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Rachel Premack / Insider:
Workers at CSAT Solutions, a Texas company that handles many of Apple's laptop repairs, call their workplace a “sweatshop” with broken AC and 13-hour shifts   —  If you're ever unlucky enough to spill a latte between the keys of your $1,300 MacBook Pro or shatter its screen …
Jul 27, 2021, 2:20 PMIn context
Telegraph:
Excerpt from An Ugly Truth: from Jan. 2014 to Aug. 2015, Facebook fired 52 staffers for exploiting access to user data, prompting an overhaul of data governance   —  In an exclusive extract, Sheera Frenkel and Cecilia Kang reveal how an ethos of openness meant private information could be misused
Jul 13, 2021, 1:20 PMIn context
Sarah Frier / New York Times:
Book review of An Ugly Truth: an effective examination of every major Facebook scandal and shortcomings in Facebook's leadership, structure, and accountability   —  AN UGLY TRUTH  —  Inside Facebook's Battle for Domination  —  On Jan. 6, after monitoring the messages domestic extremists …
Jul 9, 2021, 7:35 AMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Anger grows among some Google staff about “hypocritical” remote work decisions and transfers as senior exec Urs Hölzle announces plans to work from New Zealand   —  As Google employees around the world make plans for post-pandemic work at the tech giant, Laura de Vesine won't be among them.
Jul 8, 2021, 2:15 PMIn context
Will Oremus / Washington Post:
Facebook waiving Bulletin's fees at launch is a classic Silicon Valley tactic used to quash competitors, exemplifying a strategy critics think should be illegal   —  Facebook's latest product, a newsletter platform called Bulletin, exemplifies a strategy that some critics think should be illegal
Jul 7, 2021, 1:30 AMIn context
Paul Alcorn / Tom's Hardware:
Intel brings back Shlomit Weiss, one of its famed chip architects, to lead all of its consumer chip development and design; Weiss returns to Intel from Nvidia   —  Intel announced that it is bringing back another one of its famed chip architects, 28-year veteran Shlomit Weiss …
Jul 7, 2021, 12:50 AMIn context
Karen Weise / New York Times:
Dozens of long-serving Amazon VPs left in the past 18 months, an unusual number for the company, with more expected to leave as Andy Jassy makes changes   —  An unusual number of vice presidents are leaving for prominent jobs at public companies or high-growth start-ups.
Jul 2, 2021, 9:55 AMIn context
Lora Kolodny / CNBC:
SafeAI, which retrofits industrial vehicles like dump trucks, bulldozers, and skid steers with autonomous systems, raises $21M Series A led by Builders VC   —  - SafeAI founder and CEO Bibhrajit Halder left behind the world of self-driving cars to focus on retrofitting industrial vehicles like dump trucks …
Jun 25, 2021, 8:35 PMIn context
Steve Kovach / CNBC:
Apple says it didn't know DOJ was asking for House Democrats' data when it complied with subpoena; Microsoft also received and complied with a similar subpoena   —  - Apple on Friday said it didn't know former President Donald Trump's Department of Justice was subpoenaed data on Democrats when it complied with the request.
Jun 12, 2021, 10:20 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Director of FBI says it is investigating ~100 types of ransomware, many tracing back to Russia, and compares the challenge of this wave of cyberattacks to 9/11   —  Christopher Wray points to Russian hackers, calls for coordinated fight across U.S. society  —  FBI Director Christopher Wray …
Jun 4, 2021, 4:25 PMIn context

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