Regulate crypto? Sure. But how? 

Jul 14, 2023
Both regulators and crypto bros cheer a ruling on Ripple Labs. Many call the regulatory framework governing digital assets outmoded.
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Is AI regulation having a moment?

Jul 14, 2023
We don’t want the rules governing artificial intelligence to be written in blood … or binary.
Beyond U.S. regulatory agencies, countries may soon need to collaborate on global standards for AI.
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Banking crisis may be fueling the rise of so-called "shadow banks"

May 15, 2023
Hedge funds and private equity loans might lend like banks, but they're not regulated like them.
Shadow banks are financial institutions that provide loans but don't take deposits.
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The FTC moves to ban non-compete clauses

Jan 6, 2023
An estimated 1 in 5 Americans work under a non-compete clause. The federal agency argues the legal provisions harm workers and consumers.
FTC Commissioner Lina M. Khan testifies during a Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on April 21, 2021.

FTX debacle worsens crypto's trust issues

Nov 21, 2022
The industry is trying to distance itself from the collapsed exchange. Can it?
Crypto skeptics and enthusiasts agree that the failure of crypto exchange FTX is an inflection point for the industry.
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Taking stock of Big Tech and Russian energy with Europe’s Competition Commissioner

Sep 21, 2022
The BBC’s Victoria Craig speaks with Margrethe Vestager about Big Tech and the green energy initiatives.
Margrethe Vestager, the European Commission's competition chief.
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Daily Harvest recall raises concerns about the need for more food regulation 

Jun 30, 2022
The first lawsuit has been filed against Daily Harvest, which is facing complaints from hundreds of consumers who reported falling ill after eating one of the company’s products.
A view of lentils atop a wooden table. Hundreds of consumers say they've gotten ill after consuming a Daily Harvest product containing lentils and leeks.
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Crypto has the attention of the president. What now?

Mar 10, 2022
Biden's executive order calls for first-of-its-kind regulation of cryptocurrency.
The president's executive order on cryptocurrency calls for the U.S. to become a leader in its understanding and use.
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How might delivery apps evolve in a new regulatory climate?

Sep 24, 2021
The apps could start passing more costs to consumers or bypass traditional restaurants, to make thin margins in the delivery business work.

The dates on food labels may not mean what you think they mean

Aug 11, 2021
Vox writer Alissa Wilkinson explains the history behind food label dates, and how the "expiration date" concept is a costly misunderstanding.
A produce worker stocks shelves at a supermarket in Washington, D.C.
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