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Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland over alleged spying
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Huawei doesn't want further whiffs of suspicion around its motivations, even in cases where it's not directly implicated. The Chinese tech giant has fired Weijing Wang, an employee arrested in Poland over spying allegations despite security official…

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Huawei employee arrested, accused of “high-level espionage” for China
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Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | NurPhoto ) A Huawei employee was arrested in Poland on Tuesday and charged with spying for China, according to numerous media reports. “Polish authorities detained and charged a local sales director of Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese national, with conducting high-level espionage on behalf of China,” The Wall Street Journal […]

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A Corporate-issued Laptop Stolen From a Lenovo Employee in September Contained Unencrypted Payroll Data on APAC Staff
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A corporate-issued laptop lifted from a Lenovo employee in Singapore contained a cornucopia of unencrypted payroll data on staff based in the Asia Pacific region, news outlet The Register reports. From the report: Details of the massive screw-up reached us from Lenovo staffers, who are simply bewildered at the monumental mistake. Lenovo has sent letters […]

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A Twitter employee groomed by the Saudi government prompted 2015 state-sponsored hacking warning
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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 […]

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Facebook employee who called company's culture 'intolerant' is leaving     – CNET
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“I’m not leaving because ‘it’s time for something new,’” he says in a memo seen by Business Insider.

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LinkedIn acquires employee engagement platform Glint
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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 […]

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Amazon fires employee for allegedly sharing customer email addresses     – CNET
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The company is working with law enforcement and informing affected customers.

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Ex-Google Employee Warns of 'Disturbing' China Plans
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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 […]

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Rebuilding employee philanthropy from the bottom up
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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 […]

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