Tech giants pledge funds to fight racial injustice, Facebook employees stage protest

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This is CNET and hear the stories that matter right now. Apple, Facebook, Verizon and other tech giants are pledging to make donations to groups battling racial injustice after last week's killing of George Floyd sparked unrest across the US. In a memo to Apple employees and as reported by Bloomberg, CEO Tim Cook promised. Apple would make donations to several groups, including the Equal Justice Initiative and match all employee donations to to one. Facebook employees are staging a rare protest against the company for leaving up a post from President Donald Trump. They say could incite violence. The employees who began publicly criticizing the social network on twitter over the weekend, have escalated their disapproval staging a virtual walk out symbolically changing their work place profile pictures. The social media giant has faced criticism before from its employees but the company is mostly hands off approached a political content. The internal disapproval however, has reached a new boiling point, because Facebook's inaction contrasts with rival Twitter's response to Trump's posts. Finally, Playstation tweeted that it would be delaying its PlayStation five event originally scheduled for June 4. Sony's conference was originally planned to be streamed online. Quote. While we understand gamers worldwide are excited to see PS5 games who do not feel that right now it is a time for celebration for now who wanna stand back and allow more important voices to be heard. Tweet said. [MUSIC] You can stay up to date with the latest by visiting CNET.

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