Business News http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=rss/business.xml Business News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net. en-us 240 Copyright 2017, Topix Topix http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page= //static.topixcdn.com/pics/topix_homepage_logo2.png As 'net neutrality' vote nears, some brace for a long fight http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/as-net-neutrality-vote-nears-some-brace-for-a-long-fight?fromrss=1 In this Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017, file photo, demonstrators rally in support of net neutrality outside a Verizon store in New York. The Federal Communications Commission is voting Thursday, Dec. 14 to undo Obama-era "net neutrality" rules that guaranteed equal access to the internet.

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News Times Thu, 14 Dec 2017 12:48:25 GMT 171214K33L2L 0
Janet L. Yellen, America's first female Fed chair, finishes to - standing ovation' http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/janet-l-yellen-americas-first-female-fed-chair-finishes-to-standing-ovation?fromrss=1 Federal Reserve Chair Janet L. Yellen was awarded the Paul H. Douglas Award for Ethics in Government on Nov. 7 on Capitol Hill. By most measures, Janet L. Yellen's leadership of the Federal Reserve has been a great success.

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The Washington Post Thu, 14 Dec 2017 08:42:22 GMT 171214IN8ENQ 0
Uber charged a rider $18,000 to go 11 miles http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/uber-charged-a-rider-18-000-to-go-11-miles?fromrss=1 The incident happened in Toronto. Uber said it has refunded money to the rider, who goes by votethehish on a private Instagram account.

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The Washington Post Thu, 14 Dec 2017 04:45:05 GMT 171213P9CT5C 0
The - Newsroom' alum has lined up a new team of reps http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/the-newsroom-alum-has-lined-up-a-new-team-of-reps?fromrss=1 John Gallagher Jr. has a new team, The Hollywood Reporter has exclusively learned. He has signed with agent Theresa Peters at UTA, manager Byron Wetzel at Wetzel Entertainment Group and law firm Morris Yorn, having previously been repped by Gersh, Station 3 and Franklin Weinrib.

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Hollywood Reporter Thu, 14 Dec 2017 00:36:09 GMT 1712134JDKDG 0
On Campus: Roy Moore Drowns Us Out http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/on-campus-roy-moore-drowns-us-out?fromrss=1 At every home game at the University of Alabama, where I am a sophomore, the fraternities sit in a reserved corner of the stadium. My freshman year, they wore Trump stickers.

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The New York Times Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:33:14 GMT 1712131QI8A6 0
Lawsuit challenges parole denial for Brinks heist driver http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/lawsuit-challenges-parole-denial-for-brinks-heist-driver?fromrss=1 Lawyers for the getaway driver in a deadly 1981 Brinks robbery have filed a lawsuit challenging the New York parole board's denial of her prison release. Attorneys Michael Cardozo and Steven Zeidman say the board violated its guidelines and ignored Clark's many accomplishments during her three decades in prison.

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Fox News Wed, 13 Dec 2017 16:14:00 GMT 17121317G6V3 0
FCC chairman says social media platforms lack transparency in how they restrict conservative content http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/fcc-chairman-says-social-media-platforms-lack-transparency-in-how-they-restrict-conservative-content?fromrss=1 In an interview Monday about the coming FCC vote over whether to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, agency chairman Ajit Pai took aim at a different group - the web platforms themselves. Content providers such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, Pai said, deserve more scrutiny over their decisions to restrict political content with pro-Trump and conservative messaging.

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The Washington Post Wed, 13 Dec 2017 11:46:00 GMT 171213C5ECIR 1
Inside Barbie's Fight To Stay Relevant http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/inside-barbies-fight-to-stay-relevant?fromrss=1 Today's Barbie is fighting for gay rights, body inclusivity, and open borders. But is she woke enough for millennial parents? Just before Thanksgiving this year, Barbie had her wokest moment yet.

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Fast Company Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:45:39 GMT 17121229NTA5 0
Prominent New York restaurateur accused of sexual misconduct http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/prominent-new-york-restaurateur-accused-of-sexual-misconduct?fromrss=1 One of the owners of several high-profile New York restaurants is taking a leave of absence after being accused of sexual misconduct by several women who worked for him. The New York Times reported the allegations against Ken Friedman Tuesday.

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Fox News Wed, 13 Dec 2017 03:52:17 GMT 1712127IGLUI 0
Advocates ready legal showdown with FCC on net neutrality http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/advocates-ready-legal-showdown-with-fcc-on-net-neutrality?fromrss=1 Net neutrality advocates said they are gearing up for a legal fight after abandoning attempts to convince the U.S. Federal Communications Commission to keep 2015 rules aimed at maintaining an open internet. The FCC is expected to vote on Dec. 14 to scrap the landmark so-called net neutrality rules championed by Democratic former President Barack Obama, given FCC Chairman Ajit Pai and two Republican commissioners support the repeal.

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The Raw Story Tue, 12 Dec 2017 23:28:16 GMT 171212JEKR4Q 0
Comcast's Pledge to Behave Without Open-Web Rules Draws Doubters http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/comcasts-pledge-to-behave-without-open-web-rules-draws-doubters?fromrss=1 Broadband provider Comcast Corp. spent years fighting regulations that bar it from charging high-volume internet companies more to speed their content along. Yet the cable company is adamant that it won't do that once those net-neutrality rules are lifted by U.S. regulators later this week.

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The WHIR Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:53:53 GMT 1712128TOM1U 0
Trump has unprecedented power to remake the world's most powerful economic body http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/trump-has-unprecedented-power-to-remake-the-worlds-most-powerful-economic-body?fromrss=1 And given that power, it was designed so that any single president wouldn't have too much influence over it. Fed governors have staggered 14-year terms, which means that a president should only be able to appoint a new member to the board every two years.

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The Washington Post Tue, 12 Dec 2017 14:21:26 GMT 171212GE1DEP 0
Why You Need the Flu Shot Every Year http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/why-you-need-the-flu-shot-every-year?fromrss=1 This is because the virus changes, usually rendering the previous year's vaccine partly or totally useless. And it's no secret that the flu vaccine's effectiveness falls well short of what scientists and public health officials would like to see.

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The New York Times Tue, 12 Dec 2017 09:53:46 GMT 171212VE1J9N 0
Charges: Turkish businessman exported US goods to Iran http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/charges-turkish-businessman-exported-us-goods-to-iran?fromrss=1 Federal prosecutors allege a Turkish businessman helped illegally route Wisconsin-made outboard engines and boat generators to the Iranian navy. Forty-year-old Resit Tavan of Istanbul appeared in U.S. District Court in Milwaukee Monday.

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Fox News Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:42:45 GMT 1712111G9BNT 0
Internet pioneers call for FCC to cancel net neutrality vote http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/internet-pioneers-call-for-fcc-to-cancel-net-neutrality-vote?fromrss=1 A protester covers his face with a photograph of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai during a protest to save net neutrality outside the Verizon store on Market Street in San Francisco, Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Verizon stores across the country were sites for coordinated protests one week before the FCC votes on the net neutrality issue.

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SiliconValley.com Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:32:11 GMT 1712114S5M2D 0
U.S. agency prepares to hand over internet oversight to FTC http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/u-s-agency-prepares-to-hand-over-internet-oversight-to-ftc?fromrss=1 The U.S. Federal Communications Commission plans to turn over oversight of internet service providers to another federal agency as it plans to vote on Thursday to revoke the landmark 2015 "net neutrality" rules. FCC Chairman Ajit Pai last month unveiled plans to repeal the rules that prohibit internet service providers from impeding consumer access to web content.

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WTAQ-AM Green Bay Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:20:28 GMT 17121183D0CN 0
Opponents of FCC "information gerrymandering" pledge court battle http://www.atlantaforeclosurebroker.com/?page=business/2017/12/opponents-of-fcc-information-gerrymandering-pledge-court-battle?fromrss=1 An open internet creates a level digital playing field and makes up the "foundation of our tech economy" in Massachusetts, but rules that protect it face a "day of reckoning" on Thursday, Sen. Edward Markey said. "There is no more important economic issue that we are going to be debating this year," Markey said Monday at a press conference in the downtown Boston offices of cybersecurity company Rapid7.

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