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Carpooling with Sidecar? Regulators say not so fast

California regulators issue a warning to the peer-to-peer car service saying it's illegal to operate its Shared Rides feature. Are Uber and Lyft next?<p>Though ride-sharing services like Uber, Lyft and Sidecar made their peace with California regulators a year ago, it seems there may be a new battle …

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You Now Have a Legal Right to Write Bad Yelp Reviews in California

California businesses will now face penalties if they try to fine customers for negative comments.<p>California has a new law to protect residents' right to Yelp.<p>Known as the "Yelp Bill," Assembly Bill 2365 makes it illegal for businesses to prohibit or fine customers from writing negative online …

Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

WASHINGTON (AP) — Criminals from around the world buy and sell stolen credit card information with ease in today's digital age. But if they commit …

3 Ways to Boost your Startup

Let’s start with a simple truth: three out of four startups are destined to fail. The scariest thing is, the line between success and failure is a fine one. Even if you’ve got a killer product and your startup is ‘off the ground,’ if you’re not getting your fair share of capital, coverage and …

'Flame Base' shirt heats up to keep your temperature just right

Sweaters, jackets and long johns are all "wearables" that keep us warm, but they aren't all that smart -- if you walk into a room that's too hot or exercise too hard, you need to <i>stop using them</i> to cool down. It's an inconvenience we've grown used to, but we don't have to put up with it much longer: …

Colorado High Schooler Invents Smart Gun That Unlocks With Your Fingerprint

Colorado has a history with gun violence so it’s only appropriate that 17-year-old Kai Kloepfer, a high school student from Boulder, would want to apply biometric user authentication to firearms. Kloepfer just won the $50,000 Smart Tech for Firearms Challenge for his smart gun prototype.<p>Angel …

Qualcomm Says Its Chips Can Power a More Secure Smartphone Kill Switch

Using hardware and software can help prevent against even sophisticated efforts to reset a stolen phone, Qualcomm says.<p>Qualcomm says using its Snapdragon processors can help in the effort to ensure that cellphones can be rendered useless when stolen.<p>While there has been a big push for so-called …

How to Craft a Compelling Storyline for Your Company

As mentioned in the beginning, the key to a consistent story about your business is that your entire team buys-in on what you’ve defined as your brand.<p>From the beginning, it’s important for the entire team to be involved in the process of creating your brand as well as providing their input on …