Monday, October 25th, 2021

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Frances Haugen, Facebook whistle-blower, to testify in Parliament Monday

British policymakers will hear testimony on Monday from the former Facebook manager who became a whistle-blower and has shared scores of internal documents with policymakers and journalists to help build a case for stiffer...

I’m Not a Pilot, but I Just Flew a Helicopter Over California

CAMARILLO, Calif. — On a recent Wednesday afternoon, I flew a helicopter over Ventura County, just north of Los Angeles. I took off from a small airport, climbed to about 10,000 feet and banked...

The World ‘Has Found a Way to Do This’: The U.S. Lags on Paid Leave

Congress is now considering four weeks of paid family and medical leave, down from the 12 weeks that were initially proposed in the Democrats’ spending plan. If the plan becomes law, the United States...

PayPal says it isn’t interested in pursuing Pinterest.

PayPal, the digital payments giant, said late on Sunday that it was not interested in buying the social media network Pinterest, ending efforts to craft a potential $45 billion deal that would have been...

Russia Challenges Biden Again With Broad Cybersurveillance Operation

SEA ISLAND, Ga. — Russia’s premier intelligence agency has launched another campaign to pierce thousands of U.S. government, corporate and think-tank computer networks, Microsoft officials and cybersecurity experts warned on Sunday, only months after...

Inside the Big Facebook Leak

In a time of mega-leaks, journalists’ sources have become power players. Frances Haugen, the former Facebook executive who shared company documents, led a meticulous media rollout. Source link

Inside Amazon’s Worst Human Resources Problem

In internal correspondence, company administrators warned of “inadequate service levels,” “deficient processes” and systems that are “prone to delay and error.” The extent of the problem puts in stark relief how Amazon’s workers routinely...

Norah O’Donnell in danger of losing anchor spot at ‘CBS Evening News’

Norah O’Donnell is in danger of losing the top spot at “CBS Evening News,” as cost-slashing execs at the broadcasting giant quietly search for her replacement amid sagging ratings, The Post has learned. The...

Facebook Faltered In Curbing Hateful User Content In India

NEW DELHI, India (AP) — Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim content, according to leaked documents obtained by The Associated Press, even as its...

The Week in Business: A Consumer Internet Deal

What’s Up? (Oct. 17-23) PinPal? The digital payment processor PayPal has offered to buy Pinterest, a social curation site, in a deal that values the site at $45 billion, according to people familiar with...