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Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay
Leadership

Tim Cook Is Wrong: You Really Can't Fire Someone For Being Gay

Tim Cook, in acknowledging his homosexuality, perpetuated a politically charged myth about gays in the workplace.
Ray Hennessey
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U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'
Net Neutrality

U.S. Senator Asks Internet Providers to Commit to No 'Fast Lanes'

As regulators work on new so-called 'net neutrality' rules, the Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman has written to chiefs of AT&T Inc, Verizon Communications Inc, Time Warner Cable Inc and Charter Communications Inc.
Is Airbnb 'Great for New York City?' New York's AG Definitely Doesn't Think So.
Airbnb

Is Airbnb 'Great for New York City?' New York's AG Definitely Doesn't Think So.

He released a scathing report, which challenges the company's presentation of itself as a benevolent force for the average New Yorker.
Laura Entis
Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco
Regulations

Airbnb Will Soon Operate Legally in San Francisco

The new law, which received initial approval from the city, is expected to take effect in February and comes with a number of requirements for hosts using the site.
Laura Entis
Will the SEC Redefine Who Can Be an 'Accredited Investor'?
Jobs Act

Will the SEC Redefine Who Can Be an 'Accredited Investor'?

If the government loosened up restrictions, more money could be freely distributed to entrepreneurs and small businesses.
Kendall Almerico
Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later
Leadership

Prepare for Family Leave Laws and Avoid Litigation Later

Laws mandating extended paid leaves are increasingly common and already prompting a surge in employee lawsuits.
Leo Corcoran
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First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow
Drones

First Authorized Drone Delivery in Europe Scheduled for Tomorrow

German delivery firm DHL will use drones to deliver medical supplies to a small island.
Laura Entis
Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco
Airbnb

Coming Soon: Hotel Tax on Airbnb Rentals in San Francisco

Next month, the city will start charging renters a 14 percent occupancy tax on behalf of its hosts.
Laura Entis
How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL
Leadership

How Business Is Regulating Good Behavior in the NFL

The NFL and players needed sponsors to get serious about abuse. Thank capitalism for that.
Ray Hennessey
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Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling
Ridesharing Apps

Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling

The ride-hailing apps have been told that they are in violation of state law by offering carpooling services for money.
Catherine Clifford
For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene
Food Businesses

For Restaurant Goers, Authenticity Trumps Hygiene

Forget the public health department: if customers think a restaurant is authentic, they don't care how clean it is.
Kate Taylor
Uber Says It Will Continue Service in Germany Despite Ban
Uber

Uber Says It Will Continue Service in Germany Despite Ban

The San Francisco-based ride-hailing app will face fees of $328,000 each time it operates in the fast-growing European market.
Catherine Clifford
Google's Next Plan: Making Drone Delivery a Reality
Drones

Google's Next Plan: Making Drone Delivery a Reality

The tech giant recently completed test flights in Australia with a drone that hovers like a helicopter and flies like a plane.
Benjamin Kabin
Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG
Sharing Economy

Innovation vs. Regulation Fight Continues as Airbnb Reveals Host Names to NY's AG

Lodging-rental platform AirBnB announced that it is turning over the personal information of 124 New York City hosts at the behest of the attorney general.
Catherine Clifford