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What happened to Austin, Texas, when Uber and Lyft left town

The ride-hailing companies suspended operations in early May after voters upheld strict regulations on the companies and their drivers — specifically, fingerprint-based background checks, a requirement that cars must be clearly marked with the companies' logos, and rules on where drivers can pick …

USDOT

What to Know About ISIS's Role in the Orlando Shooting

ISIS claimed responsibility for the mass shooting attack in an Orlando gay club on Sunday that left at least 50 people dead.<p>“The attack that targeted …

How Staples Plans to Come Back After U.S. Kills Office Depot Merger

Staples laid out a turnaround plan on Tuesday evening after the Federal Trade Commission effectively killed its proposed blockbuster acquisition of …

How Trucking Went From One of the Best Jobs in America to One of the Worst

Longer hours, lower pay, less clout<p>In 1980, the average trucker in America was making an annual salary, adjusted for inflation, equal to more than …

Krispy Kreme on a Sugar High After Sweet Takeover

Krispy Kreme shareholders got a caffeine boost after coffee giant JAB Beech said Monday it is acquiring the doughnut chain.<p>The Luxembourg-based investment firm, which owns Keurig Green Mountain, Peet's Coffee & Tea and Caribou Coffee, said it is taking the North Carolina doughnut company private in …

Coffee

The world’s 7 must-see travel destinations for 2016

Can’t decide where to take your next city break? TripAdvisor, the travel website, sliced and diced millions of user reviews to select the most …

Siem Reap

Sticky honey chicken wings with sesame-peanut sauce and cucumber-lime salad

I love the firm, white meat on chicken wings and the way they become so deliciously crisp when roasted. This is a cheering dish, not least because it is very economical, and makes for a jolly meal eaten mainly with fingers. Large wings are best – order them from a butcher.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>12-16 …

Medical Errors Are Now The 3rd Leading Cause of Death in The US, Study Finds

Terrifying.<p>According to a worrying new report, your doctor's more likely to kill you than chronic respiratory disease. In fact, medical errors - …

Papa John's CEO: In Business, Failure Is an Option

<i>During Small Business Week in May, FOXBusiness.com is running a special Growing Your Business series. Here is expert advice and insight for entrepreneurs from John Schnatter, founder and CEO of Papa John’s.</i><p>“Contrary to what some people might tell you, failure is an option--and not always a terrible …

Entrepreneurship

Uber sued again over drivers' employment status

The class action flood gates have opened.<p>Less than two weeks after Uber Technologies agreed to pay up to $100 million to settle class-action lawsuits in California and Massachusetts in which drivers sought to be reclassified as employees instead of independent contractors, the ride-hailing company …

Class Action

Your Netflix Bill Just Jumped Up $2

Grandfathered Netflix subscribers finally see a 25% increase.<p>Two years ago Netflix started charging new subscribers $9.99 per month for access to its …

Televisions

Sony filed a patent for contact lenses that take photos

With all these smart eyewear patents and research studies popping up over the last couple years, it's looking more and more like we're all going to …

Chicago woman sues Starbucks for putting too much ice in drinks

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A Chicago woman has sued Starbucks Corp in federal court, claiming the world’s largest coffee chain puts too much ice in chilled drinks, and is seeking $5 million.<p>Filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago last week by Stacy Pincus, the lawsuit said Starbucks iced coffee and iced …

Coffee

Science Has Found The Colors Bedbugs Love, So Burn Your Sheets Accordingly

Bedbugs are disgusting, dangerous, vile pests. They spread disease and discomfort wherever they go, and they’re becoming harder to kill. So we need any advantage we can get, and it looks like we just got one.<p>A recent study made little paper tents for bedbugs out of different colors, and then put …

Bedbugs

Netflix's 'Making a Murderer' attorneys still making their case for justice

Not since "To Kill a Mockingbird's" Atticus Finch have bespectacled defense attorneys inspired such passion.<p>Jerome "Jerry" Buting, 59, and Dean Strang, 55, may have lost their case defending accused murderer Steven Avery, as chronicled on the Netflix docuseries "Making a Murderer," but they won the …

Crime

Hackers steal $81 million from a bank that had no firewall

Sometimes the best way to learn is from your mistakes, or at least someone else’s mistakes. The central bank of Bangladesh just gave all of us future …

What you need to know about the Uber settlement

By settling two class-action lawsuits brought by Uber drivers who wanted to be classified as employees, the ride-hailing company has halted the biggest threat to its business model.<p>Uber will pay up to $100 million to those drivers covered by the lawsuits as part of its settlement, announced …

Driverless Cars

Sears, Walmart, Target & Others That Have or Will Close Stores in 2016

Well over 2,500 stores will be closed.<p>We’re not yet into May, and already 2016 is proving to be another banner year for store closures. Chain …

The 25 highest-paying companies in the US in 2016

As you might expect, tech companies dominate this year's Glassdoor list.<p>"Salaries are sky-high at consulting companies due to 'barriers of entry' in this field, which refers to employers wanting top consultants to have personal contacts, reputations, and specialized skills and knowledge,"says …

Employment

10 Truths About Self-Publishing for Entrepreneurs With a Book Idea

Research shows that 81 percent of people say they have at least one book in them, according to the New York Times. As an entrepreneur, a book is a great way to establish your authority in your industry.<p>It’s estimated that Amazon has earned $5.25 billion from eBooks so far this year, according to …

The 5 Traits of Entrepreneurs Famous for Making All the Right Moves

Author, Speaker and Founder of Inspired Movement<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Consistently making the right moves at the right time is the difference between a good CEO/entreprepreneur and those we consider great.<p>The perceptive investor, Warren Buffet, knows to “be …

Entrepreneurship

Don't Just Start a Business, Solve A Problem

As long as consumers have problems, they will always search for solutions. People will always look for better, faster and smarter ways to accomplish everyday tasks. And fortunately for entrepreneurs, there are still lots of rooms for improvements in existing products. That said, the biggest issue …

8 Money Mistakes to Avoid on Your Way to Being Wealthy

International Sales Expert<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is a difference between being rich and having wealth.<p>Wealth is the abundance of something in such surplus that no conditions can destroy it. Making a lot of money is one thing, getting rich another. …

Personal Finance

10 Must-See Videos on Business, Creativity and Success

Entrepreneurs > Inspiration<p>Next Article<p>How My Grandfather's Watch Gave Me the Life I Always Wanted<p>Next Article<p>Gregory Ciotti • Guest Writer<p>Marketing Strategist<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On the unpredictable road of entrepreneurship, it can be immensely helpful to …

Leadership

50 Tips for Starting Your Own Company

Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting your own business isn't for the faint of heart. It's stressful and pretty much demands your complete focus. On the plus side, it can also be a fulfilling experience professionally and personally.<p>Here are …

Small Business

2 Principles That Will Change the Life of Your Business

CEO and Founder of William Ballard Enterprise, LLC<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I started my entrepreneurial endeavors in network marketing. Within that circle of entrepreneurial professionals I learned and grasped two powerful principles that really changed my …

Entrepreneurship

5 markets with the best (and worst) potential for landlords

Slide 1 of 12<p>Plenty of Americans dream of buying a rental property and watching the returns pour in every month. But that’s a far more viable dream …

5 Reasons You're Not Financially Independent

As we celebrate our nation’s Independence Day tomorrow, most Americans are looking forward to the day that they can celebrate their “Financial Independence Day” as well. However, this article points out “5 Things Keeping Americans From Financial Freedom.” Let’s take a look at each of these, what …

TimeAway Lets Parents Control Kids' Use of Mobile Devices

If you are getting frustrated over your children burying their noses in their mobile devices, a new Android app is out to place control back in the hands of parents instead.<p>TimeAway first requires you to key in a five-digit password and state if you are signing up as a parent or a kid. …

Still More Data Shows Pinterest Passing Twitter In Popularity

Its most recent valuation of $5 billion makes Pinterest a clear No. 4 among U.S. social networking companies, behind LinkedIn (current market cap: $20 billion), Twitter ($23 billion) and, of course, Facebook ($170 billion). On the basis of users, however, it’s increasingly obvious that Pinterest …