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GoFundMe Plans To Remove Anti-Vax Campaigns

GoFundMe is removing anti-vaxxers from its platform, according to an exclusive report by The Daily Beast. The firm is currently conducting a review for anti-vax campaigns on the platform and will ban any fundraisers found to be promoting bad science. GoFundMe prohibits campaigns that make dubious health claims in its terms of service, saying users must […]

Ford Hires Amazon Veteran As New CFO

Ford’s  new chief financial officer is an Amazon finance veteran who led the  Whole Foods acquisition. Tim Stone, 52, starts with Ford on April 15, just in time for the shareholder annual meeting on May 9. Stone, who worked at Amazon from 1998-2018, left as vice president of finance. Previously, he was CFO of Amazon […]

GM Will Invest $300 Million, Add 400 Jobs In Michigan Plant For New Chevrolet Electric Vehicle

  General Motors announced plans to invest $1.8 billion and add 400 new jobs at manufacturing operations in six states, including $300 million and 400 new jobs at its Orion Assembly plant in suburban Detroit to produce a new full-electric Chevrolet vehicle. The investment, announced Friday by GM CEO Mary Barra at the Orion plant, […]

Grange’s Comments On FCC’s TV White Space Vote

  National Grange President Betsy Huber issued the following statement after the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) finalized (PDF) the Unlicensed Reconsideration and Database Accuracy proceedings on Wednesday, both of which help remove regulatory uncertainty in the TV white spaces technology market: “There are few challenges facing rural America as great as the rural broadband gap, […]

Apple Opens Development Site In San Diego

Apple has announced that it would bring 1,200 new jobs to San Diego, California as part of a national expansion that the Cupertino-based company announced back in December. Apple expects to see 200 jobs in place by the end of this year. EE Times reports Apple has already posted several job positions around designing modems […]

Huawei Files Suit Federal Ban On Buying Huawei Gear

Huawei is appealing a recent law restricting the purchase of Huawei and ZTE products at the federal level. Huawei is suing the US government in a Texas court, where its US headquarters is located. The law being challenged is the recent National Defense Authorization Act. It bars the federal government from buying Huawei gear directly, […]

Amazon To Close All Of Its Pop-Up Stores

Amazon will close all of its 87 pop-up locations in the U.S. in April, the company said Wednesday. Amazon has pop-ups inside Whole Foods locations, Kohl’s stores and malls in the U.S. These popup shops let customers try Amazon products like Kindle e-readers, Echo smart speakers — and Amazon services, like Prime Video, Audible and […]

Corning Is Working On Real Glass For Folding Displays

Corning is working on a new glass product for folding phone displays that can bend to a radius of 5mm. In an interview with Wired, Corning’s head of the Gorilla Glass division John Bayne describes the new glass, which will be about 0.1mm thin. Current foldable phones use a layer of polymer over the diplay. […]

Appeals Court OKs AT&T Acquisition Of Time Warner

An appeals court has rejected the Justice Department’s bid to overturn a ruling that cleared the way for AT&T‘s acquisition of Time Warner. The decision, by a three-judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, caps off round two of the protracted legal battle between AT&T and the Justice Department. The […]

UAW Sues GM To Keep Plants Open

The United Auto Workers union sued General Motors on Tuesday, claiming the company’s plan to shutter three auto plants violates the union’s labor contract. The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District of Ohio, asks the court to order GM to reverse its decision to close plants in Baltimore; Lordstown, Ohio; and Warren, Michigan. It also […]

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