tech at work
Creating Jobs and Opportunities | New Action and Progress on Sustainability | VR Becomes Even More Immersive
Tech is often associated with Silicon Valley, but it has long been growing beyond that since technology has become the underpinning of every industry. This expansion has led to the creation of new jobs and economic opportunities across the country; the recent announcements of job-creating investments and initiatives out of Texas, North Carolina, and Louisiana are just the latest examples.
Other tech at work stories from this week include new action and progress on companies' sustainability efforts, and adaptive malware protection features from HP that enable users to work, play, and create securely.
What we're reading
HP Sure Click | HP Inc.
HP Inc. Announces Acquisition of Bromium | HP Inc. Newsroom
Apple’s New Mac Pro to Be Made in Texas | Apple Newsroom
New Amazon Facility in Charlotte Opens. It’ll Hire 1,500 People to Work with Robots | Charlotte Observer
Sell Globally, Grow Locally: Tech Can Boost Small Businesses, Expand Marketplace | Retail Revival Program Expands to Baton Rouge | eBay
Ambition Is Good; Action Is Better: Making Progress on our Climate Commitments | Microsoft on the Issues
TechNet in the news
Tech Trade Groups Oppose Facial Recognition Ban | Axios Login
Facial Recog Redux | POLITICO Morning Tech
Coalition Calls for Congress to Reject Ban on Facial Recognition Technology | Washington Examiner
Before you start your weekend
New hand tracking features on the latest Oculus Quest eliminates the need for controllers, creating an even more immersive VR experience: