House Passes 2 Bills Aimed at Making It Easier for Entrepreneurs to Get Access to Cash
Both bills sailed through Congress last night with strong bipartisan support, a rare sighting in the current political climate.
U.S. Issues Rule Requiring Banks to Identify Shell Company Owners
The Customer Due Diligence rule, in the works since 2012, and the proposed legislation are meant to hinder criminals from using shell companies to hide ownership and launder money, finance terror, and commit other threats to the global financial system.
Congress Passes Legislation to Protect Firms' Trade Secrets
The 'Defend Trade Secrets Act' protections include manufacturing processes and computer methods.
Deeply Divided White House Will Not Support Encryption Legislation
The political debate over the limits of encryption rages on.
After Business Backlash, Georgia Governor to Veto Bill Seen as Anti-Gay
Under the bill, faith-based groups could not be forced to hire or retain an employee whose beliefs run counter to the organization's.
Salesforce CEO Threatens to Take Business Out of Georgia If 'Anti-Gay Bill' Is Signed
Marc Benioff has fought for gay rights before, and he's been supportive of equal pay for men and women.
Why We Don't Want to See a Total Solar-Panel Eclipse Over Nevada
A controversial ruling regarding solar energy in Nevada challenges business leaders on ethics, the environment and corporate social responsibility.
Businesses in Seattle Are Now Required to Make Some Bathrooms 'Gender Neutral'
Single-stall restrooms are now all-gender facilities in Seattle.
Congress Is Trying To Pump the Brakes On Hackers Who Can Control Your Car Wirelessly
The explosion of Internet-connected computer features in automobiles give hackers a doorway into the control system of your car.
San Francisco's Law Targeting Sugary Sodas May Mean Trouble for Starbucks
As the city contemplates a law that will require warnings on soda advertising, the Frappuccino comes under fire.
U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption
The companies say new policies would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.