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Gay-friendly Apple weighs North Carolina despite LGBT laws

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gay-rights advocates are divided on whether to cheer or bemoan a potential marriage between the state of North Carolina and one of the global corporations most friendly to LGBT workers and causes. Feelings remain raw over North Carolina’s so-called bathroom bill, which prompted a boycott campaign. …

Apple Employees Smacking Into New Headquarters’ Glass Walls | Time

The “spaceship” building has caused some headaches, to say the least The centerpiece of Apple Inc.’s new headquarters is a massive, ring-shaped office overflowing with panes of glass, a testament to the company’s famed design-obsessed aesthetic. There’s been one hiccup since it opened last year: Apple employees keep smacking into the glass. …

Quote of the Day

“If the government tries to compel testimony or action from these engineers, good luck with that.” ~JEAN-LOUIS GASSÉE, a venture capitalist who was once an engineering manager at Apple, on how company engineers may balk if ordered to unlock a San Bernardino attacker’s iPhone.