NEWSWORTHY

World Nov 13, 2018

Internet traffic hijack disrupts Google services

An internet traffic diversion that rerouted data through Russia and China disrupted Google services on Monday, including search, cloud-hosting services and its bundle of collaboration tools for businesses. Service interruptions lasted for nearly two hours and ended about 5:30 p.m. EST., network service companies said. ...

The Google walkout is a new kind of worker activism

Business | FOCUS Nov 3, 2018

The Google walkout is a new kind of worker activism

by Noah Feldman

The global walkout by Google workers, a response to Alphabet Inc.'s reported protection of executives accused of sexual misconduct, may be a harbinger of something new in employer-employee relations: empowered workers' moral-political protest directed as much against the general culture as against management. Although the ...

Business / Tech Oct 26, 2018

U.K. fines Facebook over Cambridge Analytica's use of users' data

British regulators on Thursday slapped Facebook with a fine of £500,000 ($644,000) — the maximum possible — for failing to protect the privacy of its users in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The Information Commissioner Office found that between 2007 and 2014, Facebook processed the personal ...