Uber hacked and surveilled rivals, alleges ex-manager in letter

In June 2016, Uber Technologies Inc. contractors trained by the Central Intelligence Agency allegedly spied on another firm’s executives and sent live video to then-Chief Executive Travis Kalanick in the company’s “War Room.”

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Russian government hackers stole the NSA cyber defense plan, report claims

Hackers working for the Russian government stole NSA plans and documents on cyber defense off a contractor’s personal computer, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal.

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Facebook says there is 'no evidence' of anti-conservative bias on Trending Topics

Facebook says there is “no evidence” that former contractors at the social network deliberately suppressed conservative news on the site’s Trending Topics section.

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Salesforce Brings Lightning to Government Cloud


Salesforce on Thursday launched Government Cloud Lightning for government agencies, contractors and federally funded R&D centers. It provides a modern, component-based platform and an intuitive user experience, as well as access to Salesforce’s partner ecosystem, the company said. Government Cloud Lightning lets users build apps for desktops and mobile devices with Lightning App Builder’s drag-and-drop visual interface. Its Lightning Components provide the building blocks for agencies to create modern apps, Salesforce said.

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Ready or Not, Enterprise Appification Is Here


Portfolios of task-oriented mobile apps for employees, contractors and business partners have been transforming the way enterprises conduct business, Apperian reported last week. Companies that have launched mobility initiatives have customized and deployed one or more apps that have streamlined business operations, according to “Deploying Mobile Apps That Matter: 2015 Enterprise Mobile App Trend,” the firm’s analysis of 2 million app deployments. Apps proliferated after a mobility initiative was launched, the report says.

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Large Apple logo goes up at Bill Graham Auditorium ahead of iPhone event

Apple is putting a legion of carpenters, electricians, security personnel and other contractors to work this Labor Day weekend as it readies San Francisco’s Bill Graham Auditorium for what is expected to be a massive iPhone event next week.

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Apple expands roles for remaining Campus 2 contractors after shakeup

Following Apple’s decision to jettison general contractors DPR and Skanska from Campus 2 construction, two of the other construction firms on the project have stepped in to fill the gap, a report said on Tuesday.



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Apple fires Campus 2 contractors as 'spaceship' faces delays, spiraling costs

Apple has reportedly severed its relationship with general contractors Skanska and DPR — the two firms responsible for overseeing construction of its new “spaceship” headquarters — with near-immediate effect, a rare mid-stream shakeup that follows a string of delays and increasing costs.



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