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Project Veritas and ‘whistle-blower’ published bullshit ‘data-leak’ to dox Google employees

Project Veritas, a non-profit conspiracy theory outlet, today dropped the ‘bombshell’ that it’d obtained hundreds of leaked internal documents from a whistle-blower showing Google‘...

Project Veritas and ‘whistle-blower’ published bullshit ‘data-leak’ to dox Google employees

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Google whistleblower launches project to keep tech ethical Jack Poulson’s non-profit group Tech Inquiry aims to make it easier for coders to speak outEmployees of tech companies should have the right to know when they are working on projects they may find ethically unacceptable, a former Google whistleblower has said.In 2018, Jack Poulson hit headlines afte...
14:00, 07/13/2019

NC judge dismisses libel case against Project Veritas RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge is dismissing a lawsuit claiming a North Carolina woman was libeled by a conservative group that produces “sting” videos intended to embarrass liberal organizations and media outfits. U.S. District Judge Martin Reidinger on Wednesday stopped the trial...
20:00, 05/22/2019

N Carolina woman sues Project Veritas, founder for libel RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A trial over a lawsuit against right-wing group Project Veritas and its founder James O’Keefe is under way in North Carolina. At issue is how a woman who was struck in the face outside a 2016 Donald Trump campaign rally was portrayed in a video. Jurors in Asheville were se...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Project Veritas Proves Too Stupid for Erik Prince to Make Them Into His Spies This morning, The Intercept published an exhaustively researched deep-dive into Blackwater founder Erik Prince’s “improbable comeback” under the Trump administration....
02:51, 05/04/2019

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
23:34, 06/26/2019

Internal Google memo claimed conservative whistleblower promoted alt-right views Former Google employee Kevin Cernekee says he was fired for being a conservative. In an internal email from 2018, colleague Mike Wacker accused Cernekee of defending and minimizing alt-right viewpoints and people....
16:00, 08/06/2019

Google details Project Mainline: Updating Android modules via Google Play Android Q's Project Mainline, Google's latest attempt to fix Android updates, will deliver code changes to internal OS components directly from Google Play.Read More...
21:00, 05/08/2019

Google employees petition to ban the company from SF Pride Google employees are asking the San Francisco Pride board of directors to revoke Google's sponsorship of Pride 2019 and to exclude Google from the Pride Parade on June 30th. In a letter written to San Francisco Pride, the employees say they have spen......
20:00, 06/26/2019

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
00:34, 08/15/2019

Google employees will sit-in to protest retaliation culture Google employees will hold a sit-in tomorrow at 11am to protest what they call a "culture of retaliation." The group Google Walkout For Real Change announced the event on Twitter, saying they've encountered everything from being told to take sick lea......
00:17, 05/01/2019

Google Curbs Political Debate by Employees Google tightened its guidelines on how employees communicate about politics and topics not related to work, in a major shift for a company that has long prided itself on open debate....
01:00, 08/24/2019

Google: Employees can protest YouTube, just not near its Pride float Google has pushed back on claims that it is banning employees from protesting YouTube during the San Francisco Pride Parade. Several outlets reported on Monday that a leaked internal memo barred any Google employees from protesting YouTube while marc......
01:00, 06/26/2019

Google Employees Say They Faced Retaliation After Organizing Walkout Two Google workers who called for an employee protest over the company’s treatment of sexual harassment said they were demoted or told their role would change....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
13:34, 05/22/2019

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
23:34, 05/30/2019

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
23:17, 06/21/2019

Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
21:00, 08/15/2019

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
21:00, 08/16/2019

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
07:34, 08/16/2019

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has today reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audi...
03:34, 07/12/2019

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
08:17, 06/23/2019

Google’s LGBTQ+ employees demand SF Pride to remove company from parade Google’s LGBTQ+ employees are petitioning to remove Google as a sponsor from San Francisco’s Pride celebration this weekend. As reported by Bloomberg, the search engines’ employees published a petition on Medium addressed to San Francisco Pride’s board of directors.  In the post, it explained: “We, ...
12:34, 06/27/2019

Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Cloud Identity customers at the Next Tokyo summit. G Suite Enterprise admins can choose to enroll high......
03:51, 08/01/2019

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
19:17, 06/28/2019

Google's Project Zero Finds Six 'Interactionless' iOS Vulnerabilities in iMessage App Apple released bug fixes for five major security issues in iOS that can be exploited via its iMessage client app last week after they were discovered by researchers for competitor Google’s exploit-hunting Project Zero, though an additional issue was reported and not totally resolved in the iOS 12.4 ...
08:17, 07/31/2019

Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders....
23:51, 08/19/2019

Google’s LGBTQ+ employees unsuccessfully demand SF Pride to remove company from parade Google’s LGBTQ+ employees are petitioning to remove Google as a sponsor from San Francisco’s Pride celebration this weekend. As reported by Bloomberg, the search engines’ employees published a petition on Medium addressed to San Francisco Pride’s board of directors.  In the post, it explained: “We, ...
13:34, 06/27/2019

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
09:00, 05/28/2019

Google officially ends its Chinese search engine project It’s official. Google has ended its quest to re-enter China with a modified search engine. The company‘s VP of public policy, Karan Bhatia, told the US Senate earlier this week that it has abandoned Project Dragonfly.  The search giant has “no current plans” to go to China, he added. Google’s Bhatia...
15:17, 07/18/2019

Google Exec Tells Senate That Project Dragonfly Has Been "Terminated" On Tuesday, Google vice president of public policy Karan Bhatia told members of the Senate Judiciary that the company’s Project Dragonfly—a search engine for the Chinese market that was widely reported to involve huge concessions to state censors and protested by its own staff—has been “terminated” ...
09:51, 07/17/2019

Google balloon project bringing Internet access to Kenya Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4G service....
16:17, 07/05/2019

Google employees donate heavily to Warren, Sanders despite calls for tech giant's breakup Google employees are donating heavily to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, despite the fact that both 2020 presidential candidates are leading the charge to break up Big Tech....
15:51, 08/01/2019

Google employees accuse Border Patrol of 'torturing' immigrants, refuse to work with agencies Google employees are circulating a petition urging the tech giant to forgo any opportunities to work with several federal agencies “engaged in caging and torturing vulnerable people.”...
00:00, 08/16/2019

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....
06:35, 08/15/2019

Google sister company releases details for controversial Toronto project Stakeholders say unanswered questions remain over scale of high-tech redevelopment scheme for a swath of Toronto’s waterfrontThe Google sister company behind a controversial, high-tech redevelopment scheme for a swath of Toronto’s waterfront has released the first detailed outline of an ambitious pr...
21:17, 06/24/2019

Google officially closes 'Dragonfly,' its controversial Chinese search project Google's controversial Project Dragonfly has officially been shelved. At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing this week, Google's vice president of public policy, Karan Bhatia, said that work on its censored Chinese search engine had been "terminated......
14:17, 07/17/2019

Google Officially Closes Its Chinese Search Engine Project: Report Google's controversial China search engine project, named Dragonfly, has been terminated and employees working on it have been reportedly reassigned....
07:00, 07/18/2019

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
00:34, 08/09/2019

Australian developer LendLease lands $15 billion project with Google; shares surge Australia's LendLease Group on Thursday said it secured a contract with Alphabet Inc's Google to develop $15 billion worth of residential and retail space in Silicon Valley, sending the builder's stock to a more than eight-month high....
07:34, 07/18/2019

Google’s balloon project has a new test: providing Internet access to ‘mountainous villagers’ in Kenya. Loon — an Internet-providing balloon service owned by Alphabet, Google’s parent company — will give “mountain villagers” in Kenya the opportunity to purchase 4g service....
13:17, 07/05/2019

Google's project to fill local news void announces first city: Youngstown, Ohio Google announced Thursday that Youngstown, Ohio, has been selected as the inaugural city for an initiative with McClatchy, called the Compass Experiment....
01:00, 07/19/2019

Google Stadia vs Apple Arcade vs Microsoft Project xCloud: Your phone is your next gaming console Games on both the App and Play Store are dime a dozen, with seemingly more than enough variety to keep just about anyone happy. However, the vast majority of mobile games are hollow, purpose-less cashgrabs that lack the polish, depth, gameplay, and storytelling of triple-A titles for the dedicated g...
11:00, 06/18/2019

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
06:34, 07/17/2019

Walmart employees call for walkout over gun sales Employees troubled by Walmart’s decision to continue to sell firearms, even after a mass shooting in one of it In the wake of the weekend’s deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, a pair of Walmart employees are joining a number of gun control advocates, questioning the retail chain’s sale of guns and ammunition and encouraging other employees to join in their protest. Thomas Marshall, 23, a Wa...
12:00, 08/08/2019

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18:51, 08/10/2019

Stan Lee's 'first novel for adults' to be published this autumn Spider-Man and X-Men creator’s teenaged-superhero story A Trick of the Light also to be released this week as audiobookOne of the late Stan Lee’s final projects, a superhero origins story about two teenagers with extraordinary powers who must come together to save the world from destruction, will be...
21:34, 06/25/2019

UK telco review could be published without Huawei decision The government could publish its long-awaited review of the UK communications market without deciding whether or not Huawei will be able to supply operators with 5G networking equipment.The report was expected to arrive in the Spring but has not yet materialised. Leaks suggested that operators ...
12:34, 07/22/2019

AV-Comparatives Security Survey 2019 published Every year AV-Comparatives conducts a security survey asking users their opinion and preference on security products. In our global survey we ask users on various security related topics. The opinions and preferences from the end user community provide us with valuable feedback. The results help us ...
16:00, 05/01/2019

Dwyane Wade memoir to be published this fall NEW YORK (AP) — Basketball great Dwyane Wade, who retired at the end of the 2018-2019 regular season, has a memoir coming out this fall. William Morrow announced Wednesday that the book is called “3 Dimensional” and is scheduled for Oct. 22. It will focus on the “essential principl...
14:51, 06/05/2019

First Published "Tintin" Cover From 1930 Sold For $1.1 Million An original drawing used for the first published "Tintin" cover was sold at auction on Saturday in Dallas for $1.12 million, the Heritage Auctions house told AFP....
23:17, 06/08/2019

Anne Frank's incomplete novel 'Dear Kitty' published The Jewish girl who became posthumously famous with her diary also hoped to publish a novel. The unfinished work of the Holocaust victim — who would have turned 90 on June 12 — has been released in German....
23:51, 06/11/2019

Italy's Nexi says data of 18,000 alleged customers published Data of 18,000 people claimed to be customers of Italian payments firm Nexi have been published on a foreign website, but no financial information was disclosed, Nexi said on Tuesday....
11:51, 07/30/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Pitched a New Narrative. These Sites Published It. In flattering news releases and promotional articles in National Review, Forbes and HuffPost, the disgraced financier tried to rehabilitate his image....
05:51, 07/22/2019

Blogger says she got an injunction for a post published five days earlier (credit: Chris Potter) The blogger behind a widely followed data-breach reporting service said an online counseling service has obtained an injunction barring her from publishing an article that went live five days earlier. The blogger says her article is also the subject of a criminal complaint. ...
17:51, 08/09/2019

The Second Democratic Debate Is Already on Its Petty Bullshit The second night of the second round of Democratic primary debates kicked off on Wednesday, and right out of the gate, things got real petty, real fast....
04:51, 08/01/2019

The Squad Has Had It With Trump's Racist Bullshit Speaking at a press conference on Monday, Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Rashida Tlaib, Ilhan Omar, and Ayanna Pressley directly addressed President Donald Trump’s most recent racist tirade against them, urging Americans not to “take the bait” and instead come together to do the important business ...
02:34, 07/16/2019

Enough with the 'Actually, Electric Cars Pollute More' Bullshit Already I know, I know, dunking on the Wall Street Journal editorial board is a bit like smacking your four-year-old nephew’s would-be jumper out of the air before it even leaves his hands. But in an Op-Ed last week it peddled the tired and disingenuous notion that electric cars, by the very virtue of their...
22:00, 04/29/2019

Mordhau's Developers Are On Some Bullshit [Update] Mordhau is a very good medieval brawler, but its also attracted its fair share of assholes since release. That’s nothing out of the ordinary, a lot of games do, but Mordhau’s problem is that its not just retaining them, but catering to their assholey whims....
05:51, 07/02/2019

The People Who Published Firewatch Are Now Making A Game Console With, Uh, A Crank Playdate is a new portable gaming system from app developer Panic, coming in early 2020. It has a glossy black and white screen with no backlight. Along with a directional pad and A and B buttons, it sports a rotatable crank that pops out of the right side of the unit. Instead of buying games, Playd...
00:51, 05/23/2019

Anne Frank's Haunting Newly Published Letters To Her Grandmother In April of 1940, a few months before Adolf Hitler ordered Jews in Germany to wear yellow stars, a 10-year-old girl in Amsterdam sent a postcard to her pen pal in Iowa....
03:34, 06/26/2019

Freshly Published Patent Keeps the Dream of an Apple Self-Driving Car Alive Bumpy car rides suck and a newly published patent reveals Apple has fairly recently been exploring a “fully-actuated suspension system” using variable pressure air springs and a haptic-feedback system to create a smoother ride.Read more......
05:34, 06/01/2019

Rare John Steinbeck story, set in Paris, published this week The author wrote a series of columns for the French newspaper Le Figaro and one of those pieces appears in the The Strand Magazine        ...
21:17, 08/02/2019

Survey says scientists mistrust a large amount of published research More than a third of researchers say they think half or fewer of all published studies are trustworthy, according to a survey of more than 3000 people...
17:00, 08/21/2019

Lost Proust stories of homosexual love finally published Written in the late 1890s but held back from publication, the nine tales in Le Mystérieux Correspondant are due out this autumnNine lost stories by Marcel Proust, which the revered French author is believed to have kept private because of their “audacity”, are due to be published for the first time ...
01:00, 08/09/2019

YouTube Says It's Not for Kids, but New Study Suggests That's Bullshit Going down a YouTube rabbit hole is a dangerous game—even if you successfully avoid its cesspool of hateful and illegal content, you’re bound to stumble into another cesspool altogether. And worryingly, according to new Pew Research Center analysis, a large chunk of the most popular content revolves...
00:51, 07/26/2019

AOC and Her Fellow Freshmen Are Fed Up With Nancy Pelosi's Bullshit Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib, and Ayanna Pressley made history last year. Omar and Tlaib are the first Muslim women to serve in Congress. Pressley and Ocasio-Cortez both beat seemingly unbeatable establishment incumbents. All four are under the age of 45 and were endorse...
04:17, 07/11/2019

Netflix pulls a bullshit move, cancels The OA In a depressingly familiar narrative that would absolutely fail to live up to the bonkers storytelling standards of the show in question, Netflix has canceled Brit Marling’s weirdly wonderful The OA. Variety reports the streaming service has pulled the plug after two seasons of the show, which starr...
23:00, 08/05/2019

The Women's World Cup Has Already Been Marred By Some Corny VAR Bullshit There is no shortage of arguments to be made against the proliferation of replay review in soccer, and I won’t bog down this blog post with points we’ve already made on the site many times over. Besides, the argument against the VAR decision from today’s Women’s World Cup opening match between Franc...
01:17, 06/08/2019

Nigeria Got Screwed Over By Some Ticky-Tack VAR Bullshit Nigeria were not eliminated from the World Cup on Monday afternoon, but their hopes of advancing to the knockout stages took a hit when, after a pair of VAR reviews, Wendie Renard knocked home a PK in the 79th minute to break a scoreless draw and give France a 1-0 win....
00:17, 06/18/2019

Steve King Is Back on His (Racist) Bullshit Rep. Steve King, the openly white nationalist congressman from Iowa, is back on his bullshit. After keeping his head down for approximately, what, a month? King decided it was time to pour gasoline on the fire yet again....
03:17, 05/30/2019

Ronda Rousey Being In Mortal Kombat 11 Is Bullshit Ronda Rousey: Trailblazer, UFC Hall of Famer, and WWE star. Ah, I forgot a couple of her accomplishments: She shared an inflammatory conspiracy video about the 2012 Sandy Hook massacre to her millions of Twitter followers and made transmisogynistic and outright asinine comments about transgender MMA...
11:51, 05/02/2019

Hacker site’s incriminating database published online by rival group Enlarge (credit: DeviantArt100ManoWar / MAD Magazine) Hackers from Raidforums recently breached the site of rival hacking forum Cracked.to and spilled data for more than 321,000 of its members. The hackers did so while some of their victims were discussing cracking Fortnite accounts, selling softw...
05:17, 08/14/2019

Would American Psycho be published today? How shocking books have changed with their readers Do disturbing novels reflect an extreme reality or are they just titillation? Hanya Yanagihara, Leïla Slimani and others on why they set out to shock usBret Easton Ellis received 13 death threats before American Psycho was even published. He had to sign a declaration saying he had read them all. Tha...
19:51, 05/02/2019

Trans children's charity apologises after parents' emails published online Data breach included names, addresses and phone numbers of parents who asked for adviceA charity that supports transgender children has apologised and referred itself to the information commissioner’s office following a data breach that led to the publication of parents’ personal emails online.Merma...
17:17, 06/16/2019

New Zealand mosque shooter sent letter from prison cell that was published on 4chan The man accused of killing 51 in the New Zealand mosque shootings has managed to send out a letter from prison warning an “Alan” from Russia that a “great conflict” is coming....
16:34, 08/14/2019

ICE Is Expanding Its Bullshit DNA Testing to Find 'Fraudulent Families' U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is expanding its pilot program testing the DNA of immigrant families to prove their relationship and detect so-called “fraudulent families,” according to documents posted to the Federal Business Opportunities website on Tuesday afternoon....
21:51, 05/29/2019

Kenny Stills Isn't Buying Stephen Ross's Bullshit After getting called out by his own player, Kenny Stills, for hosting a fundraiser for wet racist Donald Trump, Dolphins owner Stephen Ross attempted to perform some damage control with a limp-dick statement about being buddies with Trump despite disagreeing with him about certain issues:...
22:51, 08/09/2019

Apple's Favorite Anti-Right-to-Repair Argument Is Bullshit Increasingly, it seems, our gadgets are not wholly owned by us—that when some component breaks, we are at the mercy of the giant companies that charge us out the ears for repair parts and services. One of the tech industry’s favorite lines of defense with respect to upholding repair monopolies is “s...
17:00, 08/14/2019

The Kentucky Derby Was Decided By Some Video Replay Bullshit For a brief moment on Saturday, Luis Saez felt an immense happiness that can only overcome someone that has achieved one of the greatest accomplishments of their life. He had won the Kentucky Derby with his horse, Maximum Security, by one-and-a-half lengths and spoke about how the victory was a drea...
08:00, 05/05/2019

Terrorist Who Allegedly Killed 51 People in New Zealand Gets Letter Published to 4Chan From Jail The white supremacist accused of killing 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, currently has no access to internet, TV, newspapers, and radio. Yet he’s still able to get his hateful ideology out into the world, all thanks to extremists on 4Chan and lax rules about letter writing in ...
14:34, 08/14/2019

Whistleblower gets support weeks after saying he was "used" Marco Trungelliti has received support from the Tennis Integrity Unit more than two weeks after he complained that he'd been used after acting as a witness in the prosecution of three fellow Argentinian players who received bans        ...
23:17, 05/02/2019

GE Is New Target of Madoff Whistleblower Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos alleges that GE’s cash situation is worse than disclosed and that GE needs to boost its insurance reserves. GE says the claims are false and misleading....
14:00, 08/15/2019

Georgia Effectively Bans Abortion Under Bullshit 'Fetal Heartbeat' Law On Tuesday, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed the state’s so-called “fetal heartbeat” law, banning abortion for women well before many know that they’re pregnant and ushering in one of the harshest abortion bans in the country....
22:34, 05/07/2019

People Experiencing Hardship Should Be Allowed to Use Technology Without Your Judgmental Bullshit Roughly 553,000 Americans are currently experiencing homelessness, according to the latest figures available from the Department of Housing and Urban Development. But that doesn’t mean those people should be judged for owning technology like laptops and smartphones, no matter what various assholes h...
21:00, 06/15/2019

Pardon Me While I Clap Back at the Wall Street Journal’s Bullshit If, perchance, one day, a team of white supremacist elves (although that description may be redundant because I believe all elves are racist, including Santa’s, Keebler’s, Jeff Sessions, and even Kevin Hart) invaded the Wall Street Journal’s newsroom and—instead of printing the evening edition—ran...
17:00, 05/10/2019

Lionel Messi Goes Off On "Bullshit" Refereeing After Argentina Lose To Brazil VAR has been a disaster at the Copa América this summer, and last night’s Brazil-Argentina semifinal was no different. And as evidenced by his scathing postgame comments slamming VAR and the refereeing in general after his team fell to Brazil, Lionel Messi is fed the fuck up with it....
20:00, 07/03/2019

The Bullshit Reason Ajit Pai Is Using to Back the T-Mobile/Sprint Merger The merger of T-Mobile and Sprint looks increasingly inevitable on Monday after Ajit Pai, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, said he’ll recommend approving the $26.5 billion deal due in large part to the idea that it will hasten 5G deployment around the United States. But critics...
09:17, 05/21/2019

Read Game of Thrones’ Finale Script for a Glimpse at Some Bullshit There were a lot of interesting ideas in Game of Thrones’ final episode, albeit ones dramatically rushed into, with disregard for actually setting them up over the course of a season (or several seasons) of television. Now, you can see some of the processes behind getting to where we got at the end ...
21:17, 08/01/2019

‘A kind of creeping oppression’: Anne Frank’s haunting newly published letters to her grandmother A new book, “Anne Frank: The Collected Works,” includes previously unpublished letters Anne Frank wrote to her grandmother as the Nazis made their way across Europe....
19:00, 06/25/2019

Cboe Global Markets Begins Rollout of Options on 11 Select Sector Indices Published by S&P CHICAGO – February 7, 2019 – Cboe Global Markets, Inc. (Cboe: CBOE ) today began the rollout of options on 11 Select Sector Indices that comprise a sub-index of the S&P 500®  Index, a key U.S. equities benchmark, further expanding Cboe’s suite of products tied to S&P Indices....
18:00, 05/01/2019

Madoff whistleblower says GE is 'one recession away from Chapter 11' Harry Markopolos, the accounting investigator who accused General Electric of massive fraud on Thursday, is warning that the company could be in serious financial trouble -- and even go bankrupt -- if the economy turns south....
20:34, 08/16/2019

Facebook and Twitter: It Sure Looks Like China's Spreading Bullshit About Hong Kong Protesters Social media giants Facebook and Twitter this week disclosed their responses to what they characterized as coordinated disinformation campaigns originating in China—specifically tied to pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong—that they believe may be linked to the Chinese government....
12:51, 08/20/2019

Coroner claims woman overdosed on cannabis, scientists call bullshit In the history of human existence there isn’t a single scrap of peer-reviewed, verified evidence supporting the idea that it’s possible to overdose on cannabis. Yet, somehow, a coroner from Louisiana claims to be 100-percent positive that a 39-year-old woman’s become the first to do so. His reasonin...
05:00, 06/08/2019

Fake News Iran Something Something Houses Lake Fired President Bullshit! President Donald Trump was really, sincerely On One on Friday at a speech before the National Association of Realtors. He even (gasp) swore....
03:17, 05/18/2019

Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working direc Chris Brooks has published emails showing that Tennessee governor Bill Lee’s office is working directly with Volkswagen to crush a union drive at its factory in Chattanooga. Both Bill Lee and Volkswagen are real pieces of shit! Support labor reporting on the ground, and send a pizza to your local Vo...
00:17, 05/31/2019

Labour antisemitism whistleblower: 'In 30 years I’ll be very proud of myself' Louise Withers Green fears attracting abuse, but has hopes for the party’s redemptionIt was in February, while on holiday with her former Labour colleagues in Berlin, that Louise Withers Green decided she had to speak out about her role in investigating antisemitism in the party.The former disputes ...
17:00, 07/11/2019

FAA nominee OK'd retaliation against pilot whistleblower, lawsuit says A Senate committee is investigating President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the Federal Aviation Administration, Stephen Dickson, for his involvement in a case in which a Delta Air Lines pilot alleged the company retaliated against her -- including sending her to a psychiatrist -- after she shared ...
17:34, 06/04/2019

Whistleblower accuses GE of fraud and misleading investors Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fraud, saying GE is heading for bankruptcy and is hiding losses.       ...
02:34, 08/16/2019

Cisco Settlement Sees Whistleblower Vindicated A computer security expert has won a trailblazing payout in a whistleblower lawsuit over critical security flaws he found in October 2008 in Cisco video surveillance software....
08:51, 08/02/2019

Cambridge Analytica whistleblower has book deal NEW YORK (AP) — The former Cambridge Analytica employee who spoke out on alleged ties between the data firm and the Brexit campaign for Britain to leave the European Union has a book deal. Brittany Kaiser’s “Targeted: My Inside Story of Cambridge Analytica and how Trump and Facebook Brok...
14:51, 05/07/2019

US Whistleblower Edward Snowden To Publish Memoir Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor who fled to Russia after leaking information about the US government's mass surveillance program, is publishing a memoir....
04:17, 08/02/2019

Michelle Rodriguez calls bullshit on Hobbs & Shaw writer's #JusticeForHan promise Michelle Rodriguez is a complicated person. Sometimes she has Good Takes, like when she refused to do more Fast And Furious movies until they committed to handling the female characters better. Sometimes she has Bad Takes, like when she dismissed that story about Liam Neeson wanting to do a racist m...
00:00, 08/07/2019

Sinclair Weatherman Allegedly Fired After Criticizing Bullshit Storm Code Policy Less than a week after an Illinois meteorologist working at a Sinclair Broadcast Group station criticized a corporate policy on-air, a job was listed for a replacement weatherperson, leaving viewers to speculate that the meteorologist was fired for admonishing the group’s “code red” severe weather ...
00:34, 06/13/2019

Trump Retweets Some Bullshit and Twitter Suspends the Conspiracy-Laced Account That Posted It Donald Trump is the president of the United States but he hasn’t let that job get in the way of his actual work—being a Grade A, self-centered Twitter troll. And as such, he has a tendency to retweet some of the most outlandish bullshit because he’s easily influenced and already compromised....
07:51, 08/01/2019

Whistleblower claims Disney inflated revenues for years Is Mickey cooking the books at the Magic Kingdom? A Disney whistleblower is telling the Securities and Exchange Commission that the company has been inflating revenues at its parks and resorts division for years, padding income by as much as $6 billion in one year alone, according to a new report in...
22:00, 08/20/2019

Whistleblower returns to Australian court over Afghan leak An Australian army whistleblower charged with leaking secret documents to Australian Broadcasting Corp. reporters alleging misconduct in Afghanistan has welcomed ABC taking part in his case...
07:17, 06/27/2019

Edward Snowden memoir to reveal whistleblower’s secrets In Permanent Record, the former spy will recount how his mass surveillance work eventually led him to make the biggest leak in historyAfter multiple books and films about his decision to leak the biggest cache of top-secret documents in history, whistleblower Edward Snowden is set to tell his side o...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Cisco whistleblower gets first False Claims payout over cybersecurity Cisco Systems Inc has agreed to settle a whistleblower’s claim that it improperly sold video surveillance software with known vulnerabilities to U.S. federal and state governments, marking the first payout on a False Claims Act case brought over failure to meet cybersecurity standards....
03:17, 08/01/2019

Madoff whistleblower: Red flags at General Electric is ‘more serious’ than Enron General Electric shares fell 5 percent on Thursday after Harry Markopolos, whistleblower in the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme case, alleged that company financial filings masked the depths of its problems. Markopolos, in a research report, accused GE of hiding $38.1 billion in potential losses and cla...
23:00, 08/15/2019

Trump's pick to head FAA held up by whistleblower lawsuit A Senate committee is delaying the confirmation of President Donald Trump's pick to run the Federal Aviation Administration to look into claims made about the nominee, Stephen Dickson, in a whistleblower lawsuit....
00:51, 06/07/2019

UPDATE 1-U.S. CFTC awards nearly $2.5 million to Cargill whistleblower The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has awarded about $2.5 million to a whistleblower in a 2017 case against global grain trader Cargill Inc over alleged violations in how it handled trades, the agency said on Tuesday....
02:34, 06/26/2019

Madoff Whistleblower alleges that GE is a 'bigger fraud than Enron' General Electric shares fell after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos targets the conglomerate in a new report, calling it "a bigger fraud than Enron."...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Jim Cramer weighs in on whistleblower allegations against General Electric Shares of General Electric fell in the pre-market Thursday after Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a report alleging that GE has masked the depths of its financial problems, resulting in inaccurate and what he's calling fraudulent financial filings with regulators. GE responded by ...
21:34, 08/15/2019

Sales chief Bigland files whistleblower suit against FCA Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales for Fiat Chrysler and the Ram brand, claims the company has retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into the company's sales reporting practices, and slashed his pay by approximately 90 percent....
02:51, 06/06/2019

The Latest: Ohio State whistleblower ‘vindicated’ by report COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on the report detailing abuse of male athletes and students by a now-dead doctor at Ohio State. (all times local): 11:15 a.m. The whistleblower credited with prompting an investigation of sexual abuse of students and athletes by a now-dead team doctor at Ohio State U...
18:51, 05/18/2019

CBI Summons Narada Sting Operation Whistleblower For Questioning The Central Bureau of Investigation on Wednesday summoned Mathew Samuel, the whistleblower in the Narada sting operation case, to appear before it for questioning on June 24....
02:34, 06/20/2019

Jury to hear from 'whistleblower' in New York sex cult trial Jurors in the trial of Keith Raniere, founder of the cultlike Nxivm organization who faces sex trafficking charges, are expected to hear testimony on Thursday from a former prominent member turned self-described whistleblower....
14:00, 05/09/2019

New York court dismisses whistleblower's libel suit against UBS A New York appeals court has dismissed a U.S. whistleblower's $20 million libel suit against Swiss bank UBS, his former employer, concluding that statements the Zurich-based bank made about him were......
21:00, 05/24/2019

Bullshit Viral Videos of Nancy Pelosi Show Fake Content Doesn't Have to Be a Deepfake Two videos of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi have gone viral over the past 24 hours, raising ethical questions about the use of editing on social media. President Donald Trump even shared one of the videos last night, calling it “PELOSI STAMMERS THROUGH NEWS CONFERENCE.” But only one of the videos is tr...
16:34, 05/24/2019

Action Figure Sarah Connor Has No Time For Your Bullshit, and the Rest of the Ass-Kicking Toys of the Week Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly gathering of all the action figures tempting our wallets on the internet lately. This week: a very tall dinosaur, D23 shows off an exclusive Woody, and Terminator: Dark Fate is already kicking off its merch cycle with a very badass Sarah Connor. Check it o...
19:17, 06/16/2019

Sen. Kennedy stuns Facebook exec by asking if they replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit?' Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy asked a Facebook executive if the social media platform replaced accurate journalism with 'flagrant displays of bullshit' during a hearing in front of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Tuesday....
20:51, 07/16/2019

GE shares fall on Madoff whistleblower calling its finances a fraud General Electric Co shares fell as much as 15% on Thursday after fraud investigator Harry Markopolos, who blew the whistle on Bernard Madoff's Ponzi scheme, said GE was concealing deep financial problems, prompting a sharp rebuke from GE's new CEO....
06:00, 08/16/2019

Cisco Systems pays out $8.6 million in cybersecurity whistleblower case Cisco Systems has paid out a penalty of $8.6 million after failing to disclose security holes in software it sold to the US government. Video Surveillance Manager was used by authorities like LA Airport, the Washington D.C. police and New York City's......
19:17, 08/01/2019

Fiat Chrysler's U.S. Sales Chief Files Whistleblower Lawsuit Fiat Chrysler’s U.S. sales chief filed a lawsuit alleging the car company retaliated against him for cooperating with a federal investigation into its sales-reporting practices....
23:51, 06/05/2019

Planned Parenthood whistleblower gets $3M from Arizona court after wrongful termination Mayra Rodriguez sued the Planned Parenthood in October 2017, alleging she got terminated after repeatedly reporting the "high complication rates" of one doctor....
08:51, 08/20/2019

Jury awards whistleblower fired by Planned Parenthood $3 million PHOENIX (KPNX) — A Maricopa County jury has awarded $3 million to a former Planned Parenthood employee who claimed she was wrongfully fired because she alerted supervisors that patients were suffering a high rate of medical complications after abortions performed by a specific doctor. The employee, ...
17:34, 08/20/2019

FCA says sales chief Bigland doesn't merit whistleblower status The unusual public dispute between FCA and its sales chief has continued to fester in the courts over the last few months while Bigland remains the face of the automaker to its U.S. dealers....
19:51, 07/12/2019

Ex-SEC chief: Markopolos targeting GE for a short-seller and not as a whistleblower 'suspicious' "If he had brought all of his data to the SEC first, he would reap potentially, up to 30% of the potential recovery," says former SEC Chairman Harvey Pitt....
22:51, 08/19/2019

Fiat Chrysler sales chief files whistleblower suit over SEC probe Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' U.S. sales chief Reid Bigland sued the Italian-American automaker claiming the company opted to withhold 90% of his 2018 compensation because he has cooperated with a probe by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, court documents filed on Wednesday show....
01:34, 06/06/2019

Major Fiat Chrysler Executive Has Filed a Whistleblower Lawsuit Against the Company In the wake of a fraud investigation over Fiat Chrysler Automobiles screwing with sales figures, Automotive News reports that the company’s Head of U.S. Sales Reid Bigland has filed a lawsuit against FCA alleging that he was scapegoated and had his pay cut in retaliation for cooperating with the SEC...
14:34, 06/06/2019

Siri recordings “regularly” sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing audio recordings of its users with contractors, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
01:00, 07/27/2019

Siri recordings ‘regularly’ sent to Apple contractors for analysis, claims whistleblower Apple has joined the dubious company of Google and Amazon in secretly sharing with contractors audio recordings of its users, confirming the practice to The Guardian after a whistleblower brought it to the outlet. The person said that Siri queries are routinely sent to human listeners for closer an...
06:17, 07/28/2019

Moody's India Unit Sends CEO On Leave Amid Whistleblower Probe ICRA's board has decided to place Chief Executive Officer Naresh Takkar on leave and appointed Group Chief Financial Officer Vipul Agarwal as interim chief operating officer, the company said in an......
18:17, 07/02/2019

Read the full report from the Madoff whistleblower accusing GE of an Enron-like fraud Whistleblower Harry Markopolos released a new report about General Electric, saying the company is using some of the same accounting tricks as Enron....
18:34, 08/15/2019

Exclusive: Philips, under investigation in U.S. and Brazil, fired whistleblower who warned of graft Healthcare giant Philips was warned of suspicious sales of its medical equipment to the Brazilian government, and failed to halt them, nearly a decade before an alleged bribery racket was exposed in the company's Brazil operations last year, Reuters has learned....
07:34, 08/21/2019

U.S. scientist to file whistleblower complaint after agency halts his climate work A climate scientist for the Trump administration's health protection agency who was ordered by his agency to drop work on climate issues will file a whistleblower complaint this week with the U.S. Office of Special Counsel, his lawyers said on Wednesday....
02:00, 08/15/2019

Head of Ram trucks files whistleblower suit against Fiat Chrysler Automobiles Reid Bigland, head of U.S. sales and Ram trucks, has sued his own company, claiming it retaliated against him over his cooperation with the SEC.        ...
05:34, 06/06/2019

Area 51 whistleblower Bob Lazar says don't storm base: "No aliens or alien technology located there" As we’ve previously stated, there aren’t aliens in Area 51. We can all agree that they lived there once, playing ping-pong and watching Happy Days from their secret alien lounge. But our space friends have long since departed their old home—a fact that makes the decision to gather a shit-ton of peo...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Official Secrets: Keira Knightley stars in story of Iraq war whistleblower – trailer The trailer for a film based on the true story of GCHQ whistleblower Katharine Gun, called Official Secrets, has been released. Gun was working as a translator in 2003 when she leaked a confidential email to the Observer revealing US plans to spy on the UN security council. Knightley tries to stop t...
19:34, 06/13/2019

Trump's pick to lead the FAA clears Senate hurdle, despite opposition over whistleblower lawsuit The former Delta Air Lines executive Trump picked to lead the FAA was approved by a Senate committee, despite opposition over a whistleblower lawsuit brought by a former pilot....
22:00, 07/10/2019

General Electric stock tanks as Madoff whistleblower alleges $38bn fraud Harry Markopolos accuses GE of misleading investorsSays company hiding losses and heading for bankruptcyGeneral Electric’s stock is tanking after the release of a report claiming the company has been misleading investors.Investigator Harry Markopolos accused GE Thursday of engaging in accounting fra...
20:34, 08/15/2019

Exclusion List To Draft Citizen's List To Be Published On June 26 An additional exclusion list to the draft NRC will be published on June 26 containing the names of those who figured in the draft published on July 30, 2018 but were subsequently found ineligible for......
20:00, 06/21/2019

UPDATE 2-Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:51, 06/03/2019

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
21:17, 05/21/2019

Google forces Nest users to use Google accounts, raising privacy concerns The Nest smart home ecosystem as we know it is dead. At its annual Google I/O developers conference last week, the search giant announced a broader restructuring of its smart home lineup that was long coming. Gone is the Google Home brand, as is the standalone Nest, which it acquired in 2014. In its...
17:51, 05/13/2019

A Very Long List of Privacy Features Google Talked About Today at Google I/O Google occupies a unique space when it comes to privacy. It is, after all, one of the world’s foremost collectors of information about you; from your search history and locations you visit, to what you’re watching, reading, listening to, and with whom you choose to share your time. From this informa...
11:34, 05/08/2019

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
19:51, 06/20/2019

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
10:34, 06/04/2019

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
15:17, 06/06/2019

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
08:00, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 1-Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Google faces outage affecting YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
01:00, 06/03/2019

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
09:17, 08/03/2019

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:51, 07/11/2019

Google Pixel 3a vs OnePlus 6T: Google's affordable flagship against the mid-range heavyweight The OnePlus 6T currently reigns as champion of the affordable flagship market, a position it’s held for several months – but Google wants a piece of the action, and with the Google Pixel 3a it now has a serious challenger.The Pixel 3a sees Google distilling the best parts of the Google...
04:17, 05/08/2019

Google defends listening to “OK Google” queries after voice recordings leak Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
21:51, 07/11/2019

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
04:51, 06/03/2019

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
14:00, 08/08/2019

Google is testing full offline storage for Google Drive Ever needed a files from Google Drive, but been unable to grab it because you're stuck without internet access? Such worries could soon be a distant (bad) memory, because Google is experimenting with a new mode for Google Drive that will let you store all kinds of files offline.As Engadget note...
11:51, 06/25/2019

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:00, 07/12/2019

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
23:51, 07/11/2019

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:00, 06/03/2019

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
01:00, 07/10/2019

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
00:00, 06/21/2019

Google brings AMP-powered search to Google Images Google wants to make it easier for users to search for content through Google Images. To do so, it's rolling out a new, AMP-powered Swipe to Visit feature. When you select an image, you'll see a preview of the website header at the bottom of the scre......
19:00, 07/25/2019

Google just launched its new lightweight search app Google Go worldwide After getting a limited rollout in Asia more than a year ago and then capturing a bit of the spotlight earlier this year at I/O 2019, Google on Tuesday formally announced the worldwide launch of a new lightweight search app called Google Go that comes in at just 7MB but offers a useful range of feat...
08:00, 08/21/2019

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study surveyed 3,00 professionals in the US, Europe and As...
02:51, 06/01/2019

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
06:34, 06/07/2019

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our focus on the high-value segments of the IT market, a...
19:00, 06/07/2019

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
02:00, 06/14/2019

Parents Named Their Baby "Google" After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it....
14:00, 07/15/2019

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
22:00, 06/22/2019

When It Comes to Workplace Tech, Employees Know Best Paperwork, data entry and other repetitive tasks are common work complaints. But for corporate technology teams looking to deploy chatbots, virtual assistants or robots, identifying these tasks—and matching them with effective technology—can be a challenge....
06:17, 05/10/2019

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
02:51, 06/13/2019

How to Attract Generation Z as Employees Employers are planning to hire 10.7% more class of 2019 graduates than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. With college hiring up, in order for employers to recruit these candidates as effectively as possible, it is essential that th...
18:00, 07/18/2019

US pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
03:17, 05/22/2019

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this month as Chandler evaluates whether using the aut...
02:00, 07/08/2019

Half of employees think the cloud is actually in the sky, according to a third of IT workers It's not a secret that IT professionals--particularly first-tier tech support--have a low opinion of users, though a new survey paints a rather bleak picture....
19:51, 05/10/2019

Top US bosses earn 278 times more than their employees Chief executives earned an average of $17.2m each last year and their pay grew more than 1000 % since 1978, survey findsChief executives at the US’s top companies took home $17.2m in pay last year – 278 times the salary of their average worker.Between 1978 and 2018, the average pay of the bosses of ...
19:00, 08/14/2019

Amazon, in Need of Drivers, Turns to Its Own Employees Amazon will pay its employees to quit and help them start their own local package-delivery businesses, as the e-commerce giant competes for delivery drivers in the tightest U.S. labor market in 50 years....
19:17, 05/13/2019

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehuma...
17:34, 08/17/2019

Delta Thinks Its Employees Are Morons Delta, an airline company that absorbs over $5 billion in annual profit and has a share price that’s soared to over eight times its value since 2011, does not want its flight attendants to unionize and demand fair compensation as a unit. Instead of making more money, the airline asks, how about... v...
22:00, 05/09/2019

This restaurant likes to tattoo its employees More than 30 of Nova Cafe’s current and former employees got tattoo of a bacon and eggs/skull and crossbone designIt’s not required that you get a tattoo with the restaurant’s logo if you want to work at the Nova Cafe in Bozeman, Montana. But that hasn’t stopped more than 30 of the cafe’s current an...
00:51, 08/02/2019

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
03:17, 07/13/2019

Tech Executives Tap Employees for Ideas Technology teams at large companies are moving beyond their traditional role in business support as their bosses encourage them to use their skills to develop marketable products and services....
09:34, 08/21/2019

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
00:51, 07/19/2019

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
02:34, 05/17/2019

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
16:34, 05/21/2019

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
23:00, 05/29/2019

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
02:51, 06/15/2019

U.S. pulls some government employees from Iraq Washington ordered the departure of non-emergency government employees from Iraq on Wednesday, after repeated U.S. expressions of concern about threats from Iranian-backed forces....
12:34, 05/15/2019

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
00:34, 08/15/2019

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
23:00, 06/12/2019

These 20 tech companies literally have the most valuable employees If you’ve ever wondered how valuable a company is — or in other words, its capacity to bring in revenue, as well as what its assets are worth — the most common way to do it is to look at its market capitalization. It’s the result of a company’s historically reported and expected — by the company its...
20:00, 05/20/2019

The future of work is all about keeping employees happy As the world of work is dramatically changing, we face new challenges we’re often not equipped for. The global workforce is more educated than ever, but professionals lack the soft skills they need to thrive in the fast-paced career environment. Holley Murchison is on a mission to change that. After...
20:17, 04/30/2019

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
07:17, 08/14/2019

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun, and Capital Gazette Editor Rick Hutzell are sche...
08:34, 06/28/2019

Don’t be afraid to give your employees real autonomy A control-oriented management style doesn't work well in a knowledge economy powered by code. Let your workers set their direction, speed, and destination.Read More...
19:37, 08/11/2019

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
23:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon to employees: We’ll pay you to quit and haul packages NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to on...
14:34, 05/13/2019

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
02:17, 06/29/2019

Amazon wants to help employees start their own delivery businesses Amazon is expanding its delivery service program. The company plans to pay employees to start their own package delivery businesses.        ...
16:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon to Help Employees Start Their Own Delivery Business Amazon said it would offer employees an array of incentives to help them get their own package-delivery business off the ground, part of a bid to shore up its own delivery network independent of big shipping companies....
18:00, 05/13/2019

Uber to cut about 400 employees, citing 'mediocre results' Uber went public in May and currently trades just below the IPO price. The San Francisco-based company and its hometown rival, Lyft Inc., are under pressure from investors for heavy losses. ...
22:51, 07/30/2019

Boeing to add 'a few hundred' employees to assist with 737 MAX deliveries Boeing Co said on Tuesday it plans to add extra staff and hire "a few hundred" additional temporary employees at an airport in Moses Lake, Washington, where it is storing 737 MAX jetliners, the fast-selling model grounded in the wake of deadly crashes....
22:00, 08/20/2019

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
02:17, 07/18/2019

Riot Games will let new employees opt for lawsuits over arbitration Under pressure from employees, Riot Games announced tonight that it will let new employees opt to sue rather than be forced into arbitration.Read More...
20:51, 05/03/2019

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
21:17, 07/16/2019

Riot Employees Prepare For Walkout Today Los Angeles-based Riot Games employees are preparing for a walkout this afternoon in protest of the company’s stance on forced arbitration in what appears to be the first walkout at a major gaming studio. Kotaku will be reporting live from the protest as it develops....
18:17, 05/06/2019

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalise a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
10:34, 05/27/2019

MySpace employees reportedly read your mid-2000s DMs Long before Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram ruled the social media world, there was Myspace. One of the earliest social networks crossed the mark of 100 million users in 2006. However, a report published by Vice today suggests that its employees used a specific tool to spy on its users. The report ...
16:51, 06/25/2019

Tesla warns employees against leaking info Tesla has a rough history with leakers, and it's apparently eager to remind employees of that fact. CNBC said it had obtained an email from Tesla's security team (yes, the irony is thick) warning staff against leaking sensitive information. The messa......
03:17, 05/05/2019

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
02:00, 06/04/2019

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
15:51, 06/20/2019

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
17:34, 05/27/2019

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
21:00, 07/14/2019

These Food Delivery Services Keep Their Employees' Tips If you’re using an app to get food deliveries, your tip might be going right into the bank account of the company the deliverer works for, not the person’s pockets....
03:00, 07/23/2019

AFL-CIO's Own Employees Weigh in On Brewing Leadership Conflict Last night, the personal and professional dispute that has gripped the highest ranks of the AFL-CIO’s leadership was joined by another relevant party: the AFL-CIO’s own unionized employees....
02:51, 05/04/2019

| Facebook says users' passwords were visible to employees Facebook has disclosed a flaw on its social network that made passwords of hundreds of millions of users visible to employees and said the issue has now been fixed....
20:34, 04/28/2019

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
06:00, 06/19/2019

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
23:51, 07/15/2019

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
22:17, 07/20/2019

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
05:34, 05/24/2019

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their grievances about their work. What she saw, she clai...
06:17, 07/16/2019

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
09:00, 06/07/2019

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
00:00, 05/30/2019

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
17:51, 05/13/2019

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
03:51, 08/14/2019

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha......
15:51, 07/03/2019

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
00:00, 05/29/2019

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
00:51, 07/12/2019

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
00:17, 06/08/2019

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
16:51, 07/11/2019

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
02:17, 05/31/2019

Jumia Fires Employees After Investigation of Sales Practices Jumia Technologies, the company behind the biggest e-commerce business across Africa, said it has fired employees and suspended others after investigations of improper sales practices....
03:34, 08/22/2019

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
21:00, 08/15/2019

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predominant......
15:34, 07/10/2019

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
23:34, 07/15/2019

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
02:00, 05/30/2019

LIRR employees refusing to work overtime after MTA crackdown Hundreds of Long Island Rail Road workers are refusing to work overtime shifts this weekend to protest the MTA’s crackdown on OT abuse, according to a new report. The agency is planning to use its police force to monitor workers’ attendance and overtime hours — following a series of Post...
23:17, 05/10/2019

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
07:00, 06/02/2019

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
11:00, 07/01/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:34, 05/15/2019

Walmart employees are staging a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
00:00, 08/08/2019

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
16:00, 08/07/2019

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
02:51, 05/25/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
04:17, 08/18/2019

Jet Airways Employees Protest In Delhi, Demand Salaries Jet Airways employees held a protest at Jantar Mantar today, demanding the company to release a part of their salaries till completion of the insolvency resolution process....
22:34, 08/06/2019

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
19:51, 06/03/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking Christian ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles and religious symbols and statements. After one person who has sold “Christian Fashion Gifts” on the platform for two years had an ad blocked, the seller asked ...
21:34, 05/14/2019

How good CEOs make personal connections with employees When Anna Sharts began her first day of employment at Northwell Health in March, like all new hires she attended an orientation in New Hyde Park, NY. “I was not expecting to see the CEO of the largest health system in New York at orientation!” says the Brooklyn resident. During pre-boarding conversa...
16:17, 05/19/2019

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch......
16:00, 05/22/2019

Bratz-maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
05:34, 08/07/2019

Insys Co-Founder and Former Employees Convicted of Racketeering Conspiracy A federal jury in Boston on Thursday convicted five former executives and managers of Insys Therapeutics Inc. of engaging in a racketeering conspiracy designed to boost profits from the company’s prescription opioid drug....
22:17, 05/02/2019

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
18:00, 08/06/2019

ExxonMobil employees evacuating oil field in southern Iraq Employees of Energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday....
23:34, 05/18/2019

This is the email Tesla sent employees after a series of recent leaks Tesla this week sent an email to employees warning about the impact of on-going press leaks. The email reminded employees that each of them signed confidentiality agreements, warning the company would take action against those it felt were in violation, including “termination of employment, claims f...
05:51, 05/04/2019

Singaporean IT employees more keen on skills upgrade than higher pay More IT professionals in the city-state are prioritising companies that offer opportunities to enhance their skills over higher salaries, with 82% willing to do so, compared to 80% of marketers and 73% of their peers in finance....
14:17, 07/31/2019

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events around the world on Friday marked the fourth year...
19:00, 06/21/2019

Walmart employees stage a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
04:34, 08/08/2019

Welcome to a timeline in which Letterboxd needs to clarify that its employees are "not Nazi sympathizers" Like many of us, Letterboxd user SilentDawn felt compelled to revisit Inglourious Basterds—what with a new Quentin Tarantino film in theaters and all. Following what was presumably an entertaining but largely uneventful two hours and 33 minutes, SilentDawn took to Letterboxd to post their thoughts o...
00:51, 08/01/2019

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents were not sure if insurance would cover a gait walke...
09:00, 05/28/2019

Amazon to help employees start package delivery business Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to one for its Prime member...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Amazon re-training employees after mistakenly blocking religious ads Amazon is retraining its staff after incorrectly blocking several Christian sellers from advertising online for crosses, Bibles, and religious symbols and statements....
18:17, 05/14/2019

Officers, Employees In UP Prisons Prohibited From Using Mobile Phones The Uttar Pradesh government has prohibited the use of mobile phones in jails for officers and employees. Jail superintendents and jailors, however, are allowed to use their closed user group numbers....
21:51, 07/30/2019

How to Not Get Owned by Your Project Car The last straw—and I mean, there were several “last straws” in my mind but this was the very last, final straw—was when a Port Authority cop kicked my car out of a tunnel....
17:51, 05/21/2019

Amazon employees in Minneapolis are fighting for better conditions. And it’s working | Spencer Cox Workers have banded together to improve wages, transit and housing, and acting like their own unionOn 15 July 2019 Amazon fulfillment workers outside Minneapolis in the suburb of Shakopee walked off the job for six hours, joining workers across Europe in an Amazon Prime Day strike. This was the firs...
16:34, 07/16/2019

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
01:34, 08/08/2019

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
19:51, 06/16/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
17:51, 05/24/2019

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded brethren, with lackluster cleaning performance or mid...
23:17, 05/30/2019

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
07:00, 06/07/2019

Automating Workplace Tasks Can Backfire if Employees Shun the Technology More companies are moving to automate repetitive office tasks—using virtual assistants, chatbots, collaboration software and other tools—but the efforts can run into an old enterprise-technology problem: getting workers to use them....
19:34, 05/08/2019

How To Check Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Balance Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
15:34, 05/08/2019

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
13:17, 06/19/2019

Shaken employees back at work after Virginia Beach massacre Employees at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center returned to work Monday — less than 72 hours after a deranged, gun-wielding ex-employee massacred 12 people there. Workers returned to the school administration building and the courthouse, and the rest of the complex is expected to reopen Tuesday — e...
23:17, 06/03/2019

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
10:00, 07/16/2019

Strong winds sweep restaurant employees off their feet during storm Zach Balogh and his roommate were sitting in their living room in Clemson, South Carolina, as winds started to howl when they heard the piercing beeps and buzzes of storm alerts....
18:34, 08/23/2019

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
18:00, 07/16/2019

Uber stock rises after NLRB rules drivers are not employees Uber drivers who are agitating for full-time employee status face a lengthy stretch ahead. Shares of the ride-hailing giant rose 3.3% on Wednesday, a day after the National Labor Relations Board ruled that Uber drivers are contractors, not employees. Tuesday’s decision — which helped Uber shares rec...
11:34, 05/16/2019

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
13:34, 05/30/2019

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
02:00, 08/16/2019

Mississippi Walmart employees return to work less than one week after shooting Employees of a Mississippi Walmart are back at work after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker.        ...
00:34, 08/07/2019

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
06:34, 05/29/2019

Wayfair employees protest over sales to migrant detention centers Wayfair employees and other demonstrators gathered in Boston, some holding signs reading "Boycott Wayfair!" and "Shut Down the Concentration Camps!"        ...
01:51, 06/27/2019

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
11:17, 06/14/2019

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
21:17, 08/01/2019

Can't Fund Mediclaim Policy, Grounded Jet Tells Employees: 10 Points Jet Airways' chief people officer, Rahul Taneja, told the airline's employees on Tuesday that the company is not able to fund the premium towards its group mediclaim policy. In a note to the......
12:51, 04/30/2019

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s five o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the Slainte Public House in Georgetown, Ky., early...
10:17, 08/20/2019

6 Employees of Turkish Newspaper Return to Jail in Terrorism Case Journalists and other employees of Cumhuriyet were convicted of aiding terrorism last year in a case seen as having grave implications for press freedom....
23:00, 04/28/2019

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
17:34, 08/17/2019

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:00, 08/17/2019

How To Access Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) Account Passbook Online EPFO online services: EPF passbook contains a statement of the contributions in an EPF account. EPF subscribers can access the passbook of their provident fund account digitally in two ways: through......
19:17, 05/07/2019

Amazon Offers to Pay Employees $10,000 to Quit Their Jobs and Deliver Packages Instead NEW YORK — Amazon, which is racing to deliver packages faster, is turning to its employees with a proposition: Quit your job and we’ll help you start a business delivering Amazon packages. The offer, announced Monday, comes as Amazon seeks to speed up its shipping time from two days to o...
14:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
21:00, 06/28/2019

Amazon Offers Employees $10,000 To Quit, Launch Delivery Business  Amazon said Monday it was offering employees $10,000 to quit their jobs and become independent package delivery entrepreneurs for the online retail colossus....
06:00, 05/14/2019

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
21:51, 08/17/2019

Uber lays off 400 employees, continues big shake-up of marketing team Uber has blamed its recent losses partly on costly promotions to attract riders and drivers, which were crafted by its marketing department.       ...
06:17, 07/30/2019

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
14:51, 06/10/2019

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
20:17, 05/21/2019

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
06:17, 05/24/2019

UPDATE 4-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says Drivers for ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc are independent contractors and not employees, the general counsel of a U.S. labor agency has concluded, in an advisory memo that is likely to carry significant weight in a pending case against the company and could prevent drivers from joining ...
03:17, 05/15/2019

ONGC Evacuates Nearly 500 Employees Before Cyclone Fani Makes Landfall India's biggest oil and gas producer ONGC has evacuated close to 500 of its employees from offshore installations in the Bay of Bengal and moved drilling rigs to safer locations ahead of an impending......
12:51, 05/02/2019

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) said on Monday curbs on employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries have been lifted, and they would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers....
04:51, 06/03/2019

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritocracy!...
14:51, 08/10/2019

Jet Airways' Employees Hold Protest Outside Civil Aviation Ministry Employees of cash-strapped Jet Airways protested outside the Civil Aviation Ministry today demanding revival of the airline and payment of their pending salaries....
13:00, 05/21/2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor relations board says Drivers of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's were independent contractors and not its employees, the U.S. National Labor Relations Board said in a memo....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
01:17, 06/28/2019

UPDATE 2-Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers are independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions....
22:51, 05/14/2019

Riot Games employees walk out over workplace harassment lawsuits More than 150 workers at the developer’s Los Angeles HQ join protest – the largest such walkout in video game industry historyEmployees of Riot Games, makers of popular online battle video game League of Legends, staged a mass walkout on Monday to protest against the company’s handling of lawsuits b...
16:34, 05/07/2019

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
16:51, 08/10/2019

Who Won Project Runway Season 17? Well, all we have to say is that the Project Runway judges made the right decision. Sebastian Grey was just named the winner of season 17 of the reality competition in its first year......
07:00, 06/14/2019

DJ Arrested At ‘Project Graduation’ OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A DJ was charged with public intoxication after deputies say he appeared to be drunk at the North Oldham High School’s “Project Graduation.” Denis Rhodes appeared to be drunk Saturday night during the event which is meant to be chemical and alcoh...
00:34, 06/04/2019

Who Should Win Project Runway Season 17? Tonight, Project Runway will declare the first winner since its return to Bravo. The final three--Hester Sunshine, Garo Sparo, and Sebastian Grey--aren't much of a surprise for......
19:34, 06/13/2019

Monsoon Dust Project ARIZONA – The State of Arizona is hoping a new dust detection system will help keep drivers safe during monsoon. Arizona Department of Transportation will be widening sections of Interstate-10 for a project aimed at reducing dust-related crashes. It includes a set of long-range radars near Pic...
09:51, 06/23/2019

Project Scarlett: what we know so far about the next Xbox Having announced its next video game console at E3 2019, Microsoft is being tight-lipped on further details – but the clues are there if you’re lookingThere still isn’t much that’s clear about Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s follow-up to the Xbox One, which was revealed for the first time at the E3 co...
16:00, 06/10/2019

Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5: what we know so far And so it begins. The dawn of a new console war, as two gaming titans re-enter the ring for another dust-up. Our combatants? Xbox Project Scarlett vs PS5. Microsoft vs Sony.Alpha and Omega. Beginning and End. Yes, we take gaming very seriously. So, with both companies having shown the first car...
01:00, 06/14/2019

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
21:00, 06/06/2019

Hospital C.E.O. Resigns and 23 Employees Are Fired After Ohio Doctor Is Charged in Murders The chief executive of Mount Carmel Health System announced his resignation one month after Dr. William Husel was charged with overprescribing fentanyl to 25 patients....
14:00, 07/12/2019

Glassdoor survey: Employees give top rating to VMware's CEO, but Zuckerberg plunges Tech company CEOs were the most popular among employees, and they dominated the annual Top 100 CEO list, but not everyone did well, with many large tech companies failing to make the list....
18:34, 06/29/2019

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
20:17, 05/20/2019

Huawei employees worked with China’s military on tech research projects A report that Huawei employees worked on research projects alongside Chinese military personnel for at least 10 years can’t be good news for Huawei right now. The company’s ability to conduct business has been seriously hindered this year, as Trump’s recent ban prevents the company...
21:00, 06/27/2019

Local labor laws apply to Ryanair employees: Belgian court Belgium's labor laws can apply to Ryanair employees based in the country, a local court ruled on Friday, in a case that could set a precedent elsewhere in Europe and upholds a 2018 agreement reached between the airline and Belgian unions....
17:51, 06/14/2019

Businesses, don't shut the door on prospective employees who ghost you | Gene Marks Not showing up after accepting an offer is unacceptable, but if you have a chance to hire someone again don’t shut them out – they may have beneficial skillsA disturbing and growing behavior in this country is affecting countless small and large businesses: prospective employees are turning into gho...
18:51, 05/26/2019

Alphabet investors and employees are planning a joint demonstration at shareholders' meeting The groups will try to pressure investors to vote on proposals that ban NDAs in harassment and discrimination cases and tie executive compensation to diversity goals....
22:34, 06/14/2019

100,000 Older IBM Employees Fired to Make Company 'Cool', 'Trendy': Lawsuit A senior IBM employee has deposed in an ongoing age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to look "cool" and "trendy" for......
08:51, 08/02/2019

We froze the salaries of 20 executives – and it improved the lives of 500 employees | John Driscoll Executive pay is skyrocketing in the US. But I froze the salaries of my top team to benefit other workers – and it workedFive years ago, as a newly minted CEO of healthcare services company called CareCentrix, I had a complicated challenge. Related: Disney heir on CEO's $66m pay: 'No one on the frea...
01:51, 05/16/2019

Huawei employees worked with China military on research projects: Bloomberg Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
05:51, 06/27/2019

One in five US tech employees abuse pain relief drugs, reveals study There is nothing wrong with bonding over a beer or two after work, but when it becomes too much, it is important to spot the warning signs of substance abuse and addiction, according to a new study....
18:17, 07/15/2019

Newly-Appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Announces 5-Day Week For Employees Newly-appointed Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang, popularly known as P S Golay, on Monday announced a five-day working week for state government employees....
20:51, 05/27/2019

Wayfair employees plan walkout over sales to migrant detention centers Employees at online home furnishings retailer Wayfair have planned a walkout to protest the company’s decision to sell $200,000 worth of furniture to a government contractor that runs a detention center for migrant children in Texas. More than 500 employees at the company’s Boston headquarters signe...
00:34, 06/27/2019

St. Louis Blues surprise team employees with trip to Stanley Cup Final St. Louis Blues line up charter to take front office staffers and players' families to first two games of Stanley Cup Final vs. Boston.        ...
01:34, 05/28/2019

Hedgie plundered own fund to avoid giving $90M bonus to employees: suit A vengeful hedge fund manager looted his own fund to avoid paying two former employees their bonuses, according to new bombshell complaint. Paul Touradji has been moving hundreds of millions of dollars out of his eponymous fund to keep it out of the hands of two former staffers who have been after h...
15:34, 08/20/2019

BetterUp, a career and life coaching platform for employees, raises $103 million BetterUp, a career and life-coaching platform for employees, has raised $103 million in a series C round of funding led by Lightspeed Venture Partners.Read More...
17:00, 06/12/2019

Detained Huawei CFO pens letter to employees: ‘My inner self has never felt so colorful and vast’ Huawei CFO Sabrina Meng Wanzhou has written a letter to the company's employees thanking them for their support and vowing to continue fighting extradition.Read More...
00:17, 05/14/2019

Exclusive: Some big tech firms cut employees' access to Huawei, muddying 5G rollout Some of the world's biggest tech companies have told their employees to stop talking about technology and technical standards with counterparts at Huawei Technologies Co Ltd in response to the recent U.S. blacklisting of the Chinese tech firm, according to people familiar with the matter....
04:17, 06/10/2019

Employees' Provident Fund: Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules, Key Details Employees' Provident Fund or EPF, a government-run pension scheme, fetches an interest at the rate of 8.65 per cent. It is a mandatory contribution from the salary of an individual that every......
14:17, 05/23/2019

New rules for federal employees outline time-off policy for religious observances The rules, which take effect in late May, attempt to strike a balance between employees’ religious rights and agencies’ interests in getting the work done....
18:17, 05/01/2019

Tech news roundup: WWDC, dangerous employees, and prescriptive analytics This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include highlights from WWDC, a warning to employers regarding employee security, and what you need to know about prescriptive analytics....
23:00, 06/05/2019

Huawei employees reportedly caught helping African governments spy on opposition Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
05:00, 08/15/2019

Firecracker toilet ‘prank’ leaves two Detroit city employees injured These pranksters are real ball busters. Two Detroit city workers on a bathroom break were reportedly injured when firecrackers exploded as they sat down on toilets inside their fire truck repair shop Wednesday. The stunt left one of the men with injuries to his leg and scrotum, according to the Detr...
10:17, 07/11/2019

Health insurer Anthem has hired a bunch of Apple employees to help it modernize Tech companies like Apple are chasing the $3.5 trillion health care market that's been slow to evolve.Traditional health companies are striking back....
22:51, 07/09/2019

Fox & Friends co-anchor says friendly fast food employees “make a lot of money” As the debate over a national $15 minimum wage continues, one of the primary rhetorical battlegrounds in recent months has been the restaurant world. Between the general U.S. standard of paying less than standard minimum wage with the expectation that tips will supplement that base income, and publi...
08:17, 07/25/2019

Firecracker 'prank gone bad' leaves 2 Detroit city employees who tried to use toilet injured Two city workers in Detroit, Mich., were reportedly injured on Wednesday after firecrackers exploded when they tried to use the toilet in a bizarre "prank gone bad."...
15:00, 07/11/2019

Nissan India Lays Off Over 1710 Employees As Part Of Global Exercise Japanese auto giant Nissan announced earlier this week that it will downsize its workforce globally by firing 12,500 employees. This includes the manufacturer's India operations as well. A report by......
20:51, 07/26/2019

Snapchat employees abused data access, spied on users: report Snapchat employees have been using internal tools — which offer them privileged access to user data — to spy on people’s pages, a report says. Two workers who are no longer with the app’s parent company, Snap, spoke to Motherboard about the alleged abuse of power– which...
08:34, 05/24/2019

Tesla employees' morale suffers amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla placed 16th on LinkedIn's annual "Top Companies 2019" list published in April, compiled from billions of actions taken by its over 600 million users that indicate job interest and demand. It held the fifth and sixth spots in 2018 and 2017, respectively....
19:51, 06/10/2019

Amazon to Roll Out Automated Packing Machines, Offers $10k for Employees to Become Gig Workers Amazon plans to introduce new packaging machines at its warehouses that could eliminate 1,300 jobs nationwide, according to a new report from Reuters. Coincidentally or not, Amazon also announced this morning that it was launching a new program to encourage some existing Amazon warehouse employees t...
22:00, 05/13/2019

Amazon opens up Delivery Service Program to employees: Here's why it makes sense Amazon is working on standard one-day shipping and needs more saturation in its logistics network. The Delivery Service Program launched last year has created 200 small businesses. In theory, former employees would require less training to ramp up....
22:51, 05/13/2019

Deutsche Bank employees flagged suspicious Trump, Kushner transactions: NYT The Times said the transactions, some of which involved Trump's now-defunct foundation, set off alerts in a computer system designed to detect illicit activity, according to the former bank employees....
08:51, 05/20/2019

Wayfair Employees Walking Out to Protest Company's Profiting From Migrant Detention Employees at the furniture retailer Wayfair are reportedly walking out on Wednesday in response to the company allegedly selling beds to a government contractor that is furnishing a migrant detention center at the border....
23:34, 06/25/2019

Man Who Threatened to Kill Boston Globe Employees Will Plead Guilty, Lawyer Says In a series of phone calls, Robert D. Chain called The Boston Globe the “enemy of the people” and threatened to shoot employees, court documents show....
19:17, 04/28/2019

Factbox: Victims slain in Virginia Beach rampage mostly city employees All but one of the victims of Friday's mass shooting in Virginia Beach were municipal employees. They were named on Saturday at a news conference by Virginia Beach City Manager Dave Hansen. They are:...
18:00, 06/01/2019

Tesla employees say they took shortcuts to meet aggressive Model 3 production goals Tesla employees working in the company’s open-air “tent” factory say they were pressured to take shortcuts to hit aggressive Model 3 production goals.       ...
14:17, 07/16/2019

Head of Mount Sinai research accused of ‘gaslighting’ female employees The head of a globally recognized research institute at a top Manhattan medical school “gaslit” female underlings to push them out in favor of younger male employees, a new lawsuit charges. Prabhjot Singh, director of the Arnhold Institute for Global Health, which is part of Mount Sinai Health Syste...
02:00, 05/08/2019

Telecom Giant Orange on Trial in France After 19 Employees Died by Suicide Orange, a French telecom giant, is being sued for moral harassment, among other charges, after 19 employees died by suicide and another 12 attempted to kill themselves over a three-year span. Over 100 people have claimed work culture at the company, contributed to employees’ mental health issues.Rea...
01:00, 05/07/2019

The war inside Palantir: Data-mining firm’s ties to ICE under attack by employees So far, Palantir has stood firm in its support of the government, even as employees and activist groups say there is growing evidence that Palantir lends support to ICE agents whose work violates the civil liberties of undocumented immigrants. A workplace raid resulting in the arrest of 680 migrant ...
22:00, 08/22/2019

Taco Bell employees praised for helping stranded elderly customer Three Taco Bell employees are being praised for stepping up to help someone in need. The workers at a Sugar Creek, Mo., Taco Bell reportedly went out of their way to help a customer whose car ran out of gas in the drive-thru. The customer was an elderly, disabled man who had just gotten out......
01:00, 06/19/2019

Looking to hire good employees? Kim Kardashian West has the answer | Gene Marks The celebrity turned law student’s prison reform work is a reminder employers shouldn’t overlook released prisonersThe economy is growing, the unemployment rate is at historically low levels and most companies – particularly small businesses – are struggling to find workers to fill vacancies. The so...
14:34, 06/21/2019

Walmart Asks Employees To Remove Violent Video Game Signage For the past couple of days, Walmart employees have been receiving memos instructing them to remove “any signing or displays that contain violent images or aggressive behavior.” Principal among the suggested items are demos and signs promoting violent video games....
06:00, 08/09/2019

Spain Court Rules Food-Delivery Couriers Are Employees, Not Freelancers A Madrid court has ruled that couriers for online food delivery group Deliveroo are company employees, not just freelancers, clearing the way for workers to demand a formal contract and corresponding......
15:51, 07/24/2019

Philly refiner defers retirement fund payments to employees: letter Philadelphia Energy Solutions will defer retirement payments to union members until next year, the company said in a letter to the union last week, the latest sign the refiner is struggling to find......
22:34, 05/17/2019

Bat watchers wanted for AZGFD project TUCSON – With fall quickly approaching, there is no better way to get into the Halloween spirit than watch out for some bats. This year, the Arizona Game and Fish Department, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and local researchers are asking southern Arizona residents to keep track of nectar-...
08:34, 08/07/2019

Erdogan says F-35 project would collapse without Turkey President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday that an F-35 fighter jet project without Turkish participation was bound to collapse and would be an injustice to exclude Ankara over its plans to buy Russian air defense systems....
12:51, 04/30/2019

Cyberpunk 2077 will look best on PS5 and Project Scarlett When it comes to Cyberpunk 2077, the development team is putting consoles first, according to CD Projekt Red's UI director Alvin Liu.In an interview with Wccftech, Liu was asked about the challenges of optimizing Cyberpunk 2077 for low-end hardware. "Actually no, we have a very custom engi...
19:34, 07/10/2019

Software programming languages: which is best for your next project? Software development continues to be a major source of revenue and growth for businesses of all sizes. The international market for software is currently worth more than $7.5 billion—and is predicted to continue to grow well into the future.The most popular language used today is JavaScript&#...
13:17, 05/21/2019

Marseille’s “Champions Project” in tatters PARIS (AP) — Ridiculous Project. Arrogant Project. Fiasco Project. Deficient Project. Defeat Project. These were some of the slogans displayed by Marseille fans last weekend at Stade Velodrome, mocking the “Champions Project” plan of American owner Frank McCourt, who aimed to return the ...
14:17, 05/16/2019

Ina Road project is officially completed TUCSON – Drivers have seen construction at Ina Road and Interstate 10 for more than two years. About two months ago, the ramps opened up. Now the entire project is done. INA ROAD: I have great news this morning!! Tune into @KVOA for an update on the Ina/I-10 project. @ArizonaDOT pic.twitter.c...
22:17, 06/20/2019

‘The Blair Witch Project’ at 20: Why It Can’t Be Replicated When it came out, the documentary-style horror movie terrified some audiences who weren’t so sure it was fiction. Here’s a look at its special alchemy and legacy....
13:17, 07/30/2019

Project widens more of I-10 between Phoenix and Tucson Widening in Casa Grande complements projectbetween Eloy and Picacho / Courtesy: Arizona Department of Transportation CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (AP) – Another stretch of Interstate 10 between Phoenix and Tucson has been widened to three lanes in each direction. The Arizona Department of Transportation...
11:34, 08/17/2019

Community Project Faces Setback LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A local activist says he faced a setback when the money he raised for his newest community project was stolen. Devine Carama is a well-known activist, hip hop artist, and the director of Believing in Forever Inc. “Hip hop was born to be a voice for the voiceless,...
04:34, 06/14/2019

At $3,750, Could This 1988 Toyota MR2 “Project” Have You Projecting What You Might Do With It? A good descriptor for today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe MR2 might be “bedraggled,” as it presents as rough around all of its edges. Let’s see if its price could still drag you into considering it....
14:51, 05/08/2019

‘Project Runway’ may be done for good after ratings dip The Bravo reality show — which aims to find the next big thing in fashion — failed to get an Emmy nod for the first time in its 15-year run as ratings have plunged by half year on year....
21:17, 07/22/2019

For under $30, this course bundle simplifies IT project management The steps for leading a successful tech program are outlined in The Complete IT Project Management Certification Bundle, a nearly $800 package of courses now discounted over 90 percent to only $29 from TNW Deals....
15:00, 07/20/2019

Jeff Bezos recently told Amazon employees why he's 'very excited' about the auto industry right now Bezos's comments give a rare glimpse into his interest in the auto industry, in which Amazon made its first entry recently through two investments in auto startups, Rivian and Aurora....
20:34, 05/21/2019

Over 150 Riot Employees Walk Out To Protest Forced Arbitration And Sexist Culture [Updated] Over 150 discontented Riot Games employees walked out of the League of Legends publisher’s offices in Los Angeles today to protest the company’s stance on forced arbitration. Standing in a parking lot on Riot’s campus, employees held picket signs and gave impassioned speeches....
06:34, 05/07/2019

Tesla Is Blocking Its Employees From Accessing an Anonymous Social Network for Workplace Complaints Blind is an anonymous social network that has been used by tech workers to speak freely about grievances related to the workplace, among other concerns. Thousands of Tesla employees have signed up for the service, but now the company is reportedly trying to suppress its workers from joining the netw...
19:17, 06/04/2019

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
01:00, 08/08/2019

USDA Agencies Brace for Major Hit After Two-Thirds of Employees Refuse Sudden Relocation When Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced he planned to pack up two Agriculture Department agencies from their D.C. offices and relocate them to Kansas City, critics warned there’d be fallout. And that brain drain’s extent became all too clear Wedn, the Washington Post reported, as the USDA ...
11:34, 08/09/2019

Walmart asks employees to pull violent video game signage from stores Walmart Inc said on Friday it has asked employees at its stores across the United States to take down signs and playable demos of violent video games but has made no changes to its policy on selling firearms....
17:51, 08/09/2019

An Iowa agency director emailed Tupac lyrics to 4,300 employees. He was asked to resign Iowa Department of Human Services Director Jerry Foxhoven routinely sent messages to employees lauding the late rapper Tupac Shakur.        ...
14:17, 07/17/2019

Tesla employees claim shortcuts on Model 3 production, poor conditions, report says Tesla denies claims made in a CNBC report by current and former workers, who cited poor working conditions and quality shortcuts at the California GA4 factory....
20:17, 07/17/2019

Riot Employees Say Company Has Made Real Progress Fixing Its Sexism Issues In the year since Kotaku’s investigation into sexism at Riot Games, the 2,500-person company behind League of Legends, the company has crafted and self-injected its proposed antidote to its so-called “bro culture.”...
01:00, 08/08/2019

Walmart store managers average $175,000 a year. Many employees still earn below the poverty line. The retailer said that its full-time hourly workers now make about twice the federal minimum wage and that starting wages have risen more than 50 percent in the past three years....
02:17, 05/10/2019

ExxonMobil Employees Begin Evacuating an Iraqi Oil Field Amid U.S.-Iran Tensions (BAGHDAD) — Employees of energy giant ExxonMobil have begun evacuating from an oil field in the southern Iraqi province of Basra but work at the field is still ongoing, Iraqi officials said Saturday. The evacuation comes amid rising tensions between the United States and Iran. The U.S. has alr...
00:17, 05/19/2019

Read the email from Elon Musk to Tesla employees, pushing them to hit aggressive goals Tesla CEO Elon Musk sent out another email to his employees, pushing them to aim for a record number of vehicle deliveries to end the second quarter of 2019....
05:34, 06/26/2019

Snapchat Employees Allegedly Misused Internal Tools to Snoop on Users: Report Existing online today means giving over a wealth of data. The hope is that the companies safeguarding it are doing so securely, but thousands of people work for these companies, and all it takes is a few bad actors with the right access to peep at some of your most intimate personal details. And, ac...
02:00, 05/24/2019

A hiring company posted a job looking for 'preferably Caucasian' candidates. It now says it fired the employees responsible. Helena McCabe/Twitter The staffing firm Cynet Systems apologized for a job listing for "preferably Caucasian" candidates for an IT job. The company said it fired the employees responsible for the posting. "Cynet apologizes for the anger & frustration caused by the offensive job post," the company w...
15:34, 05/01/2019

These USDA employees face a stark choice: Move to Kansas City or be fired Agriculture Department officials have told workers at two agencies that they have two choices: relocate to the Kansas City area or face firing. With many declining relocation, the move will seriously disrupt the work of the department's Economic Research Service and the National Institute of Food an...
15:17, 07/01/2019

Magic Johnson denies allegations in ESPN story that he mistreated Lakers employees Hall of Famer Magic Johnson refutes allegations in ESPN story that he created a hostile work environment in the Los Angeles Lakers front office.        ...
12:17, 05/29/2019

Stop & Shop Strike Ends as Employees and Company Reach Tentative Agreement (BOSTON) — Stop & Shop supermarket workers and company officials reached a tentative contract agreement Sunday that includes wage increases for all associates and maintains health coverage, according to news releases from both parties. The company said the agreement ends employee strikes that ...
19:17, 04/28/2019

Some employees call on Walmart to stop selling guns in wake of mass shootings Some Walmart workers are joining a growing of people calling for the nation's biggest retailer to stop selling guns in the wake of two mass shootings       ...
21:34, 08/07/2019

Bridge the disconnect: 3 strategies to make your home-based employees feel less remote Working from home works best for highly self-motivated employees with the right mindset and excellent communication skills.        ...
18:51, 05/29/2019

Wayfair employees hold walkout to protest sales to migrant detention centers Hundreds of employees at Boston-based online furniture retailer Wayfair staged a walkout Wednesday over the company's decision to sell furniture to shelters for detained migrant children....
09:00, 06/27/2019

Workers Finding Clients Through Online Platforms Aren't Employees, Labor Department Says People who line up jobs through apps and sites such as Handy and Angie’s List are independent contractors and not employees of those platforms, the Labor Department said in a letter posted Monday morning....
19:17, 04/29/2019

Kraft Heinz to restate earnings for 2016 and 2017 after employees faked numbers Kraft Heinz will restate more than two years of financial results after some of its employees engaged in misconduct, the company disclosed early Monday....
16:00, 05/07/2019

Google Glass still exists: Meet Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2 Google Glass Enterprise Edition 2. These are the safety-goggles version. [credit: Google ] Google Glass is not only a product that still exists inside Google, but today, Google is announcin...
19:51, 05/21/2019

The Google Home and Google Home Mini get a temporary price cut at Walmart Walmart has slashed the price on its best-selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $99. That's a $30 discount and the best price we've found for the smart speaker.The Google Home smart speaker can play music, answer questions, c...
18:34, 05/01/2019

Pixar's Next Big Project Gets a Title and Some Curious First Details With Toy Story 4's premiere upon us, now’s as good a time as any to start thinking about Pixar’s future projects, and not just ones like Onward that we’ve already seen glimpses of. Today, Disney and Pixar announced the title of Soul, their next major feature hitting theaters next summer, and inc...
08:00, 06/20/2019

SNB director says 'relaxed' about Facebook’s Libra project The Swiss National Bank's Thomas Moser, an alternate member of the governing board, said on Tuesday at an event in Switzerland that he is "relaxed" about Facebook Inc's Libra project, adding the company's white paper looked professionally done and its initiators had indicated they wanted to play by ...
12:00, 06/25/2019

Digital transformation: How to make sure your project is a success From building enthusiasm for change to experimenting with innovations, four digital leaders explain how to ensure your digitalisation project remains on the right track....
12:51, 08/13/2019

Russian cathedral project suspended after protests President Vladimir Putin has called for compromise after an outcry over plans to build a cathedral in a park in Russia's fourth-largest city. Locals have protested, saying the building would take away rare green space....
02:51, 05/17/2019

First part of Kentucky broadband project is complete LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Officials have announced that the first part of a project to install more than 3,000 miles of fiber-optic cable around Kentucky to build a high-speed internet network across the state is complete. News outlets report Gov. Matt Bevin and U.S. Rep. Hal Rogers announced completion...
02:00, 06/29/2019

The web is under attack: This ambitious project aims to save it Misinformation, deliberate blackouts and the worst consequences of big tech are undermining the online world. The Web Foundation thinks it may have a way to fight back....
16:34, 05/15/2019

The Only Way to Stay Sane With a Budget Project Car: Appreciate the Little Things Not everybody understands the desire to modify a car; to make it faster or tougher or just turn a piece of transportation into a work of art. It’s an intimidating hobby that seems to demand serious money and mechanical talent. But those are not fixed prerequisites. The only thing you need to really ...
22:00, 06/15/2019

Factbox: The work at one Facebook 'labeling' project Facebook Inc has thousands of content labelers around the world who categorize content with the aim of creating large datasets that can be more readily analyzed by humans and software....
08:34, 05/06/2019

How Donald Trump ruined a space art project The Orbital Reflector should have been a celestial triumph. Until the US president and his government shutdown became involvedName: The Orbital Reflector.Age: Dead on arrival. Continue reading......
20:51, 05/07/2019

We Put Microsoft’s Project xCloud To An Unexpected Test It’s unclear how accurately one can judge a new game-streaming service at a show like E3 here in Los Angeles, when the value of the service is going to be whether it works in normal situations. E3 ain’t a normal situation. But after Xbox chief Phil Spencer asked me yesterday if I wanted to try, I fi...
19:34, 06/11/2019

Microsoft and Red Hat launch Kubernetes autoscaling project Microsoft introduced several new Kubernetes offerings today, including Kubernetes Event-Driven Autoscaling (KEDA), an open source project with Red Hat.Read More...
17:34, 05/06/2019

The Cold War Project That Pulled Climate Science From the Ice A top secret US nuke installation in Greenland was supposed to end with 600 missiles aimed at the USSR. Instead it opened the door to a huge breakthrough in climate research....
21:17, 06/12/2019

Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project The tech giant said on Sunday it will begin publicly testing its new videogame-streaming initiative in October, just ahead of when Google’s competing service is slated to launch....
08:51, 06/10/2019

Trump, Israel and a global right-wing project Pushed by Trump, Israel barred two Democratic lawmakers from traveling to the country. But they have a fewer qualms about welcoming far-right, ethno-nationalist politicians....
17:00, 08/16/2019

LaGuardia AirTrain project now estimated to cost $2B Officials insisted the 1.5-mile-long project will pay for itself — even as they simultaneously announced plans to increase fees on bridges, tunnels, railways and airport facilities....
04:17, 06/26/2019

Project Runway is back in style, thanks to a new mentor After a decade on Lifetime, Project Runway returned to its original network of Bravo this year, where it’s undergone an exciting makeover that’s made it both more fashionable and relevant than ever, changes that are all the more impressive for occurring in the face of adversity. Because for much of ...
20:34, 05/21/2019

$3.5B Fordham Landing project going up near Harlem River Another industrial wasteland along the Harlem River waterfront in the Bronx is on its way to a face-lift. The $3.5 billion mixed-use Fordham Landing project is planned to rise between the Harlem River and the Major Deegan Expressway. Developer Dynamic Star, founded by Gary Segal and Brad Zackson, is...
07:34, 05/22/2019

Microsoft Announces Project Scarlett, The Next-Gen Xbox Microsoft today teased some of its first plans for Project Scarlett, the next-generation Xbox, and the buzzwords make it sound impressive: up to 120 frames-per-second, a solid state drive, ray-tracing, and so on. It’ll be out in the fall of 2020....
00:34, 06/10/2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring Breaks Cover Trust Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations (SVO) division to come with some absolutely menacing offerings and it sure doesn't disappoint. This time though, the special division has developed a more......
18:00, 06/07/2019

In Praise of Bravo's Revitalized Project Runway In the 15 years that it's been on the air, Project Runway has always been reliable entertainment. The reality competition show, on which amateur designers compete each week to quickly......
02:51, 06/07/2019

Equinor to decide on UK's Rosebank project by May 2022 Equinor and its partners will make a final investment decision for Rosebank, one of the largest undeveloped oil and gas fields on the British side of the North Sea, by May 2022, the Norwegian major said on Tuesday....
12:00, 06/04/2019

Intel's Project Athena laptops can sense when you're near We've heard Intel talk up its Project Athena program to provide long-lasting, high-spec laptops for months now, and the company finally shared the specifications a few weeks ago. Here at Computex, we're getting our first look at the initial sla......
14:00, 05/30/2019

Qantas' Project Sunrise could start in 2023: CEO Alan Joyce, CEO of Qantas, says the company is asking Airbus and Boeing for their "best and final" offers for an aircraft to operate ultra-long haul flights....
13:34, 06/03/2019

Limited-run Hyundai i30 N Project C heading to Frankfurt Set to make its debut next month, the Project C is lighter and harder than the standard i30 N – but not for UK sale Hyundai has released details of a limited-run special i30 N ahead of a public unveiling at the Frankfurt motor show.  The i30 N Project C will be limited to a production run of 600 un...
02:00, 08/21/2019

Six tips for a successful project manager transition The idea of losing the key project manager on a critical project is an unwelcome one, but it happens from time to time. These tips will help your next transition be a smooth one....
18:17, 04/28/2019

Facebook pairs its Map With AI service OpenStreetMap project Facebook's effort, aside from also benefiting from mapping data, is designed to work with the open source community to map millions of miles that haven't been mapped....
18:00, 07/23/2019

My $500 Postal Jeep Project Ended Up Costing Quite a Bit More Than $500 Back in April, I concluded a 3,800 mile road trip from Michigan to Utah and back in a 1976 Postal Jeep that I had purchased for $500 eight months prior. To accomplish this feat, I wrenched a lot and bought loads of new parts whose costs I just added up for the first time. Turns out, Project POStal w...
01:00, 07/25/2019

Every Xbox One title will be playable on Project xCloud A major selling point for Xbox One is its broad backward compatibility with an array of Xbox and Xbox 360 games, giving it an enormous library of more than 3,500 titles. When Project xCloud debuts, it'll be capable of streaming any of those games out......
19:17, 05/25/2019

Limited edition Hyundai i30 N Project C teased News 20 Aug, 2019 Keen on Hyundai's upcoming i30 N Project C? Well, numbers are limited to just 600 so you'll have to move quick...
17:00, 08/20/2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 breaks own Nurburgring lap record Hardcore super saloon bows out of production by reinforcing its four-door top spot at the Nordschleife The hardcore Jaguar XE SV Project 8 has broken its own Nürburgring lap record for a four-door production car by 2.9 seconds, lapping the circuit in 7min 18.361sec.  The new time was set by Projec...
03:00, 07/24/2019

Why a "closed" open source project may be just what a community needs Open source projects like Go get flak for being closed to outside contributors, but this may have less to do with Google and more to do with best practices....
20:17, 06/01/2019

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring specification announced News 5 Jun, 2019 The Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring is a more discreet version of the standard car, with a tiny lip spoiler in place of a huge rear wing...
00:17, 06/06/2019

I Just Sold My Beloved 'Project Swiss Cheese' for $500 The year was 2015, and I’d just left my engineering job to try this whole “writing” thing for Jalopnik. One of my goals was to start a wrenching series for people who share my “cheap bastard” trait, and the first vehicle I chose was a $600 Jeep Cherokee that I later dubbed Project Swiss Cheese for i...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Your Project Management Career Starts with This $39 Course Bundle You can get the playbook for getting projects done right and keeping all your stakeholders happy with The Complete Six Sigma Training Suite Bundle. This massive package is slashed right now down to an almost giveaway price, only $39.99 from TNW Deals....
14:00, 07/24/2019

Trump administration tells federal agencies to use ‘rigorous’ performance standards in rating employees Administration officials said the move will help the government compete with the private sector. Federal unions argue that ratings are often tainted by favoritism....
21:34, 07/17/2019

Ex-Texans Employee Claims Fired GM Brian Gaine "Targeted" And "Replaced" Black Employees USA Today has obtained a copy of a discrimination complaint filed by former Texans security coordinator Jeff Pope against recently fired GM Brian Gaine with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, in which Pope alleges he was one of several black employees singled out and let go by Gaine....
05:00, 06/14/2019

Wayfair customers call for boycott after employees protest bed sales to border detention camps Wayfair drew backlash and calls from some customers for a boycott after employees protested the company's apparent sale of $200,000 of mattresses and bunk beds destined for a Texas detention camp for migrant children....
21:00, 06/26/2019

Lowe's lays off thousands of store employees amid pressure to boost profits Lowe's is laying store workers who handle maintenance and product assembly as the home-improvement chain continues to cut costs to boost profits.       ...
15:17, 08/02/2019

New Jersey snack stand employees find bag of 'suspected human remains' dangling from doorknob A bag of “suspected human remains” was found hanging on the door of a snack stand in northern New Jersey Monday morning when employees arrived for work, prosecutors said....
10:34, 07/02/2019

Labor complaint charges Bernie Sanders’ campaign retaliated against employees for union activity A former campaign employee from the 2020 presidential bid of Sen. Bernie Sander filed a labor complaint this week, alleging that some employees faced retaliation for involvement in organizing for a collective bargaining agreement....
11:51, 07/26/2019

Deutsche Bank reportedly ignored employees' calls to report Trump transactions to federal watchdog Trump's relationships with Deutsche Bank have drawn scrutiny in Congress and elsewhere. Trump sued the bank last month to prevent it from complying with Congressional subpoenas....
03:17, 05/20/2019

Workers Rack Up Another Victory As California Preps to Classify Uber and Lyft Drivers as Employees Rideshare drivers in California turned out in droves in support of a state bill that would classify them as full employees. They walked away this afternoon with another victory in what is and is likely to continue to be a long and ugly fight. Read more......
03:17, 07/11/2019

Walgreens cuts long-time health benefit for retired employees in 'unusual' move Walgreens said in a letter reviewed by CNBC it would no longer subsidize medical benefits for former employees who hadn't turned 64 by March 31....
16:17, 06/08/2019

Elon Musk emailed employees about how great Tesla's autonomy day was, but the plan has lots of holes The event served as a distraction from Tesla's recent operational, regulatory and financial troubles, which will be in full focus during the company's first-quarter earnings report on Wednesday....
01:17, 04/29/2019

Jeff Bezos Wouldn’t Even Come On Stage to Listen to His Employees Who Want Amazon to Address Climate Change At Amazon’s shareholder meeting today, employees and investors voted on a wide-ranging spate of proposals, from banning the practice of selling facial recognition technology to adopting a serious plan to address climate change. Each of the proposals ultimately failed, but they were undeniable signs ...
08:00, 05/23/2019

No employees were harmed in the making of Netflix's new prank show starring 'Stranger Things' actor Netflix clarified the premise of its "Prank Encounters" show starring "Stranger Things" actor Gaten Matarazzo after massive internet backlash. The company said all participants came in with the expectation this was a one-day, hourly gig....
16:51, 06/18/2019

Wayfair walkout: Employees stage protest over company selling goods to detention camps Employees of Boston-based online retailer Wayfair plan to walk out Wednesday in protest of the company selling goods for use in detention camps.        ...
02:51, 06/26/2019

Exclusive: French Open organizers ask employees to fill empty seats on main court French Open organizers asked employees to fill empty corporate seats for Saturday's men's semi-final and start of the women's final, demanding they stay 'discreet' and take off their accreditation once seated, Reuters learned on Sunday....
17:17, 06/09/2019

‘Everything Is Stalling’: Inside a Troubled Trump Project in Uruguay President Trump’s company had high hopes for a Uruguayan condominium development. But the long-delayed project has become a microcosm of the Trump Organization’s deep problems....
02:17, 06/03/2019

Thousands Of Mangroves To Be Affected By Bullet Train Project Thousands of mangroves will be affected by the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, the Maharashtra government has said. The 508-km line that would cost Rs 1.1 lakh crore would need 270 hectares......
12:34, 06/29/2019

Intel's Project Athena aims for more efficient laptops Intel is making a move toward a more power-efficient future with its Project Athena initiative. The company is following up on the project it had announced at CES 2019, which will see Intel offer guidance to equipment and PC component manufacturers to create future laptops.This week, the wraps came ...
03:34, 05/09/2019