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Opinion analysis: Divided court permits state identity-theft prosecution of noncitizens in the employment process

Yesterday, in Kansas v. Garcia, a five-justice majority of the Supreme Court upheld Kansas’ prosecution of noncitizens who used stolen social security numbers to gain employment. Justice Samuel Alito’s majority opinion held that Kansas’ application of its state identity-theft and fraud statutes to the noncitizen respondents was neither expressly nor impliedly preempted by federal immigration …

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Tilting Point acquires mobile game Star Trek Timelines

Tilting Point announced this morning that it has acquired Star Trek Timelines, a free-to-play character collection game, from the game’s developer Disruptor Beam. It has also hired Disruptor Beam team members to create a new studio, Wicked Realm Games. This follows Disruptor Beam‘s shuttering of its other titles, Game of Thrones Ascent and The Walking Dead: …

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Relist Watch (Updated)

John Elwood briefly reviews Monday’s relists. Editor’s note: This post has been updated with a discussion and note of two additional new relists: Avery v. United States, 19-633, and Kelly v. White, 19-264. For the second week running, the Supremes cleared out a metric ton of relists. Because we love success stories, in discussing last …

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VSCO’s new editing tool Montage lets you edit and layer both photos and video

VSCO, a popular photo editing app (and Gen Z meme), is continuing to shift its focus to video. Last month, the company finally gave its creators the ability to publish their video edits to the VSCO feed alongside their photos. And today VSCO is rolling out a more powerful and complex video editing tool called …

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Robinhood’s downtime as a stress test for the consumer fintech boom

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Earlier this week, the popular free stock trading service Robinhood suffered downtime over a two-day period. The company, a well-funded unicorn taking on incumbents in its industry, failed to operate properly when the public markets …

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Zendesk’s latest tools designed to give fuller view of the customer

Like many technology companies, Zendesk made the tough decision to cancel its Zendesk Relate customer conference this week in Miami amid Covid-19 health concerns. That doesn’t mean the announcements didn’t happen though, even if the conference didn’t, and today the company announced a major update to its Sunshine development platform. You may recall that the …

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Argument analysis: It may be Gorsuch’s call

In Department of Homeland Security v. Thuraissigiam, the government is asking the Supreme Court to uphold a system of limited and narrow judicial review over the expedited removal procedure. In 1996, Congress created the expedited removal process, along with other bare-bones administrative procedures, that privilege speed over process. In expedited review, one front-line immigration officer …

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Bookshlf launches an app to curate and share your favorite digital content

Bookshlf has created a new way for people to recommend media — whether it’s music, videos, articles, podcasts or even tweets — to their friends and to the rest of the world. The New York-based startup is officially launching its web and iOS app this week and announcing that David A. Steinberg, co-founder and CEO …

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The Flywheel of Growth – A Strategic Innovation Framework

by Jesse Nieminen These days virtually everyone agrees that innovation is strategically important. For example, in an international PwC innovation survey of roughly 250 CEOs, only 3% said that innovation is not a strategic priority for them. Regardless of these results, organizations often struggle in aligning their innovation efforts with their overall strategy. On the other hand, top performing …

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