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Not just Uber, now Grab is also hiring government insiders to grow its business

 Southeast Asia’s Grab is taking a leaf out of the Uber playbook and bringing in a prominent insider to get ahead in its most important market. Uber popularized the approach of nabbing execs like ex-Obama advisor David Plouffe and various others, and that’s the thesis behind ride-sharing firm Grab’s latest hire: the former chief of Indonesia’s National Police.… Read More […]

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Some tech executives are matching ACLU donations amid immigration ban protests

 Tech executives are offering to match donations to the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) following the enactment of an executive order banning entry to refugees and visa holders from seven countries. As multiple executives and CEOs of technology companies have come out in opposition of what’s essentially being called an immigration ban, some have chosen […]

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Forget flying cars — passenger drones are the future

 In the July 1924 issue of Popular Science, “Ace of Aces” fighter pilot E.V. Rickenbacker told readers to expect “Flying Autos in 20 Years.” Rickenbacker’s flying car would have retractable 12.5-foot wings, a sea-worthy hull and wheels to cruise America’s growing network of highways. Ninety-three years later, personal cars remain land-bound. Read More Go to […]

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Apple CEO Tim Cook sent an email to employees about the immigration ban

 While Tim Cook has yet to publicly address the immigration ban that’s beginning to rile a restive tech industry into speaking out against newly elected President Donald J. Trump, he did send an email to staff explaining Apple’s position. Read More Go to Source Author: Jonathan Shieber Powered by WPeMatico