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3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

3 Entrepreneurial Skills Inmates Perfect

The experiences of prisoners serve as an extreme, stark example of those of startup founders.
Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel'

Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel'

David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for
Michael Bloomberg to Grads: You May Hate What I Stand For, But Don't Repress Me

Michael Bloomberg to Grads: You May Hate What I Stand For, But Don't Repress Me

The former New York City mayor chastised college students across the country for censoring conservative voices.
5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager

A poor supervisor can dampen employee engagement and satisfaction, prompting an exodus. Here's what to look out for.
Internet Providers Strike Back Against Net Neutrality Activists

Internet Providers Strike Back Against Net Neutrality Activists

Twenty-eight of America's broadband providers signed an open letter warning the FCC that regulating broadband as a public utility will stifle innovation.
FCC Chairman to Revise Proposal for New Broadband Rules After Backlash

FCC Chairman to Revise Proposal for New Broadband Rules After Backlash

The revision comes after heaping criticism from major tech companies, who believe such a change will not only be a disadvantage to smaller companies but also to consumers.
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC’s Net Neutrality Proposal

Opposition to the proposed rule change is growing louder as one commissioner calls for a delay on the May 15 vote and a public comment period.
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Look Out: Joe Biden Is Now on Instagram

Look Out: Joe Biden Is Now on Instagram

Fingers crossed for stylized brunch photos, artsy sunset shots and lots of selfies.
The Top 10 Athletic Politicians and What Startup CEOs Can Learn from Them

The Top 10 Athletic Politicians and What Startup CEOs Can Learn from Them

We applaud athletes-turned-politicians -- but we should also take note of politicians who are athletic. They maintain their physical prowess, despite years in demanding high office.
What Mozilla's Chief Forgot About 21st Century Leadership

What Mozilla's Chief Forgot About 21st Century Leadership

The rise of 'glass house' transparency is redefining the reality of business life. Are you aware of the new rules of the game?
GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin

Everyone's buzzing about Rep. Steve Stockman's plan to submit a bill declaring Bitcoin a currency, but this isn't the first time the politician has whipped up a stir.
A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)

As Washington continues to mull new patent legislation, here's a snapshot of the U.S. patent landscape.
Leave it in D.C.: 5 Ways to Rise Above Politics at Work

Leave it in D.C.: 5 Ways to Rise Above Politics at Work

Deal cutting and backhandedness arguably belong in Washington. Don't let them destroy your business.
From American Express to eBay, Businesses Cheer Arizona's Vetoing of Anti-Gay Bill

From American Express to eBay, Businesses Cheer Arizona's Vetoing of Anti-Gay Bill

Arizona Governor Jan Brewer vetoed a law that would have given business owners the right to refuse service to customers because of religious beliefs.
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Democrats Introduce Legislation to Restore 'Open Internet' Rules

Bills introduced in both the House of Representatives and the Senate would bring back net neutrality laws.
Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?

Why Are These Franchisees Ganging Up Against the Biofuel Industry?

Pizza Hut, KFC and Taco Bell franchisees are joining together on an unlikely issue: our nation's fuel supply.
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.
PR Lessons for Bridge Scandal-Hit Chris Christie

PR Lessons for Bridge Scandal-Hit Chris Christie

As the New Jersey governor deals with the political fallout, here are some almost-PR disasters and what the companies did to get out of them.
U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

U.S. Court of Appeals Overturns Net Neutrality

In a ruling published Tuesday, a Washington D.C. court struck down portions of the Federal Communications Commission's rules.
White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

White House Brings On Microsoft Executive to Fix HealthCare.gov

Kurt DelBene has been tapped to oversee the continued rollout of the Obamacare enrollment site.
House Passes Anti-Patent Troll Bill, Sends to Senate

House Passes Anti-Patent Troll Bill, Sends to Senate

The Innovation Act sailed through a first vote on Capitol Hill today, but faces challenges before becoming law.
Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy

Entrepreneurs Want Patent Trolls Gone, But Current Legislation Is Sloppy

The House of Representatives is expected to take up the Innovation Act today, but stakeholders fear that the increased paperwork required by the bill would be counterproductive.
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.
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