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Microsoft Makes First Climate Fund Investment, Joins Green Group

(Bloomberg) -- Microsoft Corp. said the first investment for its $1 billion climate fund will be in venture capital firm Energy Impact Partners. The software maker also joined with Nike Inc., Starbucks Corp., Unilever NV and Danone SA in a new consortium devoted to sharing resources and tactics for slashing carbon emissions, bringing together the efforts of some of the biggest…

Blizzard makes it free to change gender in ‘World of Warcraft’

"... Aspirants are able to choose a physical form that represents their true self," the developer said. "Pelagos, who presented as a woman in his mortal life, chose to be a man in the Shadowlands." As titles like GTA V show, video games still have a long way to go when it comes to their treatment of transgender…

Microsoft makes Teams video meetings less tiring with its new Together mode

Video meetings. While the move to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic may have made them mainstream, they are not without issues and more and more people are now opting out. For good reason. As it turns out, it’s really hard for our brains to sustain concentration while we’re trying to focus on 20 people…

Hong Kong makes first arrests under China’s new national security law

A protester holds a Hong Kong independence flag during the demonstration.May James | SOPA Images | Getty ImagesHong Kong police announced Wednesday their first arrests since China's national security law came into force. The contentious legislation took effect hours after the Chinese parliament's top decision-making body voted to pass the National Security Law on Tuesday. The law stipulates…

Nest makes its Seasonal Savings program free for all thermostat users

To help customers save energy (and money) this summer, Nest is offering its Seasonal Savings feature for free to its connected thermostat users in the US and most of Canada. The feature makes small tweaks to Nest thermostat settings to help reduce energy consumption. By adjusting temperatures a fraction of a degree each day, the…

Netflix makes $100 million commitment to support Black communities in the U.S.

A button for launching the Netflix application is seen on a remote control in this photo illustration in Warsaw, Poland on April 25, 2019.Jaap Arriens | NurPhoto | Getty ImagesNetflix announced Tuesday it will start putting 2% of its cash holdings into financial institutions and organizations to "directly support Black communities in the U.S."The video…

Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service

Technology|Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery ServiceJune 29, 2020Updated 8:48 p.m. ETSAN FRANCISCO — Uber has made a takeover offer to buy Postmates, the upstart delivery service, according to three people familiar with the matter, as the on-demand food delivery market consolidates and Uber looks for new ways to make money.The two companies could…

Microsoft makes it harder for businesses to avoid Windows 10 updates

The business-focused versions of Windows 10 have normally let you avoid major updates for up to a year, which can be helpful if you either value stability at all costs or just don’t like change. You might not have quite so much breathing room going forward, though. As WindowsTimes and Gizmodo have noticed, Windows 10…

Live: Pence Makes Remarks At Celebrate Freedom Rally In Texas Amid Coronavirus Surge | NBC News

Watch live coverage of Vice President Mike Pence as he speaks at the Celebrate Freedom Rally in Dallas as coronavirus cases in the state continue to surge.» Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC» Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNewsNBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly…

Apple makes another acquisition: IT startup Fleetsmith

Device Management — The future of Apple + Jamf is a bit fuzzy now. Samuel Axon - Jun 25, 2020 9:20 pm UTC Enlarge / The 2020 Retina MacBook Air. Apple has acquired device-management startup Fleetsmith. The technology and personnel that will join Apple as part of the acquisition could help Apple expand upon device…

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DHS Secretary Sets the Record Straight on Fake News on Portland Riots

Chad Wolf, acting secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, hit back at a press conference in DHS headquarters in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday against media reports that the Trump administrati…

Trump Raises $20 Million in First-Ever Virtual Fundraiser

President Donald Trump raised an eye-popping $20 million on Tuesday night in his first-ever virtual fundraiser, from a total of more than 300,000 individual donors who participated. This is a great …

ACLU: Constitution Requires Illegal Aliens Count Toward Congressional Apportionment

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), as well as other migration lobbying organizations, claims it is “unconstitutional” not to count illegal aliens when apportioning congressional representatio…

US House poised to vote on reversing Trump’s Muslim ban

The United States House of Representatives is set to vote on Wednesday on legislation reversing President Donald Trump's controversial ban on immigration from Muslim countries. The bill, called the …
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