lauren Wilson

April 21, 2020
ROOM8's new in-app video calling and virtual property tours allow users to find roommates and apartments safely and securely while social distancing
April 20, 2020
Countries are experimenting with both high- and low-tech ways to enforce lockdowns or self-quarantines. WSJ reporters in Rome, New York and Hong Kong compare their isolation experiences to show how some governments are willing to impose stricter measures to stop the virus.
April 8, 2020
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April 2, 2020
When eBay first launched its API back in 2000, the Wall Street Journal wrote: “EBay’s new technology – with the decidedly uncatchy name of eBay API (for eBay application programming interface) – reflects the company’s growing belief that it can get a piece of e-commerce beyond the confines of its popular online trading post at eBay.com.” Twenty years ago this was a belief but today, as more and more industry lines are being blurred, API-based insurance is gaining popularity. After all, it’s wiser to enable outside entrants to be your partners than sit behind and watch them turn into your competitors.
January 17, 2020
ROOM8 is a popular roommate matching and apartment search services announced it has raised an initial set of funding. And ROOM8 is planning to expand to include new hires and increased platform capabilities.
October 30, 2019
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August 28, 2019
CSAA Insurance is among a group of backers that provided $47m to support the launch of a Florida-focused home insurance carrier, the first of Kin’s subsidiaries to underwrite its own policies.
July 24, 2019
CSAA Insurance Group has partnered with Cape Analytics on a new solution for home inspections. The insurer’s new program will use AI technology for a faster and more cost-efficient procedure. Using Cape Analytics’ Roof Condition Rating, CSAA can detect missing shingles, tarps and discoloration. Tapping into this database of more than 70 million residential building in the U.S. means less underwriting time.