Regulations

FDA Clears 23andMe to Provide (Some) Genetic Data to Customers
Personal Health

FDA Clears 23andMe to Provide (Some) Genetic Data to Customers

The startup can now market direct-to-consumer genetic tests that include carrier status, wellness trait and ancestry reports.
Laura Entis
Uber Is Eating Up Taxi Rides in New York City
Uber

Uber Is Eating Up Taxi Rides in New York City

But the Big Apple isn't the only area that is undergoing this kind of transportation change.
Nina Zipkin
Drone Owners Will Soon Have to Register With the Federal Government
Drones

Drone Owners Will Soon Have to Register With the Federal Government

A task force is being asked to flesh out how the registration will work to put a system in place ahead of the holiday season.
Nina Zipkin
Brands: Get Up to Date on Federal Trade Commission Guidelines
Regulations

Brands: Get Up to Date on Federal Trade Commission Guidelines

Be aware of new FTC regulations regarding advertising and social media.
Eric Dahan
Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?
Regulations

Will Decriminalization of Sex Work Become the Next Anti-Regulation Battle?

As the case for legalizing marijuana gains steam across the U.S., sex workers and activists are following suit, arguing that criminalizing their work does more harm than good.
Kate Taylor
New York City's Styrofoam Ban Overturned
Styrofoam

New York City's Styrofoam Ban Overturned

Restaurants are now once again free to use foam cups and takeaway containers.
Kate Taylor
The 10 Best States to Start a Small Business
Growing a Business

The 10 Best States to Start a Small Business

A new survey examines state and city governments are the friendliest to growing companies.
Nina Zipkin
To Encourage Crowdfunding, Change the Definition of an Investment Company
Equity Crowdfunding

To Encourage Crowdfunding, Change the Definition of an Investment Company

Equity crowdfunding is hampered by regulations designed to curb stock-market abuse.
Scott Shane
FDA Releases New Anti-Food Poisoning Rules Just as Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 30 States
Safety

FDA Releases New Anti-Food Poisoning Rules Just as Salmonella Outbreak Reaches 30 States

Separate salmonella outbreaks have been reportedly tied to cucumbers and Chipotle.
Kate Taylor
Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership
Leadership

Winning at All Costs Is Not True Leadership

When you set out to win and don't count the costs, you end up paying far more than you expected.
Ray Hennessey
Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding
Equity Crowdfunding

Why Kickstarter and Indiegogo Won't Go Into Equity Crowdfunding

The types of investors who put money into reward-based crowdfunders aren't the ones who will buy shares through equity crowdfunding – at least not at first.
Scott Shane
How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth
Ready To Launch

How the NLRB's Employment Ruling Could Hurt Jobs, Business Growth

The NLRB just penalized the only entities providing jobs in this country, in the name of increasing employment. How does that make sense?
Ray Hennessey
Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths
Uber

Researchers Find Uber Use Leads to a Decrease in DUI Deaths

A study of drunk-driving deaths shows Uber has a positive effect, provided the price is right.
Ray Hennessey