While CalSTRS is not invested in any Jana Partners LLC funds, the two organizations have a long-term relationship collaborating on engagements focused on increasing shareholder value.
The institutional shareholders pressuring Apple this time say they have worked with experts to review studies that show links between children's use of electronic devices and "negative effects on concentration, emotional health, sleep and empathy", according to a story this week by the news website TechCrunch.
The two groups also cited studies from various institutions and experts that reportedly agree there is "a clear need" for parents to have "more choices and tools to help them ensure that young consumers are using your products in an optimal manner".
The letterApple was responding to, sent by activist shareholders representing a total of $2 billion worth of AAPL stock, suggested features such as the ability to limit on-screen time and parental monitoring of what kids are doing with their mobile devices. "This affects all of us". I am sorry to be so dense but why should Apple control the usage? "Effectively anything a child could download or access online can be easily blocked or restricted by a parent", the company said.
It might be an admirable thing for Apple to do, but should it be the company's responsibility to take this on?
In the letter, the shareholders noted that Apple had been setting precedents in the innovation of smartphone technology, and this time, they are hoping that the iPhone maker would once again set the bar in terms of "setting an example about the obligations of technology companies to their youngest customers".
Twenge's research also found that eighth-grade students heavily using social media are at a 27% higher risk for depression as opposed to young children engaging in more social activities and homework, who were at a significantly lower risk. "The tech industry needs to respond".
The committee will benefit greatly from the perspective that Senators Harris and Booker bring to our work. Attorney in Newark, should go through a public hearing process so the state can hear about his views.
He said that Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif has told the forensic lab to expedite the process for Zainab's autopsy. Many others demanded that the culprits should be publicly punished and hanged to send a clear message to pedophiles.
According to their statement, Cottonwood police arranged a job interview with him because they had probable cause for his arrest. Following his arrest, Cottonwood Police confirmed Lopez was "out of the running for employment with the police department".
Athletic Bilbao goalkeeper Kepa Arrizabalaga has passed his Real medical and his move is expected to be confirmed this week. That Zidane no longer exists. "Now it's down to Zinedine Zidane the coach to carve out a career.
Gayle King on the possibility of her friend Oprah Winfrey running for president: "I do think she's intrigued by the idea. It was probably inevitable that Mueller wouldn't wrap things up without attempting to sit down with the president.
United had the chance to make a statement after selling Ronaldo, and they blew it, but Liverpool can not afford to do the same. Liverpool stood their ground and nearly won a Premier League title when they refused to allow Luis Suarez to go to Spain.
Tiger-Cats coach June Jones, the former Hawaii and SMU coach, said earlier this winter that he wants Manziel as his quarterback. But it's readily apparent that Manziel's first step in returning to the National Football League will be up north.
Xinhua added that the transfer was made upon approval of the CCP Central Committee, without giving more detail. The gossip that has been spreading for months about the fall of General Fang Fenghui was finally verified.
It was carrying almost a million barrels of light crude oil, prompting fears of a major environmental disaster. No information as to collision details, most probably both ships are guilty, though in different proportions.
Maruti to unveil new compact vehicle
It is going to break the covers from its all new Concept Future S - a compact Auto with SUV like characters. The sketch exudes confidence and aggressive demeanour.
$1.75 EPS Expected for Celgene Corporation (CELG)
The stock of Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ:CELG) earned "Neutral" rating by BTIG Research on Friday, June 30. Among 33 analysts covering Celgene Corporation (NASDAQ: CELG ), 18 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 13 Hold.
EPS for Zions Bancorporation (ZION) Expected At $0.74
A month ago, they told us to expect earnings of US$0.72 per share while three months ago their EPS consensus estimate was US$0.71. It has underperformed by 5.69% the S&P500.The move comes after 7 months negative chart setup for the $117.92 million company.
India to tour Ireland for two T20's before England series: BCCI
It will be a busy and historic year for Ireland, who start 2018 with a four-match ODI series against UAE and Scotland this week. India last toured Ireland in 2007 when they played an ODI at Belfast, which the visitors won by nine wickets (D/L method).
Apple to pay up additional £136m in tax to UK
As reported by The Financial Times , Apple is being forced to pay an extra £136 million tax bill in the United Kingdom . Apple Europe also mentioned tax payments will increase in the future to reflect this new understanding with HMRC.
Weather Authority: Wintry mix beginning Wednesday night
A dense fog advisory will be in place until 9 am but it may take longer than that to get a lot of this fog mixed out. Along with the increased chance for rain later in the week, there will be an increase in temperatures as well.
Cowboys WR Cole Beasley launches rap career
Cole Beasley's season ended early because of an illness but the Dallas Cowboys' receiver hasn't been lounging around the house. This past season, Beasley played in 15 games for the Cowboys, catching 36 passes for 314 yards and four touchdowns.
Seahawks fire offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell
He is the first coordinator to leave Seattle for a reason other than getting a head coaching job since Jeremy Bates in 2010. With Bevell as a part of the coaching staff, Seattle captured a postseason berth in five consecutive seasons from 2012-16.