News and Articles About Regulations

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
The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today
Regulations

The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today

Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall.
Ray Hennessey
Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel'
Uber

Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel'

David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for
Laura Entis
Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason
Lyft

Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason

The COO of Lyft is leaving the company, taking his entire operations staff with him.
Catherine Clifford
3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship
Launching a Business

3 Enticements U.S. Cities Could Copy From Hong Kong to Encourage Entrepreneurship

Americans could learn a thing or two from this Asian business center if they want to attract people to create new enterprises.
Joshua Steimle
Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO
Mergers and Acquisitions

Sprint Shelves Bid for T-Mobile, Calls in New CEO

After months of languishing in regulatory limbo, a proposed merger between Sprint and T-Mobile is now off.
Geoff Weiss
Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?
Travel

Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite?

Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy?
Geoff Weiss
U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January
Technology

U.K. to Test Driverless Cars on Public Roads Come January

The country is following in the footsteps of Japan, Sweden and the United States, which have all sanctioned public tests for the burgeoning tech.
Geoff Weiss
Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)
Ridesharing Apps

Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time)

After its first launch was held up by New York State Supreme Court, the San Francisco-based company is set to hit the streets in the Big Apple starting tonight.
Catherine Clifford
Business Travel

How to Start an International Travel Tour Business

Reaching out to trade and government agencies are important first steps in starting a tour business.
Nina Kaufman
Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much.

Lyft's New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State's attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app.
Catherine Clifford