To provide for themselves, six states recently increased their gas taxes which will only increase the burden on consumers and job creators at a time when the economy is crawling back to health.
Verizon employees stand on the picket line in front of the company's corporate office in New York, on Aug. 8, 2011. Photographer: Stephen Yang/Bloomberg.
Uber Technologies has completed a new round of funding that values the five-year-old ride-hailing company at close to $US51 billion ($70bn), equalling Facebook's record for a private, venture-backed start-up.
A chief executive of a credit card company is counting the cost of his decision to set a minimum wage of $70,000 (£45,000) for all his 120 employees.
Samsung is likely to announce Galaxy Note 5 and S6 Edge Plus at its Unpacked event in New York on August 13. This will be a stark contrast to the traditional Galaxy Note launch at IFA, Berlin.