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Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection

More than 590 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)....

Hundreds of Google employees say they won't be 'complicit' in cloud computing work with Customs and Border Protection

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Google employees refuse to be ‘complicit’ in any contracts with border control, ICE More than 600 Google employees are refusing to "be complicit" in any potential cloud computing work the tech giant might do for US Customs and Border Protection....
23:52 2019-08-16

Hundreds of Google employees call for company to avoid work with ICE and CBP The petition demands Google not provide services to ICE or U.S. Customs and Border Protection until they "stop engaging in human rights abuses.”       ...
12:39 2019-08-16

Google employees don't want it to work with US border agencies In a newly published petition, Google employees are demanding the search giant not bid on a recent cloud computing contract from the US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agency....
03:00 2019-08-15

Google employees accuse Border Patrol of 'torturing' immigrants, refuse to work with agencies Google employees are circulating a petition urging the tech giant to forgo any opportunities to work with several federal agencies “engaged in caging and torturing vulnerable people.”...
13:26 2019-08-16

Customs and Border Protection outage snarls traffic into US Travelers entering the U.S. are experiencing delays because of a technology outage affecting Customs and Border Protection stations at several major airports. CBP said Friday that it was experiencing a temporary outage with its processing systems and was working to fix the problem. Airports tweeted ...
05:26 2019-08-17

Salvadoran man dies in US Customs and Border Protection custody A Salvadoran man died while in the custody of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the agency confirmed in a statement. The 32-year-old man was pronounced dead in Lordsburg, southw...
05:26 2019-08-02

U.S. Customs and Border Protection says photos of travelers were taken in a data breach CBP says photos of travelers have been compromised as part of a “malicious cyber-attack,” raising concerns over how expanding surveillance efforts could imperil privacy....
00:52 2019-06-11

US Customs and Border Protection target of ‘malicious cyber attack’ US Customs and Border Protection said on Monday that images obtained by the agency — including photos of license plate and travelers — have been compromised in a “malicious cyber attack.” The cyber breach took place on the network of a federal contractor and was criticized by civil right...
02:13 2019-06-11

Hackers Stole U.S. Customs and Border Protection's Traveler Photos License plate images and photos of individuals who traveled in and out of the United States were taken in a malicious hack impacting U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), according to a report in the Washington Post. The agency learned last month about the breach, which took place thanks to a ha...
01:39 2019-06-11

Ocasio-Cortez denounces Customs and Border Protection as 'rogue agency' – live Congresswoman tells of ‘horrifying’ conditions at borderSign up to the US briefing and get a new perspective 3.30pm BST Following the Democratic debates last week, we are starting to see some of the first polls to reflect those performances. This one is taken among progressives. A new poll conducted...
16:39 2019-07-02

Customs and Border Protection Tells Congress It's Totally Legal to Use Face Recognition on Americans U.S. Homeland Security officials faced a barrage of questions on Wednesday from House lawmakers frustrated—as several put it—over the alleged lack transparency exhibited by Customs and Border Protection (CBP) when it comes to the legally murky use of face recognition tools at U.S. ports of entry.Rea...
23:39 2019-07-10

Google unveils advanced G Suite protection for high-risk employees Google is levelling up its security for businesses. The company unveiled a host of new protections for its G Suite, Google Cloud Platform (GCP) and Cloud Identity customers at the Next Tokyo summit. G Suite Enterprise admins can choose to enroll high......
02:39 2019-08-01

Hundreds of Google employees urge company to resist support for Ice Petition demands that the company not provide any technical services to US immigration agencies, citing ‘system of abuse’Tech giant Google is facing a demand from hundreds of employees for an assurance that it will not bid on a government cloud computing contract that could be used to enforce US imm...
23:26 2019-08-16

Employees Urge Google Not To Work With US Immigration Officials Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop "engaging in human rights abuses."...
03:52 2019-08-15

Living In A Van In Google's Backyard? Some Employees Make It Work In a quiet neighborhood near Google's headquarters last month, rusty, oleaginous sewage was seeping from a parked RV onto the otherwise pristine street. Sgt. Wahed Magee, of the Mountain View Police......
10:26 2019-05-22

Google’s Shadow Work Force: Temps Who Outnumber Full-Time Employees The tech company has long used contractors, but some employees worry that a growing reliance on them represents a shifting, less admirable work culture....
10:39 2019-05-28

Cloud Computing Is Here. Cloud Recycling Is Next. The world’s $300 billion scrap-metal market is looking beyond junked cars and copy machines to a new prize: the cloud. Pilot efforts are under way to handle the recycling of small amounts of cloud-computing material in the U.S., betting on a sharp pickup in volumes in the years ahead....
18:13 2019-07-31

Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders....
23:39 2019-08-19

Cloud computing could look quite different in a few years In five or 10 years, almost all businesses could operate primarily from the cloud. But the cloud itself will have changed from what we see today.Read More...
08:39 2019-06-03

How to prevent the top 11 threats in cloud computing The latest risks involved in cloud computing point to problems related to configuration and authentication rather than the traditional focus on malware and vulnerabilities, according to a new Cloud Security Alliance report....
17:26 2019-08-06

Multicloud: Everything you need to know about the biggest trend in cloud computing Organisations are increasingly using multiple private and public clouds to deploy their applications, in order to avoid vendor lock-in and exploit best-of-breed solutions, among other things....
18:39 2019-07-01

Pentagon plans 'war-cloud' computing system for the military The Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure will store and crunch vast amounts of classified data and let the military use artificial intelligence to speed up war planning....
17:39 2019-07-12

Pentagon Wins Lawsuit Over Massive Cloud-Computing Contract A federal judge declined to throw a roadblock in front of a massive Pentagon cloud-computing contract, granting a legal victory to Amazon.com Inc. in its bid to secure the deal and a loss to competitor Oracle Corp....
21:00 2019-07-12

JEDI Cloud-Computing Contract Award to Be Delayed Weeks The Pentagon will take weeks to brief Defense Secretary Mark Esper and await his approval before awarding a potentially lucrative cloud-computing contract....
21:13 2019-08-09

Pentagon inspector general to probe $10 billion cloud computing project Critics of the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure program have been fighting the Defense Department’s plan to award the entire contract to either Amazon or Microsoft....
01:52 2019-08-14

Is homomorphic encryption ready to deliver confidential cloud computing to enterprises? The ability to keep data encrypted while you use it for computations in the cloud could protect data from attackers and malicious insiders alike. There is still a performance hit, but you can start using open-source libraries to take advantage of that....
05:52 2019-08-01

Court rules against Oracle in $10 billion military cloud computing dispute A federal judge denied Oracle’s motion to block the Pentagon's cloud computing contract, siding with the agency and Amazon Web Services in a contentious eight-month-long legal battle....
04:00 2019-07-13

Cloud computing may put Big Tech ahead in future of video games: Citi Cloud-based gaming could allow Big Tech - particularly Amazon.com Inc, Microsoft Corp and Alphabet Inc's Google - to pull revenue away from traditional video game publishers in the coming years, Citi analysts said in a research note on Tuesday....
03:00 2019-06-12

Google Cloud gains in Gartner's 2019 cloud infrastructure Magic Quadrant Gartner's ranking of IaaS providers didn't change much from 2018, but there are some nuances worth noting as Google Cloud closes some gaps on Microsoft Azure and AWS....
03:13 2019-07-19

Pharma companies are counting on cloud computing and AI to make drug development faster and cheaper Hyperscale cloud providers AWS, Microsoft and Google are working with biotech and pharma firms to use AI and cloud computing to improve the odds of creating a successful new drug....
17:00 2019-08-12

Top cloud providers 2019: AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud; IBM makes hybrid move; Salesforce dominates SaaS The cloud computing race in 2019 will have a definite multi-cloud spin. Here's a look at how the cloud leaders stack up, the hybrid market, and the SaaS players that run your company as well as their latest strategic moves....
03:13 2019-07-19

Google Cloud is an emerging cloud giant—learn how to use it for under $40 Google, whose Google Cloud platform is on a serious upswing, has dumped millions into improving its cloud offerings. That investment has paid off handsomely, with Google Cloud revenue rising from $4 billion annually to $8 billion over the past two years....
16:00 2019-08-09

Pentagon eager to resolve JEDI contract as China races to develop military cloud computing system "We don't want to waste any more time moving forward because we know our potential adversaries are doing it at their own speed," U.S. Air Force Lt. Gen. Jack Shanahan says....
01:00 2019-08-15

Microsoft launches Azure Security Lab for greater cloud protection To improve the security of its Azure cloud computing service, Microsoft is launching a new lab as well as increasing bug bounty rewards.At this year's Black Hat USA security conference, the company unveiled its new Azure Security Lab which is made up of a set of dedicated cloud hosts that secur...
19:26 2019-08-06

Trump picks ICE director as new acting chief of all border and customs operations President Trump has selected acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Mark Morgan to be the acting head the Department of Homeland Security agency that oversees all border and customs operations, according to a source with firsthand knowledge of the discussions....
19:26 2019-06-27

Google employees attempt to ban Google from the San Francisco Pride Parade In a letter released Wednesday morning, over 100 Google employees demanded that the San Francisco Pride Parade remove Google as one of its sponsors, citing an inability to protest Google's position on the parade as well as the presence of Steven Crowder on Google's video platform, YouTube....
18:39 2019-06-27

Huawei reportedly plans to lay off hundreds of employees in the US The layoffs are expected to hit Huawei's U.S. development subsidiary Futurewei, according to the Journal. Futurewei employs 850 people in research labs throughout the U.S., including Texas, California and Washington state....
20:13 2019-07-14

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
07:13 2019-06-03

Google says issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. resolved. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
06:39 2019-06-03

Google says it resolves issues affecting YouTube, Gmail, Google Cloud in U.S. Alphabet Inc's Google said on Sunday it had resolved the network congestion in the eastern United States that affected services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube....
03:52 2019-06-03

Google outage affects YouTube, Google Cloud and G Suite Alphabet Inc's Google is experiencing high levels of congestion in the eastern United States, affecting multiple services in Google Cloud, G Suite and YouTube, the company said on Sunday https://status.cloud.google.com/incident/compute/19003....
02:13 2019-06-03

Report: Sony employees caught off guard by Microsoft cloud partnership Enlarge / The kinds of Azure server racks that could soon play host to Sony content under a recent cooperation deal. Following Microsoft and Sony's surprising announcement of a cloud gaming partnership last week, Bloomberg has a bit of behind-the-scenes analysis that uses unnamed insider sources ...
14:52 2019-05-21

Quantum computing is not a cure-all for business computing challenges Quantum computing shows promise for specific industries, though business applications that rely on classical concepts are a poor fit for quantum systems....
15:13 2019-05-21

Why social media is key to keeping employees engaged at work When it comes to social media and the workplace, platforms like Facebook and Twitter are typically viewed as distractions, rather than assets. However, when used properly, social media can become an invaluable tool for keeping employees more engaged, happy and connected at work. While companies cert...
22:13 2019-07-11

Mississippi Walmart employees return to work less than one week after shooting Employees of a Mississippi Walmart are back at work after two store managers were killed by a gunman described as a disgruntled worker.        ...
18:39 2019-08-06

Uber drivers are not employees, Fair Work Ombudsman rules Transport Workers Union says the decision will be devastating for workers in the gig economyThe ridehailing company Uber does not directly employ its drivers, the Fair Work Ombudsman has said, because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”.The decision comes af...
13:39 2019-06-07

Amazon’s FC Ready program will let employees do on-demand fulfillment work Amazon will soon begin piloting a new program at select fulfilment centers -- FC Ready -- that'll let new and existing employees sign up for extra work.Read More...
22:39 2019-06-28

Google expands its Advanced Protection Program to Chrome Google is expanding its Advanced Protection Program to its Chrome browser, protecting accounts that are more susceptible to being compromised from malware.Read More...
06:00 2019-08-07

62 border employees being investigated for secret Facebook group WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants. Most are under investigation for posts that surfac...
00:13 2019-07-16

Congress joins debate over sending TSA employees to border WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers are clashing over the Trump administration’s move to send hundreds of Transportation Security Administration employees to the U.S.-Mexico border. The TSA is asking federal air marshals, airport screeners and others to volunteer to support a buildup of federal agents...
21:01 2019-05-21

62 U.S. border patrol employees under internal investigation for Facebook posts U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials said Monday that 62 current and eight former Border Patrol employees are under internal investigation following revelations of a secret Facebook group that mocked lawmakers and migrants....
08:39 2019-07-16

Venezuelans brave torrential border river, face exploitation, abuse – UN urges greater protection Noting that the Venezuela refugee crisis will leave some 1.1 million children, returnees and people in-transit lacking protection and basic services across Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) in 2019, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) called on regional Governments to uphold their rights and protect...
16:00 2019-05-21

As Police Investigate Threats To Twitch Offices, Employees Told To Work From Home After multiple threats were sent to Twitch’s offices in San Francisco, California, the company has asked employees to work from home for the day. Police are investigating....
21:52 2019-08-07

What is Google Cloud Storage? Google is one of the biggest cloud storage providers in the world. With more than 2.5 billion active Android devices, the advertising and search giant has to allocate potentially up to 20 Exabytes (assuming a ratio of two devices per user account); that almost 20 billion GB of data as each Gmail acc...
18:26 2019-07-10

Google has more temp, contract workers than actual employees Welcome to 2019, the era of the “shadow workforce.” A wide array of temps, contractors and contingent workers are playing an increasingly large role in offices across the globe. As it turns out, these people who work with (rather than for) Google now outnumber the company’s actual employees, The New...
23:26 2019-05-30

'Minecraft' wont get that huge graphics overhaul after all Minecraft's big Super Duper Graphics Pack is no more after two years of delays. Mojang has cancelled the visual overhaul after deciding that it was "too technically demanding" to implement. The developers "aren't happy" with the upgrade's performan......
02:00 2019-08-13

Hundreds of migrants surrender in Tucson sector after crossing border Tucson- A group of more than 200 migrants surrendered to Tucson sector Border Patrol agents west of Lukeville early Sunday morning. Customs And Border Protection tweeted photos of the large group just as they crossed over the border. The images appear to show the group is made up mostly of families ...
16:52 2019-05-21

Google Cloud swallows Alphabet’s Chronicle Google today announced that Alphabet's Chronicle is joining Google Cloud "in the coming weeks." Google expects to complete the integration "this fall."Read More...
07:26 2019-06-28

It's not just Amazon: Google employees also listen to your recorded voice commands It seems Amazon isn’t the only company who hires people to eavesdrop on conversations you have with your voice assistant – Google has now been caught out doing the same thing, too.Belgian broadcaster VRT NWS has reported that Google hires contractors to listen and transcribe audio reco...
06:00 2019-07-12

'Not OK, Google': Employees, activists protest at Alphabet shareholder meeting Google employees, community activists and investors protested outside its parent company's headquarters in a show of force that coincided with a series of proposals to reform and improve the tech giant. ...
22:26 2019-06-21

FA scores Google Cloud assist on new big data system England's bid for future football success has got a technology boost thanks to a new partnership between the FA and Google Cloud.The sport's governing body has announced the creation of a new analytics system built entirely on Google Cloud, which will hopefully in turn improve the performa...
20:52 2019-05-31

Google Cloud, Informatica Team Up to Tame Data Google Cloud is joining forces with data-management company Informatica to help businesses draw more value from their data—part of a continuing push by Google into the enterprise information-technology market....
03:13 2019-05-22

Google goes for verticals, scale in APAC cloud push Cloud vendor has identified health and life sciences as well as retail amongst key growth sectors and is looking to triple its headcount in the Asia-Pacific region over the next 18 months....
16:26 2019-07-06

Employees speak up at Wayfair, Google. Have Millennials killed being afraid of the boss? Employees, especially millennials, feel increasingly emboldened to publicly criticize their employers. Case in point: Wayfair, Google and Amazon.       ...
17:52 2019-06-28

Microsoft Bans Employees From Using Slack, Has AWS and Google Docs on a 'Discouraged' List PC giant Microsoft has informed its staff not to use popular chat app and competitor Slack, adding it to a list of “prohibited and discouraged technology” comprised of software and services that it does not want employees using outside of specific circumstances, Geekwire reported on Friday. Read mor...
07:26 2019-06-23

Hundreds of Protestors Block Work Crews Ahead of Thirty Meter Telescope Construction in Hawaii Construction preparation for what is supposed to be one of the world’s biggest and most powerful telescopes was set to begin Monday in Hawaii, but opponents aren’t making it easy.Read more......
20:26 2019-07-17

In Relief To ATM Users, Non-Cash Transactions Wont Attract Charges Now The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked banks not to treat failed transactions at ATMs or non-cash withdrawal transactions such as balance enquiries or cheque book requests as part of "five free......
07:26 2019-08-15

Google Stadia vs Nvidia GeForce Now: which is the best cloud gaming service? Ever since Google announced its cloud gaming service, Stadia, back in March 2019, there’s been a lot of speculation about what this means for the games industry. How much will a service that lets you play the latest games in your Chrome browser in seconds shake up the current status quo ...
18:39 2019-06-08

Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle will join Google Cloud Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle announced today that it's joining Google and will become part of Google Cloud. The cybersecurity company launched in January 2018, and it released its first commercial product, Backstory, in March. In a blog......
23:26 2019-06-27

Google Cloud absorbs Alphabet cybersecurity firm Chronicle Alphabet Inc announced on Thursday that its year-old cybersecurity company, Chronicle, would be absorbed by its Google Cloud division because customers have been seeking an integrated offering....
19:26 2019-06-27

Alphabet's cybersecurity firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Google's parent company Alphabet has announced that it will fold its enterprise cybersecurity company Chronicle into Google Cloud later this year.Chronicle was originally spun out of Alphabets experimental projects lab X and the company has been part of Alphabet's other bets division since...
01:13 2019-06-28

Google resolves cloud outage that took down YouTube, Snapchat, and Discord Gmail, YouTube and other services that rely on Google’s backend technology were disrupted for more than four hours on Sunday by what the company blamed on “high levels of network congestion.” Apple iCloud, Snapchat, Nest, Discord, Vimeo, and a number of third-party applications that host their servi...
10:39 2019-06-03

Google will pay $11 million to settle hundreds of age discrimination suits Following a long legal process that started in 2015, Google will pay out $11 million to settle 227 claims from people who believe they were wrongly denied a career at the company because of their age. The settlement agreement is still waiting for the......
05:26 2019-07-23

Google Cloud Gaming Service Stadia to Launch in 14 Countries This Year Google will kick off its Stadia streaming service to challenge the video game industry in November - but initially only as part of a $130 bundle that includes hardware and a pass for a friend....
08:39 2019-06-07

Google cloud outage knocks out Gmail, Discord and Snapchat (updated) No, it's not just you -- many of the internet services you use went down this weekend. Google has reported an outage with its Cloud Platform that made several sites and apps inoperable in some regions on June 2nd (they're still affected as we write t......
04:00 2019-06-03

Alphabet's cybersecurity company Chronicle is merging into Google's cloud business The move comes as Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian makes wide-ranging changes to the group as he surpasses six months on the job. Earlier this month, Kurian's group bought data analytics company Looker....
20:13 2019-06-27

Google’s cloud gaming service requires a $129 bundle to play at launch Google today revealed more information about Stadia, its ambitious gaming service, in a special Connect show. We learned that Google was tossing away their one single advantage — namely, that you’re going to have to purchase a $129 not-console in order to play it at launch. The first details we lear...
01:39 2019-06-07

Alphabet's moonshot security firm Chronicle joins Google Cloud Chronicle has lived as an independent subsidiary of Alphabet, where it developed a cybersecurity intelligence and analytics platform using Google-originated techniques....
00:26 2019-06-28

Google will answer all your questions about the Stadia cloud gaming service ‘this summer’ E3 2019 is a little more than two weeks away, and it’s starting to look like some gaming announcements from Google might also be set to drop around that time. Since unveiling its new Stadia game streaming service in March, the company has been pretty quiet when it comes to the key details that...
07:26 2019-05-25

Reliance-Microsoft cloud tie-up poses threat to Amazon, Google in India India's Reliance Industries Ltd on Monday announced a partnership with Microsoft's Azure cloud platform, in a move that deepens the offerings of its Jio telecoms unit while posing a direct challenge to rival cloud services providers such as Amazon.com and Alphabet's Google ....
18:26 2019-08-12

Google employees donate heavily to Warren, Sanders despite calls for tech giant's breakup Google employees are donating heavily to Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, despite the fact that both 2020 presidential candidates are leading the charge to break up Big Tech....
23:26 2019-07-31

Microsoft unveils deep dive into cloud gaming with its own Google Stadia competitor Just days after Google unveiled new details about Stadia, Microsoft gave a preview of cloud streaming service Project xCloud at its annual E3 conference....
05:00 2019-06-10

Google looks to challenge Amazon's cloud market dominance with major acquisition The purchase of Looker will add a new analytics tool for Google Cloud’s customers, giving the company an edge against industry leader Amazon.        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Reliance’s Azure cloud partnership poses threat to Amazon and Google in India India’s Reliance Industries announced a partnership with Microsoft’s Azure, a move that poses a direct challenge to rival cloud services such as AWS.Read More...
16:26 2019-08-13

Google will reveal Stadia cloud gaming service launch information this week Well, that didn’t take long. A little more than a week after we reported that Google was definitely planning to reveal all the details you want to know about its forthcoming Stadia cloud gaming service — everything from pricing to the release date and launch titles — we now have a ...
06:00 2019-06-04

Google plans to press play on its Stadia cloud gaming service in November The release date for Google's Stadia cloud gaming service is November. Subscribers can pay $129.99 to be the first to stream games such as 'Doom.'        ...
21:52 2019-06-06

Google employees weighed free speech concerns before the 2016 elections, internal emails show In September and October 2016, a chain of emails on an internal Google mailing list showed workers had concerns about free speech and content moderation tactics three years before these issues erupted into mainstream political discourse....
21:52 2019-08-08

Tech news roundup: HPE Discover 2019, Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency, and Google Cloud's debacle This week's TechRepublic and ZDNet news stories include a look at the companies that hire the most data scientists, four significant impacts of a security breach, and a first-hand account of a major hack job....
17:39 2019-06-19

Israeli security company reportedly has tool that spies on Apple, Google and Facebook cloud data An Israeli cybersecurity company has reportedly developed spyware that can scrape data from the servers of Apple, Google, Facebook, Amazon and Microsoft products....
15:52 2019-07-19

US surveils border activists and blocks their work, lawsuit says ACLU alleges that government has hampered humanitarian work as it targeted organizers on a secret databaseThe US government has interfered with humanitarian aid work at the US-Mexico border by monitoring activists, restricting their travel and detaining them, a new lawsuit alleges.In a complaint fil...
10:13 2019-07-24

Trump says Irish border Brexit 'wall' will work out well The US president said he didn't think there'd be any problem with the border "wall" in Ireland. He was quickly corrected by his Irish host, who said any such barrier was the last thing the country needed....
06:26 2019-06-06

House Democrats suspend work on retooling border aid legislation U.S. House Democrats on Thursday suspended work on legislation to retool Senate-passed border aid legislation, a Democratic aide said. The Democrats had been planning to vote later Thursday on adding protections for migrant children to the bill....
21:26 2019-06-27

Google Calendar is back, so get to work (updated) Google Calendar went down today in the US, UK and most of Europe, throwing working people off their schedules. Visitors to Google Calendar on desktop began receiving a 404 error around 10AM ET. The company confirmed it is working on the issue in an u......
02:26 2019-06-19

Cease and desist lifted, work on privately funded border wall will continue Construction was halted Tuesday, but quickly began again Thursday after the group got the go-ahead from the city of Sunland Park, Texas.        ...
01:52 2019-05-31

Acting DHS secretary says AOC's border facility statements 'not accurate,' praises agents' work Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's, D-N.Y., claim migrants being held at a Texas border facility had to drink from a toilet is inaccurate, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan....
03:52 2019-07-04

Uber and Lyft Pay Drivers Like Employees to Protest A Bill That Would Make Them Employees A California bill that would classify gig economy workers, such as Uber and Lyft drivers, as employees is currently winding its way through the legislature. AB5, as the bill is known, passed the House in May and is currently being debated in the Senate....
23:52 2019-07-16

Google’s new password security upgrade might work best on the Pixel 4 Google has a brand new security feature that every Android user out there should be using, as long as they operate devices with built-in fingerprint sensors running at least Android 7. But what’s exciting is that the feature will really shine once the Pixel 4 launches, as Google’s device...
05:00 2019-08-14

Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
01:52 2019-07-17

Google will work with LGBTQ+ groups on harassment policies In the wake of YouTube's controversial decision not to pull videos containing homophobic and racist attacks, Google CEO Sundar Pichai wrote an internal email acknowledging that "the LGBTQ+ community has felt a lot of pain and frustration over recent......
10:39 2019-06-13

Google Maps now allows commuters to see a preview of their drive to and from work If you drive back and forth to work every day, you might have noticed a notification on your Android phone from Google Maps that gives you a heads up about your upcoming journey. Even before you get behind the wheel, the notification lets you know how long the drive should take and whether it will b...
20:52 2019-05-28

E3 2019: Video games take a cue from Netflix, but can Google and cloud games score? At next week's Electronic Entertainment Expo, the focus is on cloud gaming and upcoming video games such as 'Doom' and 'Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order.'        ...
18:52 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Trump calls for inquiry into Google's work with China U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday his administration would investigate whether Alphabet Inc's Google supports the Chinese government, following accusations that a company official refuted hours later at a Senate hearing....
03:13 2019-07-17

White House: Google’s work in China is not a security risk Earlier this month, Facebook board member and billionaire investor Peter Thiel accused Google of working with China's government. Today, The Wall Street Journal reports that Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that he and President Trump have no n......
23:13 2019-07-24

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's killing Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
12:52 2019-06-20

Far-right AfD 'complicit' in German pro-migrant politician's murder Senior members of Angela Merkel's CDU have criticized the "hate and incitement" circulated by the far-right AfD, saying it is partly to blame for the death of pro-immigration politician Walter Lübcke....
21:26 2019-06-19

U.S. places sanctions on Maduro’s son, Nicolasito, says he is ‘complicit’ Maduro's son has been involved in propaganda and censorship, has profited from Venezuelan mines, and helped pressure the military to keep humanitarian aid out of the country, the Treasury Department said....
05:00 2019-06-29

Google's Stadia Controller Won't Work Support Bluetooth Headsets at Launch Googles Stadia controllers would not work with Bluetooth headsets at launch, and the users will have to plug in a set of wired headphones into the controller's 3.5mm jack....
15:39 2019-07-19

Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple Could Face Antitrust Investigations. How Do Those Work? Four of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech firms — Google, Amazon, Facebook and Apple — could face antitrust investigations from the Trump Administration and Congress. After unusual negotiations on the subject, the Federal Trade Commission agreed to handle any potential investigations i...
20:13 2019-06-05

Treasury Secretary Finds No Security Concerns With Google Work in China Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said he and President Trump have found no national-security concerns about work Google is doing in China, a rebuke of claims made by billionaire Peter Thiel....
17:00 2019-07-24

Google says its app store will continue to work for existing Huawei smartphone owners Google said today that existing users of Huawei Android devices can continue to use Google Play app store, offering some relief to tens of millions of users worldwide even as it remains unclear if the Chinese tech giant will be able to use the fully-functioning version of Android in its future pho...
14:39 2019-05-21

Google, Microsoft work together for a year to figure out new type of Windows flaw Enlarge (credit: Marco Verch / Flickr) One of the more notable features of Google Project Zero's (GPZ) security research has been its 90-day disclosure policy. In general, vendors are given 90 days to address issues found by GPZ, after which the flaws will be publicly disclosed. But sometimes unde...
15:00 2019-05-21

Media company used an ingenious method to catch Google copying its work "red-handed" Have you ever done a Google Search for the lyrics to a specific song? A company called Genius Media Group wants you to click the link from Search to its own app. However, as reported yesterday by The Wall Street Journal, Genius is miffed at the Alphabet unit claiming that the traffic to its site is ...
22:00 2019-06-17

Bigotry makes politicians ‘complicit in the violence that follows’ : UN independent experts Responding to the mass shootings in Texas and Ohio on Saturday, a group of independent UN experts has called out the “increased use of divisive language”, as well as attempts to marginalise racial, ethnic and religious minorities”, by some politicians and leaders....
00:26 2019-08-08

U.N. urges sanctions on Myanmar army businesses, says foreign partners could be complicit United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar, and said foreign firms doing business with them could be complicit in international crimes....
16:26 2019-08-05

Walmart employees call for walkout over gun sales Employees troubled by Walmart’s decision to continue to sell firearms, even after a mass shooting in one of it In the wake of the weekend’s deadly shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, a pair of Walmart employees are joining a number of gun control advocates, questioning the retail chain’s sale of guns and ammunition and encouraging other employees to join in their protest. Thomas Marshall, 23, a Wa...
12:39 2019-08-08

Nancy Pelosi Says Facebook's Policy Toward Faked Video Shows It Is Complicit in Political Meddling Last week, a manipulated video of Nancy Pelosi went viral, slowed down so the House Speaker’s words were slurred, giving off an appearance of intoxication. Facebook left the video up, albeit alongside a message indicating the video is manipulated and lowering its reach. On Wednesday, Pelosi made he...
18:13 2019-05-30

Businesses 'want quantum computing now' Quantum computing is rapidly becoming one of the most in-demand technologies for businesses looking to take a step into the future, new research has found.A study from Fujitsu found that 70 percent of businesses are looking to quantum computing to help provide a welcome upgrade in computing power.Th...
20:52 2019-05-22

How to implement edge computing Red Hat's Jaromir Coufal explains the three major adoption patterns emerging in edge computing and offers advice for implementing it within your company....
19:26 2019-08-13

US Customs says traveler images exposed in cyberattack The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travelers — which it presumably collected at points of entry — have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack....
00:39 2019-06-11

Images of travellers exposed in cyberattack, U.S. Customs says The U.S. Customs and Border Protection service says images of travellers -- which it presumably collected at points of entry -- have been exposed in a malicious cyberattack....
00:13 2019-06-11

Mexico says organized crime present at ports, customs Mexico’s president is acknowledging that organized crime gangs are in control of certain customs stations and ports and vows that his government is working to fix that...
21:26 2019-08-12

India Imposes Higher Customs Duty On 28 US Products India on Saturday announced a hike in customs duties on as many as 28 US products, including almond, pulses and walnut, in response to higher tariffs imposed by Washington on Indian products like......
19:26 2019-06-15

Germany's largest ever cocaine shipment seized by customs Nearly €1 billion worth of cocaine has been seized in the German port city of Hamburg. More than 4,200 packages in 211 sports bags were discovered in a freight container which shippers claimed were full of soybeans....
07:13 2019-08-03

German customs seizes $1.1 billion worth of cocaine German customs authorities say they have seized nearly 5 tons of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay, a haul with an estimated street value of nearly $1.1 billion....
18:39 2019-08-02

| German customs seize record 4.5 tons of cocaine Germany's customs service said Friday it had seized a 4.5 ton cocaine shipment, the country's largest ever, with an estimated street value of 1bn euros ($1.1bn)....
22:13 2019-08-02

German customs seizes illegal US firearm accessories German customs officers have stopped a shipment of illegal weapons accessories from the US to Austria. German law forbids equipment designed to make firearms more accurate and thus more dangerous....
21:00 2019-06-07

How Qualcomm is ushering in the age of edge computing As the cloud computing age approaches an end, developers are seeing the major benefits of moving from centralized computing processes to decentralized ones.Read More...
04:39 2019-06-20

Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs If you were wondering why it can be risky for governments to collect traveler images en masse on connected systems... well, here's why. US Customs and Border Protection has confirmed that hackers stole traveler images from a subcontractor, including......
02:39 2019-06-11

Computers coming back online after Customs outage at U.S. airports U.S. Customs and Border Protection said its computers were coming back online and travelers were being processed after a nationwide computer outage earlier on Friday at U.S. airports....
07:26 2019-08-17

China May copper imports fall 10.9% on prior month: customs China's unwrought copper imports fell 10.9% from the previous month to 361,000 tonnes in May, according to official customs data, in a bearish sign for economic growth in the world's top consumer of the metal....
08:52 2019-06-10

Centre To Earn Rs 25,000 Crore From Customs, Excise Duties Hike The government will earn a net Rs 25,000 crore from the increase in customs and excise duty on a host of products, including cigarettes, while the surcharge on super-rich would help garner additional......
20:13 2019-07-05

US customs outage delays thousands of travelers in airports across country Social media posts show serious congestion as ‘temporary’ issue affects hubs including JFK and LAXThousands of travelers at US airports faced delays late on Friday because of an outage of US Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) processing systems, officials said.The outage has already caused major ...
01:26 2019-08-17

US Customs data breach sees traveler information stolen US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has confirmed that tens of thousands of images of travelers and license plates have been stolen in a data breach raising concerns over how the US government handles the security of its subcontractors.At the end of May, an official at the agency learned that a f...
21:39 2019-06-11

US customs agents seize rat meat at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport CHICAGO — Officials say U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport thwarted a man’s attempt to import several pounds of African rat meat. Customs spokesman Steve Bansbach said Tuesday that the man declared the 32 pounds of meat on June 26 wh...
13:13 2019-07-03

Thousands of endangered animals seized in widespread customs operation The World Customs Organization and Interpol conducted nearly 2,000 seizures in June in a historic joint-operation that helped local authorities round up nearly 10,000 live turtles and tortoises, nearly 1,500 live reptiles, 23 live apes, 30 live big cats, hundreds of pieces of elephant tusk, half a t...
20:39 2019-07-11

Diversion of customs agents slows Global Entry interviews WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration’s decision to shift some Customs and Border Protection agents to the southern border is leading the agency to cancel some interviews for the Global Entry traveler-screening program. Travel-industry groups have expressed concern that the move will hurt...
04:00 2019-06-22

Customs computer system crash causes nationwide airport delays “#CustomsApocalypse.” The US Customs and Border Protection agency’s computer system experienced a nationwide shutdown Friday — causing major delays and massive lines at airports. “This is really a big deal,” wrote one Twitter user. “Arriving passengers to be proce...
04:13 2019-08-17

Beyond the PC: Lenovo's ambitious plan for the future of computing Lenovo is a leading PC manufacturer, a top-five player in the server market and has recently returned its smartphone group to profit. Here's where the company is going next....
15:13 2019-05-21

JPMorgan Years Away From Seeing Quantum-Computing Dividends The bank sees potential in using quantum computing as a way to significantly speed up financial calculations, but it is still years away from deploying the technology....
11:39 2019-06-12

Cloudflare wants to protect the internet from quantum computing Quantum computing has the potential to revolutionize health care, AI, financial modeling, weather simulation and more. It's also going to shake up encryption as we know it. Without advances in post-quantum cryptography, quantum computing could make i......
04:13 2019-06-22

'Unprecedented' 3D magnetic interactions could change computing The field of spintronics, or spin electronics, uses an electron's spin and its magnetic movement to encode instructions and other data. It's sometimes seen as an alternative to electronics, which relies on the electron's charge to encode data. While......
02:13 2019-06-04

'Malicious cyber attack' exposes travelers' photos, says US customs agency Breach to a US Customs and Border Protection subcontractor has renewed concerns about facial recognition technologyA US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data breach has exposed travelers’ photos and license plate information, renewing concerns about expanded facial recognition and federal surveil...
02:00 2019-06-11

China bans all meat from Canada alleging forged customs certificates The Chinese government has announced a suspension on imported meat products from Canada over claims of forged customs documents, the latest sign of deteriorating relations between the two countries....
19:52 2019-06-27

Customs officers barred from randomly checking papers on domestic flights Customs officers must inform passengers on domestic flights that ID checks are voluntary after reaching a court settlement in an ACLU lawsuit.        ...
19:26 2019-07-11

UK government wants to settle second Brexit vote, customs issues quickly: spokesman British Prime Minister Theresa May's government wants to resolve swiftly the issues of whether to hold a second Brexit referendum and what type of post-Brexit customs relationship to have, May's political spokesman said on Tuesday ....
19:39 2019-05-21

Customs officials seize ship involved in $1B Philadelphia cocaine bust U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it seized a cargo ship from which authorities removed $1 billion worth of cocaine in a bust last month at a port in Philadelphia....
03:52 2019-07-10

Research: Multicloud deployment becomes new default for enterprise computing A recent TechRepublic Premium poll shows that 69 percent of respondents currently use or plan to use services from multiple cloud vendors in the next 12 months....
18:39 2019-07-01

When Quantum Computing Meets AI: Smarter Digital Assistants and More Quantum computing’s processing power could significantly improve artificial-intelligence systems within about five years, experts and business leaders say....
10:52 2019-05-24

AI can simulate quantum systems without massive computing power It's difficult to simulate quantum physics, as the computing demand grows exponentially the more complex the quantum system gets -- even a supercomputer might not be enough. AI might come to the rescue, though. Researchers have developed a computat......
02:52 2019-07-06

The father of modern computing: Alan Turing's legacy Personal life and substantial works of face of new £50 note have only recently been properly appreciatedAlan Turing to feature on new £50 noteAlan Turing, the face of the new £50 note, is recognised as a key figure in Britain’s codebreaking efforts at Bletchley Park during the second world war, a ma...
22:39 2019-07-15

Nvidia will support Arm hardware for high-performance computing At the International Supercomputing Conference, Nvidia announced its intention to support Arm-based chips with its "full stack" of hardware and sofware.Read More...
12:39 2019-06-17

Deploying technology that makes sense: End-user computing End-user computing (EUC) is used to securely deliver and manage desktops, applications, & data -- and amplify your org's creativity and collaboration.Read More...
15:52 2019-08-20

Managing the multicloud: How to manage the new default for enterprise computing The ZDNet and TechRepublic special feature about multicloud looks at managing multiple cloud providers, how to play them off each other, and what vendors and tools can help you manage multiple clouds....
21:00 2019-07-01

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated networks of spiking neurons, bringing new hope for ...
08:39 2019-07-01

Why HPE sees memory-driven computing as an answer to Moore's Law Purpose-built computing accelerators are being developed to gain higher performance, though memory-driven computing can be used to accelerate the accelerators....
21:13 2019-06-03

Boosting computing power for the future of particle physics A new machine learning technology tested by an international team of scientists including MIT Assistant Professor Philip Harris and postdoc Dylan Rankin, both of the Laboratory for Nuclear Science, can spot specific particle signatures among an ocean of Large Hadron Collider (LHC) data in the blink ...
02:26 2019-08-20

We’ll work with cities, even when provinces won’t work with Ottawa: Trudeau He says his government has a plan to deal with climate change and that politicians of all stripes mustn't close their eyes to what is happening around them....
18:52 2019-05-31

Work Advice: New job means having to make new work friends Usually, finding “our people” at work takes weeks and months of daily proximity and small talk, borrowing staplers and awkwardly sipping sodas at work-sponsored social events....
09:26 2019-08-17

German customs seize 4.5 tons of cocaine disguised as soybeans, worth $1.1 billion German customs announced they have confiscated a record-high 4.5 tons (nearly 5 U.S. tons) of cocaine in a container shipped from Uruguay after suspicions arose Friday—a haul with an estimated street value of  almost 1 billion euros ($1.1 billion)....
18:26 2019-08-02

U.S. Customs system is back online after shutdown caused major delays at airports The U.S. Customs and Border Protection's processing system is back online after a nationwide computer shutdown caused major delays Friday.       ...
18:39 2019-08-17

Intel shows off its vision for ‘the next wave of computing’ at Computex 2019 Intel has certainly been busy at Computex 2019, and while many companies have been showing off their latest gadgets at the event in Taiwan, Intel has its eyes firmly fixed on the future.At its Technology Open House event at Computex, the company highlighted its top five innovations which it says wil...
15:39 2019-05-29

Generating high-quality single photons for quantum computing MIT researchers have designed a way to generate, at room temperature, more single photons for carrying quantum information. The design, they say, holds promise for the development of practical quantum computers. Quantum emitters generate photons that can be detected one at a time. Consumer quantu...
17:39 2019-05-21

Intel integrates new FPGA into HPE servers for computing-intensive markets The high-performance card is designed to accelerate workloads like streaming analytics, media transcoding, financial technology and network security....
22:13 2019-08-05

AI, quantum computing and 5G could make criminals more dangerous than ever, warn police Law enforcement needs to be innovative and act now in order to keep face with near future criminal threats, warns 'Do criminals dream of electric sheep' paper....
17:26 2019-07-19

BMW, Tencent to open computing center in China for self-driving cars German automaker BMW and Chinese online gaming giant Tencent Holdings are teaming up to launch a computing center in China that will help develop self-driving cars in the world’s biggest auto market, the companies said on Friday....
08:13 2019-07-19

Physics breakthrough should solve quantum computing’s dead cat problem A team of Yale researchers just blew the lid off one of quantum computing’s biggest problems: the unpredictability of qubits. In what’s being dubbed “a beautiful experiment,” the team discovered how to catch an artificial atom in mid “quantum jump,” and interfere with its outcome. Schrodinger’s cat ...
01:26 2019-06-04

Alan Turing, Computing Pioneer, Will Be Honored on Britain’s £50 Note During his lifetime, the mathematician and computer pioneer’s reputation was overshadowed by a conviction under Britain’s Victorian laws against homosexuality, and his war work remained a secret until decades later....
16:52 2019-07-15

Scientists send light through 2D crystal layer in quantum computing leap Physicists in Europe have managed to send light through a two-dimensional crystal layer, a breakthrough that provides a semiconducting platform for quantum computing....
21:13 2019-07-23

Neighbors form a human chain around a Tennessee family as Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents tried to arrest a man (WSMV) Neighbors formed a human chain in support of a Nashville, Tennessee family Monday, as ICE agents tried to serve an arrest warrant at their home. Agents were there to arrest the father, who had been waiting inside of his car for hours with a 12-year-old boy. Eventually, neighbors shielded the ...
12:39 2019-07-24

Quantum leap from Australian research promises super-fast computing power ‘Ruthlessly systematic’ research achieves qubit communication 200 times faster than ever beforeAn Australian research team led by the renowned quantum physicist Prof Michelle Simmons has announced a major breakthrough in quantum computing, which researchers hope could lead to much greater computing ...
22:39 2019-07-18

Border Patrol apprehensions along southern border fall for first time in 2019 After a record-setting run where more Central Americans were entering the U.S., their numbers fell in June, representing a possible summer slowdown.        ...
01:00 2019-07-10

Ebola: Rwanda-DRC border open amid outbreak in border city Hours after a third case of Ebola was reported in the Congolese border town of Goma, a Rwandan minister said the country's border with the DRC had been closed. Rwanda's Health Ministry later denied the closure....
21:52 2019-08-01

Ocasio-Cortez allegedly screamed at border agents during recent trip to southern border: report Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., allegedly screamed at Customs and Border Protection agents "in a threatening manner" during a recent visit to a southern border facility in Texas, according to a report — after she made the explosive claim that women being held at at least one facility are bein...
15:26 2019-07-02

Border Patrol searches have increased on Greyhound, other buses far from border ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Mercedes Phelan was confused last April when Border Patrol agents boarded the Greyhound bus she was riding in Pennsylvania and asked her if she was a citizen. Ten months later, when she says they asked the same thing on an Amtrak train in Syracuse, N.Y., she was mad. A border patr...
09:52 2019-06-06

Border South review: slow train to US border purgatory Raúl Pastrana’s compassionate film rides with a Nicaraguan migrant trying to cross into America, and a US researcher seeking traces of others who never made it Documentaries about migrants have become a thriving subgenre, thanks to an abundance of subjects crossing the globe. Rarely are they present...
22:00 2019-06-08

Border Patrol Council VP slams Ocasio-Cortez's 'disgusting' comparison of border facilities to 'concentration camps' The vice president of the National Border Patrol Council (NBPC) slammed Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for comparing border facilities to concentration camps....
19:26 2019-06-18

A Summer Camp on the Border, Where the Border Crisis Feels Far Away These teenagers, many the children of migrants, are growing up in the shadow of a national conversation about immigration. They feel the stereotypes. But at camp, “it’s way different.”...
21:00 2019-08-17

Best DDoS protection of 2019 In October 2016 DNS provider Dyn was hit by a major DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack by an army of IoT devices which had been hacked specially for the purpose. Over 14,000 domains using Dyn's services were overwhlemed and became unreachable including big names like Amazon, HBO, and P...
16:52 2019-07-18

Do You Really Need a Sunscreen With Blue Light Protection? Choosing the best sunscreen is already a daunting task, what with the myriad of confusing SPF options, sprays, sticks, and lotions, mineral versus chemical, water-resistant or sheer, and so on. The task has only been made more confusing in the past few years as new (and often expensive) sunscreens h...
14:52 2019-08-09

Lock in a lifetime of VPN protection for only $39 today KeepSolid has been around for five years — and coupled with industry plaudits from outlets like Software Informer, Laptop Review Pro and the venerable PC Mag, they’ve become a trusted name in that occasionally untrustworthy business. Now, you can land a lifetime of KeepSolid VPN Unlimited protection...
14:26 2019-08-06

Wear Ear Protection When Soothing Your Screaming Baby Babies cry. It’s a feature, not a bug. Sure, we all know this before getting into the whole parenthood thing, but I don’t think any experience—being seated next to a tiny screamer on an airplane, holding a shrieking nephew as his bottle is prepped, or even living above an infant in full sleep-traini...
06:13 2019-07-04

"Progress, Environment Protection Possible Together": Prakash Javadekar Protection of the five elements of nature and simultaneous progress will be the guiding principle at the Environment Ministry, said Prakash Javadekar....
16:01 2019-06-01

DA: Gay couples shouldn't get domestic violence protection A Tennessee district attorney is facing calls for an investigation after saying gay people shouldn't receive domestic violence protections, arguing that such laws are designed to protect the "sanctity of marriage."...
23:26 2019-06-06

AOC-obsessed man violated order of protection: cops Police are on the hunt for a DC man obsessed with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after he allegedly violated an order of protection and descended on her Queens office building for the second time in a month, law enforcement sources said Thursday. Sources say Douala Hashi, 31, violated an order of pro...
18:52 2019-06-27

Google takes another stab at Google Glass, updates the AR headsets for business customers Google improved the specs on the Glass for business. The search company gave the smart glasses an updated camera and better battery life.        ...
19:52 2019-05-21

Xbox vs Google Stadia: Bad News for Google, slow broadband is already a huge disadvantage Eurogamer and Broadband Genie has found slow broadband is set to prevent many gamers from enjoying the new Google Stadia game streaming service. And it could already prove to be a killer blow for the tech giant....
03:13 2019-06-23

Apple and Google temporarily stop listening to Siri and OK Google queries Enlarge / An Apple Watch Nike+ Series 4. (credit: Getty Images | Wachiwit) Apple workers have stopped listening to Siri queries worldwide, the company said this week. Apple plans to bring back human reviews of Siri voice recordings at some unspecified date, but the company said it will only review...
00:26 2019-08-03

Millions of Business Listings on Google Maps Are Fake---and Google Profits Millions of pushpins on Google Maps point to false business addresses created by firms pretending to be nearby. Some are fibbing to get your business. Others are posted by predators seeing what they can take....
20:13 2019-06-20

This week’s dead Google product is Google Trips, may it rest in peace Google Trips! Get a good look at it while it is still around. [credit: Ron Amadeo ] Google's wild ride of service shutdowns never stops. Next up on the chopping block is Google Trips, a tri...
13:26 2019-06-06

Google admits partners leaked more than 1,000 private conversations with Google Assistant Google on Wednesday admitted that partners who work to analyze voice snippets collected when people talk to the Google Assistant were leaked to a Belgian press outlet....
20:52 2019-07-11

'What is Google Scholar?': What you need to know about Google's database for students, researchers, and other curious minds Reuters Google Scholar is a searchable database of scholarly literature. It connects users with studies and journal articles, but that doesn't always mean you have free and full access to those articles. You might need a membership to read the full versions. Google Scholar can be a valuable researc...
00:01 2019-06-04

Google Pixel 4 Leak Tips 90Hz Display, Exclusive Google Assistant Features A new leak claims that the Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL will come with a 90Hz display and might serve as debut phones for some exclusive Google Assistant features....
18:39 2019-08-08

Google workers listen to your “OK Google” queries—one of them leaked recordings Enlarge / The Google Home Mini, the original Google Home, and the Google Home Max. (credit: Google) Google today defended its practice of having workers listen to users' Google Assistant queries, following the leak of 1,000 voice recordings to a media outlet. Google also said it will try to prev...
01:52 2019-07-12

Google admits over 1,000 private Google Home recordings were leaked More than 1,000 private conversations recorded by Google Home devices have been leaked after it was revealed that Google lets human subcontractors listen to and transcribe recordings....
20:39 2019-07-12

Google reveals that over 1,000 Google Assistant audio recordings were leaked Smart devices have changed the face of privacy forever. Telling people that you believed someone was listening to you at all times used to be cause for concern, but when everyone has a phone in their pocket and a computer on the desk and an Amazon Echo or a Google Home in their living room, it&rsquo...
00:26 2019-07-12

How to add your business to Google and get it displayed on Google Maps for customers to find Reuters When you add a business to Google, you can immediately help your business bring in new customers and new streams of revenue. Once you've signed up for a Google "My Business" account, it should be easy to add a Google listing for your business. However, verification can take a couple weeks,...
02:39 2019-07-10

Whistle Go Explore review: GPS-powered puppy protection I'm happy to say that I've never come close to losing Ellie, my beloved nine-year-old chocolate Labrador. But that doesn't mean I haven't occasionally had a moment of panic thinking about how truly terrible that would be. For years, the default prote......
17:13 2019-08-07

Dubai's Princess Haya Wants Protection From City's Ruler. She's Not First An ongoing international custody battle between Dubai's ruler and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces......
11:39 2019-08-01

Argentina Supreme court upholds glacier protection law Argentina’s Supreme Court has upheld the country’s glacier protection law, rejecting an effort by mining giant Barrick Gold Corp. to have it declared unconstitutional...
23:26 2019-06-04

Helmet tour: Seeking safest possible head protection There probably never will be a perfect football helmet. That doesn't mean manufacturers won't chase that goal.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Madhya Pradesh "Godman" Threatens To Kill Himself Over Cow Protection Job A self-styled godman has threatened to commit suicide outside Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath's house in Bhopal on Monday if he is not appointed as the chairman of the state's Cow Protection......
00:00 2019-08-19

Ex-Kolkata Mayor, Who Joined BJP, Seeks Police Protection Former Kolkata Mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who recently joined the BJP, wrote to Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma on Sunday requesting him to deploy security personnel to "avert any untoward......
17:13 2019-08-18

Motor racing: IndyCar to use 'Aeroscreen' cockpit protection IndyCar will use an "Aeroscreen" to provide cockpit protection from next season, with the Red Bull Advanced Technologies-designed system giving cars a jet fighter appearance, the U.S. open wheel series announced on Friday....
23:13 2019-05-24

Pamplona bull-run festival steps up protection for women More police on duty as tourists descend on Spanish town to watch bulls and partyOne man was gored and two sustained head injuries during the first run of the week-long San Fermín running of the bulls festival in Pamplona, northern Spain, on Saturday. The injuries were not life-threatening.During the...
14:26 2019-07-07

Flower-Delivery Company FTD Files for Bankruptcy Protection Flower-delivery firm FTD filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and agreed to sell certain assets as it pays down debt and implements strategic initiatives....
10:13 2019-06-03

Mexican media call for more protection after three killings in a week Journalists say blame lies in ‘grey zone’ between organised crime and authoritiesJournalists in Mexico have said the new government is failing to protect them after three reporters were murdered in less than a week.Jorge Ruiz Vázquez, a reporter with the Gráfico de Xalapa newspaper, was the latest v...
11:39 2019-08-05

Forum used by extremists loses protection over mass shootings Controversial image board 8chan, which has been used to celebrate mass shootings in the US and New Zealand, has been abandoned by a firm designed to protect websites from digital attacks....
20:13 2019-08-05

Brazil to add digital data protection to fundamental rights A proposal has been approved to put protection of personal information in digital platforms in the individual guarantees secured by the constitution....
19:13 2019-07-08

US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East for 'protection' against Iran Both President Trump and the Pentagon stressed that they were not seeking to engage in a military conflict with Iran. Trump has been trying to pressure Tehran into negotiating a new nuclear deal....
04:39 2019-05-25

Consumer Malware Protection Test March 2019 We released our Consumer Malware Protection Test. Any samples that have not been detected e.g. on-access are executed on the test system. A false alarm test is also included....
14:33 2019-05-21

FTD files for bankruptcy protection, but flower deliveries will continue FTD has filed for bankruptcy protection, as it prepares to sell off pieces of the company and to deal with its debt.        ...
23:39 2019-06-03

Brazil conglomerate Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed for bankruptcy protection on Monday, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) in debt, according to a statement....
00:00 2019-06-18

Journalists in Haiti demand protection after reporter killed Attacks against journalists in Haiti are escalating, and the slaying of a radio reporter has prompted media organizations to renew demands that police protect them and give them space to work....
21:39 2019-06-11

Saudi seeks oil supply protection as U.S and Iran face off Saudi Arabia called for swift action to secure Gulf energy supplies, after the United States blamed Iran for attacks on two oil tankers in a vital oil shipping route that have raised fears of broader confrontation in the region....
19:13 2019-06-15

What is edge computing? Here's why the edge matters and where it's headed Very small, prefabricated data centers are starting to compete against colocation facilities, cloud service providers, and even on-premises IT deployments. Edge computing could either redistribute the enterprise market or scramble it all up....
18:26 2019-08-09

Google tests new feature that will stop you from telling someone to "Google it" Spotted by Android Police, the beta version of the Google Search app has received an update that includes a new way to share search results. So let's say you're having a bar stool argument with someone over the ten top homerun hitters in baseball history. You say that Alex Rodriguez topped Willie Ma...
23:52 2019-06-20

Court Extends Protection From Arrest To Chidambarams Till August 23 A Delhi court on Friday extended the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the ED....
22:52 2019-08-09

Firefox's latest privacy updates strengthen tracking protection Firefox is rolling out an "Enhanced Tracking Protection" feature today that will block a list of over a thousand third-party trackers compiled by Disconnect, an open-source anti-tracking tool. New users of the browser who are downloading it for the f......
18:13 2019-06-04

Inquest slams lack of protection in London Bridge attack England’s chief coroner has criticized the lack of barriers to protect pedestrians on London Bridge at the end of a lengthy inquest into the killing of eight people during an extremist attack two years ago...
20:00 2019-06-28

One migrant child reported dead or missing every day, UN calls for more protection Around 1,600 children were reported dead or missing between 2014 and 2018 – an average of almost one every day – but many more go unrecorded, a new UN report revealed on Friday....
21:52 2019-06-28

France seeks jobs protection if Renault and Fiat merge France's finance minister has insisted that car making jobs in his country must be protected in the event of a proposed €36bn (£32bn) mega-merger between French firm Renault and Italian-American rival Fiat Chrysler....
15:13 2019-05-28

Dubai princess seeks forced marriage protection order The estranged sixth wife of the ruler of Dubai, Princess Haya bint al-Hussein, applied in a London court Tuesday for a forced marriage protection order....
22:13 2019-07-31

Germany: 1.8 million people sought humanitarian protection in 2018 Germany's Central Register of Foreigners registered 1.8 million people seeking protection in 2018. Most of those who had protection status came from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan....
12:52 2019-07-18

Sex, drugs, and self-harm: Where 20 years of child online protection law went wrong Two decades after Congress tried to wall off the worst of the Internet in hopes of protecting the privacy and innocence of children, the ramparts lie in ruins....
16:26 2019-06-13

Dubai’s Princess Haya wants protection from the glitzy city’s ruler. She’s not the first. A custody battle between Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum and one of his wives has undermined the deliberately cultivated image of the city as a playground for Western tourists that embraces modern sensibilities....
03:52 2019-08-01

New York fashion grandee Barneys files for bankruptcy protection U.S. department store operator and fashionista favorite Barneys New York Inc filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday and put itself up for sale, underscoring how even luxury retailers are struggling to freshen their image and compete with online rivals....
21:26 2019-08-06

The Brutality and Delicacy of Samurai Armor: Superior Protection with a God-like Aesthetic The Samurai class was officially dissolved over 150 years ago. Nonetheless, the warriors’ elaborate armor is still recognized globally as an iconic emblem of Japanese military strength and virtue. The samurai were an elite group of strictly trained and well-armored soldiers – even the horses were ar...
20:39 2019-05-21

German environment minister: No more 'soapbox speeches' on climate protection The Fridays for Future youth movement has piled on the pressure; in Germany, politicians are debating a carbon tax. DW spoke with Environment Minister Svenja Schulze about whether climate protection efforts are enough....
14:52 2019-07-13

Consumer Real-World Protection Test Factsheet Feb-Mar 2019 The first factsheet results (for February/March) of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available! The full results will be published in June....
14:33 2019-05-21

Rebel Lawmakers Claim "Threat" To Life, Seek Protection The rebel Karnataka MLAs who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, Seeking protection from their Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
04:26 2019-07-10

French child protection group urges Epstein investigation A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of Jeffrey Epstein, the U.S. financier found dead in an apparent suicide while being held on sex-trafficking charges....
14:52 2019-08-13

Consumer Real-World Protection Test February-May 2019 The first half-year results of the ongoing Consumer Real-World Protection Test are now available!https://www.av-comparatives.org/tests/real-world-protection-test-february-may-2019/...
16:00 2019-06-17

Beijing mega-airport to use Israeli runway protection system Israel's Xsight Systems said on Wednesday that its hazard detection technology will be installed on runways of a new mega-airport in China scheduled to open later this year....
15:52 2019-06-19

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party to rule in any state. They are destroying......
14:13 2019-07-08

Germany's Muslims demand better protection amid increased threats Germany's Muslims feel increasingly threatened after a number of recent bomb scares at mosques. Now, the heads of the country's leading Muslim associations want the government to take protective action....
05:26 2019-07-25

Trudeau announces $11.4 million in flood protection funding for Fredericton The federal money is meant to help the New Brunswick capital better protect key transportation systems and municipal infrastructure so essential services can continue during floods....
12:39 2019-08-16

Brazil court accepts Odebrecht bankruptcy protection filing RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — A Brazilian court says it has accepted a petition from construction giant Odebrecht to undergo bankruptcy protection while it restructures its debts. The Sao Paulo state 1st Court of Bankruptcy and Judicial Recovery said in a statement posted on its website Tuesday that a plan ...
18:26 2019-06-18

P Chidambaram, Son Karti Granted Protection From Arrest Till August 1 A Delhi court Thursday extended till August 1 the interim protection from arrest granted to former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in the Aircel-Maxis cases by the CBI and the ED....
08:00 2019-05-30

Ollie wins ruling on union protection in fight over firing The arbitrator in the dispute between UConn and Kevin Ollie has ruled that the former basketball coach is protected by a union contract when it comes to the standard the school must meet in proving his firing was justified....
16:13 2019-08-14

Extra protection sought for certain lawmakers after Trump's comments about 'squad' EXCLUSIVE – House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Bennie G. Thompson, D-Miss., was seeking extra protection for members of Congress on Monday after President Trump’s tweets and remarks about the progressive “squad.”...
04:26 2019-07-16

Researchers call for protection of chimpanzees living in 'forest ghettos' The DNA of chimpanzees is a 98% match for that of humans, but the animals we share so much with are shrinking in numbers. A group of researchers are demanding that chimpanzees be protected before it is too late....
06:13 2019-06-05

Bullied teen who stabbed classmate had switchblade for ‘protection’: lawyers The bullied Bronx teen charged with fatally stabbing a classmate and wounding another had a switchblade on him that day for “protection,” his lawyers claimed Friday. Christopher Lynn painted client Abel Cedeno as the real victim of the 2017 attack at Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation i...
06:39 2019-06-29

Lesbian Couple In UP Village Seeks Police Protection To Get Married A lesbian couple in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district has sought police protection after their families opposed their decision to get married and allegedly threatened them of dire consequences, an......
14:13 2019-06-20

Thai activist rejects police offer of conditional protection A Thai pro-democracy activist who was attacked and left unconscious on a Bangkok sidewalk says he will refuse an offer of police protection that would require him to stop political activities...
12:13 2019-07-09

IndyCar Will Use This Sleek 'Aeroscreen' for Cockpit Protection Starting Next Year Moves to at least partially close the cockpit in series like IndyCar and Formula One are long overdue, given the injuries and fatalities associated with leaving drivers’ heads wide open. But F1 finally mandated head protection with a “halo” in 2018, and IndyCar will be next—with a device called the ...
21:26 2019-05-24

Sun Capital-Backed Restaurants Unlimited Files For Bankruptcy Protection The Seattle-based owner of Kincaid’s, Palomino and Henry’s Tavern said it plans to put itself up for sale as part of the proceedings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Wilmington, Del....
22:26 2019-07-08

Flocking offers birds protection, aerodynamic advantages, scientists say Scientists reveal a new understanding of why and how birds flock, based on the mechanics of four shorebirds of varying sizes, in a study published Tuesday....
17:39 2019-06-04

Wife allegedly gunned down Army husband days after he got protection order An Alabama woman is charged with fatally shooting her Army sergeant husband just days after he obtained an emergency protection of abuse order against her, alleging she was “very mentally ill” and unstable. Brittnay Ryals Paonessa, 27, is accused of gunning down Brandyn Lloyd Paonessa on Thursday in...
18:52 2019-06-17

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that grants protection for Dreamers. The bill would guarantee that undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. as children would not be deported. Democrats voted unanimously for the bill and seven republicans voted in favor of this legislation...
09:52 2019-06-06

JC Penney vendors receive letters offering credit risk protection The buzzards are circling JC Penney. Vendors of the struggling department store have recently received letters from financial institutions, including JPMorgan, offering credit risk protection for their JC Penney receivables, or the money the department store chain owes them for their goods. These so...
08:52 2019-06-01

House passes bill that would block enforcement of new SEC investor protection rule One of the amendments attached to an appropriations bill would prohibit the Securities and Exchange Commission from implementing and enforcing its "Regulation Best Interest."...
20:26 2019-06-27

UN Security Council calls for protection of persons with disabilities in conflict zones The Security Council on Thursday adopted its first-ever resolution calling on UN Member States and warring parties to protect persons with disabilities in conflict situations and to ensure they have access to justice, basic services and unimpeded humanitarian assistance....
05:26 2019-06-21

Top Court Agrees To Hear BJP Leader's Plea Seeking Protection From Arrest The Supreme Court on Wednesday took note of violence during Lok Sabha polls in West Bengal and agreed to hear the plea of BJP candidate from Barrackpore seat seeking protection from arrest in several......
10:39 2019-05-22

German daycares under police protection after plans to stop serving pork Two Leipzig daycare centers reversed moves to remove pork from the menu after the plans sparked a nationwide debate. The heated responses prompted police to park patrol cars outside to protect against "possible dangers."...
00:52 2019-07-24

Singapore hopes to groom data protection officers with training framework Government agency responsible for data protection legislation has released a competency framework and skills roadmap detailing skillsets data protection officers need, and expects more than 500 such professionals to benefit from a year-long pilot training programme....
23:00 2019-07-17

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the places where they live, across the world. ...
18:13 2019-08-16

German data protection agency criticizes Austrian Ibiza video A German data protection agency has suggested German media outlets were wrong to publish video that exposed Heinz-Christian Strache's allegedly corrupt intentions....
14:39 2019-05-21

New UN-Syrian Action Plan signals an 'important day' for child protection, says UN envoy The top UN official charged with representing the interests of children caught up in armed conflict, has signed a landmark new agreement on child protection with the Force Commander of a main Syrian opposition military alliance, it was announced on Monday, aimed at ending and preventing the recruitm...
21:13 2019-07-01

Court Extends Protection From Arrest To Chidambarams In Aircel-Maxis Case A Delhi court on Thursday extended till August 9 the interim protection from arrest to former Union minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti in Aircel-Maxis cases filed by the CBI and the Enforcement......
10:39 2019-08-01

U.K. and European Allies to Form ‘Maritime Protection Mission’ in Strait of Hormuz (DUBAI, United Arab Emirates) — Britain says it is joining with European allies to form a “maritime protection mission” in the Strait of Hormuz following Iran’s seizure of a U.K.-flagged oil tanker in the busy waterway. Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt called the seizure of the ...
19:52 2019-07-22

‘Informing is not a crime’ UN chief calls for better protection of journalists, press freedom Paying tribute to reporters around the world who “put their lives on the line” to tell important stories, UN chief António Guterres lamented on Monday that freedom of the press was increasingly “shrinking” worldwide, and called on decision-makers to better protect journalists and media workers....
21:00 2019-05-21

The Ford Ranger's Crash Protection Is Fine but Its Headlights Aren't: IIHS The Ford Ranger returned to America for the 2019 model year, a move that got high ratings from anyone and everyone who appreciated the Ranger back when it was Ford’s bare-bones truck offering stateside. It now has high safety ratings as well, aside from those pesky headlights....
18:00 2019-07-02

Rebel Karnataka Lawmakers Seek Protection As Kumaraswamy in Mumbai Today The rebel Karnataka lawmakers who are camping in Mumbai since Saturday have approached the Mumbai Police, seeking protection from Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy and senior Congress leader and minister......
02:13 2019-07-10

In a Possible First for Hong Kong, Activists Wanted by Police Gain Protection in Germany The activists faced charges related to a 2016 street brawl. Germany’s move is a growing recognition of the erosion of individual freedoms in Hong Kong....
21:52 2019-05-21

Google announces customers can now use PayPal with Google Pay Google has just announced it has expanded its partnership with PayPal to provide merchants with more ways to accept payments online. Starting next week, Google Pay will benefit from PayPal integration in all 24 countries where customers can link their PayPal account to Google Pay.Merchants that enab...
04:52 2019-06-22

Get Ready for Changes to Google Drive and Google Photos Starting July 10th, when you upload photos to Google Drive or Google Photos, those images won’t automatically sync over to the other service as well....
04:00 2019-06-14

Employees circumvent IT just to do their job Employees worldwide have begun to go rogue by using unauthorized software and applications on their work devices despite being aware of the potential business risks involved according to new research from Snow Software.The company's new study surveyed 3,00 professionals in the US, Europe and As...
01:39 2019-06-01

IBM is laying off more than 1,000 employees IBM confirmed Thursday that it’s laying off a small percentage of employees. The cuts affect around 1,7000 of the company's 340,000 employees.        ...
04:52 2019-06-07

IBM is laying off 1,700 employees IBM confirmed Friday that it is laying off 1,700 employees. The layoffs, which affect one half of 1 percent of IBM’s 340,000 strong workforce — were confirmed by the tech company to CNBC. “We are continuing to reposition our team to align with our focus on the high-value segments of the IT market, a...
19:39 2019-06-07

UPDATE 3-Brazil's Odebrecht files for bankruptcy protection after years of graft probes Brazilian conglomerate Odebrecht SA filed on Monday for bankruptcy protection, aiming to restructure 51 billion reais ($13 billion) of debt in what would be one of Latin America's largest-ever in-court debt restructurings....
07:52 2019-06-18

Robert Vadra Withdraws Plea Seeking Protection From Probe Agency Action Businessman Robert Vadra Thursday withdrew his plea, filed in the Delhi High Court, for direction to the Enforcement Directorate not to take any coercive action against him in a money laundering case....
12:39 2019-07-18

Art needs protection: it belongs in public galleries, not private vaults | Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett It’s too easy for billionaires to game the system and lock cultural objects away from view. We should all have the chance to admire great worksI fell in love with a picture at the Royal Academy summer exhibition. I’ve long been fascinated by the Tom Phillips project A Humument, which began in 1966 w...
14:13 2019-08-14

Wall Street Weekahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
04:52 2019-05-25

Pavilion beside oldest cricket green in world wins protection from development threat Players at the world's oldest cricket green were today celebrating after their historic pavilion was awarded protection from the threat of development....
15:52 2019-07-19

Dubai Ruler’s Wife Seeks ‘Forced Marriage Protection Order’ in U.K. Court Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the wife of Dubai’s leader, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, asked a court in London for a “forced marriage protection order,” Reuters reported Tuesday. She also filed for a “non-molestation order” and applied for wardship, which mea...
19:39 2019-07-31

Paul Pogba deserves Manchester United protection amid criticism, says agent • Mino Raiola says Pogba ‘respectful’ despite wanting transfer• Agent claims club should have taken stand to help midfielderPaul Pogba is showing Manchester United “respect” despite the midfielder’s determination to force himself out of the club, according to his agent, Mino Raiola.The 26-year-old h...
14:13 2019-07-09

Credit Karma Will Give You a Year Of Free Tax Audit Protection, For a Limited Time Getting audited by the IRS sounds like less fun than a root canal performed by an art history graduate, but for a limited time, Credit Karma will give you a level of protection for free, just for signing up....
22:26 2019-06-17

Jeffrey Epstein’s mysterious passport is Austrian, was needed for 'personal protection,' attorneys say Attorneys representing registered sex offender Jeffrey Epstein said Tuesday that an expired passport federal investigators found in a safe in the well-connected financier’s Manhattan home was necessary for his "personal protection."...
04:00 2019-07-17

Kim Kardashian Files Trademark Protection for Psalm West Days After Baby's Birth Kim Kardashian is making sure Psalm West's name is protected. E! News has learned that the Keeping Up With the Karadshians star has filed a trademark application for the name......
22:13 2019-05-23

Saradha Scam: High Court Extends Rajeev Kumar's Protection From Arrest The Calcutta High Court today extended the protection from arrest to West Bengal CID Additional Director General Rajeev Kumar in connection with the Saradha chit-fund scam....
15:00 2019-08-20

B.C. government announce moratorium on resource development to deal with caribou protection plan The B.C. Government is pressing the pause button on new resource development in the ongoing struggle to deal with long-term caribou protection strategies in the northeast part of the province....
04:52 2019-06-21

Brazilian states bypass Bolsonaro to discuss rainforest protection funding directly Brazilian states containing the country's Amazon rainforest said they want to negotiate directly with European nations who fund projects to curb deforestation after changes proposed by the federal government led Norway and Germany to suspend donations....
00:00 2019-08-20

Karma Issues Another Stop-Sale on the Revero, This Time for Side-Impact Protection Oh, those poor souls who saw the rebirth of the old Fisker Karma and, entranced by its looks, bought a 2018 Karma Revero without doing a quick Google search—you know, to read a bit about it, maybe. It’s now on its second major U.S. safety recall in less than two months, this time for a side-impact ...
20:26 2019-06-21

84% of US employees have never heard of GDPR A survey of corporate employees by insider threat management company ObserveIT reveals a greater understanding of privacy laws in the UK than in the US....
21:00 2019-06-12

How to Attract Generation Z as Employees Employers are planning to hire 10.7% more class of 2019 graduates than they did from the class of 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers. With college hiring up, in order for employers to recruit these candidates as effectively as possible, it is essential that th...
16:13 2019-07-18

Wall Street week ahead: Trade protection doesn't have to exclude growth stocks The escalating U.S.-China trade war has sent dividend-rich sectors like utilities higher, but investors don't need to get all defensive just yet, according to strategists who say there are plenty of growth stocks with some insulation from China....
20:52 2019-05-24

Canada needs to ramp up ocean protection by 30% to give marine animals ‘hope of survival’: report The Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society says in a report that while there has been progress in recent years, recommendations from international scientific bodies suggest there's more work to do....
01:39 2019-06-04

‘Great cause of concern’ UN chief tells Security Council on 'bleak' state of civilian protection Marking 20 years since the UN Security Council added the protection of civilians to its agenda, Secretary-General António Guterres told the chamber on Thursday that while safeguards were stronger, “compliance has deteriorated”.   “We are rightly critical when assessing the state of the protection o...
21:00 2019-05-23

Dubai ruler posts cryptic poem as wife attends court for protection order Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum published a poem online about “shining swords with sharp blades” on the day his estranged wife asked a judge in London for a “forced marriage protection order,” according to a report. Princess Haya Bint al-Hussein, 45, was seen in public for the first time this...
16:13 2019-08-01

Notre Dame Cleanup to Resume with Protection Rules After Toxic Lead Pollution Concerns (PARIS) — Cleanup work at fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral will resume later this month but under stricter lead-protection rules, amid growing public concern about toxic pollution. Under pressure from labor inspectors concerned about lead risks, the Paris region administration suspended clean...
00:00 2019-08-03

Monday’s News Brief: World population, Desertification Day, ocean protection, Nigeria, Yemen and Gaza To start this week, we cover: food aid diversions in Yemen; 9.7 billion of people on earth by 2050; Law of the Sea Convention; World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought; triple suicide bombing in Nigeria; and a solar power plant for health care in Gaza....
00:26 2019-06-18

How Huawei Employees Helped Governments Spy A Wall Street Journal investigation shows that employees of Huawei, the Chinese telecom company, helped the governments of African nations intercept the communications of political opponents. Josh Chin tells the story of how Huawei technicians helped governments crack down....
02:39 2019-08-15

VW employees to vote on whether to join UAW in Tenn. The much anticipated UAW vote is set for June 12-14. VW has said it has taken a neutral position on whether the Tennessee workers should unionize....
22:00 2019-05-29

US Company Asked To Pay $58,000 To 2 Employees For H1-B Violations A US company has been asked to pay $58,815 to two of its employees after a federal investigation found it guilty of violating the H-1B guidelines, amidst a crackdown on the popular visa programme by......
14:26 2019-07-18

Letters From Washington: Your Employees Could Be Undocumented The Social Security Administration has mailed “no-match letters” to more than 570,000 employers since March, sending shock waves through industries that rely on undocumented workers....
19:39 2019-05-21

JLR employees could move to a four-day working week News 12 Jun, 2019 Employees at Jaguar’s Castle Bromwich plant will sign a ballot later this week, deciding if the plant will move to a four-day schedule...
19:52 2019-06-12

What Tech Companies Pay Employees in 2019 Marvel at the median income at Google and Facebook, but remember: Reducing the pay of tens of thousands of people to a single number has its shortcomings....
18:52 2019-05-21

What can employees do if their supervisor is unprofessional or abusive? Ask HR Abusive or unprofessional managers are a common workplace problem. Here's how you can resolve the problem and defuse the stress.        ...
15:13 2019-05-21

Ex-NFL GM accused of targeting black employees Shortly after Brian Pope lost his job as security coordinator for the Houston Texans in May, he found out that "several players made the comment that 'they are trying to get rid of all the brothers,'" he said....
08:52 2019-06-15

Microchipping your employees will always be dehumanizing — and pointless You may have heard of the latest approach to authentication in businesses: inserting microchips into their employees.  While this approach has worked wonders in the pet community, helping returning lost furry friends to their owners, the use of microchips in a business environment is not only dehuma...
23:13 2019-08-18

Schwab Scraps Trip for Top Employees Discount brokerage Charles Schwab says it is scrapping a Hawaii vacation for top employees, citing “reputational risks” associated with award programs....
02:26 2019-07-13

Chandler employees to use self-driving cars CHANDLER, Ariz. (AP) – Dozens of city employees in the Phoenix suburb of Chandler will use self-driving vehicles at work in partnership with Waymo, an autonomous vehicle company. The Arizona Republic reports that the partnership will begin this month as Chandler evaluates whether using the aut...
11:00 2019-07-08

Top US bosses earn 278 times more than their employees Chief executives earned an average of $17.2m each last year and their pay grew more than 1000 % since 1978, survey findsChief executives at the US’s top companies took home $17.2m in pay last year – 278 times the salary of their average worker.Between 1978 and 2018, the average pay of the bosses of ...
14:13 2019-08-14

This restaurant likes to tattoo its employees More than 30 of Nova Cafe’s current and former employees got tattoo of a bacon and eggs/skull and crossbone designIt’s not required that you get a tattoo with the restaurant’s logo if you want to work at the Nova Cafe in Bozeman, Montana. But that hasn’t stopped more than 30 of the cafe’s current an...
16:01 2019-08-01

Haiti stands ‘at the crossroads’ between peacekeeping, development – Bachelet urges strengthened ‘human rights protection’  With the end of the UN’s peacekeeping presence in Haiti in sight, the UN’s human rights chief told the Security Council on Wednesday that the country now stands “at the crossroads between peacekeeping and development”, urging all concerned parties to continue building on progress made, or “risk losi...
16:13 2019-05-21

GDPR: Record British Airways fine shows how data protection legislation is beginning to bite The ICO's proposed £183m fine should act as a wake-up call for other organisations: make sure you're cybersecurity and data protection policies are GDPR-compliant - or you could be next....
15:26 2019-07-08

Illinois governor signs abortion protection bill pro-life groups call a 'death penalty' Democratic Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a bill into law Wednesday establishing a woman's "fundament right" to abortion, keeping a campaign promise to make the state the most progressive in the country when it comes to abortion rights....
22:00 2019-06-12

Best cloud HCM of 2019 Human Capital Management (HCM) is simply a term given to software that helps businesses manage their human resources across all aspects of employee needs.Immediate considerations might be payroll and attendance, but additional ones could be training and development, recruitment and on-boarding, as w...
14:52 2019-08-03

Parents Name Their Baby 'Google' After...Google Baby names are important. If you need suggestions, you can always try Google. Or, as one Indonesian family did, you can skip the looking on Google and just name your kid after it.Read more......
16:39 2019-07-15

A Russian company will pay employees to wear skirts A Russian company is offering bonuses to its female staff for putting on makeup and wearing a dress or skirt to work. "Our team consists of 70% of men," a spokesperson reportedly said. "This is a great way to rally a team!"...
23:13 2019-05-30

1,000 Employees Sacked From Home Ministry In 5 Years More than 1,000 employees have been sacked by the Home Ministry in the last five years on the grounds of lack of integrity and ineffectiveness in public interest, union minister of state for Home,......
21:39 2019-07-17

These Food Delivery Services Keep Their Employees' Tips If you’re using an app to get food deliveries, your tip might be going right into the bank account of the company the deliverer works for, not the person’s pockets....
21:39 2019-07-22

Virginia Beach employees seek counseling Virginia Beach city employees have been seeking counseling following the deadly shooting on Friday in which twelve of their co-workers died. (June 3)        ...
08:39 2019-06-04

AT&T employees bribed with $1M to unlock millions of phones AT&T employees unlocked millions of mobile phones to plant malware and remove the phones from the provider’s network — all for thousands of dollars in bribes. The details were revealed after the US Department of Justice (DoJ) opened a case against Muhammad Fahd, who has been accused of running a fra...
19:13 2019-08-07

Employees Provident Fund (EPF) Online Nomination: Here's How To Do It EPFO nomination: It is important to nominate members to the EPF account, according to EPFO's website. In the event of a subscriber's sudden demise, only the nominated members can withdraw the EPF......
00:13 2019-05-28

Firefox zero-day was used in attack against Coinbase employees, not its users There were actually two zero-days -- not one -- combined into an exploit used in a spear-phishing attempt. Other cryptocurrency organizations were also targeted....
16:52 2019-06-20

How small businesses classify employees matters in a big way When companies regard so many full-fledged workers as independent contractors, without employment and pay protection, it takes a toll on our economy and society.       ...
22:26 2019-06-18

Don’t be afraid to give your employees real autonomy A control-oriented management style doesn't work well in a knowledge economy powered by code. Let your workers set their direction, speed, and destination.Read More...
21:13 2019-08-10

Memorial held for 5 Capital Gazette employees Journalists gathered in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. (June 28)        ...
06:52 2019-06-29

Memorial set for 5 slain Capital Gazette employees ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Journalists will gather in a park in Annapolis, Maryland, for a memorial for the five Capital Gazette employees who were shot to death in their newsroom last year. Trif Alatzas, publisher and editor-in-chief of The Baltimore Sun, and Capital Gazette Editor Rick Hutzell are sche...
12:00 2019-06-28

Amazon to spend $700 million to retrain a third of US employees Amazon will provide technical training to about one-third of its US workforce at a cost of more than $700 million. Amazon, which like other companies has struggled to find technically qualified US employees, said that it will provide its workers with the skills to transition into software engineerin...
16:26 2019-07-11

CBP investigating Facebook posts of 70 current, former employees U.S. Customs and Border Protection said it is investigating 62 current and eight former employees connected to posts on Facebook involving derogatory, sexual and racial content....
19:00 2019-07-16

FCA, Renault deal could take more than one year to be finalised - CEO to employees It could take more than one year for Fiat Chrysler and Renault to finalise a proposed merger of the two companies, FCA group's chief executive told employees on Monday in a letter seen by Reuters....
11:39 2019-05-27

Employees fear layoffs after CBS and Viacom merger The merger of CBS and Viacom has staffers bracing for layoffs — but the companies are keeping mum about when and where they’ll wield the ax. “The bigwigs are concerned for their jobs,” said a CBS source, explaining that corporate-level execs, like those with human resources, communications and ad sa...
05:52 2019-08-14

UN commission agrees roadmap on ensuring women’s social protection, mobility, safety, and access to economic opportunities The UN body exclusively dedicated to promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment wrapped up its annual session on Friday evening with agreement on ways to safeguard  and improve women’s and girls’ access to social protection systems, public services and sustainable infrastructure....
18:13 2019-05-21

French child protection group calls on prosecutors to open investigation into Jeffrey Epstein's activities in France Stephanie Keith/Getty Images A French child protection group stepped up pressure on Tuesday for prosecutors to open an investigation into the activities in France of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein. The Innocence en Danger group said in a statement on Tuesday it had written to the Paris public...
20:39 2019-08-14

Princess Haya, Wife of Dubai’s Ruler Sheikh Mohammed Al Maktoum, Is Reportedly Seeking Protection in London Princess Haya Bint al Hussein, the sixth wife of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the billionaire ruler of Dubai, is said to be seeking refuge in London after reportedly leaving her husband and fleeing Dubai. She is thought to be living with the couple’s two children in a mansion near Ke...
08:39 2019-07-04

Samsung Cloud storage: Everything you need to know about it Own a Samsung Galaxy S10 smartphone? Then you probably already have access to Samsung’s free cloud storage solution: Samsung Cloud. As you might expect, this is a cloud-based solution that allows you to store files from your Samsung smartphone (or mobile device) remotely. More specifically on...
18:52 2019-07-03

What is Adobe Cloud Storage? Creative Cloud by Adobe is by far the most popular creative solution available on the market. Bringing together the likes of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and more, it is used daily by millions of content creators worldwide as a subscription. Like Microsoft Office 365, Creative Cloud is sold...
13:52 2019-07-11

AWS is about to make your cloud a lot more personalised AWS customers will soon be able to add greater personalization to their online stores as the company has announced that Amazon Personalize, which was announced during last year's ASW re:Invent, is now generally available.Using its API, developers can easily add custom machine learning models to...
21:39 2019-06-11

Cloud gaming isn’t even here yet and Bethesda already has to fix it Bethesda revealed at this year’s E3 it would be offering something called Orion — a solution for game streaming that promises to make game streaming more feasible for those without the high-speed internet cloud gaming demands. Given that the whole industry seems to be pushing in that direction, this...
02:13 2019-06-15

This new smartphone OS lives in the cloud The makers of the Puffin browser have applied their cloud expertise to a new operating system that it claims will outperform Android on low-end hardware, but its fee structure could be a deal-breaker for the next billion....
23:52 2019-08-16

Databases are migrating to the cloud The future of the database market is in the cloud according to new research from the global research and advisory firm Gartner which predicts that by 2022, 75 percent of all databases will be deployed or migrated to a cloud platform with just five percent returning to on-premises.Databases used for ...
20:13 2019-07-01

Best cloud backup of 2019 If running regular backups is important for home users, it's essential in business: losing even a small fraction of your most important data, for a brief period of time, could still be a real disaster in 2019 especially with GDPR around.You could try to protect yourself by copying files to loca...
17:00 2019-06-04

Best cloud analytics of 2019 Big data and business intelligence are key words in modern business management, as the profusion of data from a wide array of digital applications allows for the close reporting of everything from systems operations to employee performance.However, while a lot of SaaS platform come with built-in ana...
23:39 2019-07-01

Why cloud will continue to be hybrid For some applications and some types of organisation, a move to cloud makes complete business sense. If there’s a good SaaS service available, such as Microsoft Office 365, it will provide everything you need, be easy to use and the costs will be similar or lower than in-house provision. Toda...
14:39 2019-08-14

Best cloud databases of 2019 Databases have become an essential part of IT services, as the powerhouse for storing and retrieving data. There are different ways in which data can be recorded though, depending on how the different information you want to use is intended to be cross-referenced.Traditionally the most common form o...
10:00 2019-08-05

Why cloud can be the boost your business needs McAfee has released a special edition of its Cloud and Risk Adoption Report revealing that 87 percent of companies experience business acceleration from the use of cloud services.The cybersecurity firm surveyed 1,000 enterprise organizations worldwide to compile the report and the company combined t...
19:39 2019-06-19

Best cloud brokers of 2019 Cloud brokerages allow you to compare and contrast different cloud services and find the best deal that works for you. This is not just in terms of price buy also functionality, performance, and compatibility, among other things.It may be no surprise that some of the major cloud providers also offer...
20:52 2019-08-02

Best cloud firewall of 2019 Many people are aware of the need for a firewall on their personal computer, either as a standalone package or as part of an anti-virus or internet security suite.However, there has been both an increasing need and demand for something similar to protect websites and their users from similar malicio...
20:52 2019-08-02

What does a cloud data warehouse look like? When a data warehouse can work with unstructured data and a data lake can run analytics, how do you decide which to use? It depends on how often you need to answer new questions with data....
14:00 2019-07-09

Investors Are Too High on the Cloud A tech sector not exposed to tariffs, trade wars or domestic political scrutiny sounds almost too good to be true. At current valuations, it just might be....
15:26 2019-06-05

Disney heiress says employees unhappy with working conditions A Disney heiress claims that she went undercover at Disneyland, and says she wasn’t happy with what she saw. In a recent interview for Yahoo’s “Through Her Eyes,” Abigail Disney described meeting with Disneyland employees to better understand their grievances about their work. What she saw, she clai...
02:26 2019-07-16

Jeep employees, retirees say Renault's presence put them 'in the ditch' While FCA considers a merger with Renault, older Jeep employees and retirees recall their last dance with the French automaker in the 1980s, when Renault merged with American Motors Corp., which owned Jeep at the time....
23:52 2019-06-03

Waymo will test its self-driving taxis on employees in California Self-driving venture Waymo has been given permission by California authorities to transport people in its robotaxis. According to TechCrunch, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) gave Waymo the green light this week, issuing a permit tha......
01:13 2019-07-04

Facebook plans to double its minority employees in the next five years Facebook is more diverse than it was six years ago, but the company admits it has a long way to go. Today, Facebook released its 2019 Diversity Report, and while it employs more women and minorities than it did a few years ago, it's still predominant......
22:52 2019-07-09

Home Depot employees build 2-year-old boy a walker CEDARTOWN, Ga. (CNN) – Employees at a Georgia Home Depot are being praised for helping out a 2-year-old boy who has trouble getting around. 2-year-old Logan has hypotonia, which impacts his muscle tone and makes walking a problem. His parents were not sure if insurance would cover a gait walke...
10:01 2019-05-28

AT&T employees took bribes to plant malware on the company's network DOJ charges Pakistani man with bribing AT&T employees more than $1 million to install malware on the company's network, unlock more than 2 million devices....
19:26 2019-08-06

Can't Accept Gifts Without Permission, UP Government Employees Told After banning mobile phones in meeting, asking officials to report on duty by 9 am, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has now come up with another new diktat -- no officials will henceforth......
09:26 2019-07-01

ARM reportedly tells employees to suspend all business with Huawei UK-based chip designer ARM told its employees to stop all their dealings with Huawei, according to the BBC. It reportedly notified its personnel in a memo to suspend "all active contracts, support entitlements and any pending engagements" with the Ch......
16:52 2019-05-22

All but 1 of the Virginia Beach shooting victims were city employees Associated Press In a press conference Saturday morning, police said that 12 people were killed and an additional four were injured when a gunman opened fire at a municipal building in Virginia Beach on Friday. Police have released the identities of the 12 victims, and all but one were city employe...
05:39 2019-06-02

Tesla CEO urges employees to 'catch up' to hit delivery record Tesla Inc has "a lot of catching up" to do but still can achieve a record quarter, Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk wrote in a new email that was reviewed by Reuters....
23:52 2019-05-29

Bratz-maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
12:00 2019-08-07

Welcome to a timeline in which Letterboxd needs to clarify that its employees are "not Nazi sympathizers" Like many of us, Letterboxd user SilentDawn felt compelled to revisit Inglourious Basterds—what with a new Quentin Tarantino film in theaters and all. Following what was presumably an entertaining but largely uneventful two hours and 33 minutes, SilentDawn took to Letterboxd to post their thoughts o...
20:13 2019-07-31

VW Tennessee plant employees to vote on whether to join union Volkswagen AG and the United Auto Workers union confirmed on Wednesday that workers at the German automaker's Chattanooga, Tennessee assembly will vote June 12, 13 and 14 on whether to unionize....
21:26 2019-05-29

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 bln to employees to invest in new fund- WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
10:39 2019-08-18

Louvre employees mull closing museum again over overcrowding PARIS (AP) — Employees at the Louvre in Paris are mulling whether to close the museum for a second day this week over tourist overcrowding. The world’s most visited museum was closed on Monday after employees complained they were harassed by tourists waiting to see the Mona Lisa. Pierre Zinenb...
16:39 2019-05-28

New report claims some Snapchat employees spied on users A new report from Motherboard reveals that Snap employees in the past have abused internal tools in order to glean information about user emails, user location data, and other types of sensitive data. What’s particularly worrisome is that some Snap employees were said to have used these tools ...
01:39 2019-05-24

Huawei employees reportedly helped African governments spy Well, the US now has yet another reported case of espionage-related misdeeds it can point to as additional proof of why the Huawei ban should remain in place. The Chinese consumer electronics giant is under scrutiny again, this time over a Wall Street Journal report that found some of its employees ...
23:52 2019-08-16

CEO Ian Sohn posts memo to employees: Never ‘apologize for having lives’ Ian Sohn, president of creative tech agency Wunderman Chicago, has a few choice words for employees who eschew work for other responsibilities. In an open letter that’s going viral, Sohn tells his employees that he “never” wants them to “apologize for having lives.” ...
05:00 2019-05-25

Magazine giant Meredith quietly axes 60 employees Media giant Meredith — under pressure to reap cost savings from last year’s $2.8 billion acquisition of Time Inc. — quietly axed about 60 employees, or 1 percent of its workforce, in its magazine division this week. About half the cuts unveiled on Thursday came from two publications: Entertainment W...
00:26 2019-06-08

Walmart employees stage a walkout to protest gun sales White-collar employees in California and Oregon say they want the retailer to stop selling firearms and ammunition, after a mass shooting in an El Paso store left 22 people dead....
21:00 2019-08-08

Bratz maker trying to lure Mattel employees to his company The battle between Barbie and Bratz dolls is getting personal. Isaac Larian, the colorful head of MGA Entertainment, the company behind Bratz dolls, tried to buy Barbie maker Mattel three times and failed. So now he’s looking to pick off his rival’s employees. “Attention #Mattel employees Mattel Inc...
04:26 2019-08-08

Wilhelmina modeling agency sues five employees who quit The Wilhelmina modeling agency has filed a $5 million lawsuit against the five workers who abruptly walked out a week ago, according to new Manhattan court papers. Wilhelmina International LTD. filed the suit in Manhattan Supreme Court on Saturday against a director, three agents and a scout of thei...
21:52 2019-05-28

Employees not the target of encryption laws: Home Affairs Australian developers really do need to relax. Cops and spooks are being told very clearly that the Assistance and Access Act isn't for dragooning you into deceiving your bosses....
03:52 2019-05-31

This company is helping pay down its employees' student debt. 'They are creating value for us' Chegg has a new program that will give its employees up to $5,000 a year to help pay off student debt. "If they borrowed money and they are creating value for us, we want to help them," says CEO Dan Rosensweig....
02:52 2019-06-07

Identity Management Sparks Friction Between Executives, Employees Hackers often attack company networks using compromised login information, a challenge for cybersecurity leaders who want to protect data and systems while allowing employees the access they need....
21:39 2019-07-15

Barstool Sports Employees Organize To Smooch Their Boss's Ass Prompted by The Ringer’s unionization, Barstool Sports founder Dave Portnoy, whose site uses the tagline “By the common man, for the common man,” has spent a lot of his time yesterday and today coming out as a big anti-union guy. This was a predictable shtick from the guy who sold MAGA hats and yuks...
08:13 2019-08-14

Amazon plans to retrain one-third of US employees as automation grows Amazon announced today that is is planning on retraining one-third of its workforce to help ease the effects of automation. The e-commerce giant is pledging $700 million that will go to providing "upskill" training designed to move people in position......
22:13 2019-07-11

Amazon to employees: Quit your job, we’ll help you start a delivery business Enlarge / Completed customer orders are seen in their boxes, awaiting delivery, at the Amazon Fulfillment Centre on November 14, 2018, in Hemel Hempstead, England. (credit: Leon Neal/Getty Images) In efforts to fulfill orders faster, Amazon will help some employees transition to entrepreneurial li...
15:26 2019-05-21

Two Former Hedge Fund Employees Could Get $90 Million Jury Payout Two former employees of commodities hedge fund Touradji Capital Management could receive roughly $90 million after winning a decadelong lawsuit against the firm....
20:00 2019-06-06

Thousands of employees do yoga in front of Disney castles ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Pluto wasn’t doing a downward dog, but thousands of Disney workers unrolled their yoga mats in front of castles at the company’s theme parks in Florida, California, France, Hong Kong and Shanghai. The mass yoga events around the world on Friday marked the fourth year...
17:26 2019-06-21

Amazon is spending big to retrain employees – and so should you | Gene Marks While small firms can’t afford the $700m Amazon is spending, they can send workers to conferences and workshops to acquire skills – and get a tax benefitAmazon has been getting a lot of bad press lately, with workers protesting conditions and wages and the EU announcing that it is now weighing antit...
14:00 2019-07-19

Google Home deal at Walmart: save $50 on the Google Home smart speaker Right now at Walmart, you can find Black Friday-like prices on its best selling Google Home devices. For a limited time, you can get the Google Home smart speaker on sale for $79. That's a $50 discount and the lowest price we've seen for voice-activated speaker. You can also find deals on ...
18:13 2019-06-06

The top cloud providers for financial services Stringent compliance rules and potential security breaches might make cloud seem too risky for financial services. Don't overlook the benefits cloud providers can offer your firm....
17:13 2019-08-07

Jio, Microsoft to Partner for Cloud Solutions Reliance Industries (RIL) on Monday announced partnership of its subsidiary Reliance Jio Infocomm with Microsoft in the technology space, including creation on cloud solutions....
19:52 2019-08-12

Best cloud phone system and PBX of 2019 Editor's note: Looking for a cloud phone system and PBX for your business? If you're looking for information to help you choose the one that's right for you, use the questionnaire below to have our partner site, BuyerZone, provide you with information from a variety of vendors for fre...
19:01 2019-07-05

IBM Strengthens Hybrid Cloud With Red Hat Acquisition The company’s $34 billion deal to buy Red Hat, which closed this week, boosts its standing in the hybrid cloud market. Companies use the hybrid cloud to manage software and other systems across different cloud services and their own data centers....
03:00 2019-07-13

Free PDF download: Industry cloud What do business leaders need to know about industry cloud? Find out by downloading the free PDF ebook version of a special report from ZDNet and TechRepublic....
19:52 2019-08-01

.cloud domains: a name that’s made for fame Google, Facebook, Wholefoods, Virgin. Global fame might not be the end goal for all of us, but when it comes to naming your company or product, and choosing your domain name, there’s pressure to get it right. Not only will the right name resonate well with potential customers, it’...
22:13 2019-07-18

Cloud Saves On PS4 Have A Weird Limit Cloud saves are great. They keep your save data safe, providing backups for everything you’ve ever accomplished in a PS4 game. They also makes it easy to stop playing on one PS4 and pick up right where you left off on another. But PS4 cloud saves have a bizarre 1,000-file cap, and no one’s really su...
02:13 2019-08-17

Best cloud logging services of 2019 Managing log events can be a challenge for a number of reasons, not least the sheer volume of datapoints, the number of applications involved, and reverse engineering identified errors to their source for correction.Cloud logging services aim to do this, by providing an interface through which your ...
19:52 2019-08-03

Many businesses 'still not achieving benefits of cloud' Despite the rise in cloud adoption, two-thirds of large enterprises have yet to realize the full benefits of their cloud migration journeys according to new research from Accenture.The company surveyed 200 IT professionals from large businesses around the world to compile its “Perspectives on...
21:26 2019-06-06

Amazon Reigns Over Cloud Market The company continues to dominate the market for basic computing resources that businesses access online, largely by outspending its rivals on data centers and other physical resources, corporate tech executives and industry analysts say....
18:13 2019-07-31

NASCAR picks AWS to power its cloud NASCAR will leverage the power of AWS to migrate its 18 petabyte video archive to the cloud as part of its new multi-year agreement with Amazon's cloud computing arm.The racing body announced that it has chosen AWS as its standard for both cloud-based machine learning and artificial intelligenc...
23:39 2019-06-04

Best cloud management software of 2019 Cloud software is fast become an essential component in any business IT environment, with the ability to host data and run applications, as well as monitor performance and control security more easily.However, while there are a large number of providers offering customizable solutions, you can build...
19:52 2019-08-03

Best cloud hosting services in 2019 Signing up for a simple website hosting package will usually buy you a defined block of resources on a single server: this much web space, that much bandwidth, maybe a set amount of RAM or CPU cores.While this works well for many websites, having fixed resources can be a problem for larger projects....
02:39 2019-05-24

Best cloud office suite of 2019 The world has become mobile. No longer are we expected to work only from clumsy desktops - now we can work from wherever we are, using cell phones, tablets, and other mobile devices.Software has developed with the hardware. Mobile apps have given rise to a profusion of services run from the cloud. T...
21:13 2019-07-04

How to create an instance of S3 cloud storage in AWS Off-premise storage is a primary application for cloud-based computing services. However, creating a storage instance requires users to make several important decisions....
08:13 2019-08-10

IBM Lands AT&T as Client in Cloud Deal International Business Machines said AT&T is shifting its business service applications to IBM’s cloud. The terms weren’t disclosed, but IBM said the multiyear deal is worth billions of dollars....
10:13 2019-07-17

Where is Alteryx heading in the cloud transformation? Like longtime partner Tableau, Alteryx has enjoyed strong loyalty with its self-service culture. But with cloud giants looming in its backyard and the ambitions of its user base to add machine learning to their resumes, the company is facing generational change....
16:13 2019-06-14

This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud This looks like the car you use to tear ass around Heaven until they all get sick of you doing cloud-donuts and kick you out, where you have to hoon around in Purgatory in a metallic tan Saturn Vue....
18:13 2019-06-11

Moondust Could Cloud Our Lunar Ambitions It's superfine. It's sharp. It sticks to everything. Before we return to the moon, we'll have to conquer one of the weirdest substances in the solar system....
15:39 2019-05-21

Huawei employees reportedly worked with Chinese military on AI projects Huawei Technologies Co employees worked on at least 10 research projects with Chinese armed forces personnel over the past decade, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, collaborations the Chinese company said it was not aware of....
21:52 2019-06-27

Man accused of bribing AT&T employees to unlock phones, install malware A Pakistani man made an initial appearance in court on charges he bribed AT&T employees to unlock phones and install malware.       ...
04:52 2019-08-08

Sadiq Khan criticised after just 35 out of 75,000 employees take up scheme to help with childcare costs Sadiq Khan's record has been criticised after it emerged that only 35 parents had taken up a childcare deposit scheme out of more than 75,000 employees....
20:13 2019-06-16

U.S.-based engineers' body lifts curbs on Huawei employees The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) on Monday said employees of Huawei Technologies and its subsidiaries would be allowed to participate in a peer review process for its research papers, lifting previous curbs....
03:52 2019-06-03

Government Cuts Employees' State Insurance Contribution Rate To 4% The reduced rates will take effect from July 1, 2019, the Ministry of Labour said in a release. It would benefit 3.6 crore employees and 12.85 lakh employers....
06:00 2019-06-14

Employees sour on Tesla amid cost-cutting, layoffs Tesla Inc’s rankings at two high-profile job websites have declined, suggesting that job dissatisfaction at the electric car company is intensifying amid layoffs, strategy shifts and executive turnover....
15:01 2019-06-10

NBA notebook: Magic denies mistreating employees during Lakers' stint Reacting to an ESPN report earlier Tuesday that described a toxic culture in the Los Angeles Lakers' front office, Magic Johnson denied mistreating any employees during his stint as team president that ended last month....
11:39 2019-05-29

IndiGo CEO Assures Employees As Promoters Feud In Public: 10 Points India's largest airline IndiGo, a rare success story in the challenging aviation industry, is caught in a messy feud between its founders. Shares in InterGlobe Aviation - the owner of IndiGo - fell as......
12:26 2019-07-10

Federal employees soon will have more options to withdraw money from their retirement accounts The Thrift Savings Plan is on schedule for a September launch of new account withdrawal options that will remove restrictions many investors long have been sore about....
20:39 2019-05-30

The Lupe vacuum by ex-Dyson employees could be the ideal cordless cleaner Cordless vacuums were once considered useful for little beyond cleaning small messes, but in the past few years, they’ve come to replace many full-fledged vacuums altogether. But handheld cordless vacuums often can’t hold a candle to their corded brethren, with lackluster cleaning performance or mid...
20:52 2019-05-30

Adidas Sells Diversity. Black Employees Say It Doesn’t Practice It. Fewer than 4.5 percent of the workers at the company’s North American headquarters identify as black. Members of that small group say they feel ignored and sometimes discriminated against....
11:13 2019-06-19

IBM Fired 100,000 Older Employees To Look "Cool, Trendy", Claims Lawsuit In a startling revelation, a senior IBM employee has deposed in an on-going age discrimination lawsuit that the company has fired as many as 100,000 employees in the last few years in an effort to......
01:39 2019-08-02

South Korean bosses can be jailed for dismissing bullied employees thanks to a new law South Korean bosses who unfairly fire workers that complain of office bullying now face up to three years in prison or a 30 million won ($25,464) fine, under a new law aimed at cracking down on the country's toxic work culture....
15:52 2019-07-16

Snapchat employees reportedly spied on users' data A report says Snapchat employees use internal tools to access user data including locations, email addresses and saved photos.        ...
19:26 2019-05-24

Snapchat employees reportedly snooped on users with 'SnapLion' tool A bombshell Motherboard report reveals that employees across several departments at Snapchat can view user location information, saved Snaps, phone numbers and email address through a tool known as SnapLion. It's not clear exactly how widespread abus......
05:52 2019-05-24

New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and New research finds that “employees who have a white male advocate often end up with higher pay, and most of those employees are white men. Women—particularly black and Hispanic women, are the least likely to have such a lucrative connection.” Meritocracy!...
20:52 2019-08-09

SoftBank plans to lend up to $20 billion to employees to invest in new fund: WSJ Japan's SoftBank Group Corp is planning to lend up to $20 billion to its employees, including Chief Executive Masayoshi Son, to buy stakes in its second Vision Fund, the Wall Street Journal reported https://on.wsj.com/307Ljih on Saturday, citing people familiar with the matter....
20:39 2019-08-17

Interest Rate, Withdrawal Rules Of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) In an EPF account, the employee contributes 12 per cent of his or her salary (basic wages, dearness allowance and retaining allowance) towards the account, and an equal amount is contributed by the......
22:52 2019-08-17

Wayfair Furniture Employees Walked Out Over Sales to Migrant Facilities Some 500 Wayfair employees signed a letter asking the furniture giant to end business with a government contractor that operates shelters for migrant children....
23:00 2019-06-27

Woman breaks into bar, drinks until employees show up in the morning: cops It’s five o’clock somewhere. A Kentucky woman was arrested for allegedly breaking into a closed bar and drinking there until employees showed up to open the watering hole in the morning, according to a report. Donna Martin is accused to busting into the Slainte Public House in Georgetown, Ky., early...
15:00 2019-08-20

Amazon Uses a Twitter Army of Employees to Fight Criticism of Warehouses They love working there. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it. It’s great. They love it....
13:52 2019-08-16

British Steel says funding is in place for all employees to be paid in full for May British Steel is continuing "to work with all parties to achieve an outcome that secures its future success", with funding in place for employees to be paid for May, a spokeswoman has said....
20:52 2019-05-21

SoftBank to Lend Founder and Employees Billions to Invest in Fund Softbank is leaning on its employees, including its chief executive, for cash as the firm rushes to raise an ambitious technology fund amid volatile markets....
17:26 2019-08-17

GoAir Responds After 2 Employees Accused Of Abetting Colleague's Suicide Two employees of private carrier GoAir have been charged for allegedly abetting the suicide of a 19-year-old employee of the airline in Maharashtra's Nagpur, city police said....
16:00 2019-08-10

Friday’s Daily Brief: Education key for Rohingya, DR Congo violence continues, Zimbabwe protest latest, women’s rights in Iran, environmental protection Our main stories today: Two years in, Myanmar’s Rohingya youth need more education; DR Congo testimonies highlight armed brutality; appeals for Zimbabwe to ‘stop cracking down’ on protesters; Iran urged to release women jailed for protesting veiling laws; and new human rights agreement on environmen...
23:26 2019-08-16

MongoDB: The cloud keeps rolling but what about legacy modernization? MongoDB’s installed base is following it into the cloud, and the result has spawned a highly diverse marketplace of options. Behind the headlines, MongoDB’s journey to building out its transaction processing capabilities could have an unlikely target....
19:13 2019-06-27

Only 1/3 of companies have achieved expected cloud outcomes Cloud expectations are not meeting reality, as the majority of companies aren't seeing the benefits of cloud migration, according to an Accenture report....
17:26 2019-06-03