Trump is predicted to announce plans to complete Obamaâ€™s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, which had halted the deportation of some young unlawful immigrants. The- announcement might come as early as today. Greater than 800,000 so-called Dreamers have been allowed to remain within the U.S. by obtaining renewable work permits. Silicon Valley, which has fiercely defended immigration programs, is bracing for the blow; Apple, Amazon,Google, Fb, Microsoft & others referred to as on Trump to rethink. [Tony Romm / Recode]
As Hurricane Harvey continues to devastate Texas & close by states, Fb Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg stated the company has raised greater than $10 million for individuals who have suffered losses â€” the funding is a mixture of fundraising efforts by Fb users & a $1 million donation from Fb. Hereâ€™s a visualization of on-line rescue requests, & hereâ€™s a scam-checked list of where & how you can donate.[Meghann Farnsworth]
Apple lastly broke its silence on net neutrality, urging the Trump administration to maintain robust guidelines in that forestall telecom giants from blocking or interfering with net traffic. Apple additionally officially formally announced in that its Sept. 12 iPhone event can be held at the Steve Jobs Theater on its new Apple Park campus.[Tony Romm / Recode]
Uberâ€™s market share has taken an enormous hit 'cause it deals with a snarl of errors & misfortunes â€” since 2014, the ride-hailing giant has gone from owning 91 % of the U.S. ride-sharing market to 74.three as of this month. Uberâ€™s biggest rival, Lyft, has-been the main benefactor of in that falloff. [Rani Molla / Recode]
As many people sit up for a soothing Labor Day, many others will select to maintain working. In Silicon Valley particularly, some are embracing workaholism as a fascinating way of life selection â€” a.k.a. â€œhustleâ€� â€” boasting of 18-hour days, no vacation, no day without work. & itâ€™s not only startup founders â€” rank-and-file staff are shopping for in to this delusion of being a â€œmodel employee.â€� [Dan Lyons / The- New York Times]
Going to the doctor can be a ache â€” & Silicon Valley is making an attempt to assist. On the newest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, Forward Chief Executive Officer Adrian Aoun talks about his companyâ€™s $149 plan for all-you-can-use access to its medical resources, designed with a really perfect of Apple Store-like friendliness & transparency. [Eric Johnson / Recode]
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Going to the doctor can be a ache â€” & Silicon Valley is making an attempt to assist.
On the newest episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, Forward Chief Executive Officer Adrian Aoun talks about his companyâ€™s $149 plan for all-you-can-use access to its medical resources, designed with a perfect of Apple Store-like friendliness & transparency.
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