LXBN TV: DOL Extends FMLA Rights to Same-Sex Couples – Will Private Employers Take Issue?

By | LXBN | March 3, 2015

According to new rules by the Department of Labor, private employers have to treat same-sex marriages the same as heterosexual ones when it comes to granting leave benefits under the Family and Medical Leave Act. And, as we’ve seen, when employers are forced by the government to do something that, even slightly, might go agains their beliefs, they’ll take issue—so will it happen here?

LXBN TV: The FCC’s New Net Neutrality Proposal Wouldn’t Really Regulate the Internet Like a Utility

By | LXBN | February 11, 2015

The FCC’s new net neutrality strategy, proposed last week by commissioner Tom Wheeler, has been widely hailed as a victory for advocates of an open internet. A big part of that has been the belief that the federal government and the FCC would now regulate the internet more like a utility—though, that isn’t entirely the case. 

LXBN TV: Apple Pay Adoption is Set to Surge, and That’s a Good Thing for Data Security

By | LXBN | February 3, 2015

It sounds odd at first, but before long, you’ll likely be using your iPhone to pay for things at your favorite stores. By now, everyone’s aware of Apple Pay and Google Wallet, though likely preferring their old-school cards presently—but there’s a reason you’ll soon see the former options accepted about everywhere. And another reason while you want to use them.