Millions of people in developing countries still don’t have access to the Internet. Google would like to change that, which is why it’s acquired Titan Aerospace, manufacturer of solar-powered drones. The world's most famous search engine plans to send the drones up to hover high in the atmosphere, beaming the internet down to earth.
Heartbleed continues to dominate the news and scare the daylights out of all of us. The massive data flaw has thrown a huge curveball to millions of companies and the collective fix is a big, expensive deal.
The deadline to file income taxes is April 15. For many businesses, deductions on things like labor and rent help to keep tax bills low. But that's not the case for marijuana dispensaries in states that have legalized medical or recreational use. Many licensed marijuana business owners file taxes. But because of an Internal Revenue Service code known as 280E—originally written for illegal drug traffickers—they can't write off retail expenses associated with the business.
Italy's former prime minister was convicted of tax fraud. For a year, he must work at least four hours a week at a facility for the elderly. Also, a travel restriction will limit his politicking.
On this April 15, Americans are thinking about the Boston Marathon bombings of one year ago. A moment of silence was observed at 2:49 p.m. ET, the time of the first explosion.
When Democrats took control of Colorado's statehouse, they pushed through gun control, civil unions and environmental bills. Then voters pushed back, and Sen. Mark Udall is feeling the fallout.
Democratic Gov. Dannel Malloy is one of the nation's most vulnerable incumbents, thanks to a weak economy. He's hoping to eke out a win using policies and strategies favored by the president.