Huawei USA’s Joy Tan to Lead Discussion on Fostering Tech Industry and Government Collaboration at The Information’s 2020 WTF Summit

Noble Horvath

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Huawei Technologies USA’s SVP of Public Affairs, Joy Tan, will join The Information’s 2020 WTF Summit to lead a breakout session. Hosted virtually on September 9-10, The Information’s WTF Summit is an intimate summit for women from the tech, media and finance industries that provides attendees with the opportunity to learn from one another and build connections between New York and Silicon Valley. Tan will join a group of high-powered female speakers who will lead discussions around driving global innovation and social change during unprecedented times. Speakers include, Sheryl Sandberg, COO of Facebook, and founder of Leanin.org and OptionB.org, Maria Renz, EVP and Group Business Unit Leader at SoFi and former VP of Global Delivery Experience for Amazon, Linda Yaccarino, Chairman of Advertising & Client Partnerships for NBCUniversal, and Laurene Powell Jobs, Founder of Emerson Collective,

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UCLA students urge replacement of top computer science professor

Noble Horvath

Students at the University of California Los Angeles are calling for the replacement of a computer science department chair appointed just weeks earlier, claiming he is “unfit to serve” in the role.

An online petition they started accuses Professor Eliezer Gafni of showing “disregard for the racialized experiences of people of color in the United States” and “disinterest in open communication between all students and UCLA Computer Science administration.”

Representatives for UCLA didn’t immediately respond to a Fox News request for comment.

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Gafni had previously served as the interim chair for the department before being named to the position permanently in August.

Professor Eliezer Gafni (The University of Californa Los Angeles)

Professor Eliezer Gafni (The University of Californa Los Angeles)

As of Friday, however, the petition to replace him had garnered over 1,600 signatures.

Although the petition commends him for his “exceptional professional achievements and excellence in his academic work,” signers

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Who Says Laptops Can’t Be Eco-Friendly? Shop HP’s Line of Sustainable Gadgets

Noble Horvath

Laptops, desktops, printers and other gadgets make the modern world go round. These powerful machines don’t just make our lives easier. They’re also continually being reinvented and improved to match both the speed and ways in which we live our lives. However, what about those of us who want to change our behavior and purchase decisions to be more environmentally friendly? As much as we love our smartphones, we also know that these gadgets come with a big carbon footprint. The same goes for laptops, from production to shipping and the amount of energy they use on a daily basis.

To help out eco-conscious shoppers, HP has released the HP Sustainability Buyer’s Guide, which helps shoppers find desktops, laptops, monitors and printers made with sustainable materials and recycled plastics. On top of that, HP has released a line of laptops that function efficiently with ENERGY STAR ratings. No longer do

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