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U.S. Issues New Rules on Small Low-Altitude Commercial Drones
Drones

U.S. Issues New Rules on Small Low-Altitude Commercial Drones

The use of drones for deliveries from companies such as Amazon and Alphabet, however, will require separate regulation.
Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!
Regulations

Small Business Gets a Voice on Regulations -- Finally!

Coalition and advocacy campaign to work with lawmakers to do something about reversing the tide of increasing regulations.
Susan Solovic
Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?
Drones

Would You Fly in This Single-Passenger Drone?

Chinese startup EHang is testing out a pilotless drone in Nevada.
Nina Zipkin
Do New Overtime Rules Make Telework Too Risky?
Regulations

Do New Overtime Rules Make Telework Too Risky?

Telework is becoming increasingly popular with employees, but new overtime rules may lead employers to rethink offering these options.
Matt Straz
Group Calls on U.S. to Speed Up Favorable Regulations for Autonomous Cars
Self-Driving Cars

Group Calls on U.S. to Speed Up Favorable Regulations for Autonomous Cars

In January, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it would unveil guidelines to states and manufacturers on self-driving cars by July.
Here's How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Entrepreneurs
Overtime

Here's How the New Overtime Rules Will Affect Entrepreneurs

You have options but, one way or the other, the cost is going up to keep your lesser-paid employees on the job longer than 40 hours.
Jonathan Segal
This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.
Innovation

This Company Wants City Dwellers to Travel in Flying Pods. First, It Must Face the Huge Hurdle of Regulations.

SkyTran is challenged to convince cities to update their aging infrastructure.
Nina Zipkin
Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal
Cancer

Baidu CEO Tells Staff to Put Values Before Profit After Cancer Death Scandal

Li's letter said employees were making compromises for the sake of commercial interests and placing earnings growth above user experience.
New York's Uber Drivers Form Labor Association
Uber

New York's Uber Drivers Form Labor Association

More than 1,000 Uber drivers signed membership cards with the association, known as the Amalgamated Local of Livery Employees in Solidarity.
VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say
Volkswagen

VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say

That would include versions of the Jetta sedan, the Golf compact and the Audi A3 sold since 2009.
Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance
Google

Europe Charges Google With Abusing Android Market Dominance

Regulators allege that by requiring mobile phone manufacturers to pre-install Google Search and the Google Chrome browser, the U.S. company was denying consumers a wider choice.
Half of Small-Business Owners Think Government Should Help More
The Government

Half of Small-Business Owners Think Government Should Help More

An annual survey of sentiment among the owner of small businesses finds only one in four thinks the government is doing enough for business.
Brian Sutter
U.S. May Force Shell Company Owners Out of the Dark Amid 'Panama Papers' Fury
Finance

U.S. May Force Shell Company Owners Out of the Dark Amid 'Panama Papers' Fury

A Treasury Department spokesman said on Wednesday the rule would 'soon' be turned over to the White House for review and issuance.
The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals
Regulations

The SEC Is Itching to Stretch Its Reach Into Venture Deals

Unicorns are a problem for the SEC, and that's a big headache for Silicon Valley and the startup world.
Ray Hennessey