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Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO, disagrees with AOC on whether his class is a ‘policy failure.’ He says you can’t generalise and she says it’s immoral.

In an interview with Time, the former Google CEO Eric Schmidt, himself a billionaire, pushed back against the idea that “every billionaire is a policy failure.” “We would probably all be better off spending more time understanding the contributions made by specific individuals and not making generalizations about anyone,” Schmidt […]
Billionaire Eric Schmidt, the former Google CEO, disagrees with AOC on whether his class is a ‘policy failure.’ He says you can’t generalise and she says it’s immoral.
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Progressive groups warn Biden that giving White House roles to anyone with Google ties, including its former CEO Eric Schmidt, would ‘alienate’ the nation

More than a dozen progressive organisations published an open letter to President-elect Joe Biden Tuesday, warning him against appointing anybody with “close ties to Google” to his administration. The groups wrote that they “want to ensure that the internet isn’t dominated by a handful of corporations and remains free and […]
Progressive groups warn Biden that giving White House roles to anyone with Google ties, including its former CEO Eric Schmidt, would ‘alienate’ the nation
Tech

Good news turns tech upside down as Jeff Bezos looks for friends

Hello, and welcome to this Wednesday’s edition of the Insider Tech newsletter, where we break down the biggest news in tech. Did someone forward this newsletter to you? Get Insider Tech straight in your inbox by subscribing here. This week: Good news turns tech upside down as Jeff Bezos looks […]
Good news turns tech upside down as Jeff Bezos looks for friends
Lifestyle

Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign

At least 134 billionaires or their spouses have donated to former Vice President Joe Biden’s presidential campaign, per a Forbes analysis of federal campaign records from September. The billionaires behind Netflix, SlimFast, Hyatt hotels, LinkedIn, and Star Wars all donated various amounts to Biden’s election bid. While it’s true that […]
Meet the billionaires bankrolling Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign
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Gov. Cuomo says US economy won’t bounce back on its own post-pandemic because ‘too many’ small businesses have closed and corporations won’t rehire laid-off workers

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the US economy won’t recover on its own because “too many small businesses have closed” and corporations won’t rehire as many workers as they laid off. “They had fewer workers and used more technology and they’re going to decide: ‘Well, we don’t need as […]
Gov. Cuomo says US economy won’t bounce back on its own post-pandemic because ‘too many’ small businesses have closed and corporations won’t rehire laid-off workers