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FBI chief vows to hold employees accountable after report on Clinton probe

Published time: 14 Jun, 2018 21:47 Edited time: 14 Jun, 2018 21:58 The Federal Bureau of Investigation Director Christopher Wray has promised to review how the agency conducts “sensitive” investigations in future in the wake of critical report by the Department of Justice inspector general. “We’re going to hold employees accountable for any potential misconduct,” Wray told a press conference ...

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Google to scrap controversial AI project with Pentagon after employees revolt – reports

Google decided not to renew a controversial AI contract with the Pentagon after receiving backlash from its employees, reports say. The company’s staff earlier said they didn’t want the product to be used for war. Diane Greene, the CEO of Google Cloud, said the tech giant won’t renew its contract with the Pentagon, Gizmodo and the New York Times report ...

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Black Friday: Spanish public broadcaster employees mourn the death of independent news

For the third week in a row, journalists at the Spanish public-service broadcaster RTVE wore black on Friday to protest PM Mariano Rajoy’s party meddling in their news coverage, which they fear damages the channel’s credibility. The staff at Radio Television Espanola rebelled against the refusal of the Spanish ruling conservative Popular Party (PP) to support the opposition’s bid for ...

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'Not in the business of war': Google employees urge company to abandon Pentagon AI project

Thousands of Google employees have signed an open letter urging the tech giant not to work on a US government surveillance engine which could use artificial intelligence to improve the targeting of drone strikes. “We believe that Google should not be in the business of war. Therefore we ask that Project Maven be cancelled and that Google draft, publicize, and ...

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Only 13% of US govt employees believe they are responsible for cybersecurity – survey

A new survey has revealed that most public sector workers in the US care little about their own cybersecurity responsibilities, despite evidence showing a spike in global cybercrime rates. Tuesday’s joint report by digital security company Dtex and surveyor YouGov, titled ‘Uncovering the Gaps: Security Perceptions and Behaviors of Today’s Government Employees,’ looked at about 1,000 employees with security clearances ...

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Windows vs Mac: Apple employees getting injured by ultra-transparent glass at $5bn facility

Apple Park, the tech giant’s $ 5 billion glass and metal California headquarters, has proven to be a somewhat painful case of style over substance, as multiple employees have injured themselves walking into walls at the facility. Building inspector Albert Salvador previously warned that people would not be able to distinguish between doors and walls at the complex, which took ...

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Apple is launching its own medical clinics for its employees

Apple isn’t just a tech company as the company is now hiring doctors and other medical staff to create its own medical clinics. CNBC first spotted Apple’s new subsidiary, AC Wellness. While AC Wellness’ website is still sparse, it doesn’t try to hide its connection with Apple, Inc. On the about page, there’s a big photo of Apple’s new spaceship ...

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Dubai’s Happiness Bank gifts employees with surprises

A Dubai company has created a Happiness Bank which awards employees with surprises. The ‘Happiness Bank’ is installed at the UAE’s Telecom Regulatory Authority (TRA) in Dubai where it has been a hit with staff. Employees collect points from their colleagues, who give them as a sign of appreciation for good behavior. These points can be redeemed through the bank, ...

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Anti-Trump FBI employees tried to dodge rules on texts

Newly released texts between FBI employees Peter Strzok and Lisa Page show that they attempted to “get around” rules requiring the preservation of their exchanges which have revealed anti-Trump bias in the agency. The texts were made public Thursday in a letter from the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. The correspondence, dated ...

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Buses with Apple, Google employees pelted with stones in California

Shuttle buses carrying Apple and Google employees have been attacked with what police believe were either BB guns or rocks. Following the incident Apple said that some of its buses were temporarily rerouted. The incidents occurred while buses carrying Apple and Google employees were driving in both directions of Interstate 280 in the San Francisco Bay Area of Northern California ...

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