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Florida's insurance woes could further aggravate Ian's economic anger

Florida’s insurance woes could further aggravate Ian’s economic anger

ORLANDO — The economic devastation left by Hurricane Ian in Florida is likely to put additional strain on the state’s fragile insurance system. According to the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation, about a dozen companies that provide homeowners insurance in Florida have gone insolvent in the past two years, leaving hundreds of thousands of homeowners …

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Hungry ghosts: Appen woes threaten livelihoods of low-wage workers

Hungry ghosts: Appen woes threaten livelihoods of low-wage workers

According to Braden-Harder, the bulk of Appen’s business involves two main customers. “We’re basically talking about Facebook and Google here,” she says. And now those companies are taking a hit as the global economy slows the growth of digital advertising, and Apple’s new privacy features are also affecting Facebook’s ad revenue. Simply put, Appen’s top …

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