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6 Ways Millennials Have Changed Business Practices
Millennials

6 Ways Millennials Have Changed Business Practices

These tech savvy workers are changing the way we work, for the better.
Richard Maize
Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations
Cannabis

Los Angeles Referendum Set for New Marijuana Regulations

LA voters consider how to transition from prohibition and mass incarceration to shared prosperity and respect for adult personal choice.
dispensaries.com
White House Statement Copied an Entire Paragraph From an Exxon Mobil Press Release
White House

White House Statement Copied an Entire Paragraph From an Exxon Mobil Press Release

The White House statement included minor deviations from the original, such as changing 'U.S.' to 'United States.'
Mark Abadi
Parking Ticket Chatbot Now Helps Refugees Claim Asylum
Chatbots

Parking Ticket Chatbot Now Helps Refugees Claim Asylum

A Facebook Messenger conversation could help you start a new life.
Google: Sorry for the Bogus Content in Search Results
Google

Google: Sorry for the Bogus Content in Search Results

Google's featured snippets have claimed that Obama wanted to declare 'martial war' and offered a Monty Python joke as explanation for the color of fire trucks.
Jay Z's Roc Nation Is Launching a Venture Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Startups
Jay Z

Jay Z's Roc Nation Is Launching a Venture Fund to Invest in Early-Stage Startups

Jay Z's entertainment company is adding startup investing to its repertoire.
This Woman Designed a Wedding Dress Made of Taco Bell Wrappers
Taco Bell

This Woman Designed a Wedding Dress Made of Taco Bell Wrappers

Diane Nguyen and her fiance want to be the first to wed at the company's wedding chapel in Las Vegas.
Nina Zipkin
Trump's Travel Ban: What Has Happened So Far
Trump & Business

Trump's Travel Ban: What Has Happened So Far

Here's a summary of the news and some of the broader business risks the travel restrictions pose.
Lydia Belanger
What You Need to Know About the Temporary Hold on Expedited H-1B Visas
H-1B Visas

What You Need to Know About the Temporary Hold on Expedited H-1B Visas

The tech industry stands to be affected.
Nina Zipkin
This May Not be the News You Want But Bringing a Lawsuit Just Got Easier
Litigation

This May Not be the News You Want But Bringing a Lawsuit Just Got Easier

An insurance startup has a new policy that will cover the costs of bringing a case that you lose.
Peter Page
Generation Z and the Future of Business
Millennials

Generation Z and the Future of Business

A global forum has found that the generation born since 1980 is having a profound effect on government and business.
Cynthia Johnson
In About-Face, Uber Will Apply for California Self-Driving Car Permit
Uber

In About-Face, Uber Will Apply for California Self-Driving Car Permit

The ride-hailing app previously argued that it didn't need the $150 permit since humans were present in its autonomous Volvo XC90 SUVs at all times.
Travis Kalanick's 'Profound Apology' Is a Cautionary Lesson for Young Founders
Emotional Intelligence

Travis Kalanick's 'Profound Apology' Is a Cautionary Lesson for Young Founders

The Uber CEO's public angst about berating a driver and confronting sexual harassment allegations reveals the need to grow in personal skills as well as business skills.
David Schonthal and Brooke Vuckovic