Facebook is bring in new rules about how employees can discuss politics and religion internally.Much of the rules apply to Workplace, Facebook's internal communication app, and the company is investing in stronger moderation tools for it.Facebook is introducing new rules limiting the types of discussions about politics and religion allowed within the workplace as the company continues to grapple with the fallout from a string of company scandals and the increasingly fractious political climate emerging within many Silicon Valley companies.In an internal memo to employees seen by Business Insider, Facebook chief technology officer Mike Schroepfer said on Monday that the company has developed "a set of ground-rules for open and respectful communication at work, and a central moderation model.""We're keeping it simple with three main guidelines: Don't insult, bully, or antagonize others.Since Workplace is where most of these discussions happen, we are investing engineering resources there," Schroepfer wrote.
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Box announced today that it has hired Lakshmi Hanspal to be the company’s new chief information security officer (CISO).She boasts 20 years of security experience, including holding executive security roles at SAP Ariba and Bank of America.She also spent time in a senior role at PayPal.In a blog post announcing the hire, the company defined her role this way: “In the role of CISO, Lakshmi will be responsible for Box’s cyber security practice, security operations and data and platform protection.”Hanspal sees similarities in Box from her time at SAP Ariba, but she recognizes that she will face a different set of challenges.“My role at Box is similar to what I focused on at SAP Ariba with the biggest difference being Box’s geographical footprint.
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The plaintiffs — who represent shareholders — have a natural ally in Alphabet employees.And those employees will pick up the baton today when the mount a new public awareness campaign, along with a daylong protest on social media.Nitasha Tiku has the details in Wired:From 9am to 6pm eastern time on Tuesday, the group will post information about arbitration on a dedicated Twitteraccount, while a companion Instagram account will post testimonials from both experts and survivors of sexual harassment and assault.The paper said it is still not clear how strictly Facebook will have to comply with the German order, noting that the watchdog looks likely to set a deadline for compliance rather than insisting on immediate action.Congressional staff investigating Facebook are getting really annoyed by the company’s answers
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It is the tiresome project that needs proper planning and efforts to give a final shape to your designing process.If you are looking to get rid of all this work, then hiring a kitchen design consultant is the right thing to do.Contractors will help you in doing all the construction work to lay down the things in a proper way.5-To Do Renovation in BudgetYes, you might be thinking that hiring a kitchen designer will cost you extra money but remember one thing that they will also save money as well.8-To Get an Outdoor Kitchen
Amidst legal battle, Gearbox CEO says he left USB stick of porn at Medieval Times [Update 2]On Monday, Ars obtained the formal October 27, 2018 filing made by former Gearbox general counsel Wade Callender.Callender's claim matches a timeline he outlined in his December countersuit against Gearbox: that Callender did not depart the company as a voluntary "resignation."Instead, Callender alleges he was forced out after Pitchford began crafting a "false narrative about Callender's employment."The complete text of Callender's October statement includes details not found in either lawsuit:During my employment with the Respondent [Gearbox Software], I have been subjected to unfair standards and expectations based on my religion.
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Huawei’s sales director in Poland, who previously served in the Chinese diplomatic corps, has been arrested by the Polish authorities on spying allegations.After serving as attaché at the Chinese general consulate in Gdansk, Wang joined Huawei’s Poland office in 2011, first as its PR director then as its sales director responsible for selling to the Polish public sector.Wang was detained on 8 January, on allegations of spying, as was first reported by the Polish public broadcaster TVP.According to TVP, an Orange employee arrested on the same allegations, identified as Piotr D, had worked at the country’s Internal Security Agency (ISA, or “Agencja Bezpieczeństwa Wewnętrznego (ABW)” in Polish), which carried out the arrests.The offices of Huawei and Orange were searched respectively following the arrests, though a spokesperson for ISA told Reuters that the allegations against Wang were related to individual actions, not directly linked to Huawei.This is also the line Huawei adopted when it promptly severed the employment relationship with Wang, citing that “in accordance with the terms and conditions of Huawei’s labour contract, we have made this decision because the incident has brought Huawei into disrepute.”
A group of Google employees is taking to Twitter and Instagram tomorrow in an attempt to educate the public about forced arbitration, Recode first reported.From 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. EST, this group will share stories and facts about forced arbitration, as well as interviews from survivors and experts.This comes about one month after this same group of 35 employees banded together to demand Google end forced arbitration as it relates to any case of discrimination.The group also called on other tech workers to join them.Forced arbitration ensures workplace disputes are settled behind closed doors and without any right to an appeal.These types of agreements effectively prevent employees from suing companies.
Update, 01/14/2019, 04:16 AM ET: Huawei has fired the employee recently arrested in Poland charged with spying for the Chinese government.According to CNN, Huawei said in a statement Saturday it had fired the employee, which China’s Polish embassy named as Wang Weijing, for bringing the firm into “disrepute.”Wang was arrested alongside a Polish intelligence official last week for the alleged spying offences.Further, Huawei said in a statement that Wang’s “alleged actions have no relation to the company.”It’s a quick move from the Chinese smartphone maker, given that the news made headlines only on Friday and Wang has not been proven guilty of anything.Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou was arrested in Canada in December at the behest of the U.S. government for apparently misleading multinational banks regarding transactions connected to Iran (something which could have affected U.S. sanctions).
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Poland could limit use of Huawei products after worker arrested – ReutersWhat happened: After a Huawei employee and a former Polish security official were arrested on spying charges in Poland last week, Huawei may face new restrictions in the European country.A senior government official said on Sunday that Poland might consider banning public bodies from using the company’s products.It could also put further limits on enterprises considered to be security threats.On Saturday, Huawei said it had fired the arrested employee, and that his “alleged actions have no relation to the company.”Why it’s important: Although the specific allegations against the former Huawei employee have yet to emerge, the case certainly doesn’t help the company’s current international public relations crisis.
Susan Walsh, who worked for Doner for 10 years, first in 2008 as a copywriter and later as a creative director, has filed a lawsuit against the agency for age discrimination.The suit, filed on Dec. 17 in the U.S. District Court for Eastern Michigan, alleges that Walsh was abruptly and unjustly fired from her job at Doner Detroit last May, three days before her 60th birthday.Her departure was among a round of layoffs that targeted employees who did not possess the “anticipated skills, knowledge and abilities needed by employees in the future,” the lawsuit alleges Doner told Walsh upon her termination.Doner has complied with all applicable laws and firmly believes that her lawsuit is without merit.Doner contested this claim, and the EEOC dismissed the charge in September 2018.Walsh’s attorney, Shereef Akeel of Troy, Mich., firm Akeel & Valentine, disputed that the original complaint filed with the EEOC was dismissed because Walsh’s claims against Doner were unfounded.
Poland arrested a Huawei employee and a former Polish security agent for allegedly spying for China.The Huawei employee is a Chinese national and the company's sales director for public-sector clients in Poland, while the former agent is a Pole who worked for Orange Polska, the local branch of a French telecom, Polish TV broadcaster Telewizja Polska (TVP) reported.The pair was arrested by the country's Internal Security Agency on Tuesday and hit with espionage charges, according to a release from the agency.They'll both remain in custody for at least three months.They were named as Weijing W. and Piotr D. in the agency release.Huawei also told CNBC that it "complies with all applicable laws and regulations in the countries where it operates, and we require every employee to abide by the laws and regulations in the countries where they are based."
Polish authorities have arrested two individuals and accused them of conducting espionage on behalf of the Chinese government, the Polish TV channel TVP has reported (via BBC).One is a Chinese man who is the head of Huawei’s sales in the country, according to The New York Times, while the other is a Polish national and employee of the telecoms provider Orange Polska.The network has recently worked with Huawei to build its next-generation 5G network.The arrests come amid fears that Huawei equipment could be used to spy on behalf of the Chinese government when used to build a country’s communications infrastructure.The US has reportedly considered explicitly banning the use of the company’s equipment from such networks, and it has also pressured its allies to do the same.Several allies have already done so.
BYOD And Enterprise Mobility Market by Software (mobile device management and mobile application management), Security (device, application), Service (managed, professional), Deployment (Cloud, On-Premise), End-User (BFSI, IT and Telecom), And Region – Global Industry Forecast till 2023 Market Synopsis:The global market for BYOD And Enterprise Mobility is expected to grow from USD 39.04 billion in 2017 to USD 94.41 billion by 2023, at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 15.86% during the forecast period.The BYOD (bring your own device) & enterprise mobility enable employees to use their personal devices such as tablets, smartphones, and laptops for professional purposes.The global BYOD And Enterprise Mobility market is expected to have tremendous growth, owing to growing SMEs adopting cloud-based services and high demand for BYOD And Enterprise Mobility solutions from various sectors such as energy and utility, healthcare and life sciences, media and entertainment, retail and consumer goods, IT and telecommunication, and transportation and logistics.Get Sample Report @ https://www.marketresearchfuture.com/sample_request/6699 Growing economy, urbanization, and increasing employment rate as well as the rapid rate of industrialization are driving the global BYOD And Enterprise Mobility market.Key players in the BYOD And Enterprise Mobility market are Microsoft Corporation, Cisco Systems, Inc., Blackberry Limited, Infosys Limited, IBM Corporation, Tata Consultancy Services Limited, SAP SE, and Tech Mahindra Limited.SegmentationBy software, the market is segmented into device management, application management, data management, email management, telecom expense management, and others.By security, the market is segmented into device security, application security, content security, network security, identity access management, and multiple-user management.By service, the market is segmented into managed and professional services.By deployment, the market is segmented into cloud and on-premise.By end-users, the market is segmented into BFSI, automobile, manufacturing, IT & telecom, retail, healthcare, transportation and logistics, and others.By region, the market is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and the rest of the world Regional analysisThe global market for BYOD And Enterprise Mobility is estimated to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period from 2018 to 2023.
A Huawei employee was arrested in Poland on Tuesday and charged with spying for China, according to numerous media reports."Polish authorities detained and charged a local sales director of Huawei Technologies Co., a Chinese national, with conducting high-level espionage on behalf of China," The Wall Street Journal wrote today.Huawei is a large maker of smartphones and telecommunications equipment.Poland also arrested a Polish man "who [formerly] held several top government cybersecurity positions," the Associated Press reported."Polish security agents searched the Warsaw offices of Huawei and Orange, Poland’s leading communications provider, where the former Polish security expert recently worked, seizing documents and electronic data," the AP wrote.Both people "carried out espionage activities against Poland," a Polish government official told the AP.
Question 1  (TCO 5) A company whose structure, policies, and capabilities allow employees to respond quickly to customer needs and changes in the business environment is termed as a(n) _____. Question 2  (TCO 5) Another term for work specialization is _____. Question 3  (TCO 5) In a furniture factory, one worker cuts the wood according to the design, another worker glues and screws the pieces together, and another worker stains and polishes the wood. This is an example of _____.  Question 4  (TCO 5) The number of workers who report directly to a manager is called the manager's _____.  Question 6  (TCO 5) Justin M. Brown, the operations manager at Vernon Manufacturing Company, formulated a strategy to motivate the firm's employees. Justin addressed employees’ dissatisfaction by increasing their salary and incentives; he employed several industrial counselors to help employees deal with work-related stress; and improved the health insurance plan provided to employees.  He also motivated employees by providing greater opportunity for advancement, recognizing employees who perform well and giving employees greater responsibility to foster a sense of achievement in them. Justin's measures are based on which of the following approaches?  Question 7  (TCO 5) Which of the following statements is true about expectancy theory?  Question 8  (TCO 5) _____ suggests that employee satisfaction depends on the perceived ratio of inputs to outputs.  Question 9  (TCO 5) _____ refers to a motivational approach in which managers and employees work together to structure personal goals and objectives for every individual, department, and project to mesh with the organization's goals.  Question 10  (TCO 5) K.M. Retailers, an international consumer products retail chain, gives preference to women and minority-owned suppliers and subcontractors. The firm hires a large number of employees from ethnic minorities and the human resource department keeps the interests of these groups in mind while framing company policies. In this example, K.M. Retailers uses which of the following strategies?  Question 11  (TCO 5) Which of the following acts prohibits any form or testing that can be construed as a pre-employment medical examination?  Question 12  (TCO 6) A _____ is a special type of bar chart that shows the progress of all the tasks needed to complete a project.  Question 13  (TCO 6) Which of the following is the main purpose of just-in-time systems?  Question 14  (TCO 6) Morkel Toys is a manufacturer of toys. The company produces tens of thousands of Barbie dolls in its factories every day. It uses large machinery to automate the production and the output is standardized. This is an example of _____.  Question 15  (TCO 6) The manufacturing approach in which part of the product is mass produced and the remaining features are customized is known as _____.
Federal workers have begun asking for help on GoFundMe as a government shutdown nears the three-week mark.Government employees have set up roughly 1,000 fundraising pages, GoFundMe told The Guardian on Wednesday, as they seek help in meeting their expenses.Campaigns on the crowdfunding platform seek anywhere from a few hundred to thousands of dollars for everyday expenses, such as utilities and groceries, the paper reported.The campaigns have raised approximately $100,000 in total, The Guardian reported.GoFundMe didn't immediately respond to a request for comment.A search on the site for the term "government shutdown" returned more than 1,650 results.
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Times are tough in Europe for carmakers, as evidenced by Thursday's Reuters report that both Ford and Jaguar Land Rover are laying off large swaths of employees.Jaguar Land Rover will be releasing a little over 10 percent of its workforce while Ford is keeping its numbers private.These massive layoffs stem from many contributing factors including the US' trade difficulties with China, China's slowing car market, Brexit, reduced demands for diesel vehicles and stricter emissions requirements.According to Reuters' report, Jaguar lost £354 million in the span between April and September of 2018, and the looming threat of a no-deal Brexit could cause losses in 2019 to be even worse if operating costs aren't reined in.Ford Europe currently employs 53,000 people, and while we don't have a specific number that Ford will be laying off, reports put it in the thousands.Ford is also contemplating the closure of several of its European manufacturing facilities in an attempt to move that division's finances from red to black.
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Smart doorbell company Ring allowed employees to share unencrypted customer videos with each other, according to reports by both The Intercept and The Information.The reports say that Ring, which was purchased by Amazon last year, gave various teams access to unencrypted customer video files on company servers and live feeds from some customer cameras, regardless of whether that access was necessary.The reports say that this behavior began in 2016, when Ring founder Jamie Siminoff moved the company’s efforts from San Francisco to Ukraine to save money.Sources tell The Information that for months after the Ukraine office was opened, videos were frequently transmitted without encryption.In addition, the company provided its R team in Ukraine with virtually unrestricted access to a folder on the company’s Amazon’s S3 cloud storage instance containing every Ring customer video.These videos were unencrypted, and could be easily downloaded and shared.
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Google's head of public policy Karan Bhatia has reportedly hinted at restructuring the company's Washington, DC, team responsible for lobbying on Capitol Hill.Sources told Bloomberg that Bhatia shared a blank organizational chart that had only his own name filled in at the top.The chart prompted employees to fear for their jobs.Bhatia joined Google in June to head up the company's policy team, and has previously worked for General Electric, and as deputy U.S. trade representative under George W. Bush.Some employees at Google responsible for lobbying DC lawmakers are fearing for their jobs after a company executive hinted at restructuring their team.Karan Bhatia, Google's VP of global public policy, is rethinking the roles of employees on the company's policy team in Washington, Bloomberg reports.
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