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FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition
Genetic testing

FDA Grants 23andMe Approval to Sell Test for Rare Genetic Condition

It's a small but definite step towards 23andMe's goal of selling DNA kits again.
Laura Entis
NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home
Drones

NoFlyZone Wants to Help Keep Drones From Flying Over Your Home

With the president, the FAA and state legislatures weighing in on commercial drone use, NoFlyZone CEO Ben Marcus wants to open up the conversation and give individuals the power to put the unmanned vehicles on a path that doesn't include their private property.
Nina Zipkin
FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program
Drones

FAA Plans Ground Amazon's Drone Program

Guidelines could prevent the company from launching Prime Air service in the U.S.
Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use
Regulations

Draft Rules on Commercial Drones Keep Some Limits on Use

The U.S. aviation regulator proposed rules for commercial drone flights that would lift some restrictions but would still bar other activities.
The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About
Sales Calls

The Quirky State Laws That Salespeople Must Know About

Little-known regulations, such as the fact that Tuesday is Mardi Gras Day in Louisiana, can get telemarketers in big trouble.
Jeffrey Fotta
3 Things Small-Business Owners Need to Realize to Make Smart Hires
Hiring

3 Things Small-Business Owners Need to Realize to Make Smart Hires

Small teams have no margin for error when a new hire doesn't work out but doing your homework will get you the stars you need to thrive.
Leslie Barber
Uber's Nightmare Scenario
Uber

Uber's Nightmare Scenario

A look at how everything could go wrong for the world's hottest new company.
Meet the Woman Who Is Shaping the Nation's Policy on Drones
Drones

Meet the Woman Who Is Shaping the Nation's Policy on Drones

Lisa Ellman has been quietly working to craft policy that will make it possible for commercial drones to be flown in the U.S.
Elizabeth Segran
Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth
Staples

Staples Agrees to Buy Office Depot for $6.3 Billion, Creating an Office-Supply Behemoth

If approved, the deal would combine the No. 1 U.S. office supplier with its closest rival, creating a new company with expected annual revenue of $39 billion.
Catherine Clifford
FAA Grants More Exemptions for Commercial Use of Drones
Drones

FAA Grants More Exemptions for Commercial Use of Drones

The news comes as the industry eagerly awaits new agency rules on the remote-controlled aircraft.
5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015
Regulations

5 Regulatory Issues That Could Affect Your Business in 2015

Last year was a busy one but even more changes are on the horizon this year.
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