More Money Than Ever at Washington Lobbyists

Tech Giants Throw More Money Than Ever at Washington Lobbyists

New figures suggest that lobby spending by tech leaders like Google and Facebook amounted to a massive $61 million in 2013.
This Major Franchise Just Announced a 3-Year Project With the White House

This Major Franchise Just Announced a 3-Year Project With the White House

As part of her 'Let's Move' initiative, Michelle Obama gets Subway to encourage children to eat more fruits and vegetables.
Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Obama Changes Rules for NSA Data Collection

Today, the President announced a plan to overhaul the way the National Security Agency handles cell phone metadata, among other security policy changes.
Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Executives of the largest U.S. technology companies are meeting at the White House to talk Healthcare.gov and issues of national security.
Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

Tell Us: What Would You Do With 17 Days Off?

While President Obama's supporters and detractors don't agree on much, they can probably agree on this: an uninterrupted, 17-day long break would certainly be nice.
Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

Latest Obamacare Delay Means Small Businesses Will Have to Wait. Again.

The launch date for the online exchange that will allow small-business owners to shop for insurance has been pushed to November 2014.
Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner

Making Heads or Tails of Obamacare as a Sole Proprietor or Small-Business Owner

Obamacare may actually improve small-business owners' bottom lines. Here are four factors to consider when signing up.

President Obama's Twitter Links Hacked

President Obama's Twitter links were compromised on Monday in an apparent attack by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, to serve as the central bank's next chairman.
Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses

Obama Says Shutdown Is Hurting Small Businesses

Today, the president traveled to M. Luis Construction in Rockville, Md., to deliver his latest in a series of strongly-worded attacks against House Republicans regarding the government shutdown.
SBA Gets a Temporary Chief

SBA Gets a Temporary Chief

Jeanne Hulit, the Small Business Administration's associate administrator in the Office of Capital Access, will take over as interim head of the agency when Karen Mills departs at end of the month.

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