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Microsoft and Google Withdraw All Regulatory Complaints Against Each Other

This comes after the companies agreed to dismiss all patent infringement litigations against each other, settling 18 cases in the U.S. and Germany.
Bankruptcy

SunEdison Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Protection

The solar energy company is one of the largest non-financial companies to file for bankruptcy protection in the past decade.
Theranos

Blood-Testing Firm Theranos Under Investigation by Federal Prosecutors, SEC

The FDA, two state departments of health and The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid have also opened probes against the company.
Copyrights

Oracle, Google Fail to Settle Android Lawsuit Before Retrial

After a deadlocked jury in 2012, the companies failed to reach an agreement at a settlement conference last week.
Legal

5 Common Legal Mistakes That Can Trip-Up Your Startup

Spare yourself unnecessary grief and avoid these legal mistakes.
Legal

Founder of GM's Acquired Company Facing Legal Battle

Cruise founder and CEO Kyle Vogt has filed a complaint in San Fracisco Superior Court against a man he says is falsely claiming a stake in the company.
Entrepreneur Network

Know the Difference Between Privacy and Asset Protection

Finance expert Mark Kohler explains how these two types of protection function.
Lyft

Lyft Drivers Would Be Owed Millions in Expense Reimbursements as Employees, Court Documents Show

This is the latest development in the fight for drivers of ridesharing apps to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors.
Patents

Are You Trying to Protect Your Idea -- or Sell It?

Do you really need a patent? It all depends on who you ask.
Apple

Some Apple Engineers Threaten to Quit if Forced to Break iPhone Encryption

Multiple Apple employees told the New York Times they would resist a direct order to create an encryption backdoor.
Freelancers

5 Ways Freelancers Can Save You Time

Save your time for the high-value work; outsource the rest.
Legal

Apple: Founding Fathers Would Be 'Appalled' by Government's iPhone Request

The company is fighting the Justice Department over encryption standards.
Entrepreneur Network

Converting to an S Corporation Will Save You Thousands in Taxes

Tax and legal expert Mark Kohler explains why this way of incorporating is the best, financially speaking.
Legal Issues

FBI Director Says Apple Case May Set a Precedent for Other Devices

The remarks were a slight change to James Comey's statement last week that ordering Apple to unlock the phone was 'unlikely to be a trailblazer.'
Wal-Mart

Lawsuit Brought Against Wal-Mart Over Claims of Wood Pulp in Parmesan Cheese

A New York man is accusing the retail giant of deceptive business practices after the company's '100% Grated Parmesan Cheese' is found to contain almost 10 percent of a filler derived from wood chips.
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