Business

Supreme Court Demands Feds Justify Their 2011 Overtime Rule

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Supreme Court,Gary Blakeley, Shutterstock

‘Its action is arbitrary and capricious and so cannot carry the force of law’

The Future Is Now: Emergency Response Teams Use Drones To Save Lives

Business | Eric Lieberman
Two French firefighters prepare an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) (aka drone) of French Fly-n-Sense (FNS) company before its take off, on July 12, 2012 near Mont-de-Marsan, southwestern France, during tests in the Landes forest region as an innovative forest surveillance system which will enable a real-time monitoring of fire outbreaks and the development of flames in French southwestern forests. ANDRIEU/AFP/GettyImages

So many potential uses

The Next Big Tech Giant Could Be Funded By A Cereal Company

Business | Eric Lieberman
NEW YORK, UNITED STATES: "Tony the Tiger" celebrates the Kellogg Company's acquisition of the Keebler Foods Company by joining New York Stock Exchange Chairman Richard Grasso (2nd from L), Kellogg Chairman and CEO Carlos Gutierrez (2nd from R), and Keebler CEO Sam Reed (R) on the bell podium at the start of the trading day 27 March 2001. Kellogg's, the world's largest producer of cereal, recently acquired Keebler, the second largest producer of crackers and cookies in the U.S. HENNY RAY ABRAMS/AFP/Getty Images

They want to pour funds in their bowls

Stripper Sues Strip Club, Claims She's More Than Just 'Independent Contractor'

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A San Francisco-based stripper has filed a lawsuit claiming the strip club where she works misrepresents her employment status by stating she is an independent contractor, according to reports Monday. Photo credit: Shutterstock.

Claims she isn’t an independent contractor

Judge Thought Trial Was Enough Of A Punishment For Ex-Stanford Swimmer, According To New Report

Business | Eric Lieberman
A combination booking photos shows former Stanford University student Brock Turner (L) on January 18, 2015 at the time of arrest and after Turner was sentenced to six months in county jail for the sexual assault of an unconscious woman, in Santa Clara County Sheriff's booking photo (R) released on June 7, 2016. Courtesy Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office/Handout via REUTERS - TM3EC6A0VKU01

Stunning

Myth Of Big Marijuana: Why Corporations Aren't Taking Over The Weed Business

Business | Guy Bentley
Marijuana and Cannabis Buds and Money, Drug Business

‘Concern should be bad marijuana, not big marijuana’

Apple Swears Its Newest Data Gathering Tool Won't Get Personal

Business | Eric Lieberman
Apple is developing a new data collection feature known as "differential privacy." (Youtube Screenshot: Cameron Nicholson)

Differential privacy could be customers’ preferential privacy

Zuckerberg Is Building A Facebook Within Facebook, And It Could End Mobile Software As We Know It

Business | Eric Lieberman
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg holds a propeller pod of the solar-powered Aquila drone during the Facebook F8 conference in San Francisco, California

Facebook inception

Coffee-Gun Store To Open Up In Virginia Town

Business | Kerry Picket
Smith and Wesson handguns are displayed during the 2015 NRA Annual Meeting (Getty Images)

‘It’s retail’

Unionized Verizon Workers Finally End Labor Dispute

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Verizon logo on building (Photo: Shutterstock)

‘The ratification of these hard-won contracts cements an incredible victory’

Microsoft Teams Up With Marijuana Software Company

Business | Eric Lieberman
Samples on display at Farma, a marijuana dispensary in Portland, Oregon, on October 4, 2015. As of October 1, 2015 a limited amount of recreational marijuana became legal for all adults over the age of 21 to purchase in the state of Oregon. (Photo credit: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Microsoft is becoming the distributor

They're 'Killing Us': Former Starbucks President Slams Seattle For Labor Reforms

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A woman holds a Frappuccino at a Starbucks (REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson)

‘They are making it so there are so many rules that if you wanted to hire an extra person from your staff’

Their Unrealistic Expectations Crushed At Last, Wealthy Millennials Now Shop At Dollar Stores

Business | Eric Owens
Shutterstock/Jonathan Weiss, Shutterstock/Raisa Kanareva

‘The cotton swabs aren’t Q-Tips, but they work just as well’

Michael Bloomberg Gloats Over Philadelphia's New Soda Tax

Business | Guy Bentley
NEW YORK - AUGUST 27: Mayor Michael Bloomberg

‘Want to congratulate’

Man Fined $1,000 For Filling Up Water Bottle

Business | Eric Lieberman
People use phones and tablets to photograph Old Faithful geyser erupting in Yellowstone National Park in Wyoming, May 16, 2014. The nearly 3,500 square mile park straddling the states of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho was founded in 1872 as America's first national park. Picture taken May 16, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Urquhart - RTR3PWTH

He was parched

Philadelphia Passes Soda Tax

Business | Connor D. Wolf
Couple drinking soda in a bar or restaurant (Credit: Kzenon/Shutterstock)

‘Philadelphia made a historic investment in our neighborhoods and in our education system today’

West Virginia AFL-CIO Rallies Against State Right-To-Work Law

Business | Connor D. Wolf
A crowd of about 200 people and union (REUTERS/Brendan O'Brien)

The West Virginia AFL-CIO marched vowing to unseat lawmakers who supported a recently enacted right-to-work law.

Zuckerberg's Newest Monster Idea: 'Telepathic Sharing'

Business | Eric Lieberman
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg listens to a question from the audience in San Francisco

Emotions could be intelligible by thought, not by sight

World's Largest Investment Company Funnels Money Into Uber's Chinese Rival

Business | Eric Lieberman
A BlackRock building is seen in New York June 12, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer/File Photo - RTSG59I

Everyone wants a piece of China

Wage Growth Goes Nowhere During The Month Of May

Business | Connor D. Wolf
NYC Stock Exchange (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

‘Unchanged’