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How to Make Use of the Gig Economy while Avoiding Worker Misclassification

At Mila, we spend a lot of time talking about the advantages of the gig economy. And operating in this new space can certainly have its advantages—lower overhead and quicker response times are chief among them—but it’s not all roses Read More

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Why Robots Won’t Take Tech Service Jobs

In 2016, an AI named AlphaGo succeeded at something most people thought impossible: it beat a human at Go, the traditional Chinese board game known for its hugely complex strategies. Lee Sedol, renowned Go player, predicted lost four out of Read More

Neue Funktion bei der Mila App: Folgeauftrag

Mila App As a Tool for Customer Acquisition and Rebookings

This February, the new Mila App was launched. With the integrated Mila Bot and immediate service features, customers can use the automated Mila Bot assistant to schedule an appointment with a Mila tech at a time of their choosing, or Read More

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IFA 2017 Preview: What’s in Store at Berlin’s Tech Summit

What’s that smell in the air? Crisp, fresh, and a little plasticy—it must be IFA season. That’s right, the 2017 iteration of Berlin’s annual technology trade show is almost upon us, and we at Mila have collected all the juiciest Read More

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7 Practical and Playful Questions to Ask Alexa

By now, you’ve probably heard of Alexa. If you haven’t, don’t worry. You will. Because Alexa – Amazon’s voice-powered, intelligent personal assistant – is becoming increasingly more popular and increasingly more capable by the day. Through the Amazon Echo and Read More

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How Telcos Can Offer On-Demand Service while Reducing Costs

“Your technician service window is between 9am and 5pm. Please be at home and ready for your service technician to arrive during that time.” Signing up for internet can be miserable. Being forced to take a day off work and Read More

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Today’s Most Common Tech Faux Pas

These days, everyone seems to know something about technology. Smartphones are the norm and have been around for quite a while now, so most other smart devices have been designed to function similarly – with simple layouts, clear fonts, and boldly colored Read More

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Bouygues Telecom offers neighborhood tech support to French customers

Locals in Nice can now call on a community of Bouygues Telecom Friends selected by the on-demand platform Mila to assist them with technology. With the goal of making technology simple and accessible to all, Bouygues Telecom is the first Read More

Interdiscount delivers service in real-time

Customers can now schedule convenient home tech services at every Swiss Interdiscount location Washing machine delivery and installation, TV station configuration or smartphone setup—all at the click of a button. Together with the service platform Mila.com, the largest home electronics Read More