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Think 5G Would Only Make Streaming Faster? It'd Also Be Great for Business.
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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
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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.
Alcohol-Monitoring Wristband Wins U.S. Prize
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Alcohol-Monitoring Wristband Wins U.S. Prize

BACtrack, a privately held medical device maker, took the $200,000 top prize in the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Wearable Biosensor Challenge.
Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena
Legal

Lending Club Under Probe by U.S. Justice Dept, Receives Subpoena

Monday's filing indicated that Lending Club had repurchased an additional $3.8 million in loans during the first quarter that did not meet investor criteria.
Device Makers, Telecoms Face Competing Government Demands on Privacy
Telecommunications

Device Makers, Telecoms Face Competing Government Demands on Privacy

On Monday, the Federal Trade Commission and the Federal Communications Commission announced a joint effort to assure that businesses are safeguarding their customers' data.
Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets
Congress

Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets

The 'Defend Trade Secrets Act' protections include manufacturing processes and computer methods.