Disruptive technology

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Why Silicon Valley Income Inequality Is Just a Preview of What’s to Come for the Rest of the U.S.

Silicon Valley companies continue to pump out disruptive technology that's fueling regional and national economic growth. But according to a new report, they're also producing income inequality. A team of researchers at the Everett Program at UC Santa Cruz studied federal and regional income statistics and found that in Silicon Valley, wages are sliding backwards rather than following the rise

The Solution To Income Protection Gaps Could Be An App

With its potential to profoundly reshape traditional industries, disruptive technology is justifiably popular among investors, but the reception is considerably more wary among the disrupted—workers who have traded greater flexibility for diminished security. The sharing economy is rich in opportunities, but for many employees the long-established safeguards enjoyed by previous generations are about as familiar