Whistleblower

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Former Apple worker inspires Washington state measure seeking to curb NDAs

A former Apple Inc employee who had filed a whistleblower complaint related to Apple’s use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) has inspired draft legislation in Washington st...

Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram

Whistleblower: governments must check Facebook really does scrap face recognition

Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen welcomed Facebook’s announcement that it would scrap facial recognition, but urged close government oversight of the move to ensure the ...

Platform News: Facebook usage

Maintenance error caused Facebook’s 6-hour outage, company says

Routine maintenance on Facebook’s network stitching together its data centers caused Monday’s collapse of its global system for more than six hours, the company has sai...

Platform News: Social media titan, Facebook

Whistleblower says Facebook put profit before reining in hate speech

A Facebook Inc whistleblower has accused the social media giant of repeatedly prioritizing profit over clamping down on hate speech and misinformation, and said her lawyers have fi...

Wirecard

German prosecutors open Wirecard money laundering probe

German state prosecutors are investigating individuals at Wirecard for suspected money laundering, adding to probes into alleged fraud, balance falsification and market manipulatio...