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Steve Jobs Posthumously Honored With President’s Award By Cupertino Chamber Of Commerce

Steve Jobs Posthumously Honored With President’s Award By Cupertino Chamber Of Commerce

Apple spokesman Michael Foulkes accepted the award on behalf of the company's co-founder.

The Cupertino Chamber of Commerce posthumously awarded Apple co-founder Steve Jobs with theĀ President’s Award at a banquet held over the weekend. AppleĀ spokesman Michael Foulkes, who was there to accept the award, was choked up after the council showed a short tribute clip that combined photos of Steve with a video of his last presentation to the council.

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Google: Don’t Be Evil, Say Protesters Dressed As Androids in Washington

Google: Don’t Be Evil, Say Protesters Dressed As Androids in Washington

It isn’t easy being Android when you’re a fugly green humanoid robot and mad as hell. These protesters braved ridicule by dressing themselves as Google’s green mascot to bring attention to a thorny tech issue.

A new corporate accountability consumer group called SumOfUs wants Google to exit the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. If the CoC sounds about as uncontroversial as Main Street and apple pie, think again.

The Android-clad activists want the Mountain View, California tech colossus to pull out of the Chamber, for a number of reasons, including because the CoC “aggressively supports” SOPA.

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