Apple is sending care packages to stranded employees in China

Apple hasn’t forgotten its employees in China isolated because of the coronavirus, and is sending them care packages containing food, medical supplies, and an iPad. Care packages include snacks, face masks, and an iPad The care packages contain some snacks, face masks and even a new 10.2-inch iPad. Also enclosed with the items is a letter … Read more

Huawei cloning Apple parts, rewarding employees for tech theft

In November, for example, a Huawei engineer heading up smartwatch development tracked down a supplier that helps build the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor, The Information said. The person arranged a meeting with the claim he could offer a manufacturing contract, but instead probed for details about the Apple Watch, an anonymous executive at the supplier said. The … Read more

Facebook’s Fifth Annual Diversity Report Shows Female Employees Have Increased 5 Percent in 5 Years

The number of women employees at Facebook has increased five percent over the past five years and there has been a modest growth in the proportion of Asian, Black and Hispanic employees across the company, the social media giant revealed on Friday. Releasing its fifth annual diversity report, Facebook said people from all backgrounds rely on Facebook to … Read more

Silicon Valley leaders slam Trump travel ban, offer employees legal aid

Timothy A. Clary | AFP | Getty Images (L-R) Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos, Larry Page of Alphabet, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Vice President-elect Mike Pence and President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower December 14, 2016. Tech companies on Saturday expressed concerns over President Donald Trump’s order to restrict migration from several countries, with leaders saying … Read more

Evernote updates its privacy policy to allow employees to read your notes, and you can’t opt out of this

Popular online note-taking service Evernote has announced an update to its privacy policy, allowing some of its employees to read your notes. The updated policy will come into effect starting January 23, 2017. The reason behind the move is described as: “this is primarily to make sure that our machine learning technologies are working correctly, … Read more

Bridgewater to lay off employees in ‘renovation’

Bridgewater Associates, the world’s largest hedge fund by assets, has announced a firm-wide “renovation” that will include employee layoffs, according to someone familiar with the matter. In a letter to clients, officials at the $150 billion-asset company said it was “digging into the areas of inefficiency to improve them” as part of a “renovation to … Read more