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Trump Travel Ban, Even While Blocked, Casts Long Shadow Over Immigrant Entrepreneurs
Trump & Business

Trump Travel Ban, Even While Blocked, Casts Long Shadow Over Immigrant Entrepreneurs

The two executive orders have fueled ongoing concerns about travel disruption, discrimination and future restrictions.
Lydia Belanger
GOP Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficit, But Leave Millions Uninsured, CBO Says
Health Care

GOP Health Care Act Would Reduce Deficit, But Leave Millions Uninsured, CBO Says

The nonpartisan group shared its analysis of the American Health Care Act.
Nina Zipkin
Facebook to Devs: Stop Using Data for Surveillance
Make More Happen

Facebook to Devs: Stop Using Data for Surveillance

It's now explicitly against Facebook policy to harness user data for mass surveillance, a move that privacy groups like the ACLU hailed.
Power of the Purse: Consumer Activism Emerges As the New Feminist Brand
Consumer Psychology

Power of the Purse: Consumer Activism Emerges As the New Feminist Brand

Women are leading effective consumer boycotts of companies that do business with Trump brands.
Aleks Kang
What Entrepreneurs Can Do to Be Prepared for Changes to Healthcare Legislation
Healthcare

What Entrepreneurs Can Do to Be Prepared for Changes to Healthcare Legislation

Uncertainty abounds, but there are ways you can be more involved.
Nina Zipkin
Google Fortunetelling Won't Predict Your Future, But It Will Educate You
Google

Google Fortunetelling Won't Predict Your Future, But It Will Educate You

The search engine has found a creative way to use its powers for good.
Rose Leadem
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.
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
FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules
FCC

FCC Chairman Pledges to Undo Net Neutrality Rules

'The torch at the FCC has been passed to a new generation,' Ajit Pai said.
Marijuana Lobby Grows As Legalization Spreads Throughout Country
Cannabis

Marijuana Lobby Grows As Legalization Spreads Throughout Country

Cannabis has already quasi-legal long enough in enough states for the industry to spawn its own specialized lobbyists.
dispensaries.com
How to Stream Trump's Address to Congress
Donald Trump

How to Stream Trump's Address to Congress

The president will address a Joint Session of Congress at 9 p.m. ET. Here's how to watch.
Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Will Support Transgender Student's Case
Politics

Apple, Microsoft and Other Tech Giants Will Support Transgender Student's Case

PayPal, eBay and IBM will also sign the amicus brief to support his legal battle.