Mother of boy with rare genetic disorder tweets hospital bill

June 27, 2017

… “Never in a million years did I think this would happen,” Chandra said of her posts. “As a mother with a kid who has disorder you feel alone. I have now found a community of other heterotaxy families and the community is just so excited that heterotaxy is a word that is being spoken about on a national level. I am really hopefully this will lead to more awareness and maybe that mom who receives a heterotaxy diagnosis won’t feel so scared.” But the mother of two says …


‘Trumpcare’ would send her to Mexico for birth control

June 26, 2017

(CNN)All Ariana and Kevin Gonzalez want is birth control. But the California couple says that if the Republican alternative to Obamacare becomes law, they’ll be driving over the border to Mexico to get it. See the latest news and share your comments with CNN Health on Facebook and Twitter. California community health centers would be put under “untenable stress” if Planned Parenthood centers were defunded, according to a group representing the centers. …


Uber’s HR chief Liane Hornsey should be the next to go

June 23, 2017

… leaked audio obtained by Yahoo Finance. “I read yesterday if I say bloody, you all have to take a shot,” Hornsey said, shortly after saying that word. “But only after hours. Sorry.” The meeting was an opportunity to communicate to employees that things would be getting better, that employees should have faith that Uber could be a great place to work, that they had value at the company. Instead, Hornsey issued what seemed like a warning. “I want to finish today by …


Chelsea Clinton accuses Bannon of ‘fat shaming’ Sean Spicer

June 21, 2017

Washington (CNN)The punchline, for lack of a better word, in a piece in The Atlantic on the much-maligned decay of the White House press is a text message, presumably joking, from White House adviser Steven Bannon to a reporter explaining why Sean Spicer has spent less and less time in front of cameras at the podium. We don’t KNOW that Bannon was joking, mind you. He didn’t respond to follow-up questions, according to writer Rosie Gray in The Atlantic piece. But treating the …


Beyonc had twins and turned Twitter into a heart eyes emoji

June 19, 2017

… SEE ALSO: Beyonc just announced that you’ll be $300 poorer soon No one is okay BEYONC HAD HER TWINS & WHY AM I SO EXCITED??!!? ABBY HATT (@_SimplyAbby_) June 18, 2017 “congratulations to @beyonce + @s_c_ on having #gemini twins during #geminiseason” #serendipity MAXWELL (@_MAXWELL_) June 18, 2017 now that Beyonc’s twins are confirmed Gemini’s I never want to hear a bad word about …


There’s a good reason governments aren’t startups

June 18, 2017

… at all’ about job-killing AI “When an entrepreneur has too much success, he gets stigmatized and, in general, he gets taxed. This is over!” Macron told a crowd of techies in Paris, according to Reuters. “We will drive through these [sic] transformation without delay.” That transformation involves cutting corporate taxes, peeling back France’s stringent labor laws, and deregulating small businesses. “To put it in one word: Entrepreneur is the new …


The top 5 most over-the-top employee benefits from tech companies

June 9, 2017

Image: Shutterstock / Ive seen my fair share of company benefits after 10+ years recruiting for tech companies.Tech Startups in San Francisco are known for having extensive benefits from daily lunchesto paid gym memberships or free monthly massages. Before I share some of the coolest benefits Ive come across, I have a word of advice for new companies Before offering Ive learned from experience working withsmall startupsand fromfounding Bettsthat benefits can become a tricky …