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The Broadband Cartel and America's Entrepreneurs

The Broadband Cartel and America's Entrepreneurs

Broadband is essential for an entrepreneurial future but broadband providers are more like the electric company or Ma Bell from days past. The FCC needs to regulate them that way.
FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood

FAA is Considering Lifting Drone Ban for Hollywood

The FAA is considering approving drone use for seven companies in the TV and film industry, which could open the door for exemptions in other industries.
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic Gets FAA Clearance for Takeoff

With any luck, Justin Bieber could be hurtling through space by yearÂ’s end.
4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

4 Factors for Hiring Overseas Employees

Getting ready to hire overseas? Understand four key areas before you take the plunge.
Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

Richard Branson on Starting Up Despite the Red Tape

The biggest way to fight bad regulations is to maintain your company's spirit of curiosity.
Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy

Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy

When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious.
Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive

Turns Out It Is Illegal to Force Employees to Be Positive

We all want positive employees. But employer policies that mandate that attitude now are unlawful.
How Culture Clash Killed a $35 Billion Merger

How Culture Clash Killed a $35 Billion Merger

Roughly one year after trumpeting a merger that could have created the biggest ad agency on the planet, Omnicom and Publicis are right back where they started.
What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter.
Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

Why Americans Don't Want to Start New Businesses

New data show new business growth has slowed since 2008. It shouldn't be hard to see why.
How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

How a $15 Minimum Wage in Seattle Could Leave Workers Worse Off

Seattle mayor Ed Murray proposed a record-setting minimum wage hike of $15 -- a move both waiters and restaurant owners are calling shortsighted for failing to credit tips.
Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

Self-Made Billionaires Around the Globe: Where and Why They Thrive (Infographic)

The London-based Centre for Policy Studies took a look at so-called 'SuperEntrepreneurs' and the government and policy infrastructures that best support them.
Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Keep Calm and Continue Disrupting: Lessons From Building a Fast-Growing Firm

Even after a few years, a startup still has an uphill battle against more entrenched competitors.
FCC to Propose Controversial New Rules on Net Neutrality

FCC to Propose Controversial New Rules on Net Neutrality

The new rules would reportedly allow ISPs to charge content providers for a faster, separate pipeline into customers' homes, effectively ending net neutrality.
What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man

What You Should Know About the World's First Direct-to-Stoner Marijuana Vending Machine, Man

The staid, old vending machine concept is getting baked. Where? Dude, we're talking Colorado, bro, where it's legal to get stoned.
The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

The 3 Hires I Wish I'd Made Sooner

Here are the commonly overlooked positions that will help you smooth out operations at and help grow your company.
Safe Use of Social Media in Regulated Fields? It's a Real Option.

Safe Use of Social Media in Regulated Fields? It's a Real Option.

Find out how your company can alert consumers to news or be alert to complaints on popular channels -- and still comply with government rules.
Why Netflix Is Launching in France...From Luxembourg

Why Netflix Is Launching in France...From Luxembourg

The media-streaming company is reportedly using Luxembourg as its French base as it looks to dodge the country's film industry regulations.
5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

5 Surprising Realities of Legal Weed

The demand for legal marijuana, which has outstripped many lofty expectations, isn't the only thing small-business owners in the pot gold rush are surprised about.
MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

MLB in Hot Water for Unauthorized Drone Use at Spring Training

The Washington Nationals got caught using a small drone to capture publicity shots without FAA approval.
Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

Colorado's Legal Marijuana Business is on Fire

This is how much revenue the state's pot industry has generated in just its first month.
How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

How Drones Are Changing the Way We Do Business

From filmmaking to sales, unmanned aerial vehicles are transforming how businesses operate and grow.
This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

This Startup Wants to Protect Your Startup From 'Bad Actors'

Legal compliance company CrowdCheck has a new service allowing entrepreneurs to protect themselves as they get ready to fundraise.
Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China

Walking the Censorship Tightrope, LinkedIn Bets on China

The social media network aims to expand in a country that has rebuffed Facebook, Twitter and Google.
Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

Look Out, Amazon: Dubai Could Have Delivery Drones by Year's End

The United Arab Emirates will employ drones equipped with eye-recognition and fingerprint technology to deliver important government documents by year's end.

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