1. New Internet Traffic Rules

The tech business community expressed its indignation after the Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to advance new rules that could allow some content providers to pay more for faster Internet traffic. The 3-2 vote largely preserved the commission's 2010 Net neutrality standards, however.--Inc.com

2. Vote of Confidence

Oscar, one of Inc.'s Audacious Companies, just raised an $80 million investment round led by Formation8's Joe Lonsdale. Some news outlets are reporting that the round values the health insurance company at $800 million, an impressive feat given that the startup just launched last year. But as the co-founders wrote on Tumblr: "Financing is not innovation, nor should it be celebrated. On the contrary, we have a tremendous amount of work to do."--Oscar's Tumblr 

3. Out-of-This-World Marketing

Japanese beverage maker Otsuka plans to send a titanium can filled with a powdered sports drink to the moon in October 2015. The marketing stunt will be propelled by a Falcon 9 rocket, made by Elon Musk's SpaceX, while the Pocari Sweat canister will be delivered to the lunar surface by Astrobotic Technology's Griffin lander.--The Verge

4. Entrepreneurship on the Wane

Entrepreneurship in the U.S. has long been on the decline, according to FiveThirtyEight. The site analyzed census data to find that Americans started 27 percent fewer businesses in 2011 than they did five years earlier. Writer Ben Casselman said although the recession accelerated the trend, it has been going for at least 30 years.--FiveThirtyEight

5. IPO Watch

Pinterest reportedly raised a $200 million round of funding, bringing its total to $764 million. The capital infusion raises the company's valuation to a whopping $5 billion. Despite the megaround, there is still a lot of speculation that the company will go public soon.--VentureBeat