At the height of the U.S. travel ban signed last year, Google employees apparently considered making tweaks to search functions in order to counter President Donald Trump's immigration order.
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A study on right-wing groups in Germany has correlated the rise in anti-refugee sentiments in social media with a directly related rise in real-life hate crimes against these communities.
Microsoft's Brad Smith said that the firm could move jobs abroad if the U.S. sticks to its current trajectory on immigration. He said the workforce makes Microsoft valuable so they need protecting.
Only 44% of Microsoft employees who took part in a recent survey want the company to alter or end current contracts with ICE. A total of 1180 employees participated in this survey.
Following recent controversial policies by ICE, Microsoft has come under fire on social media for providing Azure services to the government agency, and issued a statement clarifying their work.
Facebook has announced that Russia did not significantly impact the Brexit vote after it found just 73p had been spent during the campaign. The ads were seen by a somewhat paltry 200 people.
Following an updated policy with regard to the Privacy Act, the Department of Homeland Security will now start collecting social media and search info on all immigrants, including green card holders.
The Trump administration is reportedly considering a ban on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). Satya Nadella and Brad Smith, in separate blog posts, took a stance against the move.
The U.S. State Department has gone ahead with its proposal from last month, and will now ask certain visa applicants for details of their social media accounts during the vetting process.
After success helping people to appeal parking tickets in London and New York, a chatbot powered by Facebook Messenger called "DoNotPay" now provides refugees and asylum seekers with free legal aid.
A large number of technology companies have come out in support of immigrants, which enrich the economy and the society they reside in, according to the companies' brief filed with the courts.
John Kelly has stated his commitment to analyzing social media accounts and the browsing history of potential visitors to the United States. The news builds on the White House's prior announcement.
White House policy director Stephen Miller said officials are 'discussing the possibility' of requiring foreign visitors to disclose their social media activity, web history, and phone contacts.
As Smith emailed staff to reassure them over new US border control concerns, Microsoft's CEO said that "as an immigrant" himself, he'd "experienced and seen the positive impact" of immigration.
Many tech companies, with employees from around the world, have reacted with concern to new border controls affecting travellers from seven nations - including those who already hold US green cards.
Donald Trump has annoyed hackers with his remarks about Muslims. Anonymous responded to what he said by taking down the website of the New York Trump hotel website.
Satya Nadella, Microsoft's CEO, is meeting with a number of republicans in Congress to discuss major issues of the day and Microsoft's position on them, such as immigration and privacy reform.
Part of a growing new genre of video games which allows players to delve into social and policy issues, "ICED!" invites players to step into the shoes of foreigners who run afoul of the U.S....
Following the failure of an immigration bill that would have expanded the number of foreign high-tech workers that could have come to the U.S. under so-called H1-B visas, Microsoft has decided to open a development...