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TikTok tells U.S. lawmakers it’s working to stop user data from being accessible to Chinese employees

A leader of the U.S. Federal Communications Commission said he has asked Apple and Google to remove TikTok from their app stores over data security concerns. Pictured here is the TikTok download page on an Apple iPhone on August 7, 2020. Drew Angerer | Getty Images News | Getty Images TikTok, a unit of China’s […]

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UK

BT national strike threatens to severely hamper broadband as employees set to walk out

According to reports, around 25,000 members of the Communication Workers Union (CWU) at BT and Openreach and 9,000 BT call centre workers were balloted and overwhelmingly backed industrial action, the (CWU) recently said. BT employees have voted overwhelmingly in favour of holding a national strike for the first time in 35 years, sparking the latest […]

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Travel

Amazon, Disney, AT&T gave to abortion foes like Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis while vowing to help employees

Ike Swetlitz and Spencer Soper | Bloomberg Three corporate giants that pledged to pay for employees to travel for reproductive medical care also contributed to the campaigns of anti-abortion governors. Amazon.com Inc., AT&T Inc., and Walt Disney Co. have said that they will help cover travel costs for employees who need care that isn’t available […]

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Gaming

Niantic is laying off about 90 employees and canceling four projects | Engadget

Pokémon Go developer is laying off eight percent of its workforce, which is said to be around 85-90 jobs. The augmented reality game company has also canceled four projects. CEO John Hanke reportedly wrote in an email to employees that Niantic was “facing a time of economic turmoil” and had to “further streamline our operations […]

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Celebrities

Katharine Hepburn’s fortune laid bare as Hollywood legend left THOUSANDS to her employees

Her last will and testament, which is posted online on Living Trust Network, reveals who received the incredible sum from the incredible star.  Hepburn’s housekeeper, Norah Considine Moore, received $100,000 (£82,000), while her accountant Erik Hanson got $50,000 (£41,000) and her literary agent Freya Manston received $5,000 (£4,100). An ABC News journalist, Cynthia McFadden, was […]

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Business

Target will cover employees’ travel to other states for abortions, company memo says

A person walks into a Target store in Washington, DC, on May 18, 2022. Stefani Reynolds | AFP | Getty Images Target will cover employees’ travel if they live in a state where abortion is banned, according to a company memo obtained by CNBC. The new policy will take effect in July, according to the […]

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US

Atlanta company helps employees pay down payments on their first homes

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) – An Atlanta single mom and veteran is closing on her first home, thanks to the help of her employers! The program helps employees who have been with the company at least two years pay the down payment on their homes. ”I have been a single mother since my oldest was probably […]

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Gaming

Tesla reportedly lays off 200 Autopilot employees in latest jobs cut | Engadget

Tesla has reportedly laid off approximately 200 workers from its Autopilot team and closed an office in California. According to , the company notified staff of the move on Tuesday. Many of the affected employees were annotation specialists whose jobs involved evaluating and labeling Autopilot data obtained from customers. Along with the layoffs, Tesla closed […]

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Science

Dismissal of former Bayonne employee’s hostile work environment suit upheld – Hudson Reporter

An appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a federal lawsuit by a former Bayonne city employee alleging a hostile work environment. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld the dismissal of Stacie Percella’s lawsuit in a ruling on June 21. The appellant, former deputy registrar for the Bayonne Health Department for […]

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US

Cincinnati will pay travel costs for city employees’ out-of-state abortions

CINCINNATI  — In a direct response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval announced new city policies to ensure employees of the city and their families have access to what he called the “medical care they need.” According to the mayor, legislation was introduced to repeal a 2001 […]