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Twitter tells staff to work from home due to virus fears

Twitter told its more than 4,800 employees around the world to work from home, amid fears of the spread of the coronavirus outbreak. “Beginning today, we are strongly encouraging all employees globally to work from home if they’re able. Our goal is to lower the probability of the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus for us …

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#Huawei announces it will open manufacturing plant for wireless products in France

Huawei has today (28 February) announced that it will open a factory in France dedicated to the production of wireless equipment for 4G and 5G networks. The majority of the products leaving this facility will be destined for European markets. The value of the first phase of this investment will be over 200 million Euro. …

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UK-US relations ‘not at risk’ over Huawei decision

United States’ secretary of state Mike Pompeo said that the relationship between the US and the United Kingdom “is not at risk” over UK’s decision to give China’s Huawei a role in its 5G network, and added that that the UK remains “a partner and a friend”. “It is powerful to know that I have …

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The Worst Possible Day: U.S. Telecommunications and Huawei

Thomas Donahue is a Cipher Brief expert and former Senior Director for Cyber Operations on the U.S. National Security Council Staff.  His article was originally published by National Defense University Press PRISM. As a global power, the United States must be able to sustain military forces and project power anywhere in the world, even in …

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Youtube bans ‘implied’ threats | New Europe

YouTube revealed on 11 December it would better “tackle harassment” with its strengthened anti-harassment policy. After being repeatedly accused of allowing hate speech, the video streaming platform said it will ban “veiled or implied threats” and insults based on race and sexuality. It also said it will “demonetize” the channels that keep breaking its rules …

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Europe replicated in #Huawei City, #China

Google was forced to suspend Huawei’s Android license earlier this year after the Chinese firm was added to the US government’s Entity List, which prevents American companies from doing business with them. It stems from fears that Huawei devices and services are being used by the Chinese government as secret surveillance tools, however no evidence …

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