employee

A Twitter employee groomed by the Saudi government prompted 2015 state-sponsored hacking warning
bumn-news.com

An explosive report in The New York Times this weekend sheds new light on the apparent targeting of Twitter accounts by “state-sponsored actors” three years ago. It comes in the wake of the confirmed death of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi on Friday, two weeks after he disappeared in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Khashoggi […]

8
Like
Save
Facebook employee who called company's culture 'intolerant' is leaving     – CNET
bumn-news.com

“I’m not leaving because ‘it’s time for something new,’” he says in a memo seen by Business Insider.

8
Like
Save
LinkedIn acquires employee engagement platform Glint
bumn-news.com

LinkedIn, the social network for the working world with close to 600 million users and now under the wing of Microsoft, has announced an acquisition as it continues to work on expanding the ways that people already on the platform use it. It has acquired Glint, a startup that provides employment engagement services for businesses […]

7
Like
Save
Amazon fires employee for allegedly sharing customer email addresses     – CNET
bumn-news.com

The company is working with law enforcement and informing affected customers.

10
Like
Save
Ex-Google Employee Warns of 'Disturbing' China Plans
bumn-news.com

A former Google employee has warned of the firm’s “disturbing” plans in China, in a letter to US lawmakers. BBC: Jack Poulson, who had been a senior researcher at the company until resigning in August, wrote that he was fearful of Google’s ambitions. His letter alleges Google’s work on a Chinese product — codenamed Dragonfly […]

5
Like
Save
Rebuilding employee philanthropy from the bottom up
bumn-news.com

In tech circles, it would be easy to assume that the world of high-impact charitable giving is a rich man’s game where deals are inked at exclusive black tie galas over fancy hors d’oeuvre. Both Mark Zuckerberg and Marc Benioff have donated to SF hospitals that now bear their names. Gordon Moore has given away $5B […]

10
Like
Save
After employee revolt, Google says it is “not close” to launching search in China
bumn-news.com

Google’s employees and Google’s management are clashing over ethical issues again. Just two months after Google’s “Project Maven” military drone project was seemingly resolved, Google’s employees are now up in arms over company plans to create censored products for China. The internal protests resulted in the issue being addressed at an all-hands meeting, and we […]

10
Like
Save
Employee email explains Elon Musk’s plan to take Tesla private
bumn-news.com

Enlarge / Elon Musk in 2015. (credit: Lee Hutchinson) Tesla CEO Elon Musk has sent out an email to employees explaining his plan—first disclosed in a cryptic tweet—to turn Tesla into a privately held company. “As a public company, we are subject to wild swings in our stock price that can be a major distraction […]

4
Like
Save
Former CIA employee suspected in Vault 7 leak to Wikileaks     – CNET
bumn-news.com

The US government says the investigation is ongoing, and it hasn’t filed any charges relating to the leak yet.

2
Like
Save