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The Latest: Phone companies told save evidence tied to fires

The Latest on California wildfires (all times local): 6:15 p.m. California regulators are directing Verizon Wireless, AT&T and other communication companies to preserve any evidence and records that could potentially be linked to Northern California wildfires that killed 35 people. In a letter Friday, the state Public Utilities Commission told …

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US stocks mixed as retailers slump and tech companies rise

U.S. stocks are little changed Thursday afternoon as retailers and media companies decline but technology and industrial companies rise. Women’s clothing retailer J. Jill is tumbling after it slashed its forecast for the third quarter. AT&T is falling after it said it expects to lose DirecTV subscribers, while cable company …

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3 Reasons Companies Welcome Disruption

A central component of the Anticipatory Organization model is disruption—more specifically, how Anticipatory Organizations and individuals can look at disruption and see enormous opportunity. Leveraging disruption could produce a revolutionary new product or service, lead to a significant improvement on an existing model or any number of advancements. If you’re …

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San Francisco, Oakland sue oil companies over climate change

San Francisco and Oakland, Calif., are suing five major oil companies, blaming them for the effects of climate change. The cities announced Wednesday they each filed a lawsuit in their respective county courts against Chevron Corp., ConocoPhillips Co., ExxonMobil Corp., Royal Dutch Shell and BP. The lawsuits by two of …

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Bay Area cities sue major oil companies over climate change

San Francisco and Oakland are suing to get five oil companies, including San Ramon-based Chevron, to pay for the cost of protecting the Bay Area from rising sea levels and other effects of global warming. “These fossil fuel companies profited handsomely for decades while knowing they were putting the fate …

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San Francisco sues oil companies over climate change

San Francisco is suing five of the world’s largest oil and gas companies for the costs of sea walls and other infrastructure needed to protect against climate change. The lawsuit filed Tuesday in California court accuses the companies of ignoring warnings that fossil fuels would cause catastrophic global warming and …

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