Regulations

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
California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk
Minimum Wage

California's Minimum Wage Hike Puts Business Community at Risk

With a $15-an-hour wage, lawmakers in the Golden State tell business owners, 'Go east, young man.'
Ray Hennessey
Like It Or Not, Drones Will Soon Be Buzzing Overhead
Drones

Like It Or Not, Drones Will Soon Be Buzzing Overhead

FAA chief Michael Huerta says new rules and tools for drones are being developed faster than skeptics thought possible.
These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly
Cities

These Cities Are the Most Business-Friendly

Meet the top 5 U.S. cities slicing regulatory burdens.
Grant Davis
FAA Working on Rules That Will Allow Drones to Fly Over People
Drones

FAA Working on Rules That Will Allow Drones to Fly Over People

Authorization to fly over people would be vital to the kind of package delivery services envisioned by Amazon.com Inc. and Alphabet Inc.'s Google.
Walgreens Pumps the Brakes on Theranos Partnership Amid Problematic Lab Audit
Theranos

Walgreens Pumps the Brakes on Theranos Partnership Amid Problematic Lab Audit

After one of Theranos' labs was found to pose immediate jeopardy to patient safety, Walgreens has ordered that no blood tests be analyzed there.
Geoff Weiss