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Georgia kills anti-LGBT bill as tech giants protest Indiana law

Georgia has tabled its “religious liberty” bill as tech titans are clamoring to protest Indiana’s recently passed legislation that permits businesses to discriminate against gay and lesbian customers in the name of religious freedom.<p>Indiana is the first state this year to enact such legislation, …

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FTC Fines Two Health Apps That 'Lack Adequate Evidence to Support Their Claims'

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You can do so much on your smartphone -- text, call, Snapchat, Instagram, CandyCrush, Tinder, Seamless, Uber…the list goes on. Among this blur of activity, an entire fleet of health apps have sprung up that harness the smartphone as a …

Yelp Sues Sites That Claim They Can Sell Business Owners 5-Star Reviews

Whenever you're turning to the crowd to make decisions, whether you need a new hair salon, a good restaurant or even a doctor, the veracity of the reviews you read can sometimes be called into the question. In the past, crowdsourcing platform Yelp has been accused of dubious practices when it comes …

Uber, Lyft Lawsuits Could Spell Trouble For the On-Demand Economy

The ride-app services Uber and Lyft were dealt a setback by two separate California judges Wednesday, who ruled that juries would decide the fate of …

Uber sued over driver data breach, adding to legal woes

(Reuters) – Uber has been hit with a proposed class action lawsuit over a recently disclosed data breach involving the personal information of about …

Etsy Crafts IPO Putting New York Tech Back on the Map

Etsy Inc. is about to show Silicon Valley that Brooklyn’s hipsters can also do initial public offerings.<p>The website where people sell handmade crafts …

Join Ron Conway And Fred Wilson At Disrupt NY

It’s no secret that the incredible wealth of the technology industry has attracted critics in recent years. In this country’s two capitols of capital, San Francisco and New York, influxes of tech workers are reshaping neighborhoods, and accelerating tech salaries are ramping rent prices in entire …

Tumblr’s Mobile App Will Now Add ‘Buy,’ ‘Pledge,’ And ‘Get Involved’ Buttons To Select Posts

Tumblr today introduced a change to its service that will encourage users to purchase or fund products and campaigns on other websites, including Etsy’s online marketplace and Kickstarter, for example. With an update to its mobile application for iOS, posts that link to those sites as well as …