Kohl’s To Pay Nearly $1M To Settle Allegations It Overcharged Customers In California

Originally posted on Consumerist:
(Daniel Oines) Kohl’s Corporation must shell out nearly $1 million to settle lawsuits with four California counties over allegations the company charged customers more than the price advertised on shelves and signs. Officials with Fresno, Riverside, Shasta, and Santa Cruz counties in California announced that the department store will pay $958,686 to resolve…

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The 9-to-5 office workday is dying in America

Originally posted on Quartz:
With the rise of flexible working schedules, the freelance economy, and video conferencing, more Americans are getting their jobs done without ever heading into an office, according to new data from the American Time Use Survey released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Among all workers, 23% report spending all or part…

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Utah Internet company files $60 million lawsuit over email spam

Originally posted on fox13now.com:
[ooyala code=”UxeWlxdTr0eJiwCle37dC35eTSKkqcGd” player_id=”3ce6404476914e86994d87aac3e4391b”] SALT LAKE CITY — Utah-based Internet Service Provider XMission has filed a multimillion dollar lawsuit against a Florida company, accusing it of spamming more than 100,000 email addresses it hosts. XMission filed the lawsuit last week in federal court, accusing Clickbooth.com of violating the federal CAN-SPAM…

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SEC Reg A+ Will Now Let You Crowdfund Equity

Originally posted on TechCrunch:
Crowdfunding just got a little bit more interesting. According to SEC Regulation A+, as of today companies can secure funding via crowdfunding provided they are compliant with a set of very specific laws and standards. “These new rules provide an effective, workable path to raising capital that also provides strong investor…