San Francisco’s response wasn’t perfect, given a few recent mini surges, but it still did a decent job overall of controlling the pandemic. Here’s why.
Read more: How San Francisco succeeded more than other U.S. cities in fighting the coronavirus
TikTok will file the federal lawsuit against the administration as soon as Tuesday, NPR reported, citing a person directly involved in the matter.
Read more: TikTok plans to sue Trump administration over ban as soon as Tuesday, report says
Overall, Apple removed 851 apps in the year between July 2018 and June 2019, and the vast majority of requests came from China.
Read more: Trump’s ban of Chinese apps has lots of precedent in other countries, and Apple and Google comply
Since the 1950s, humans have produced about 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic, the grand majority of which has ended up in a landfill. As the waste piles up, a number of companies are exploring alternatives to single-use plastics, experimenting with everything from mushroom packaging to advanced fibers to plastics-free grocery stores. But it may take serious legislative efforts to incentive adoption and slow the rise of the industry overall.
Read more: These are the companies trying to solve the world’s plastic waste problem
Among the changes, streaming executive Andy Forssell will lead a new HBO Max operating business unit.
Read more: WarnerMedia CEO shakes up company with layoffs and focus on HBO Max
The pandemic so far has accelerated trends of people fleeing large, expensive U.S. cities. While shopping is up everywhere, Barton said the company is seeing a “deceleration of migration” to cities and expects it to continue.
Read more: Zillow CEO: Real estate market is beginning ‘great reshuffling’ as people seek more space at home
According to internal discussions, Facebook removed “strikes” so that conservative pages were not penalized for violations of misinformation policies, NBC News reported.
Read more: Sensitive to claims of bias, Facebook relaxed misinformation rules for conservative pages
Atlassian is going further than Facebook and Google in giving its employees flexibility. The shift away from offices could also help with hiring.
Read more: Atlassian tells employees they can work from home forever
Disney+ grew its streaming subscriber base faster than expected, but Netflix has a big lead, and media conglomerates ViacomCBS, NBC Universal and AT&T are all aiming to take market share with internet video efforts.
Read more: Q2 was a tipping point in streaming wars. Here’s how the media giants stack up