An increasing number of tech CEOs are speaking out against Trump’s border policy

CEOs from tech companies including YouTube, Airbnb, Apple, Box, and Twilio have chosen to speak out against the Trump administration’s separation of immigrant families at the border. Microsoft, facing backlash for its continued cloud software contract with ICE, issued a statement as well. An increasing number of tech CEOs are speaking out against the Trump administration’s policy of separating families at the border. YouTube CEO Susan called the family separations “heartbreaking,” and highlighted various activists groups that are helping effected families. Regardless of your politics, it’s heartbreaking to see what’s happening to families at the border. Here are some ways you can help: https://t.co/IFVG6g8AKO — Susan Wojcicki (@SusanWojcicki) June 19,… Read More

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AI experts from Apple, Microsoft, VMware and more to give GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit tech talks

Carlos Guestrin, senior director of AI and machine learning, Apple (Apple Photo) This is a pivotal time for artificial intelligence technology. More and more cloud services will make use of AI and machine learning tech over the next several years, yet the general public is starting to think a little harder about how and where this powerful technology can and should be used. In that spirit, we’re thrilled to have some of the best thinkers and operators in artificial intelligence coming to Bellevue, Wash., next week for the GeekWire Cloud Tech Summit, back for the second year at the Meydenbauer Center on June 27. Big tech companies have been plowing… Read More

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Facebook Live update brings polling and trivia features

Facebook today announced it’s rolling out several updates to its live video service, including game shows, polls, subscriptions, and other ways of snagging audience attention. The two major updates to Live with Faceboook are polling and gamification, both of which make videos more interactive. Polling is just what it sounds like: video hosts ask viewers to vote and give their opinion on a variety of different topics. It’s available for both live and on-demand video. The first Facebook show to put this into action is Help Us Get Married, which tasked viewers with voting on different wedding options. Gamification basically turns… This story continues at The Next Web Or just… Read More

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Senegal scored one of the most controversial goals of the World Cup when one of its players ran back onto a wide-open field after an injury

Senegal’s M’Baye Niang scored a controversial and confusing goal over Poland in the World Cup that was the difference-maker in the match. Niang was on the sidelines waiting to check back in, and was allowed back into the game as Poland tried to redirect the ball into the backfield to their goalie. Niang sprinted ahead, beat Poland’s goalie to the ball, and got a wide-open goal. Senegal won the game, 2-1. Senegal’s M’Baye Niang scored a crucial and controversial goal over Poland on Tuesday in the World Cup when he sprinted back onto the pitch at just the right moment. Niang was sent off the field with an injury just… Read More

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Miley Shows Off Her Insane Bod At Yoga With Liam

This healthy lifestyle is really paying off! Miley Cyrus and fiance Liam Hemsworth hit up a yoga class in Malibu yesterday, and the singer put her hot bod on display in a sports bra and spandex biker shorts. Lookin’ good, lady! The “Wrecking Ball” songstress is an outspoken vegan, and the diet certainly has its benefits. Although her decision to ditch meat was out of her love for all animals, it drastically improved her physique. We’ve gotta hand it to the former child star! Not only does she take care of herself physically, but she’s also taken steps to care for herself mentally. She gave up drinking alcohol and smoking… Read More

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Making sense of potential Odell Beckham-Giants standoff, recapping minicamp | PODCAST

When Giants head coach Pat Shurmur revealed last week during minicamp that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been medically cleared to practice, he inadvertently may have set the stage for a summer contract standoff. When Giants head coach Pat Shurmur revealed last week during minicamp that wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had been medically cleared to practice, he inadvertently may have set the stage for a summer contract standoff. Beckham, of course, is entering the final year of his rookie contract, and Shurmur’s revelation took away any ambiguity about the wide receiver’s health should he opt not to take the field when training camp begins on July 25 at… Read More

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