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Uber Driver is an Employee, Says California Labor Commission Ruling

A ruling from the California Labor Commission is that at least one driver at Uber driver is its employee. The startup had been sued by Barbara Ann Berwick, who filed a claim earlier in the year when she said she was not paid for work she had done. It is through that lawsuit that the California Labor Commission has come to decide that Uber is not solely a software company meeting consumer demand.

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Cisco’s Startup Partners Announce Products for Cisco Live

As Cisco Live is such a popular show, its third-party vendors are announcing their new products. As those third-party vendors depend on Cisco for their own businesses, they want to make sure the Cisco Live show continues to be successful. That is why they unveil products at the launch event and before it starts.

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StartUp Foodie&Tours Offers Culinary Classes

The foodie trend is what Foodie&Tours hopes to capitalize on soon.
The startup Foodie&Tours plans to offer culinary classes and activities starting in January. While it is based in Barcelona, the company is a virtual marketplace that anyone can access from anywhere in the world.

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Mobile App as SaaS with Xcopy

Now startup’s mobile app can be run as SaaS, using the Xcopy billing subscription model. This technique also applies to web applications and desktop software. By allowing your mobile app this new opportunity, you can start to sell your app in current marketplaces. That presents a new revenue stream. As well, with Xcopy you get analytic data about your app to help you improve its scalability.

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NFL Funder for Frozen-Food Startup Luvo

The newest funder for the startup Luvo is the NFL star Russell Wilson. Luvo focuses on the area of frozen food. Interestingly, Wilson is the second major athlete to back the startup. The frozen-food company Luvo offers entrees in a range of sizes. The foods include burritos and pizzas. They are being sold by big retail outlets, including Kroger. The leader is Christine Day, who was previously the CEO of Lululemon.

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