President Trump declined for a second day to commit to a peaceful transfer of power if he lost the election, while Republicans, including Mitch McConnell, implicitly rebuffed him, promising an “orderly transition.”
Matt GalliganCan't tell if the new Ring drone is some genius immersive marketing stunt by @charltonbrooker for the next season of Black Mirror or just some more Black Mirror shit is happening in real life.
In response to President Trump’s Executive Orders signed August 6, 2020, the Department of Commerce (Commerce) today announced prohibitions on transactions relating to mobile applications (apps) WeChat and TikTok to safeguard the national security...
It’s finally here! Apple has released iOS 14, iPadOS 14, and watchOS 7 to users around the world – and that means everyone who updates will have the newest version of Siri Shortcuts installed. Alongside today’s updates, I’m releasing the official...
The shift to remote work has buoyed the valuations of several startups making productivity tools. The latest is Roam Research, which has raised $9 million at a valuation of $200 million, or about 25 times higher than the median valuation for seed...
Matt GalliganStoked to see this morning that @RoamResearch raised a seed round. Already powerful as hell, I'm confident @Conaw & team will to put it to good use to make it even better.
I've never been more consistent with recording my work & thoughts than with Roam…
China announced new restrictions on artificial-intelligence technology exports that could further complicate the sale of TikTok’s U.S. operations, while intensifying the tech battle between the world’s two largest economies.
Matt GalliganExtra points for whoever would have predicted that the next big trade showdown between the U.S. and China would have been started by fighting over a viral video sharing app
Salesforce is giving all employees the option to work from home until at least July 31, 2021, to help them plan ahead.
Matt GalliganSalesforce employees (all 49,000 of them) can work remotely until August 2021. Hopefully by then they'll be able to adopt a more permanent policy.
Other good news here is that they're offering parents six additional weeks of paid time off.
Workplace software company Okta said Thursday it plans to let most of its employees work remotely on a permanent basis, becoming the latest Silicon Valley company to adopt sweeping office policy changes amid the pandemic — and in the face of...
Matt GalliganOkta will allow the vast majority of its team to work remotely on a permanent basis now. Some 85% of their 2,600 employees are expecting to work remotely under the new policy. Huge.
Gov. Tom Wolf on Tuesday asked lawmakers to send him a bill to legalize the recreational use of marijuana, and outlined how he thinks the state should spend more than $1.3 billion left in federal coronavirus relief funds during what's left of...