Tech firms, US officials talk election protection at Facebook

[ad_1] Leading technology firms met with American officials at Facebook’s campus in the city of Menlo Park Facebook said technology firms and US officials met at its Silicon Valley headquarters on Wednesday to collaborate on protecting next year’s presidential election from cyber threats. Google, Microsoft and Twitter were listed among the companies that met with […]

Employees urge Google not to work with US immigration officials

[ad_1] Hundreds of Google employees on Wednesday called on the internet titan to avoid working for US immigration officials until they stop “engaging in human rights abuses.” A petition signed by more than 600 “Googlers” as of late afternoon was prompted by word that US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) was preparing to request bids […]

Foxconn leaders, Wisconsin officials meet; details unclear

[ad_1] Foxconn Technology Group executives met Wednesday with Wisconsin’s governor, legislative leaders and others but no one is saying much about what they discussed. Foxconn, the world’s leading electronics manufacturer, has been under the spotlight in Wisconsin ever since striking a deal in 2017 to build a flat-screen display panel plant heralded by President Donald […]

Senators clash with FAA officials over Boeing Max oversight

[ad_1] Credit: CC0 Public Domain Members of a Senate subcommittee clashed with Federal Aviation Administration officials Wednesday, contending the agency was too deferential to Boeing in approving the 737 Max. Senators cited reports of lax oversight as the jet and flight control software called MCAS were developed. MCAS has been implicated in two deadly crashes. […]