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MediaLab acquires messaging app Kik, expanding its app portfolio – TechCrunch

Popular messaging app Kik is, indeed, “here to stay” following an acquisition by the Los Angeles-based multimedia holding company, MediaLab. It echoes the same message from Kik’s chief executive Tim Livingston last week when he rebuffed earlier reports that the company would shut down amid an ongoing battle with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Livingston …

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California’s New Quake-alert App Could Protect You From Injury or Worse

A couple of powerful earthquakes in Southern California in July came just a few months before this week’s 30th anniversary of the catastrophic San Francisco Bay tremor that killed more than 60 people. The two quakes were a sobering reminder of scientists’ predictions of another major tremor hitting the region within the next 30 years. …

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How company culture made this man’s move from California to Dublin easier

Siliconrepublic.com spoke to Arturo Ruvalcaba, an audit advisory manager in Viasat, about his experiences of moving from San Diego to Dublin. Arturo Ruvalcaba is an audit advisory manager in Viasat, Dublin, but he’s only been living in the city for about three months. He moved from San Diego in California to join the company’s in-flight …

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California is Cracking Down on Deepfakes for Politics and Porn

California is cracking down on deepfakes in both porn and politics. California Governor Gavin Newsom recently signed two bills: One (AB 730) which makes it illegal to create or distribute altered video, audio or still photography of candidates, and the other (AB 602) which lets California residents take legal action against people who create pornographic …

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Tesla, Elon Musk violated labor laws, judge rules – TechCrunch

Tesla broke national labor laws when it unfairly prevented workers from unionizing, an administrative law judge in California ruled Friday. The ruling, which will likely be appealed, was first reported by Bloomberg. Tesla has not responded to a request for comment. TechCrunch will update the article if Tesla responds. The automaker and CEO Elon Musk …

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Watch: Leaping Dolphin Shocks Surfer at California Beach

A surfer was shocked when a dolphin leaped out of the water feet away from him off a California beach. (Photo Credit: janeb13 / Pixabay) A California surfer recently had the scare of his life when a playful dolphin suddenly came out of the water and leaped a few feet behind him. Footage captured on …

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Rare, Gray Orca Calf Spotted in California

Whale watchers on Blue Ocean Whale Watch tour in Monterey Bay, Calif. spotted a rare orca calf with gray-and-white pigment on Sept. 4. (Photo Credit: Kate Cummings / Blue Ocean Whale Watch) Whale watchers in Monterey Bay, California got a rare — and adorable — surprise when they spotted a tiny, gray, newborn orca calf …

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Uber has surveyed some drivers on small loans, suggesting financial products are coming – TechCrunch

Back in June Uber went on a hiring spree in New York, hiring at least 100 fintech-oriented tech workers to ostensibly look at creating products to increase loyalty and engagement among users and drivers, including things like banking. Cue a flurry of speculation. It now looks like Uber is taking baby-steps towards building such a …

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Uber and Lyft pledge $60m to ensure drivers don’t become employees

California politician Lorena Gonzalez criticised the companies for pledging tens of millions of dollars when they previously claimed they could not pay drivers minimum wage. On Thursday (29 August), Uber and Lyft took a significant step to ensure that drivers using the platforms would remain as contractors, rather than become recognised as employees. The companies …

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Tesla rolls out electric vehicle insurance in California

(Reuters) — Tesla said on Wednesday it was launching an insurance service designed to give drivers in California, its biggest market, lower rates because of safety features on its electric vehicles. Chief Executive Elon Musk has been one of the strongest proponents of the idea that car insurance rates should plummet as driver-assist and self-driving …

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Intercom’s LB Harvey on how tech is changing the world of sales

LB Harvey discusses the sales techniques that have stood the test of time, the company’s book on building a billion-dollar business, and the importance of utilising data. Today (27 August), software company Intercom released new data from a survey of more than 300 sales leaders, highlighting the fact that many traditional sales tactics are no …

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Positive Disruption Using Hard Trends and Soft Trends

Strategies based on uncertainty come with high levels of risk, but strategies based on certainty dramatically reduce risk and produce superior results. This is the difference between Soft Trends and Hard Trends. If you don’t like a Hard Trend, there isn’t a way for you to change it. However, if you don’t like a Soft …

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