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Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths
Uber

Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Ray Hennessey
Airbnb Agrees to Collect Tourism Tax in Paris, Its Biggest Market
Airbnb

Airbnb Agrees to Collect Tourism Tax in Paris, Its Biggest Market

The home-rental platform today announced that it will automatically collect tourism taxes for guests and remit them directly to the City Hall.
Catherine Clifford
Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack
Cyber Security

Court Rules FTC Can Come After Your Company After a Cyber Attack

in a closely watched ruling, an appeals court says victims of hackers have liability for unfair-practices claims.
Ray Hennessey
Apple's Tim Cook Made a Rookie Mistake and Might Face SEC Sanctions
Regulations

Apple's Tim Cook Made a Rookie Mistake and Might Face SEC Sanctions

The CEO of Apple, which is notoriously tight-lipped, selectively released information about his company's performance. That's not good.
Ray Hennessey
Don't Underestimate the Devastating Consequences of HR Mistakes
Human Resources

Don't Underestimate the Devastating Consequences of HR Mistakes

The functional area of human resources is no less complex than accounting. There is a mind-numbing list of things that a competent HR professional needs to know about.
Doug and Polly White
Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'
Seattle

Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'

Single-stall restrooms are now all-gender facilities in Seattle.
Kate Taylor
SEC Says Companies Must Share CEO-Employee Compensation Ratio With Investors
News and trends

SEC Says Companies Must Share CEO-Employee Compensation Ratio With Investors

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's new rules have been opposed by many trade groups.
When Starting a Business, Beware All the Taxes and Regulations
Taxes

When Starting a Business, Beware All the Taxes and Regulations

Check out this primer on all the burdens the government will place on your venture.
Doug and Polly White
New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers
Regulations

New York City Caves on Plan to Cap Uber Drivers

Mayor Bill de Blasio faced vocal opposition to plans to stop Uber's growth in New York.
Ray Hennessey
New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees
Minimum Wage

New York Moves Closer to a $15 Minimum Wage for Fast-Food Employees

A state-appointed panel has recommended a significant increase from $8.75 an hour.
Kate Taylor
Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?
Employee Compensation

Do You Have a Plan to Survive the Proposed Overtime Rules?

One thing politicians seem to forget is that when they change the rules to try to force higher pay, the money has to come from somewhere.
Doug and Polly White
What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains
Uber

What Uber Has Learned About Expansion, Hurdles and Growing Pains

In this video, Uber East Coast general manager Meghan Verena Joyce talks about the company's road to success.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature
Uber

Uber Takes Swipe at NYC Regulators With Clever 'De Blasio' Feature

The ride-hailing transportation giant has updated its app with a special message for residents of the Big Apple.
Catherine Clifford
FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus
Regulations

FDA Extends Deadlines for Chain Restaurant to Add Calorie Counts to Menus

There's still confusion on what adding calorie counts will actually mean for many food establishments.
Kate Taylor