Trends

Whether you’re interested in the impact of new technologies, curious about rising bankruptcies, or passionate about the growing interest in organic food, our Trends section has the articles that look at what people are talking about.

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Telemedicine is future medicine. While telemedicine companies are pushing the boundaries—allowing patients to speak with a doctor on their favorite computer device—legal and regulatory issues play a key role in how companies offer services. more...

Taxi unions have been pushing for some regulation of ride-sharing companies for a while, and California has listened—but will the proposed rules be enough to satisfy taxi drivers and will other states follow California's lead? more...

When you want to purchase a new TV, you just go out and choose one without regard for who provides your cable service or how you plan to use it. Purchasers of mobile phones have had similar flexibility for the past few years with the option of unlocking their mobile phone for use with a different service provider. But earlier this year the rules changed, making it illegal to unlock your mobile phone without the carrier’s authorization.

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Innovation is the cornerstone of competitiveness in a global marketplace. It’s what keeps our economy moving—driving the growth of jobs that lead to higher wages and an increasingly higher standard of living for all. more...