Regulations

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The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail
Net Neutrality

The First Net Neutrality Complaint Looks Doomed to Fail

A test case of the FCC's new net neutrality rules arrived on the agency's doorstep. It involves slow web streams, but is likely to fail.
Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products
Regulations

Two California Farmers Just Stopped the Government From Stealing Your Products

The Supreme Court's ruling over raisins means regulators need to think twice about taking private property.
Ray Hennessey
Amazon Insists Federal Rules Apply to U.S. Deliveries by Drone
Delivery

Amazon Insists Federal Rules Apply to U.S. Deliveries by Drone

The e-retailing giant says local communities should not be allowed to regulate unmanned aerial systems authorized by federal aviation regulators.
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
Starbucks

San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks

As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
Kate Taylor
Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?
Small Businesses

Dear Politician: If Small Business Is So Important, How Do You Explain These Facts?

The economy runs on private-sector job growth. Why is that so hard to understand?
Susan Solovic
Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO
Finance

Companies Can Now 'Test The Waters' Before Pursuing a Mini-IPO

A recently approved provision of the JOBS Act allows business to meet and share information with potential investors.
Kendall Almerico
This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber
Regulations

This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber

Long Beach, Calif., became the first major U.S. city to ease taxi regulations in the face of competition from ridesharing services.
Geoff Weiss
Senators Push Bill to Legalize Commercial Drones
Regulations

Senators Push Bill to Legalize Commercial Drones

Could drone-filled skies soon be a reality?
Clay Dillow
FAA's Relaxed Drone Rules Could Mean Big Changes for Industry
Drones

FAA's Relaxed Drone Rules Could Mean Big Changes for Industry

New research partnerships could allow for wider commercial drone applications in coming years.
Clay Dillow
Regulation A+ Is Not the Savior of Cash-Seeking Startups
Funding

Regulation A+ Is Not the Savior of Cash-Seeking Startups

A company really needs to be ready -- preferably venture backed and generating substantive revenue -- before considering this option.
Sally Outlaw
From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside
France

From Fermented Food to Video Streaming, These French Entrepreneurs Are Making a Splash Stateside

Attitudes towards entrepreneurship are evolving among today's French youth.
Geoff Weiss
Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health
Workplace Safety

Tips and Apps to Assure Your Employees' Safety and Health

There are a range of resources at your fingertips to help keep your workers safe and healthy.
Susan Solovic
Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests
Drones

Amazon Is the Latest to Get Approval to Fly Forward With New Drone Tests

Under some very specific guidelines, Federal regulators have given Amazon, along with insurance companies, permission to use small unmanned aircraft systems.
Catherine Clifford
6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+
Finance

6 Things You Should Do Now If You Want to Raise Funds With Regulation A+

Prepare your company to accept money from the tens of millions of potential investors in "the crowd" that were previously off-limits.
Kendall Almerico