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De Blasio Backs Off Proposed Uber Cap -- Your Weekly News

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Looking to keep on top of the latest headlines in small business, innovation and tech? Check out our Weekly News recaps posted every Friday AM -- a quick summary designed to keep you current. 

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and his administration backed down from a proposed cap to curb the growth of transport companies like Uber and Lyft. Entrepreneur.com editorial director Ray Hennessey writes about the wave of backlash pushing the unpopular plan to the backburner -- at least for now.

Drones in the United Kingdom must obey a new "dronecode." The British Civil Aviation Authority launched a new set of safety rules this week after several near-misses between drones and aircrafts.

Meanwhile, a New York fast-food workers are closer to seeing a raise in the minimum wage to $15, a historic move that could see ripples nationwide. It's meeting staunch opposition from major fast-food chains, writes our franchise reporter Kate Taylor.  

In other fast-food news, the nation's oldest-running Pizza Hut is closing its doors after 55 years in business, shining light on how consumer needs have shifted. 

Related: Meaningful Tactics to Keep Customers Engaged: Your Weekly Tips

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