All of this comes as statues of U.S. founding fathers, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson, have been vandalized by violent protesters throughout the country. While some pundits have described these protesters as part of a fringe movement, it is clear that their voices are growing louder, and have begun to have an impact on some of America’s most powerful leaders. … [Read more...] about These Politicians Used To Be Proud Of America. What Changed?
More movesEarlier this month, Apple announced a US$100 million commitment to a new racial equity and justice initiative, which will be led by Lisa Jackson, the company’s Vice President of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives. Jackson confirmed the appointment in a tweet, “Fighting for equality and justice for my community has driven my career as an environmentalist. I’ll continue the work leading Apple’s Racial Equity and Justice Initiative.” … [Read more...] about Apple CEO Tim Cook takes a stand against police racism and brutality
Tesla CEO Elon Musk grabbed the top spot in the list of highest paid CEOs in US in 2019 while Apple CEO Tim Cook ranked second in the list created by Bloomberg. As per the Bloomberg Pay Index, Musk made $595.3 million in 2019 making him the highest paid CEO. Meanwhile, Tim Cook made $133.7 million in 2019 from Apple. Four CEOs from the tech industry made it to the top 10 chart of the highest paid CEOs. The companies include Apple, Google, Intel and Microsoft. While Alphabet chief Sundar Pichai took the eight spot with $86.2 million in 2019, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella was at the ninth spot with a total compensation of $77.3 million. Meanwhile Intel CEO Robert Swan took the seventh spot ahead of Pichai and Nadella with a total compensation of $99 million in 2019. Note that total compensation includes salary, bonus stock option, awards, dividends, interests and perks. There are no women in the list of top 10 CEOs in the US in 2019 as per the report by Bloomberg. The highest paid women … [Read more...] about Elon Musk is the ‘best’ paid CEO, Apple CEO Tim Cook at 2nd spot
“When I started training and playing again I wasn’t too bad, until I started to face guys who bowled a bit quicker. And they’d be running in and instead of thinking about hitting the ball, I was thinking: ‘Geez I hope he doesn’t hit me on the finger’,” Paine said on the ‘Bounce Back’ podcast. … [Read more...] about ‘It was just a downward spiral’: Tim Paine on mental struggles after career-threatening injury
Johny Srouji, Senior Vice President of Hardware Technologies, says building and refining Apple Silicon for about a decade, adding, “The result is a scalable architecture that is custom-designed for our products.” The idea is that Apple products generates greater performance per watt. It started with the iPhone’s chipsets, from A4 to A13, and then iPad’s A5X to A12X, and then Apple Watch’s S5. … [Read more...] about Apple introduces Apple Silicon processor. Is this goodbye to Intel?