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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.
dispensaries.com
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
Make More Happen

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.