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  • The 3 factors behind Uber and Lyft’s regulatory win in California Crunch Network

    The 3 factors behind Uber and Lyft’s regulatory win in California

    It’s a common gripe: Outdated regulations obstruct innovation; government regulators move too slowly or, worse, try to block technological progress. But when conditions are right, regulations can sometimes change quickly, often in a way that promotes innovation. That’s what happened in the case of ridesharing in California. Read More

  • Calling All Entrepreneurs: California Needs You

    In my last post, I discussed how the gap between the web and enterprise-computing worlds has narrowed. Some of the Valley’s developers are now building web-based systems that make old-world transaction processing seem like child’s play. After all, Twitter processes more transactions per day (in the form of messages) than the systems of many large corporations process in a month. Read More