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Everything you need to know about California’s new Electronic Communications Privacy Act – latimes.com

Gov. Jerry Brown signed the California Electronic Communications Privacy Act on Friday in what the American Civil Liberties Union described as a “landmark victory” for digital privacy. – Tracey Lien

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Lyft’s new partnerships will give drivers free gas and access to rental cars – theverge.com

Ride-hailing service Lyft wants to stay on drivers’ good side, and sign up new ones in the process. So the company announced today that it has partnered with gas company

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TWITTER IS REPORTEDLY MAKING JACK DORSEY ITS PERMANENT CEO – fastcompany.com

Nearly four months after Dick Costolo stepped down as CEO, Twitter appears to have found a new chief executive: its original one. Cofounder Jack Dorsey will reportedly be named permanent

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‘Uberisation’ of economies pinching state tax revenues – businessinsider.com

With “sharing economy” services like Uber, Blablacar and Airbnb spreading among consumers, state tax collectors risk experiencing a revenue pinch as these new collaborative players capture market share from traditional

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Instagram Hits 400M Users Just 9 Months After Announcing 300M – techcrunch.com

Today, Facebook-owned photograph-centric social network Instagram announced that it has hit 400 million users. This comes just nine months after announcing that it hit the 300 million mark. – Drew

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European court adviser finds against US data sharing deal in Facebook case – thenextweb.com

A long-running legal battle between Facebook Ireland and Max Schrems, an Austrian privacy activist, has resulted in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) recommending that the passing of data between

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The rise of Asian American leaders in tech

Page and Brin will oversee Alphabet, giving Pichai complete latitude in running Google, currently the sixth largest tech company in the world, and arguably the one most omnipresent in our

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Google Creates Parent Company Called Alphabet in Restructuring

Google Inc. unveiled a sweeping reorganization that separates its highly profitable search and advertising business from fledgling efforts in an array of so-called moonshots.By  ALISTAIR BARR and ROLFE WINKLER,Updated Aug. 10, 2015,

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Alibaba, eBay and counterfeit products.

It is the federal court for the Southern District of New York, a favoured battleground for the decidedly unglamorous war against counterfeit goods. Aug 1st 2015, New York, THE ECONOMIST Print

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California’s drought is ‘a harbinger of the coming global water crisis’ – businessinsider.com

The four-year California drought is causing unparalleled devastation to the region. By COREY STERN, BUSINES INSIDER.  

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