Tag Archives: Policy

Tech leaders condemn policy leading to family separations at the border

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have all issued statements Brian Heater @ / 18 hours By now you’ve seen the photos and videos and probably heard the audio tape. The media coming out of the U.S./Mexico border over the past week has been truly heart-wrenching and horrifying, including, most shockingly, images of young children being housed in what amounts to ...

Read More »

Tech leaders condemn policy leading to family separations at the border

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have all issued statements Brian Heater @ / 17 hours By now you’ve seen the photos and videos and probably heard the audio tape. The media coming out of the U.S./Mexico border over the past week has been truly heart-wrenching and horrifying, including, most shockingly, images of young children being housed in what amounts to ...

Read More »

Tech leaders condemn policy leading to family separations at the border

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have all issued statements Brian Heater @ / 11 hours By now you’ve seen the photos and videos and probably heard the audio tape. The media coming out of the U.S./Mexico border over the past week has been truly heart-wrenching and horrifying, including, most shockingly, images of young children being housed in what amounts to ...

Read More »

Tech leaders condemn policy leading to family separations at the border

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook have all issued statements Brian Heater @ / 10 hours By now you’ve seen the photos and videos and probably heard the audio tape. The media coming out of the U.S./Mexico border over the past week has been truly heart-wrenching and horrifying, including, most shockingly, images of young children being housed in what amounts to ...

Read More »

'Belligerent' US trade policy toward China will damage iconic American brands – Jim O'Neill

America’s largest companies will be the biggest losers in a US-China trade brawl, according to former chairman of Goldman Sachs Jim O’Neill. Read more “I often say to people that America’s most iconic modern company, Apple, has for three years sold more iPhones to Greater China than it has to the US. So ultimately, if the US genuinely takes this ...

Read More »

UN rights chief blasts US policy of breaking up immigrant families as ‘unconscionable'

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights urged the US officials to stop separating children from their parents who illegally cross the border with Mexico.  “The thought that any state would seek to deter parents by inflicting such abuse on children is unconscionable,” Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein told on Monday during a Human Rights Council meeting in Geneva. “I call on ...

Read More »

‘We don’t want European-style immigration here’: Trump slams Merkel’s policy

Amid a national furor over his immigration policy, US President Donald Trump took to Twitter to call for stronger border laws, citing Germany’s ‘open-door’ migration policy as a “big mistake.” “Why don’t the Democrats give us the votes to fix the world’s worst immigration laws?,” Trump tweeted Monday. “Where is the outcry for the killings and crime being caused by ...

Read More »

Facebook’s longtime head of policy and comms steps down

A prominent figure that helped shape Facebook public perception over the course of the last decade is on the way out. In a Facebook post today, Elliot Schrage, vice president of communications and public policy, announced his departure. Schrage joined the company in 2008 after leaving his position in the same role at Google. He had come under fire over ...

Read More »

Here are the experts who will help shape Europe’s AI policy

The European Commission has announced the names of 52 experts from across industry, business and civil society who it has appointed to a new High Level Group on AI which will feed its strategy and policymaking around artificial intelligence. In April the EU’s executive body outlined its approach to AI technology, setting out measures intended to increase public and private investment; prepare ...

Read More »

‘It’s an invasion!’: UKIP leader blasts Brussels’ migration policy in the European Parliament

UKIP leader Gerard Batten has accused the European Union of blackmailing member states into accepting migrants from “Islamic countries”, amid boos and jeers from fellow MEPs. “You used the emotional blackmail argument of talking about helping defenseless refugee families. And yet, the reality is that the vast majority of these migrants are young men from Islamic countries,” said Gerard Batten, ...

Read More »
Show Buttons
Hide Buttons
error: Content is protected !!