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- Exclusive: GitHub staff members are up in arms over the shooting of a Jewish employee. The previous worker said he was reprimanded by HR for his message to an internal Slack channel on the day of the Capitol siege: “remain safe homies, Nazis are about,” with a sad emoji.
- Parler discovered a brand-new hosting service. Parler registered its domain with Epik, a business understood for hosting other reactionary websites including Gab, after being booted from AWS.
- Facebook staffers were instructed not to wear top quality clothes. The move, reported by The Details, comes after Facebook indefinitely suspended President Trump from its platform, and accompanies threats against tech firms and their employees.
- Sheryl Sandberg stated the United States Capitol siege was not prepared on Facebook. Nevertheless, specialists who study extremism said Facebook was “indirectly involved” in the insurrection for allowing misinformation and violent speech to spread out on social media.
- An ex-Alibaba driver set himself alight. A delivery driver set himself on fire following a pay disagreement with a partner of Alibaba subsidiary Ele.me, The Financial Times reported Tuesday.
- Rumble sued Google for $2 billion. Rumble is a YouTube competitor popular with conservative users, and claimed Google misused its supremacy in search to prioritize YouTube videos over its own.
- YouTube limited Trump’s account. The president has actually had actually some content eliminated, and can’t post new videos for at least a week.
- Tim Cook states Trump needs to be held accountable for the riots. Cook informed CBS that “no one is above the law” and that anyone who played a part should be held accountable.
- Samsung’s robotic butler puts wine and does laundry. Bot Handy is a one-handed robotic that can do tasks around the home, and was demoed at the yearly tech hoop-la that is CES.
- Exclusive: Inside Google’s war with employees. We spoke to present and former workers about why Googlers are forming one of the first “white-collar unions.”
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