Happy Tuesday. Here's a look at some of the top tech stories we're following today ...
H-E-B is beefing up its executive ranks as it continues to aggressively expand its digital offerings. The San Antonio-based retailer said Monday that Jag Bath, CEO of Favor Delivery, has been named H-E-B’s chief digital officer. Bath will continue in his leadership role with Austin-based Favor, which H-E-B acquired in February.
Seattle City Council has approved a controversial head tax designed to raise money to combat homelessness. The tax on businesses such as Amazon that have at least $20 million in gross revenues works out to $275 per employee per year and is expected to raise $48 million each year. Amazon has said the tax could lead the company to slow or even halt its growth in Seattle.
Hackers hit several of Mexico's banks, taking as much as $20 million, The Associated Press reports. The discovery has prompted the government to implement a one-day waiting period for money transfers of over $2,500.
Thanks for stopping by. Check back throughout the day for the latest updates from the 512tech team.
News on Open Source is free and unlimited. Access to the rest of 512tech.com comes with an American-Statesman digital subscription, which also includes myStatesman.com and the ePaper edition. Subscribe at statesman.com/subscribe.