New report says Foxconn employees abused

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Foxconn, the world’s largest manufacturer of electrical components, is facing a leaked report that states the company abuses its employees. The report also says that the company has been responsible for harsh punishment, illegal labor...

Apple's obsession with secrecy

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Remember that iPhone 3G ad that Apple ran when the phone was first announced? It turns out that it might not be so far from the truth after all. Apple seems to be a company...

No more iPhone subsidies for Microsoft employees

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Unmoved by independent market-analysis company Forrester Research's conclusion that "iPhone users are richer, younger, and perhaps even more productive at work than those who use competing smartphones," Microsoft has taken steps that have left some...

Ex-Google employees rebel with Cuil

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Have you ever looked at Google and thought: "There aren't enough search results here"? Well, surprisingly, you are not alone. Today marked the launch of a new search engine, known as Cuil (pronounced Cool). The...

41 Employees Fired For Porn Surfing

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Washington DC - 41 Washington DC workers have been fired or suspended after they accessed thousands of porn sites on city computers. Nine employees were fired while the other 32 were suspended. Both male and...

Circuit City Fires 3,400 "Overpaid" Employees

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Circuit City is firing 3,400 employees (8% of Circuit City's total work force) and bringing in lower-cost workers to fill their roles. The company says that the move is aimed to help realign its cost...

Apple offers to re-price options for employees

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In a filing Friday with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Apple said 114,695 options issued between 1997 and 2002 were erroneously assigned grant dates that preceded the finalization of those grants. As a...

NASA Employees Warned About Vista Security Loophole

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Computer security specialists at NASA have warned their employees of a loophole in the encryption feature BitLocker, only present in Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Microsoft's Windows Vista operating system. According to a document posted...

Bill Gates' e-mail to employees

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Bink has posted an email that Bill Gates sent out to all Microsoft employees and Subsidiaries. From: MSBILLG Sent: Thursday, June 15, 2006 1:41 PM To: Microsoft and Subsidiaries: All FTE Subject: My...

Five Former EA Employees Establish New Studio

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Deep Fried Entertainment or DFE is the new kid on the development block. Formed by five former EA Black Box employees they hope to, "capitalise on the creative freedoms and technical innovations that often elude...

HP: 65 Percent of Employees Support Compaq Merger

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Internal polls show a majority of Hewlett-Packard Co.HWP.N employees support plans to buy Compaq Computer Corp.CPQ.N, the company said on Friday, although a leading critic of the merger said an independent survey was needed. ...

German government employees get electronic signatures

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Germany's federal government is introducing electronic signatures for its employees, a step it hopes will help make the security procedure generally accepted in the country. More than 200,000 employees of ministries and agencies will be...

HP petition irks some employees

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UPDATE: Some Hewlett-Packard employees took exception Friday to what they saw as an attempt by the company to characterize a pro-merger petition as an example of grassroots sentiment. Although HP spokeswoman Rebeca...

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