Tech Industry Reacts to Trump’s Immigration Order

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has resigned from President Trump’s business advisory council amid fierce blowback against the recent executive order on immigration, and in the wake of reports that several major Silicon Valley firms, including Facebook, Apple, Microsoft and Google, have been circulating a draft letter… TechNewsWorld

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This week’s top stories: Hands-on w/ Apple Watch Theater Mode, Apple Q1 earnings, LG 5K display woes, Tim Cook on Trump immigration ban, more

In this week’s top stories: We go hands-on with the new Theater Mode on Apple Watch, we break down LG’s UltraFine 5K display woes, Tim Cook speaks out on Trump’s immigration ban, Apple’s Q1 earnings report, and much more.

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App makers take stand against Trump’s immigration ban

President Donald Trump’s executive order banning immigrants from some Islamic countries from entering the United States has been met with a flood of tech companies making record-breaking donations to the American Civil Liberties Union. Popular ride-sharing app Lyft revealed that it will donate $ 1 million to the ACLU in order to help “defend our […]

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News: Cook opposes Trump’s immigration order as proposed visa change may pose problem for Apple’s hiring

In a note to employees, Apple CEO Tim Cook voiced his opposition to President Donald Trump’s executive order restricting immigration from seven countries and said the company’s legal, human resources and security teams were in the process of supporting employees “directly affected” by the ban, The Verge reports. Cook said he made it clear to […]

In memo to employees, Tim Cook says Trump’s immigration order is ‘not a policy we support’

Joining a variety of tech leaders in doing so, Tim Cook today told Apple employees in a memo that the company does not support the executive orders signed by President Donald Trump to limit immigration from foreign countries to the United States. In the memo, obtained by <a href="http://www.theverge.com/2… 9to5Mac