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How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business
Community Banks

How the Decline in Community Banks Hurts Small Business

Dodd-Frank has weakened community banks, a lifeline for many small businesses.
Scott Shane
What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

What's Angering Amazon?: Your Weekly News Roundup

Why Amazon is frustrated at U.S. regulators and a notable VC weighs in on the potential tech bubble.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now
Point of sale systems

4 Reasons Merchants Should Make the Switch to EMV Now

Later this year, the more secure point-of-sale terminals will be required by law and most likely expected by consumers.
Tyler Vaughey
SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'
Jobs Act

SEC: Startups Can Now Raise $50 Million in 'Mini IPO'

Previously, companies were allowed to raise up to $5 million.
Kendall Almerico
Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation
Regulations

Amazon Blasts FAA for Slowness on Drone Regulation

The U.S. is falling behind other countries in the potentially lucrative area of unmanned aviation technology, according to Amazon.
U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests
Regulations

U.S. Regulators Give Amazon Go-Ahead for Drone Delivery Tests

The approval allows the e-commerce company to pursue its goal of sending packages to customers by air, even as it faces public concern about safety and privacy.
Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City
Uber

Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City

The embattled ridesharing startup is making a dent in the Big Apple.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content
Regulations

Facebook Announces New Policies Regarding Names, Nudity and Controversial Content

Regulating shares among its 1.4 billion users across the world can be a slippery slope, the social network said.
Geoff Weiss
Powdered Alcohol Gets the OK From Federal Regulators, Faces Resistance from States
Alcohol

Powdered Alcohol Gets the OK From Federal Regulators, Faces Resistance from States

Get ready for an unconventional way to get drunk this summer.
Kate Taylor
Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start
Drones

Game of Drones: As U.S. Dithers on Regulations, Rivals Get a Head Start

It's likely to be a year or more before the FAA's regulations are in place - good news for companies operating outside the U.S.
Despite What Mark Cuban Says, Net Neutrality Will Not Create 'Uncertainty'
Net Neutrality

Despite What Mark Cuban Says, Net Neutrality Will Not Create 'Uncertainty'

The FCC now has oversight of the Internet. But there is one thing it can never change.
FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift
Net Neutrality

FCC Adopts Tough Net Neutrality Rule in Historic Regulatory Shift

A raucous debate that has unfolded over the past year has concluded with what appears to be permanent protection of the Internet as open platform for entrepreneurs and free speech.
Peter Page
Greater National Competitiveness Doesn't Lead to More Entrepreneurship
Economics

Greater National Competitiveness Doesn't Lead to More Entrepreneurship

Nations that are more competitive have less of their adult-age population in the process of starting or running new businesses.
Scott Shane