Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Facebook, Google, other tech giants answer Obama's refugee plea - CNET

Later in the article: "For these companies to put themselves out there on behalf of the most vulnerable citizens in the world," Obama said, is an "extraordinary gesture of compassion."

"The US tech industry is stepping up in the global refugee crisis.

Tech leaders are among 51 companies "investing, donating, or raising" more than $650 million for the education, training and employment of 6.3 million refugees in 20 countries.

Microsoft, TripAdvisor, HP and Google will help more than 80,000 children in refugee camps get an education, President Barack Obama said Tuesday at the Leaders Summit on Refugees at the United Nations."
Facebook, Google, other tech giants answer Obama's refugee plea - CNET
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