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California has rejected a major gig economy reform, leaving workers without employee protections — Vox

In a victory for companies like Uber and Lyft, California will classify ride-hailing drivers as independent contractors, writes Rebecca Heilweil.

Here is the link: https://www.vox.com/recode/2020/11/4/21539335/california-proposition-22-results-gig-economy-workers

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Best Buy to implement generative AI working with Accenture, Google

Best Buy, in collaboration with Google Cloud and Accenture, has announced plans to deploy generative AI (gen AI) to enhance customer support services and assist employees.  

Intel introduces Gaudi 3 AI accelerator: Going bigger and aiming higher in AI market — AnandTech

The latest iteration of Gaudi will be launching in the third quarter of 2024, and Intel is already shipping samples to customers now, writes Ryan Smith.

Google unveils custom Arm-based chips, following similar efforts at rivals Amazon and Microsoft — CNBC

Google is launching a custom-built Arm-based server chip that will become available later in 2024, according to the report.