Dear Sophie: What does the Supreme Court’s DACA decision mean for employers?

Sophie Alcorn Contributor Share on Twitter Sophie Alcorn is the founder of Alcorn Immigration Law in Silicon Valley and 2019 Global Law Experts Awards’ “Law Firm of the Year in California for Entrepreneur Immigration Services.” She connects people with the businesses and opportunities that expand their lives. More posts by this contributor To create the jobs our economy needs, the US must expand immigration Dear Read more […]

Facebook tests Forecast, an app for making predictions about world events, like COVID-19

Forecast, a new project from Facebook’s internal R&D group, NPE Team, is launching today to build a community around predictions. The iOS app will allow users to ask questions and then use in-app points to make predictions about what might happen in the future. Users can also create, discuss and view these crowdsourced predictions. At launch, only invited participants in the U.S. and Canada will be allowed to make predictions and engage in conversations, while the app is in beta testing. Read more […]

Twitter says some business users had their private data exposed

Flip the “days since the last Twitter security incident” back to zero. Twitter said Tuesday that it has emailed its business customers, such as those who advertise on the site, to warn that their information may have been compromised in a security lapse. The social network giant said that business users’ billing information was inadvertently stored in the browser’s cache, and it was “possible” that others, such as those who share computers, could have accessed Read more […]

The Best macOS Big Sur Features for Macs

macOS Big Sur embraces a whole new design perspective that gels the Mac together with the iOS 14 and iPadOS 14. While not everyone will appreciate the change in aesthetics (I for one love it), the latest upgrade to macOS also comes with a slew of Safari-related features, improved search capabilities, and lots of improvements to native Mac apps. And with Apple set to transition from Intel-based chips to Apple’s own in-house silicon, macOS Big Sur looks set to be an exciting update. Continue Read more […]

Luckin Coffee discloses that the Nasdaq really wants it gone

It’s the company that just can’t catch a break! In a new SEC filing this morning Luckin Coffee, the embattled China-based and American-listed coffee chain that has become embroiled in scandal, announced that the Nasdaq really wants it gone. According to the firm, the Nasdaq exchange where Luckin is listed sent “an additional written notice […] indicating that the Company’s failure to file its Form 20-F for the period ended December 31, 2019 […] serves as an additional Read more […]

Ampere announces latest chip with a 128 core processor

In the chip game, more is usually better and to that end, Ampere announced the next chip on its product roadmap today, the Altra Max, a 128 core processor, the company says is designed specifically to handle cloud native, containerized workloads. What’s more, the company has designed the chip, so that it will fit in the same slot as their 80 core product announced last year (and in production now). That means that engineers can use the same slot when designing for the new chip, which saves Read more […]

macOS Big Sur Will Make Installing OS Updates Faster

Despite coming with fast multi-core processors, blazing-fast SSDs, and oodles of RAM, Macs take an extremely long time to install system updates. Even a simple point release of macOS Catalina can end up taking nearly 10 minutes to install on a 2019 or 2020 MacBook Pro which is not really acceptable. With macOS Big Sur, Apple is finally getting around to fixing this problem. Continue reading → Source: Read more […]

Amidst Robinhood’s planned service changes, a tension between growth and safety

Robinhood’s growth as an ultra low-cost way to invest has shaken up fintech. Fueled by hundreds of millions of external cash, the no-fee trading platform has forced domestic competitors to slash their fees, spawned international competition, and, in the eyes of some, helped propel the recent equities boom. The company’s success in driving growth has led to surging revenues. As The Block recently reported, some Robinhood filings (here and here) show that the company earned “nearly Read more […]

iOS 14 Beta Problems and Bugs Discovered So far

Apple released the first developer beta of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14 for registered developers after its opening WDWC 2020 keynote ended. Since this is the first developer beta of iOS 14 and iPadOS 14, it is bound to be buggy. There are plenty of bugs and stability issues in the iOS 14 developer beta and if you are thinking of installing it on your iPhone/iPad, you should be aware of such bugs. Continue reading → Source: Read more […]

9 top VCs discuss the future of New York startups

New York City was an initial U.S. hotspot for the COVID-19 pandemic, and it’s also one of the most expensive cities in the world — so you might think startups would be anxious to leave. However, when we surveyed a number of New York-based venture capitalists, they seemed bullish about the city’s future as a startup and technology hub. As AF Ventures’ David Levinson put it, “New York simply has too much to offer, from its richly diverse population, cultural significance and Read more […]

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