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Meet LAFC's Newest Teammate: AI That Keeps Players Safe

Samson Amore

Samson Amore is a reporter for dot.LA. He holds a degree in journalism from Emerson College and previously covered technology and entertainment for TheWrap and reported on the SoCal startup scene for the Los Angeles Business Journal. Send tips or pitches to and find him on Twitter @Samsonamore.

Meet LAFC's Newest Teammate: AI That Keeps Players Safe

Last November in an interview with broadcaster Piers Morgan, worldwide soccer superstar Christiano Ronaldo revealed that the reason he was leaving Manchester United only a year after his return to the club was at least in part due to the team’s lack of “technology, especially in terms of training, nutrition and condition.”

There certainly were other factors motivating Ronaldo to leave Man U – but overall, he spoke to a larger issue that soccer as a whole is facing: adopting technology to help its players compete at the highest level of the sport.

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EV Charging Company Qmerit Lists the Two Biggest Hurdles Still Facing the Industry

David Shultz

David Shultz reports on clean technology and electric vehicles, among other industries, for dot.LA. His writing has appeared in The Atlantic, Outside, Nautilus and many other publications.

EV Charging Company Qmerit Lists the Two Biggest Hurdles Still Facing the Industry

As the Senior Vice President of Qmerit, an EV charging company, it’s hardly surprising that Ken Sapp was an early adopter of electric vehicles. But when he first made the switch to the new tech he intentionally didn’t install a charger at his house. For several months Sapp went without the very service his company, Qmerit, provides to customers all over the US and Canada.

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Behind Her Empire: Lele Sadoughi on Running All Aspects of a Business and ‘Faking It Til You Make It’

Yasmin Nouri

Yasmin is the host of the "Behind Her Empire" podcast, focused on highlighting self-made women leaders and entrepreneurs and how they tackle their career, money, family and life.

Each episode covers their unique hero's journey and what it really takes to build an empire with key lessons learned along the way. The goal of the series is to empower you to see what's possible & inspire you to create financial freedom in your own life.

Lele Sadoughi in black and white with a headband
Lele Sadoughi

On this episode of the Behind Her Empire podcast, accessory designer Lele Sadoughi talks about her commitment to entrepreneurship, breaking into the fashion industry, and how there will never be a perfect moment to start something new.

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