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'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

'Downright Creepy': Internet Entrepreneurs Weigh in on Repeal of Internet Privacy Rules

But the repeal of the FCC rules could also mean greater opportunity for smaller companies that prioritize customer privacy.
Nina Zipkin
Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules
Privacy Concerns

Senate Votes to Reverse FCC Consumer Internet Privacy Rules

The regulations were intended to require more transparency on the part of ISPs.
Nina Zipkin
The Big Changes Proposed in President Trump's 2018 Budget
Trump & Business

The Big Changes Proposed in President Trump's 2018 Budget

Congress must decide how to implement the administration's fiscal vision for the country.
Nina Zipkin
GOP Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficit, But Leave Millions Uninsured, CBO Says
Health Care

GOP Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficit, But Leave Millions Uninsured, CBO Says

The nonpartisan group shared its analysis of the American Health Care Act.
Nina Zipkin
Elon Musk Deletes Tweets About Trump Travel Ban
Elon Musk

Elon Musk Deletes Tweets About Trump Travel Ban

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO has been measured in his comments regarding executive order.
Nina Zipkin
Trump Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder Withdraws
Trump & Business

Trump Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder Withdraws

A series of controversies arose leading up to the CKE Restaurants CEO's hearing date.
Nina Zipkin
97 Tech Companies Including Apple and Google File Brief Against Trump Travel Ban
Trump & Business

97 Tech Companies Including Apple and Google File Brief Against Trump Travel Ban

The tech community is putting their words into legal action.
Nina Zipkin
Proposed SBA Head Linda McMahon: Young Entrepreneurs Need Better Financial Know-How
Personal Finance

Proposed SBA Head Linda McMahon: Young Entrepreneurs Need Better Financial Know-How

The former WWE CEO wants to make financial literacy a top priority.
Nina Zipkin
Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions
Cannabis

Senators Push Treasury Department to Loosen Marijuana Banking Restrictions

Senators Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders want regulators to stop penalizing legitimate vendors hired by marijuana businesses left in a legal gray area between state and federal law.
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Meet the Business Leaders Serving in Trump's Administration
Entrepreneurs

Meet the Business Leaders Serving in Trump's Administration

Many of the 45th President's cabinet picks hail from the corporate world.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook Says Government Requests for Account Data Have Risen 27 Percent
Federal Government

Facebook Says Government Requests for Account Data Have Risen 27 Percent

Government requests for account data globally rose to 59,229 from 46,710.
Why Yahoo's Secret Scanning of Emails May Be a Terrifying Sign of What's to Come
Privacy Concerns

Why Yahoo's Secret Scanning of Emails May Be a Terrifying Sign of What's to Come

The order on Yahoo from a secret court last year resulted from the government's drive to change decades of interpretation of the Fourth Amendment right of people to be secure against 'unreasonable searches and seizures.'
Trump Chooses Pro Wrestling Magnate Linda McMahon to Head SBA
SBA

Trump Chooses Pro Wrestling Magnate Linda McMahon to Head SBA

In the president elect's announcement, he's expected to tout that McMahon helped the WWE grow from a 13-person operation to a publicly traded global enterprise with more than 800 employees worldwide.