California Attorney General Sued Care Home Owners for Human Trafficking, Labor Abuses

California Attorney General Sued Care Home Owner Human Trafficking Labor Abue

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra sued the owners of two care homes and a child day care facility in the Bay Area for human trafficking, labor abuse, rape, and other criminal activities. The defendants identified as Gerlen, Noel, Joshua, and Carlina Gamos own and operate Rainbow Bright, an adult residential and child care company. They committed the crimes while operating their facilities in Daly City, Pacifica, and South San Francisco. While serving arrest warrants, authorities sequestered 14 illegal assault weapons including three “ghost guns” without serial numbers from the defendants.…

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Democrats Likely to Gain Seat in Senate; Arizona Voters Prefer Democrat Kyrsten Sinema over GOP Candidates

Kyrsten Sinema

Registered voters in Arizona prefer Democratic Representative Kyrsten Sinema over Republican candidates for the U.S. Senate. On Tuesday, the latest NBC News-Marist poll in Arizona showed that Sinema has double-digit leads against her three Republican contenders. Sinema is ahead by 10% against Dr. Kelli Ward, a former member of the Arizona State Senate. Forty-eight percent (48%) of registered voters support Sinema while 38% prefer Ward. The survey also showed that Sinema has 11% lead over Rep. Martha McSally. Forty-nine percent (49%) of regstered voters favor the Democrat compared to 38%…

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California Primary: Schwarzenegger Will Not Vote for Republican John Cox

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Arnold Schwarzenegger, the movie actor and former California Governor is encouraging Californians to exercise their rights to vote. The state is conducting its primary election today. In a tweet, Schwarzenegger said, “Californians, whether you are to the left of me, to the right of me, or in the center, get out and vote. This is your day to flex your power.” Californians, whether you are to the left of me, to the right of me, or in the center, get out and vote. This is your day to flex your…

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Amazon to build 2nd headquarters with up to 50,000 workers

Amazon Fulfillment Center

Amazon announced its plan to build a second headquarters in North America that will be equivalent to its current campus in Seattle, Washington. The e-commerce giant will invest more than $5 billion for the construction and growth of its HQ2, which is expected to add as much as 50,000 high-paying jobs. Amazon also expected its HQ2 to create tens of thousands of additional jobs and tens of billions of dollars in additional investments in communities that surround it. The company estimated that its additional investments in Seattle from 2010 to…

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Tesla Motors (TSLA) Q3 Earnings Top Estimates, Shares Soar

The stock price of Tesla Motors (NASDAQ: TSLA) surged during the extended trading hours after the electric car manufacturer reported third-quarter financial results that beat the estimates of Wall Street analysts. TSLA stock climbed more than 4% to $211.10 per share during the extended trading on Wednesday. Tesla Q3 financial results Tesla reported that its adjusted earnings were $111 million or $0.71 per share for the third quarter, higher than the $0.54 per share expected by analysts. The company’s total GAAP revenue was $2.3 billion, an increase of 152% from…

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Half Billion Yahoo Users’ Accounts Hacked

Yahoo

Yahoo confirmed that at least half billion of its users’ accounts were hacked by a state-sponsored hacker, who perpetrated a cyber attack on its network in late 2014. According to the company the hacker stole a copy of certain user information that may have included users’ names, birthdates, e-mail addresses, and hashed passwords. The hacker may also have taken encrypted or unencrypted security questions and answers in some cases. Yahoo’s ongoing investigation indicated that the hacker failed to access unprotected passwords, bank account information or payment data during the data…

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Microsoft Approves $40 Billion Stock Buyback; Increases Dividend

Microsoft

The Board of Directors of Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ: MSFT) approved another $40 billion stock buyback program and increased its quarterly dividend by 8% to $0.39 per share. According to the tech giant, it is on track to complete is existing $40 billion shares repurchase program by the end of this year. Its new shares repurchase program has no expiration date, and the Board may terminate it anytime. Microsoft is committed to returning capital to shareholders while it cash pile increases. The tech giant had $113.2 billion in cash and short-term…

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GoPro Promises Hollywood-Caliber Aerial Shots with Karma Drone Camera

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ: GPRO) unveiled its long-anticipated Karma drone along with new Hero5 camera models during an event, which was held near Lake Tahoe at Squaw Valley, California today, September 19. Nick Woodman, the company’s founder and CEO promised that GoPro Karma offers Hollywood-caliber aerial shots and an image-stabilization grip that can be handheld or mounted to vehicles, gear, and more. Mr. Woodman added that the GoPro Karma is easy to use, and a beginner could have fun with the drone right away. The drone features a compact design that…

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Salesforce.com Launches Einstein AI Platform

Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) launched an artificial intelligence (AI) platform called Salesforce Einstein on Sunday. The AI platform is integrated into some of the company’s cloud services such as Sales Cloud, Service Cloud, Marketing Cloud, Analytics Cloud, App Cloud, Commerce Cloud, Community Cloud, and IoT Cloud. John Ball, the general manager of Salesforce Einstein said the company aims to use AI tools to enhance its extensive portfolio of products. He said, “There is an absolute revolution occurring in artificial intelligence. This is democratizing AI so that every company can benefit from…

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