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6 Business Issues That Could Shape the Political Debate in 2015
Politics

6 Business Issues That Could Shape the Political Debate in 2015

A breakdown of the major issues that will likely be at the center of the debate as the next presidential campaign ramps up.
Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe
Uber

Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe

Uber's chief executive promised to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.
What the Heck Are Drones Good For, Anyway?
Drones

What the Heck Are Drones Good For, Anyway?

The tiny flying gadgets were all the rage at CES this year, but why anyone would buy one isn't always clear.
Jason Fell
FAA, CNN Strike Deal to Test Drones for News Reporting
Legal

FAA, CNN Strike Deal to Test Drones for News Reporting

While the FAA is still working out the kinks for allowing the commercial use of drones, the agency has given CNN the green light to test these aerial vehicles.
Nina Zipkin
Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1
Styrofoam

Styrofoam to Be Banned in New York City Beginning July 1

Starting this summer, Styrofoam takeout containers and packing peanuts will no longer be allowed in the city.
Kate Taylor
Franchise Industry Not Without Hurdles in 2015
Franchises

Franchise Industry Not Without Hurdles in 2015

The International Franchise Association predicts a solid 2015 for franchised businesses, though regulatory battles loom.
Kate Taylor
Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal
Trep Talk

Regulation Jiu-Jitsu: How These Two Ladies Made an Illegal Business Legal

Co-founders Christina Ha and Emilie Legrand knew that opening a cat cafe in New York City was going to violate regulations. That didn't stop them.
Catherine Clifford
Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules
Sharing Economy

Airbnb Hostess Who Earned $61,000 in 9 Months Now Faces Eviction, Judge Rules

The battle against Airbnb in New York City rages onward.
Geoff Weiss
New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules
Bitcoin

New York Regulator Lays Out Tweaks to Bitcoin Rules

The state's banking regulator says it will soften proposed rules for virtual currencies.
U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations
Net Neutrality

U.S. Manufacturers Group Opposes Stricter Internet Regulations

'Current proposals to regulate the Internet with early 20th Century–era laws severely threaten continued growth.'
Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month
Uber

Uber and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Month

San Francisco and Los Angeles are suing the ridesharing service, the latest events in what's shaping up to be a trying time for the company
Laura Entis
Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines
Legal Issues

Avoid These 3 Employment Compliance Mistakes or Risk Fines

With the multitude of federal and state employment laws and regulations that exist, it is easy to make costly errors.
Andre Lavoie
With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere
Legal

With FAA Slow With Drone Approval, Amazon Looks Elsewhere

Pushing back against the FAA's regulation process, the Internet giant aims to take its research and development abroad.
Nina Zipkin
5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall
Uber

5 Places in America Where Uber Hit a Wall

The ridesharing service that was just banned in India's capital has suffered its share of operational setbacks on its home turf.
Carly Okyle