The Cupertino Chamber of Commerce posthumously awarded Apple co-founder Steve Jobs with the President’s Award at a banquet held over the weekend. Apple 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.
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.