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Trump's Criminal Investigation Deepens: Could He Face More Charges?
Former President Donald Trump was indicted on five counts of contempt of Congress on Wednesday, June 8, 2023. The charges stem from his refusal to comply with a subpoena from the House Select Committee investigating the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol.
The indictment alleges that Trump "willfully" refused to produce documents and testimony to the committee. It also alleges that he "obstructed" the committee's investigation by directing his employees to ignore the subpoena.
If convicted, Trump could face up to a year in prison on each count. He is the first former president to be indicted since Richard Nixon.
Trump has denied any wrongdoing and has called the investigation a "witch hunt." He has also vowed to fight the charges.
The indictment is a significant development in the January 6 investigation and could have far-reaching implications for Trump. If convicted, he could face significant legal consequences and could be barred from holding public office in the future.
In addition to the indictment, the Justice Department has also opened a criminal investigation into Trump's business dealings. This investigation is ongoing and could lead to additional charges against Trump.
The January 6 investigation and the criminal investigation into Trump's business dealings are both part of a broader effort by the Justice Department to hold Trump accountable for his actions. These investigations are likely to continue for months or even years, and they could have a major impact on Trump's future.
Google Cracks Down on Remote Work, Employees Push Back
Google's parent company, Alphabet, is requiring employees to come into the office at least three days a week, starting in July. This decision has been met with resistance from some employees, who have formed a union to fight the changes. The union, called Alphabet Workers Union, is calling for Google to allow employees to work remotely full-time.
Alphabet's decision is part of a broader trend of companies requiring employees to return to the office. Many companies have been hesitant to let employees work remotely full-time, fearing that it will hurt collaboration and productivity. However, the pandemic has shown that many employees are just as productive, if not more so, when they work remotely.
The debate over remote work is likely to continue as more companies make decisions about how to structure their workforces. It remains to be seen whether Google's decision will be the start of a trend or an exception.
Mark Zuckerberg is not impressed with Apple's Vision Pro headset.
During an all-hands meeting, Zuckerberg said that Meta had already explored many of the features that Apple is touting in its headset, and that he didn't think Apple's headset was "particularly groundbreaking."
Zuckerberg also said that he believes Meta's approach to virtual reality is more focused on social experiences, while Apple's headset seems to be more focused on gaming and productivity.
Apple's Vision Pro headset is expected to be released later this year. It will be the first high-end VR headset from Apple, and it is expected to be a major competitor to Meta's Oculus Quest 2 headset.
Zuckerberg's comments suggest that Meta is confident in its own VR technology, and that it is not worried about competition from Apple. However, it is still too early to say whether Meta's VR strategy will be successful. Apple is a major player in the tech industry, and its Vision Pro headset could be a major hit.
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Zuckerberg said that Meta had already explored the use of eye tracking, hand tracking, and passthrough AR in its VR headsets.
He also said that Meta had already developed a social VR platform called Horizon Worlds, which is available on the Oculus Quest 2 headset.
Zuckerberg's comments suggest that Meta is confident in its own VR technology, and that it is not worried about competition from Apple.
However, it is still too early to say whether Meta's VR strategy will be successful. Apple is a major player in the tech industry, and its Vision Pro headset could be a major hit.