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Intelligence officials blame Russia for major hack that targeted U.S. government

January 6, 2021

Via: Fortune

U.S. intelligence agencies and the FBI said a major hack of the federal government and some corporations was likely undertaken by Russia — contradicting President Donald Trump’s efforts to suggest China might be responsible — and “will require a sustained […]


Legal

10 U.S. states accuse Google of working with Facebook to break antitrust law and boost ads business

December 17, 2020

Via: Venture Beat

Texas and nine other states sued Google on Wednesday, accusing it of working with Facebook in an unlawful manner that violated antitrust law to boost its already-dominant online advertising business. The states asked that the Alphabet-owned company, which controls a […]


Legal

FTC, State Prosecutors Seek to Break Up Facebook for ‘Anticompetitive Conduct’

December 10, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

The Federal Trade Commission and 46 state attorneys general are calling on the court to potentially break up Facebook over claims the company has an illegal monopoly over the social networking industry. On Wednesday, the FTC and a coalition of […]


Legal

FiscalNote raises $160 million to help companies track government legislation

December 4, 2020

Via: Fortune

A wave of populism has led many governments around the world to rule in an increasingly erratic fashion. This phenomenon has been challenging for citizens and businesses, but has proved a boon for a company called FiscalNote that makes software […]


Finance, Legal

How Will the Biden Tax Plan Affect Your Small Business?

October 30, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

Much has been written about Joe Biden’s tax plan over the past several months. While Mr. Biden has assured the public that he would only tax “the rich,” what would a Biden tax plan mean to a successful small business […]


Legal

SoFi gets green light to become a national bank

October 28, 2020

Via: Fortune

The U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) has granted conditional approval to lending and fintech company SoFi to receive a national bank charter, a designation that will allow it to receive deposits and make loans on its […]


Legal

How to License Your New Product Idea

October 6, 2020

Via: Business 2 Community

Just as most nascent entrepreneurs think that banks are the only way to fund their startups, most entrepreneurs with a new product idea also think they have to develop a manufacturing and distribution company for their invention. For most inventors […]


Legal

Facebook Sues Two Companies Over Fake Instagram Likes, Data Collection

August 31, 2020

Via: Entrepreneur

In the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook has been auditing and suspending tens of thousands of apps on its platform. Now, the company is taking legal action against two separate developers for failing to comply with an audit […]


Legal

What is Digital Rights Management (DRM)?

August 28, 2020

Via: Business 2 Community

Cryptography has been used for thousands of years to protect important information. While the ancient Romans might have used simple letter shifting ciphers, our current age of mass digital content distribution requires a more complex method of keeping assets secure. […]


Legal

In the News – Are You Requiring Customers to Wear Masks? Data Suggests You Should

August 14, 2020

Via: Small Business Trends

Face mask mandate debates are raging across the United States right now. While you can control what a federal, state, or local government requires, you do manage the realm of your business. And despite your personal feelings on whether or […]