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

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.
Geoff Weiss
Bye Bye BlackBerry: Which Smartphone Should President Obama Use Next?
Mobile

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.
Geoff Weiss
How the New Obama Overtime Rules Will Squelch Opportunity
Overtime

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

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

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.
Laura Entis
Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe, Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Invest $1 Billion to Get Kids Online

Adobe and Prezi are the latest companies to join the White House's ConnectED initiative, which aims to get 99 percent of America's students connected to the Internet in the next 5 years.
Catherine Clifford
U.S. Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover, But New Version Won't Be Seen for Years
FDA

U.S. Nutrition Labels Get a Makeover, But New Version Won't Be Seen for Years

The FDA's proposed new nutrition labels intend to make healthy shopping easier for families, saving on health-care costs in the long run.
Kate Taylor
Obama Inks Executive Order to Streamline Import and Export Process for Businesses
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Actually, Mr. President, That Art History Degree Is Pretty Helpful
Growth Strategies

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.
Ray Hennessey
CBO Says Raising Minimum Wage Will Lead to Job Cuts
Growth Strategies

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.
Ray Hennessey
Entrepreneurs at ZocDoc Say They Can Solve a Major Obamacare Concern
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford
Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages
Growth Strategies

Stop Pressuring Companies to Raise Wages

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

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.'
Catherine Clifford
Obama to Bypass Congress, Raise Minimum Wage for Federal Contracts on His Own
Growth Strategies

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.
Catherine Clifford