Archive03-31-2021Holly Richardson·March 31, 2021· Share Volkswagen hoaxes media with fake statement on name change (AP) – Volkswagen of America said it would change its brand name to “Voltswagen,” to stress its commitment to electric vehicles, only to reverse course Tuesday and admit that the supposed name change was a joke. S&P futures flat ahead of funding details on Biden’s infrastructure plan (Reuters) – Meanwhile, Wall Street headed for its fourth straight quarterly gain on signs of a strong economic rebound. Exclusive: A billion dollars for every chip-maker who ‘makes in India’ (Reuters) – “The government will give cash incentives of more than $1 billion to each company which will set up chip fabrication units,” a senior government official said. Black Executives Call on Corporations to Fight Restrictive Voting Laws (New York Times) – Dozens responded after companies in Georgia said little against state legislation that put strict rules in place. Turing Award Goes to Creators of Computer Programming Building Blocks – (New York Times) – Jeffrey Ullman and Alfred Aho developed many of the fundamental concepts that researchers use when they build new software. They Were on Equal Footing. Then the Ground Shifted. (New York Times) – A year of pandemic restrictions has meant some friends are flush and others foundering.