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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.
Think 5G Would Only Make Streaming Faster? It'd Also Be Great for Business.
Innovation

Think 5G Would Only Make Streaming Faster? It'd Also Be Great for Business.

Don't glaze over when you hear about 'high-speed wireless networks.' 5G will present unfathomable opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Lydia Belanger
Bill Gates: Accelerating Innovation With Leadership
Bill Gates

Bill Gates: Accelerating Innovation With Leadership

'Innovation starts with government support for the research labs and universities working on new insights that entrepreneurs can turn into companies that change the world.'
Bill Gates
This Company Is Offering Discounts to Fight Sexist Product Pricing
News and Trends

This Company Is Offering Discounts to Fight Sexist Product Pricing

Bulk shopping platform Boxed is reducing prices on women's products that are more expensive than the same items made for men.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Administration Rolls Out Rules on Paid Sick Leave, Pay Data
Federal Government

Obama Administration Rolls Out Rules on Paid Sick Leave, Pay Data

U.S. Labor Secretary Thomas Perez told reporters in a phone call that the sick leave rule would directly affect more than 1.1 million workers.
U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology
Self-Driving Cars

U.S. May Seek Power to Pre-Approve Self-Driving Car Technology

The government currently allows automakers to self-certify that vehicles comply with safety standards.
Wells Fargo Will Pay $190 Million to Settle Customer Fraud Case
Banks

Wells Fargo Will Pay $190 Million to Settle Customer Fraud Case

'We regret and take responsibility for any instances where customers may have received a product that they did not request,' the bank said.
Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government
Privacy Concerns

Microsoft Gets Support From Other Companies in its Lawsuit Against U.S. Government

Apple and Google are among those who joined the tech giant in its bid to strike down a law preventing companies from telling customers the government is seeking their data.
Start Saving, Michael Phelps. The IRS Is Taxing Your Olympic Medals.
Rio Olympics 2016

Start Saving, Michael Phelps. The IRS Is Taxing Your Olympic Medals.

Seems like Uncle Sam has Olympic gold fever in more ways than one.
Entrepreneur Staff
White House on Drones: Safety First
Drones

White House on Drones: Safety First

The Office of Science and Technology Policy today unveiled its strategy to safely adopt UAS in the USA.
Facebook Changes Policies on 'Trending Topics' After Criticism
Facebook

Facebook Changes Policies on 'Trending Topics' After Criticism

The world's largest social network said in a blogpost that it was introducing several changes, including elimination of a top-10 list of approved websites, more training and clearer guidelines to help human editors avoid ideological or political bias.