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10 People Arrested in Connection With Bitcoin Money Laundering Scheme
Bitcoin

10 People Arrested in Connection With Bitcoin Money Laundering Scheme

The 10 men, all in their 20s and with Dutch nationality, were arrested in coordinated raids at 15 locations across the Netherlands.
Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million
Lawsuits

Drunken Exec Who Punched Uber Driver in Viral Video Is Suing the Driver for $5 Million

The former Taco Bell exec who became infamous for assaulting his driver says it isn't his fault and the driver has to pay.
Ray Hennessey
7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation
Outsourcing

7 Legal Steps You Must Take Before Outsourcing Content Creation

Contracts, insurance policies, copyright issues. Yes, you need to think about all this and more to protect yourself whenever you outsource labor.
Aaron Agius
Why General Electric Is Moving Its Headquarters to Boston
News and Trends

Why General Electric Is Moving Its Headquarters to Boston

The conglomerate, which is currently based in Fairfield, Conn., stands to gain more than just new access to tech talent.
Lawmakers In These 3 U.S. States Are Considering Lowering the Legal Drinking Age to 18
Alcohol

Lawmakers In These 3 U.S. States Are Considering Lowering the Legal Drinking Age to 18

The respective bills would mark an about-face from Congress' National Minimum Drinking Age Act, which set the legal limit to 21 in 1984 to decrease drunk driving.
Geoff Weiss
Fitbit Sued by Investors Over Alleged Tracking Inaccuracies
Legal

Fitbit Sued by Investors Over Alleged Tracking Inaccuracies

The new lawsuit follows a consumer lawsuit filed last week.
Chobani Under Fire for Claiming That Yoplait Contains 'Bug Spray'
Legal

Chobani Under Fire for Claiming That Yoplait Contains 'Bug Spray'

General Mills has filed a lawsuit against the yogurt company for its #NoBadStuff ad campaign.
Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak
Legal

Chipotle Subpoenaed in Criminal Investigation Over Norovirus Outbreak

The struggling chain also saw its sales nosedive in the fourth quarter.
Katie Little
Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says
Legal

Government Must Protect Rude or Racist Brands, Court Says

The U.S. Trademark Office must protect companies with slur names, according to the Circuit Court of Appeals in Washington, D.C.
Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight
Performance Ignited

Soon, Your Driver's License May Not Be Enough to Get You on a Domestic Flight

You may have to bring extra documentation to the airport depending on how your state is complying with new security standards.
Nina Zipkin
How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit
Legal

How One Fashion Worker's Pronunciation of 'Bra' Sparked a Workplace Lawsuit

The employee claims her assistant and co-workers frequently mocked how she pronounced words like 'lunch,' 'buyer,' 'arrow' and, especially, 'bra.'
What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers
Legal

What Businesses in NYC Need to Know About Discrimination Against Transgender Workers

The city recently released updated guidelines on what actions are considered discrimination.
Nina Zipkin
Gillette Sues Dollar Shave Club Over Patented Technology Claims
Patents

Gillette Sues Dollar Shave Club Over Patented Technology Claims

Grooming brand says competitor infringed on a 2004 patent involving a 'chromium-containing overcoat layer.'
Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store
Legal

Employees Accidentally Trash $5 Million in Diamonds at Fifth Avenue Jewelry Store

The precious stones then ended up in the hands of a security guard, who then tried to make a buck, police allege.
Geoff Weiss