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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.
Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever

Why the Postal Service Getting Into Banking Is the Worst Idea Ever

In a misguided attempt to help the lowest income rung, the USPS is being floated as America's next bank. That won't help anyone.
How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

How the World's Richest Nations Are Regulating Bitcoin

A new report on digital currency regulations across the globe revealed a strange patchwork of laws. Read on to find out which developed nations are friendliest to Bitcoin.
PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

PayPal Is Cracking Down on Bitcoin Sellers

Within the Bitcoin community, there are recent reports of a 'massive banning campaign' by PayPal against merchants selling anything related to the cryptocurrency.
In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

In Crowdfunding, Who is Responsible for Preventing Fraud?

On the last day of the public comment period over the proposed equity crowdfunding rules, a slew of stakeholders wrote into the SEC on the topic of liability in the case of fraud.
At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

At Regulatory Hearing, Prosecutors Admit Bitcoin Is a Technological Breakthrough

While calling for tighter regulation of Bitcoin businesses and new law enforcement tools to aid in policing these operations, two prosecutors admitted that Bitcoin has valuable 'intrinsic qualities.'
Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business

Government Shuts Down 11-Year-Old's Cupcake Business

A budding entrepreneur in Illinois had her business featured by local press. That's when the trouble started.
Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

Cameron Winklevoss: A 'Sheriff' for Bitcoin's Wild West Is a Good Thing

As the first day of Bitcoin hearings organized by the New York Department of Financial Services got underway Tuesday, regulators explained their priorities while investors expressed concerns.
The Anti-Main-Street President

The Anti-Main-Street President

Most of this administration's policies have been hostile to the interests of Main Street business owners, particularly those running labor-intensive businesses with low-wage employees.
High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

High Hopes and Blunt Truths for the $2.3 Billion Legal Marijuana Market

Like it or not, legal marijuana is here and the market is growing. Find out who stands to profit, what opportunities exist in this emerging market and what barriers these entrepreneurs have to overcome.
To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

To Help Small Business, Cut Regulation

The regulatory burden on small businesses is now higher than it was when President Obama took office. Circumstances must change.
Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

Why Our Job Market Is Dying Before Our Eyes

The latest jobs numbers prove a point: Putting government policy over business interests has been a disastrous failure for the American worker.
Game On: China Lifts 14-Year Ban on Video Game Consoles

Game On: China Lifts 14-Year Ban on Video Game Consoles

Leading video game manufactures are cautiously optimistic on China's easing of a ban on gaming consoles such as PlayStation, Xbox and Wii.
Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Fast Food CEO: U.S. Government Making it Hard for Us to Grow

Andy Puzder, CEO of CKE Restaurants, the parent company of Carl's Jr. and Hardee's, has found it easier to set up shop in countries like Brazil and China rather than contend with U.S. government regulations.
India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

India's No. 1 Bitcoin Exchange: Shutdown 'In No Way' Reflects Bitcoin's True Potential

As India's central bank considers what to do about digital currencies, Bitcoin businesses in India are suspending operations.
Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

Why the Postal Service Can't Capitalize on the Christmas Shipping Woes

This should be the time for the Postal Service to shine, but regulations and Congress won't let it seize competitive ground.
Regulations Get Sticky as the Danes Ban the Danish

Regulations Get Sticky as the Danes Ban the Danish

Cinnamon is a health risk in Europe, and that threatens the warm, sweet goodness that Denmark is known for.
Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

Transportation Department Wants to Ban In-Flight Calls

Yes, cellphone use on planes would be annoying. But is that annoyance worth a whole new set of rules and regulations?
Bitcoin Gets Slammed by China as BofA Touts its Potential

Bitcoin Gets Slammed by China as BofA Touts its Potential

On the same day that China decided to forbid financial companies from processing Bitcoin-related transactions, Bank of America gave the virtual currency some love.
In Taking Aim at 23andMe, Regulators Missed the Mark

In Taking Aim at 23andMe, Regulators Missed the Mark

The controversy over genetic-testing company 23andMe begs the question: Is knowledge really that dangerous?
The Ridiculous Thing One Congressman Said About Self-Driving Cars

The Ridiculous Thing One Congressman Said About Self-Driving Cars

Recent comments from a congressman in New Jersey are an example of how some regulatory schemes are downright scary.
Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

Bitcoin Hits New All-Time High Ahead of Hearings

The virtual currency skyrocketed above $600 on the Mt. Gox exchange as a Senate panel prepares to discuss Bitcoin regulation.
In Google Glass Case, Laws Again Lag Innovations

In Google Glass Case, Laws Again Lag Innovations

A California woman was issued a summons for driving while wearing Google Glass. Is it really akin to a television strapped to your head?

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