Do no evil… except for a profit?
- Project Dragonfly would allow Beijing to monitor users’ activity
- Open letter is latest sign of worker unrest at tech company
A group of Google employees published an open letter on Tuesday calling on their employer to cancel its plans to build a censored search engine for China, the latest expression of worker unrest at a company that earlier this month saw thousands stage walkouts over its handling of sexual misconduct cases.
Related: Ex-staffer pressures Google over China project ahead of Senate hearing
Greed fouls all morals!
Exclusive: staff at Johnson & Johnson had concerns it could harden in body, emails show
• Revealed: how faulty implants harm patients worldwide
• Why we’re examining the implants industry
A vaginal mesh implant made by one of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical firms was launched despite the company being warned it could shrink and harden inside the body, company documents reveal.
Internal emails between executives, shared with the Guardian, show staff at Johnson & Johnson (J&J) were concerned that the plastic material the mesh was made from had the potential to turn “hard as a rock” and roll up like a “folded potato chip” inside patients.
What could they possibly be hiding?
Refusal – despite unanimous resolution by Commons – is unacceptable, says Labour
Downing Street has refused to commit to publishing the full legal advice given on the Brexit deal despite a unanimous resolution by the House of Commons, in a move likely to spark a major new process row with Labour and Tory Brexiters.
Related: Labour accuses government of defying will of Commons by not releasing full Brexit legal advice – Politics live
Afraid she might tell the truth?
Mike Pompeo and James Mattis are due to give a briefing on US relations with Saudi Arabia to Senate on Wednesday
The White House is preventing the CIA director, Gina Haspel, or any other intelligence official from briefing the Senate on the murder of Saudi dissident and Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi.
The secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, and the defence secretary, James Mattis, are due to give a briefing on US relations with Saudi Arabia to the entire Senate behind closed doors on Wednesday, ahead of a vote that could cut off US support for Riyadh’s military campaign in Yemen.
Talk big and carry an ever smaller stick?
US president says he expects to move ahead on plans to raise tariffs to 25% from 1 January
Donald Trump has raised the stakes in the escalating global trade dispute between the US, China and some of America’s traditional allies ahead of a major gathering of world leaders this week.
Ahead of the G20 meeting in Argentina, which begins on Friday, the US president used a newspaper interview to warn China that he expects to move ahead on the imposition of higher import tariffs on Chinese goods.
A new study shows that the genetic makeup of northern Europe traces back to migrations from Siberia that began at least 3,500 years ago and that, as recently as the Iron Age, ancestors of the Saami lived in a larger area of Finland than today.
Oleksiy Haran, the Research Director at the Ilko Kucheriv Democratic Initiatives Foundation, commented to Glavkom on why Petro Poroshenko initiated the introduction of the martial law right now. The Parliament has a very large number of politicians who demand more resolute actions against Russia, which has already committed a direct and open aggression and now the […]
Exclusive: Trump ally met WikiLeaks founder months before emails hacked by Russia were published
Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Paul Manafort held secret talks with Julian Assange inside the Ecuadorian embassy in London, and visited around the time he joined Trump’s campaign, the Guardian has been told.
Sources have said Manafort went to see Assange in 2013, 2015 and in spring 2016 – during the period when he was made a key figure in Trump’s push for the White House.
Credit Taiwan FDA #13,701 Although flu season hasn’t hit full stride in Hong Kong or Taiwan, South Korea raised …
Source: Avian Flu Diary: Taiwan FDA & HK HA Reject 2 Batches Of Sanofi Flu Vaccine For `Impurities’