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Business News: Pacesetter, Agero, Mitchell

Pacesetter Teams with OnSeen and Hover Pacesetter Claims Service, OnSeen Inc. and Hover have teamed up to launch a claims management system that virtually connects all parties involved in the claim adjustment workflow through smartphones. The LiveClaims Solution will become …

Business News: J.D. Power, Root and Owlcam, Country Financial and Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Drivers Irked by Nanny Tech Advanced Driver Assistance Systems may have potential to reduce auto insurance claims, but some of them are so annoying that many drivers disable the systems and try to avoid buying them on future vehicle purchases, …

2nd Circuit Uphold’s Defeat of Harassment Suit Against Gay Dating App

A U.S. federal appeals court refused to hold Grindr liable to a New York man who said his former boyfriend used the gay dating app to post fake profiles, in a harassment campaign that caused more than 1,000 men to …

Smartphones Are Killing Americans, But Nobody’s Counting

Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term “accident.” It implies too much chance and too little culpability. A “crash” killed her mother in 2008, she insists, when her car was broadsided by another vehicle while on her way to pick up …

Driveway Data Challenge: Insurance Telematics vs. Smartphone UBI

Which insurance telematics solution most effectively tracks driving behavior? That’s one of the key questions posed by the Driveway Data Challenge conducted by Driveway Software. The Challenge measures three drivers for three weeks, using two insurance telematics devices: A smartphone …