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Uber adds another independent director to its board: Flex CEO Revathi Advaithi

  • Uber has a new, independent board member, shows a new SEC filing: CEO Revathi Advaithi of 51-year-old Flex, which is among the world’s largest electronic manufacturers and competes against Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology.
  • Advaithi, a mechanical engineer who grew up in India with four sisters, was appointed to the top job in February of last year after spending roughly 10 years with the electronic manufacturing company Eaton, where she was COO and oversaw its global electrical business.
  • Specifically, Flex once counted among its biggest customers the Chinese company Huawei, for which it provided contract services for products like smartphones and 5G base stations.
  • In 2017, Uber also appointed then Nestlé executive Wan Ling Martello to its board.
  • She left her seat last year, citing the growth of her media company, Thrive Global, as the reason for her departure.

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How police unions protect officers fired for bad behavior

  • In more than four out of 10 of the cases in which arbitrators ruled on officer terminations over the last decade, those firings were overturned, according to data provided by the San Antonio police department.
  • More than 85% of police contracts in major cities around the country include language limiting oversight or discipline of officers, according to an analysis by Campaign Zero, a criminal justice reform advocacy group.
  • Of 24 officer terminations since 2010 that were ruled on by arbitrators, 10 were overturned, or about 42%, according to the department's data, which was first reported by the San Antonio Express-News.
  • But the police contract negotiated by the union bars the department from invoking years-old cases to justify firings, except under certain circumstances -- a provision the arbitrator noted in his decision reducing the 2016 firing to a 45-day unpaid suspension.

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Mary Trump: Judge suggests tell-all book by Trump niece serves 'public interest' - Business Insider

  • The publisher of a tell-all book from the niece of US President Donald Trump can go ahead with publishing the work, a New York court ruled Wednesday, lifting a temporary restraining order that had been sought by the Trump family.
  • Earlier in the week, the New York Supreme Court sided with the president's family, issuing a temporary restraining order.
  • Scheinkman, of the Supreme Court's appellate division, ruled that the public has a right to know more about the world's most powerful man.
  • "It is very good news that the prior restraint against Simon & Schuster has been vacated, and we look forward to filing our brief in the trial court explaining why the same result is required as to Ms. Trump, based on the First Amendment and basic contract law," Mary Trump's lawyer Theodore Boutrous Jr. said.

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Mary Trump: Judge suggests tell-all book by Trump niece serves 'public interest' - Business Insider

  • The publisher of a tell-all book from the niece of US President Donald Trump can go ahead with publishing the work, a New York court ruled Wednesday, lifting a temporary restraining order that had been sought by the Trump family.
  • Earlier in the week, the New York Supreme Court sided with the president's family, issuing a temporary restraining order.
  • Scheinkman, of the Supreme Court's appellate division, ruled that the public has a right to know more about the world's most powerful man.
  • "It is very good news that the prior restraint against Simon & Schuster has been vacated, and we look forward to filing our brief in the trial court explaining why the same result is required as to Ms. Trump, based on the First Amendment and basic contract law," Mary Trump's lawyer Theodore Boutrous Jr. said.

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Consultants bill cut as visa plan scrapped

  • The move comes as the full cost of the Morrison government's moves to privatise visa processing is revealed, with Peter Dutton's Home Affairs Department spending $92 million on the dumped plan, including $39.7 million with strategy firm Boston Consulting Group.
  • In March Mr Hehir revealed federal spending with consulting giants almost tripled in a decade, as public service departments spent close to $1.2 billion with just eight firms in 2018-19.
  • Almost half of the $92 million spent by the Department of Home Affairs on its abandoned plan to privatise the processing of immigration visas went to strategy firm Boston Consulting Group.
  • The Australian National Audit Office says it will curb its spending on private sector consultants after it was revealed Peter Dutton's Home Affairs Department spent $39.7m with BCG on its dumped plan to privatise the processing of visas.

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Why Building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organization (AI DAO)

  • Beyond the already complex challenge of implementing AI, some companies have started analyzing the possible benefits of building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (AI DAOs).
  • In this article, I will help you understand what we mean by Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), their strategic importance from a business model perspective as well as the key role of AI in the rise of DAOs. Let’s start by defining the key concept of this article.
  • It could begin with the automation of a small percentage of both managerial and administrative roles, but these percentages would increase over time as the company becomes more data-driven and smart contracts handle more and more complex tasks.
  • I believe large firms should already try to build proofs of concept to better understand how this new organization can impact their business models.

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Why Building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organization (AI DAO)

  • Beyond the already complex challenge of implementing AI, some companies have started analyzing the possible benefits of building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (AI DAOs).
  • In this article, I will help you understand what we mean by Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), their strategic importance from a business model perspective as well as the key role of AI in the rise of DAOs. Let’s start by defining the key concept of this article.
  • It could begin with the automation of a small percentage of both managerial and administrative roles, but these percentages would increase over time as the company becomes more data-driven and smart contracts handle more and more complex tasks.
  • I believe large firms should already try to build proofs of concept to better understand how this new organization can impact their business models.

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Why Building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organization (AI DAO)

  • Beyond the already complex challenge of implementing AI, some companies have started analyzing the possible benefits of building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (AI DAOs).
  • In this article, I will help you understand what we mean by Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), their strategic importance from a business model perspective as well as the key role of AI in the rise of DAOs. Let’s start by defining the key concept of this article.
  • It could begin with the automation of a small percentage of both managerial and administrative roles, but these percentages would increase over time as the company becomes more data-driven and smart contracts handle more and more complex tasks.
  • I believe large firms should already try to build proofs of concept to better understand how this new organization can impact their business models.

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Why Building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organization (AI DAO)

  • Beyond the already complex challenge of implementing AI, some companies have started analyzing the possible benefits of building an AI Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (AI DAOs).
  • In this article, I will help you understand what we mean by Decentralized Autonomous Organizations (DAOs), their strategic importance from a business model perspective as well as the key role of AI in the rise of DAOs. Let’s start by defining the key concept of this article.
  • It could begin with the automation of a small percentage of both managerial and administrative roles, but these percentages would increase over time as the company becomes more data-driven and smart contracts handle more and more complex tasks.
  • I believe large firms should already try to build proofs of concept to better understand how this new organization can impact their business models.

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