Companies that employ “Dreamers” are scrambling to find out what kinds of legal trouble they could face if DACA isn’t renewed by the March 5 deadline. They’re asking lawyers for guidance on what could happen to their workers, and what kinds of fines the companies might have to pay.
Jeff Bezos, Warren Buffett and Jamie Dimon – the billionaire leaders of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase – sent shockwaves through the health care industry yesterday when they disclosed plans to start a not-for-profit company with the hope of reducing medical costs for their employees.
Kroger Co., the largest grocery chain in the U.S., is expanding its so-called “Scan, Bag, Go” technology to 400 stores, part of a bid to prove it can thrive as Amazon.com Inc. pushes deeper into food retail and competition heats up across the industry. Kroger’s announcement follows Amazon’s debut of its cashier-less convenience store prototype, known as Amazon Go.
Ford has been ramping up its self-driving vehicle program in the past year from its $1 billion investment in Argo AI to its pilot with Domino’s Pizza. Now it’s locked in Postmates to conduct pilot programs to learn how self-driving vehicle technology can change the delivery experience and help retailers reach new customers. In the pilot program, a self-driving vehicle could deliver the goods when consumers use Postmates to place an order. Ford plans to study both what the merchant experience needs to be at the point of delivery and what the customer experience needs to be at that same point.