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

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

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.
Laura Entis
5 Signs It's Time to Fire a Company Manager
Management

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.
Heather R. Huhman
Internet Providers Strike Back Against Net Neutrality Activists
Net Neutrality

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.
Benjamin Kabin
FCC Chairman to Revise Proposal for New Broadband Rules After Backlash
Net Neutrality

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.
Benjamin Kabin
Almost Every Major Tech Company in America Blasts the FCC's Net Neutrality Proposal
Net Neutrality

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

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.
Geoff Weiss
Look Out: Joe Biden Is Now on Instagram
Social Media

Look Out: Joe Biden Is Now on Instagram

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

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.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
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What Mozilla's Chief Forgot About 21st Century Leadership
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?
Monica C. Smith
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GOP Congressman Introduces First Bill to Tax Bitcoin
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.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Primer on Patents: Who's Getting Them, Where and How Long It's Taking (Infographic)
Patents

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

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
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