A French bill may require influencers to disclose payments, photo editing, and filters.
Criminalizing drugs is expensive. British Columbia is going to try decriminalizing them.
The app will consider letting Oracle and others police its algorithm.
A debacle over Taylor Swift tickets has Ticketmaster under fire.
As our knowledge of nutrition evolved, the FDA’s definition of “healthy” failed to keep pace. That’s changing.
The value of a NYC taxi medallion increased for the first time since 2014.
Where are all the quarters for the laundry machines? Sitting in people’s houses, apparently.
Meta seems less interested in stopping IRL election misinformation and more into the metaverse.
Plus: Lobbying spend is poppin’ and teen unemployment is droppin’.
Ghost guns are assembled at home via kits or 3D printing. New rules would see them regulated like traditional firearms.
A California bill would let parents sue social media companies who fail to protect children from addiction.
Crypto lobbying tripled in 2021, but the sector is still spending just 1/12 as much as Wall Street.
A US-backed digital currency has pros and cons, and could take 5-10 years to launch.
Legal labels that mark where a product is from can be big business for local food producers.
States with legal cannabis sales have been able to generate billions in revenue from taxes, which in turn supports nonprofits and initiatives.
It has to do with stock options. Lots and lots of stock options.
Lawmakers are trying to stop Grinch bots from snapping up all the hottest toys this holiday season.
Cities are still grappling with e-scooters. Or, more accurately, people who aren’t riding them safely.
California is banning gas-powered mowers and blowers. With training, that could ultimately save landscapers money.
San Fran’s got some grand (translation: expensive) plans for its garbage cans.
Plus: Americans aren’t big readers and Israeli firms are hot.
Plus: Walmart braces for impact, Amazon pays Chicago for locker space, and container oligopolies are a thing.
The USDA wants input on how cell-based meat -- meat, fish, and poultry grown in labs from animal cells -- should be labeled.
As crypto companies forge into bank-like services, regulators are being forced to take action.
Plus: The Federal Duck Stamp Art Contest makes bank and toy prices go up.
The US government opened a formal investigation into Tesla’s autonomous driving system following a series of crashes with parked emergency vehicles.
The Chinese government owns 1% of ByteDance (and holds 1 of 3 board seats). This revelation may put its subsidiary -- TikTok -- under greater scrutiny, again.
Since 2013, the feds have seized and auctioned off ~$7B worth of bitcoin.
Could a crowdsourced health site solve public distrust in the CDC?