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New York Times:
A look at the internal backlash at Google over its handling of sexual harassment claims, as employees around the world walked out in protest on Thursday   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is struggling to contain a growing internal backlash over its handling of sexual harassment and its workplace culture.
Oct 31, 2018, 8:20 PMIn context
New York Times:
In opening statements for congressional testimonies, Sandberg says Facebook was slow to spot election interference, Dorsey emphasizes trust and transparency   —  WASHINGTON — For months, Facebook, Twitter and Google have grappled with criticism over the misuse of their services by foreign operatives …
Sep 4, 2018, 6:28 PMIn context
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Aug 28, 2018, 8:05 PMIn context
New York Times:
A look at how FireEye helped Facebook identify Iran-linked fake accounts, after working on the DNC hack in 2016   —  SAN FRANCISCO — FireEye, a cybersecurity company that has been involved in a number of prominent investigations, including the 2016 attack on the Democratic National Committee …
Aug 23, 2018, 4:25 PMIn context
New York Times:
Sources: about 1,000 Google employees have signed a letter demanding more transparency following reports of Google developing a censored search engine for China   —  Hundreds of Google employees, upset at the company's decision to secretly build a censored version of its search engine for China …
Aug 16, 2018, 12:49 PMIn context
Kate Conger / New York Times:
Uber appoints Matt Olsen, former general counsel for the NSA, as its CSO, replacing Joe Sullivan, who left last year amid controversial handling of data breach   —  Last November, Uber's new chief executive, Dara Khosrowshahi, penned an apologetic note to riders and drivers explaining …
Aug 14, 2018, 12:00 PMIn context
New York Times:
Inside Twitter's Friday meeting where Jack Dorsey and executives discussed Infowars, what “dehumanizing speech” means, and a possible drafting of new policies   —  SAN FRANCISCO — With his arms folded, Jack Dorsey paced back and forth in a conference room at Twitter's headquarters on Friday afternoon.
Aug 11, 2018, 12:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Facebook CSO Alex Stamos will join Stanford as an adjunct professor when he leaves the company on August 17; Facebook does not plan to appoint a successor   —  SAN FRANCISCO — When Facebook revealed on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign ahead of the November midterm elections …
Aug 1, 2018, 4:55 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Sources: Google Cloud CEO Diane Greene told employees that company will not renew its Project Maven AI contract with DoD; the current contract expires in 2019   —  Google will not seek another contract for its controversial work providing artificial intelligence to the U.S. Department of Defense …
Jun 1, 2018, 3:02 PMIn context
Kate Conger / Gizmodo:
Facebook says users can now use dedicated hardware or code-generating apps for two-factor authentication without having to register their phone number   —  Facebook users who want extra account security but don't want to share their phone number with the company can now lock down their accounts …
May 23, 2018, 1:55 PMIn context

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