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5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro
Starting a Business

5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro

Opt to establish your startup as a 'Fortified Cash Machine' by using these smart strategies for structuring your new business right from day one.
Bryan Ellis
The Hidden Danger of Online Business Coaches
Business Coaching

The Hidden Danger of Online Business Coaches

'By agreeing to those terms, you're actually agreeing to give away your content or contributions to the coach.'
Mary Simms
5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business Against a Legal Fallout
Legal

5 Ways to Protect Your Small Business Against a Legal Fallout

You need to learn enough about the law to know when you need a lawyer.
Ayodeji Onibalusi
Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy
Legal

Airbnb Sues San Francisco Over Registration Policy

Matt Dorsey, a spokesman for the San Francisco city attorney's office, said nothing in the ordinance punishes Airbnb for their hosts' content.
Disney Faces PR Crisis, Risk of Legal Action After Gator Attack
Disney

Disney Faces PR Crisis, Risk of Legal Action After Gator Attack

Several legal experts differed in their assessments of Disney's potential legal liability in the attack, but most agreed the company would have a strong impetus to quickly settle any case.
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Make More Happen

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life
Investors

Whiskey War: This High-Flying Entrepreneur Is Now Facing the Fight of His Life

WhistlePig founder Raj Peter Bhakta may lose his whiskey farm to the very investors that helped it grow.
Catherine Clifford
Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial
Lawsuits

Larry Page Spars With Oracle Attorney at Android Trial

In a retrial at San Francisco federal court, Oracle Corp. has claimed Google's Android smartphone operating system violated its copyright on parts of Java, a development platform. Alphabet Inc.'s Google unit said it should be able to use Java without paying a fee under the fair-use provision of copyright law.
Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control
U.S. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Dodges Major Decision on Obamacare Birth Control

The court's action avoided a possible 4-4 split that would have affirmed the lower-court rulings.
Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google
Copyright Infringement

Oracle Co-CEO Says it Did Not Buy Sun Micro to Sue Google

Safra Catz told jurors that the point of the acquisition was to protect its products that relied on Sun's software.
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.
Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine
Legal Issues

Google Reportedly Faces Record 3 Billion Euro Antitrust Fine

The European Union has accused Google of promoting its shopping service in Internet searches at the expense of rival services in a case that has dragged on since late 2010.
Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns
Obamacare

Republicans Win Obamacare Legal Challenge, Add to Insurer Concerns

U.S. District Judge Rosemary Collyer ruled that the administration cannot spend billions of dollars in federal funds to provide subsidies under Obamacare to private insurers without the approval of Congress.
U.S. Judge Rules Texas Tycoon Committed Tax Fraud
Fraud

U.S. Judge Rules Texas Tycoon Committed Tax Fraud

Judge Barbara Houser ruled that there was 'clear and convincing evidence' Sam Wyly committed tax fraud, rejecting his arguments that he relied on professional advisers to vet the offshore system.