Running a startup is time-consuming. But it's important to stay abreast of events impacting the innovation and small-business economy. Here's our weekly recap of headlines that entrepreneurs need to know:
- A senior vice president added to Uber's history of controversies when he pitched that the ride-sharing company should hire investigators to expose details of critics' private lives, writes Fortune's Geoffrey Smith.
- Snapchat is moving beyond disappearing texts. Reuters reports that the mobile messaging app is teaming up with Square in its latest expansion plans.
- Beepers may have been a thing of the '90s but one pager company is causing Apple millions of dollars. Our Laura Entis covers the patent lawsuit.
- Do you value your interns? Kate Taylor writes that former Condé Nast interns are having the last laugh after winning a class-action lawsuit against the publisher of magazines like Vogue and the New Yorker.