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Trump’s sudden reversal on student visas will be felt in Silicon Valley

Growing up in the Philippines, Andreia Carrillo always liked the stars. It’s what brought her to the United States to study astronomy, and why she wants others to follow in her footsteps and study the stars. “Though, we’ll see if that happens now,” Carrillo said. Carrillo is one of the hundreds of thousands of students affected by a recent rule change, issued by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to no longer allow international students from staying in the U.S. if their university m...
Tags: Startups, TC, Texas, Education, California, Government, New York City, US, Tech, Mit, Austin, Harvard, United States, Philippines, President, Watson


Grillin’ it: Barbecue trends and family recipes

This Fourth of July, the fairground fireworks and pool parties may be put on hold. But there’s one thing we don’t have to cancel: Firing up the grill and hanging out in the backyard. In fact, “4th of July grilling ideas” spiked more than 400 percent in the U.S. within the past week.While many of us will head to our patios and yards, what we’re cooking up varies across the country. According to Google Trends, North Carolinians are searching for “bbq slaw” recipes. And in Oklahoma, they’re looking...
Tags: Google, Texas, Cook, Colorado, Search, Doodles, Austin, Oklahoma, St Louis, Pat, Mary Ann Esposito, Serrano, Simon Rogers, Tapatio, Korean BBQ, Kosi


Apple re-closes 15 Southern California stores as COVID-19 cases rise

Apple has re-closed another 30 U.S. stores including 15 in Southern California as cases of COVID-19 continue to flare up in regions around the country. Stores in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada and Oklahoma closed  Thursday. That comes on the heels of 16 closures that took effect Wednesday in Florida, Mississippi, Texas and Utah. That brings the total number of stores that have been shuttered for a second time to 77. Apple has a total 271 stores in the United States, inclu...
Tags: Apple, Utah, Business, Texas, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Economy, Soccer, United States, New York Times, Bill, Oklahoma, Southern California, Knott, Top Stories LADN


USC backs off plan for fall in-person classes, citing coronavirus spike

The Tommy Trojan statue is seen on the USC campus. (2019 photo by Reed Saxon/Associated Press) LOS ANGELES — Reversing course from an announcement made one month ago, USC officials now say undergraduate fall courses will primarily remain online during the fall semester. “Public health guidelines continue to change, and Los Angeles County has yet to approve our plans for returning to full campus operations,” according to a joint letter released Wednesday night by USC Provost Charles F. Zukoski ...
Tags: Apple, Texas, News, Education, California, Angels, California News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Usc, Gavin Newsom, Wright, Los Angeles County, David Wright, Florida Arizona


Jeff Bezos' fortune just surpassed $171 billion. Here's how he built Amazon into a $1.4 trillion company and became the world's richest man. (AMZN)

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos' net worth just reached a new high of $171.6 billion. Bezos founded Amazon in 1995. The company has since grown to one of the most valuable, powerful companies on the planet. Bezos has gone from a New York hedge-funder to the richest man in the world, but in the process, he's weathered a high-profile divorce and hacking scandal, faced antitrust scrutiny from lawmakers, and everything in between.  These days, Bezos is focused on making Amazon more climate-friendly, growing...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Instagram, Microsoft, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Germany, New York City, Trends, Bloomberg, Iran, Intel


U.S. adds 4.8 million jobs as unemployment falls to 11.1%

By CHRISTOPHER RUGABER WASHINGTON — U.S. employers added a substantial 4.8 million jobs in June, and the unemployment rate fell to 11.1%, as the job market improved for a second straight month yet still remained far short of regaining the colossal losses it suffered this spring. The nation has now recovered roughly one-third of the 22 million jobs it lost to the pandemic recession. And with confirmed coronavirus cases spiking across the Sun Belt states, a range of evidence suggests that a job ma...
Tags: Apple, Florida, New York, Texas, California, Washington, Sport, Soccer, House, Arizona, ISM, Homebase, McDonald, JPMorgan Chase, Kronos, FactSet


Apple is re-closing 30 more stores in the US as coronavirus cases have spiked across the country (AAPL)

Apple is re-closing an additional 30 stores in the US as coronavirus cases spike across the country, according to CNBC. Apple will be re-closing stores in Alabama, California, Georgia, Idaho, Louisiana, Nevada, and Oklahoma. The decision comes after Apple said it would close stores in Texas, Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Apple is re-closing 30 additional stores in the US, a move that comes after the tech giant began r...
Tags: Apple, Florida, Texas, US, Alabama, Trends, New York Times, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Cnbc, CNBC Apple, Deirdre O Brien Apple, Times Apple, Arizona Apple, Alabama California Georgia Idaho Louisiana Nevada, Texas Florida Arizona North Carolina


Google confirms US offices will remain closed until at least September, as COVID-19 spikes

A few months back, Google announced plans to reopen some U.S. offices after the July 4th holiday. But the best-laid plans, and all of that. Things have obviously not been going great in terms of the United States’ battle with COVID-19, and Google once again finds itself proceeding on the side of caution. As was first reported by Bloomberg, Google has since confirmed with TechCrunch that it will be pushing back reopening at least until September 7, after the Labor Day holiday in the States. A...
Tags: Health, Google, Texas, US, Tech, United States, Hiring, Bloomberg Google, Facebook Google, Arizona Florida, Coronavirus, COVID-19, COVID, States Along


Skygauge’s innovative tilting rotor drones are up for pre-order, with deliveries in 2021

I have had a few occasions to see Skygauge’s drones in-person, primarily on visits to Asia. The Canadian team is involved in HAX’s program and has spent time working out of their Shenzhen offices. In fact, they competed at our last hardware battlefield in the city late last year. To a person, everyone I’ve spoken with seems impressed by the company’s tiltable rotor technology, which allows the massive industrial drones to maneuver in ways more traditional quadcopters can’t. I have little dou...
Tags: Asia, Texas, Hardware, Tech, Drones, Faa, Shenzhen, Hax, COVID, Skygauge, Nikita Iliushkin


Official Trailer for 'Boys State' Doc by Amanda McBaine & Jesse Moss

"Our masculinity shall not be infringed." A24 + Apple have unveiled an official trailer for the documentary film Boys State, which first premiered at the Sundance Film Festival earlier this year where it won the top Grand Jury Prize in the Documentary Competition. The film also won the Lone Star Special Jury Award at the SXSW Film Festival. This modern horror film presents a vérité look at the political divide in America by focusing on the kids. From Sundance: "Boys State is a political comi...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Movies, Trailer, America, Documentaries, Jesse Moss, To Watch, Texas Boys State, Boys State, Amanda McBaine


Apple Shares Trailer for 'Boys State' Documentary Coming to Apple TV+ on August 14

Apple today shared the trailer for "Boys State," a political documentary that's set to be released in a limited number of theaters on July 1 and on Apple TV+ on Friday, August 14. "Boys State" covers a week-long annual program where 1,100 17-year-old teenage boys in Texas participate in a mock exercise to build their own state government.The sensational winner of the Grand Jury Prize for documentary at this year's Sundance Film Festival, Boys State is a wildly entertaining and continually revea...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Reagan, Steven, Ben, Jacob, Laurene Powell Jobs, Jesse Moss, Mark Bomback, Bomback, Apple TV shows, Apple TV Plus, Boys State, Apple TV Shows Apple, Amanda McBaine, Sundance Film Festival Boys State


Meet the 21 rising stars who are transforming the future of clean energy and taking on a $16 trillion opportunity

An enormous transition is underway across the electric grid. Power plants that run on fossil fuels are being replaced by solar panels and wind farms, while more batteries and electric vehicles are plugging in.   Once niche, the clean energy industry is going mainstream. Goldman Sachs says it's an investment opportunity worth as much as $16 trillion through 2030.  Within the industry, researchers, entrepreneurs, and workers are bringing a wide range of solutions to bear, from batteries that sto...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, New York, Texas, Australia, California, Stanford, Israel, US, San Francisco, Trends, Diageo, Tesla, Nasa, Earth, Mit


Data Caps On AT&T, Comcast, T-Mobile Will Return June 30

An anonymous reader quotes a report from PCWorld: Major Internet service providers are scheduled to end their quarantine benefits soon, once again subjecting Americans to data caps and removing protections if they are unable to pay their bills. The FCC's Keep Americans Connected Pledge is set to expire on June 30. Companies initially agreed to the pledge and rushed to add benefits. ISPs like CenturyLink, T-Mobile, Verizon, and many others said they would not discontinue service or charge late fe...
Tags: Florida, Texas, Fcc, Tech, Cox, Comcast Xfinity, Comcast T Mobile, CenturyLink T Mobile Verizon, Comcast Xfinity Mediacom


For triggers, gates, clocks, and sociopaths alike, "Master/Slave" faces retirement

Spoken Word with Electronics is an audio series delivering to you a two side recording of unusual stories paired with vintage modular electronic sounds Hello, everyone - Welcome back. Part of this week's show is on language. One great result of the recent protests is a reassessment of some of our worst phrases. "Master/Slave" is an ugly one, with a direct path to some of the world's most terrible history. Unfortunately, it's largely adopted into electronics as an example of one device maintai...
Tags: Google, Post, Texas, News, Trump, Greg Abbott, Trump Supporters, Spoken Word with Electronics, Master Slave, Triggers Gates Clocks, Texas Mayors


Businesses weigh reopening - or close again - as cases rise

It’s not the reopening businesses were hoping for.After months of shutdown, restaurants, stores and even amusement parks announced their reopening with fanfare. But now that states like Texas and Arizona are seeing alarming surges in reported cases of COVID-19, businesses large and small must decide whether to keep their doors open.In some cases, governments are pausing their reopening plans. On Friday, Texas and Arizona shut down bars except for takeout and scaled back restaurant dining capacit...
Tags: Apple, Post, Florida, New York, Texas, News, Cdc, San Francisco, Ap, Arizona, University Of Chicago, Nielsen, Houston, Disneyland, Valkyrie, Detroit


Here's Tesla's pitch to get millions in tax rebates from Texas in exchange for building its new Cybertruck factory in Austin — and why some residents don't want it (TSLA)

Tesla's newest factory could likely be headed for Austin, Texas. While Tesla hasn't Tesla announced its final decision, it proposed a 5 million square foot plant in Austin that would eventually produce its much-hyped Cybertruck and result in about 5,000 jobs in the area. But in a heated public meeting, labor advocates and citizens sparred over the incentives laid out by Travis County.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla is zeroing in on Austin, Texas for a new Gigafacto...
Tags: Google, Elon Musk, Texas, Labor, California, Trends, Tesla, Austin, Nevada, National Labor Relations Board, Musk, Tulsa, Austin Texas, Alameda, Travis County, Valerie Capers Workman


TuSimple seeking $250 million in new funding to scale self-driving trucks

TuSimple, the self-driving truck startup backed by Sina, Nvidia, UPS and Tier 1 supplier Mando Corporation, is headed back into the marketplace in search of new capital from investors. The company has hired investment bank Morgan Stanley to help it raise $250 million, according to multiple sources familiar with the effort. Morgan Stanley has sent potential investors an informational packet, viewed by TechCrunch, that provides a snapshot of the company and an overview of its business model,...
Tags: Google, Amazon, Startups, Hong Kong, Texas, China, Tech, UPS, Beijing, Automotive, United States, Arizona, Shanghai, San Diego, Morgan Stanley, Embark


Near Space Labs expands high-altitude Earth imagery to Texas and ramps remote deployment

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has had a number of unexpected impacts on global economic activity – most of them negative. But the pandemic has also highlighted the need for alternative solutions to challenges where traditional solutions now prove either too costly, or too difficult to do while maintaining good health and safety practices. Near Space Labs, a startup focused on providing timely, location-specific, high resolution Earth imaging from balloons in the stratosphere, is one company tha...
Tags: Startups, TC, Space, Texas, Tech, Leo, Balloon, Swift, Aerospace, Stratosphere, Earth imaging, Near Space Labs, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Stratospheric Imaging, Matevosyan


Bill Gates says the 'final hurdle' to a COVID-19 vaccine will be ensuring that people actually use it

Bill Gates says a "final hurdle" to distributing a COVID-19 vaccine will be ensuring that people decide to take it. Given the urgency of the pandemic, testing vaccine candidates with a wide variety of populations and age groups can prove challenging, Gates said. Still, Gates believes that "a lot" of people will take a vaccine when one becomes available, and believes herd immunity can be achieved if 70% to 80% of people take it. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The final roa...
Tags: Apple, Texas, Microsoft, Trends, Cnn, Bill Gates, Food And Drug Administration, Anderson Cooper, The Washington Post, Gates, Bill Melinda Gates Foundation, Sanjay Gupta, Melinda, Reuters Ipsos, Johns Hopkins University, US Department of Health and Human Services


Warner Bros. pushes back ‘Tenet’ release as COVID-19 cases surge in several states

Set for a late-July release, Tenet has been viewed an important bellwether for Hollywood. After all, director Christopher Nolan has long been a surefire blockbuster machine, courtesy of films like the Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception and Interstellar. The mysterious thriller will be a clear test of whether audiences are willing to brave the indoor theater experience, even as COVID-19 remains an on-going in much of the world. This week, Warner Bros. announced that it has decided to push the fil...
Tags: Florida, Christopher Nolan, Hollywood, Texas, Entertainment, Amc, Disney, US, America, Tech, Warner Bros, New York State, Tenet


Nile Rodgers Tells the Story of How He Turned David Bowie’s “Let’s Dance” from Folk to New Wave Funk

When David Bowie invited Chic guitarist and all-around funk/disco guitar genius Nile Rodgers to make an album of “hits” in Switzerland, Rogers remembers thinking, “okay, ‘hits’ with David Bowie, that’s an awesome project.” The way he deadpans might make us think he wasn’t super stoked about it, but the fact is, it’s hard to impress Nile Rodgers. He has produced, written, and played guitar—the very Stratocaster he’s holding in the video above—on “hundreds, maybe thousands” of records, he ...
Tags: Google, Music, Texas, College, David, David Bowie, Switzerland, Npr, Nile Rodgers, Rogers, Bowie, Facebook Twitter, Rodgers, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Josh Jones, Durham NC Follow


Apple Continues Store Closures Amid Covid-19 Spike, Now Shuttering 14 Locations in Florida

Apple is continuing with store closures in areas that are experiencing significant spikes in coronavirus infections, and tomorrow, 14 retail locations in Florida will be shut down. The Galleria, The Falls, Aventura, Lincoln Road, Dadeland, Brickell City Centre, Wellington Green, Boca Raton, The Gardens Mall, Millenia, Florida Mall, Altamonte, International Plaza, and Brandon will close tomorrow, and customers with devices being repaired at those locations should initiate pickups today. Apple...
Tags: Apple, Florida, Texas, Canada, United States, Apple Store, South Carolina, Jacksonville, Brandon, Brien, Houston Texas, Greater Toronto Area, St Johns Town Center, University Town Center, Deirdre O Brien, COVID


Apple is re-closing stores in states like Texas that have already reopened. It's a sign the COVID-19 crisis is going to get much worse. (AAPL)

Apple has re-closed a handful of stores throughout the US in areas that are seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases. On Wednesday, Apple said it would close seven stores in the Houston, Texas area, coming after it already re-closed stores elsewhere on Friday. The closures suggest that Apple is relying on the available data about coronavirus cases as more of an indicator as to whether its stores should remain open than the reopening plans that are in place across the country. That's important because ...
Tags: Apple, Europe, Florida, New York, Texas, Washington Post, China, US, Alabama, Trends, Georgia, Bloomberg, Pennsylvania, United States, Wyoming, New Hampshire


Every state has started to reopen, but smartphone data suggests people are still reluctant to go out

All 50 states have started to reopen following COVID-19 shutdowns, with most restrictions on stores and restaurants being gradually lifted. But phone location data shows that people across the US are moving around less than usual, a sign that consumers might still be wary about shopping amid the pandemic. Even in major cities where car traffic has returned to normal, people are walking and taking public transit far less than usual, according to aggregate mobility data provided by Apple. Visit ...
Tags: Apple, Texas, California, New York City, US, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Arizona, Houston, Phoenix, Greg Abbot


Apple Reclosing Some Stores in Texas Amid Spiking Coronavirus Cases

Apple is closing seven retail stores located in the Houston, Texas area, as coronavirus outbreaks in the state continue to climb. Last week, Apple shuttered stores in Florida, Arizona, North Carolina, and South Carolina, with no details on when those stores might reopen. In Texas, the following stores are closing on June 25, as noted by 9to5Mac: Highland Village, First Colony Mall, Houston Galleria, Memorial City, Willowbrook Mall, Baybrook, and the Woodlands. Apple started reopening stores...
Tags: Apple, Texas, United States, Apple Store, South Carolina, Brien, Houston Texas, Deirdre O Brien, COVID, COVID-19 Coronavirus, Florida Arizona North Carolina, Apple Reclosing Some Stores, Woodlands Apple, Houston Apple, Chicago Colorado Maryland Minnesota Virginia


Fauci 'Cautiously Optimistic' Vaccine Could Be Available by End of 2020 or Early 2021

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the government's top infectious disease expert, told a House committee on Tuesday he believes "it will be when and not if" there will be a COVID-19 vaccine and that he remains "cautiously optimistic" that some will be ready at the end of the year. From a report: Fauci has returned to Capitol Hill at a fraught moment in the nation's pandemic response, with coronavirus cases rising in about half the states and political polarization competing for attention with public health rec...
Tags: Texas, US, Tech, House, Cambridge, Capitol Hill, Donald Trump, Anthony Fauci, Wall Street Journal, Mike Pence, Department of Health and Human Services, Fauci, Arizona Florida, US National Institutes of Health, Moderna


'BlueLeaks' Exposes Files From Hundreds of Police Departments

New submitter bmimatt shares a report from Krebs On Security: Hundreds of thousands of potentially sensitive files from police departments across the United States were leaked online last week. The collection, dubbed "BlueLeaks" and made searchable online, stems from a security breach at a Texas web design and hosting company that maintains a number of state law enforcement data-sharing portals. The collection -- nearly 270 gigabytes in total -- is the latest release from Distributed Denial of S...
Tags: Texas, Tech, Fbi, United States, Houston, Wikileaks, CSV, Krebs On Security, NFCA, Netsential, Blueleaks, National Fusion Center Association NFCA


Brand Moves for Monday June 22

Seventeen weeks ago, when the gravity of the situation became clear, we started daily reporting on how brands were dealing with the COVID-19 crisis. What’s now becoming clear is that the current climate is one of near-perpetual disruption. So we made the decision to keep on telling the stories of inspiring brand leadership and strategy amid the latest crises in an anxious world. Our goal remains the same: to provide an up-to-the-minute source of information, inspiration and insight on brand mov...
Tags: Apple, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Hong Kong, Japan, New York, Texas, Minneapolis, Saudi Arabia, India, New York City, Amc, Uncategorized, Advertising, Disney, US


Morning Docket: 06.22.20

* A lawyer in India appeared at a virtual hearing in a T-shirt lying in bed last week. This attorney should have read our earlier coverage of American lawyers making similar mistakes during remote appearances. [Tribune] * The U.S. Attorney in Manhattan made clear that he was fired and did not voluntary step down. [Reuters] * Black female YouTube creators have filed suit alleging that the algorithm used for the video-sharing website is racist. [AdWeek] * Some New Jersey attorneys are in hot ...
Tags: Google, Texas, Law, Youtube, India, New Jersey, Manhattan, Reuters, New Jersey Law Journal, Morning Docket, U.S. Attorneys, COVID-19, COVID


After reopening, Apple is closing stores in four states as COVID-19 numbers climb

Apple today confirmed earlier rumors that it plans to shut down re-opened stores in four states.   Impacted locations include six stores in Arizona, two in Florida, another two in North Carolina and one in South Carolina. “Due to current COVID-19 conditions in some of the communities we serve, we are temporarily closing stores in these areas. We take this step with an abundance of caution as we closely monitor the situation and we look forward to having our teams and customers back as soon a...
Tags: Apple, Health, Florida, Texas, Hardware, Tech, Arizona, North Carolina, Apple Store, South Carolina, Deirdre O'Brien, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Arizona Florida Oklahoma Nevada Oregon



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