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Apple’s internal hardware team is working on modems now, likely to replace Intel
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Enlarge / The iPhone XS. (credit: Samuel Axon) Apple will design its own modems in-house, according to sources that spoke with Reuters. In doing so, the company may hope to leave behind Intel modems in its mobile devices, which Apple has used since a recent falling out with Qualcomm. According to the sources, the team […]

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Amazon Opens Up Its Internal Machine Learning Training To Everyone
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Amazon announced Monday that it’s making the machine learning courses it uses to train its engineers available to everybody for free. The course is tailored to four major groups — developers, data scientists, data platform engineers and business professionals — and it offers both foundational level lessons as well as more advanced instruction. Read more […]

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UK Parliament seizes internal Facebook documents
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The UK Parliament is determined to get to the bottom of Facebook's data privacy practices, whether or not Mark Zuckerberg is willing to testify. Digital Culture, Media and Sport committee (DCMS) chairman Damian Collins used an uncommon process to fo…

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Prank Calls Brought ICE Hotline To a Standstill, Internal Emails Show
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An anonymous reader quotes a report from The Verge: When ICE launched an immigration crime hotline last year, the Trump administration pitched it as a way to provide resources to victims, but activists saw something else: an attack on the immigrant community. The hotline was part of the Victims Of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office, […]

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Amazon Says It is Investigating Claims That Its Employees Are Taking Bribes To Sell Internal Data To Merchants To Help Them Increase Their Sales on the Website
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Amazon.com is investigating internal leaks as it fights to root out fake reviews and other seller scams from its website, the company told WSJ. From the report: Employees of Amazon, primarily with the aid of intermediaries, are offering internal data and other confidential information that can give an edge to independent merchants selling their products […]

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EPA Staff Objected To Agency's New Rules on Asbestos Use, Internal Emails Show
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Top officials at the Environmental Protection Agency pushed through a measure to review applications for using asbestos in consumer products, and did so over the objections of E.P.A.’s in-house scientists and attorneys, internal agency emails show. From a report: The clash over the proposal exposes the tensions within the E.P.A. over the Trump administration’s efforts […]

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Internal Vevo documents leaked online after hack     – CNET
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Three terabytes of office documents, videos and promotional materials pilfered from the online music video service were posted online, Gizmodo reports.

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DMCA filing says hackers stole “thousands” of internal HBO docs — but company denies emails taken
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 The hack of HBO isn’t limited to a handful of Game of Thrones episodes; a DMCA takedown notice issued on behalf of the company says hackers stole “thousands of Home Box Office (HBO) internal company documents.” And, as the notice indicates, the data is already in the wild. Read More

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McClure steps back at 500 Startups after internal sexual misconduct investigation
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 Dave McClure, the founder and public face of 500 Startups — one of the most prolific and best-known accelerator programs for early stage companies — has stepped away from managing the firm he set up and largely built in his own image. McClure is the latest venture capitalist to be ensnared in the industry’s investigations […]

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