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  • Google Will Let Enterprises Store Their Google Workspace Encryption Keys

    As ubiquitous as Google Docs has become in the last year alone, a major criticism often overlooked by the countless workplaces that use it is that it isn't end-to-end encrypted, allowing Google -- or any requesting government agency -- access to a company's files. But Google is finally addressing that key complaint with a round of updates that will let customers shield their data by storing their own encryption keys. From a report: Google Workspace, the company's enterprise offering that include...

  • Google's AirTable Rival, Tables, Graduates From Beta

    Last fall, Google's in-house incubator Area 120 introduced a new work-tracking tool called Tables, an AirTable (a San Francisco-based startup that makes cloud-based spreadsheet collaboration software and is valued at $5.77 billion) rival that allows for tracking projects more efficiently using automation. Today, Google says Tables will officially "graduate" from Area 120 to become an official Google product by joining Google Cloud, which it expects to complete in the next year. From a report: Th...

  • French Companies Admit Problems at Nuclear Plant in China

    Unusual activity at a nuclear power reactor in China has drawn international attention, as two French companies involved in the plant acknowledged problems on Monday but said they could be handled safely. From a report: The companies were responding to a report by CNN on Monday that Framatome, one of the companies, had sought help from the United States, citing an "imminent radiological threat" at the Taishan Nuclear Power Plant in Guangdong Province. EDF, France's main power utility and part ow...

  • Supreme Court Revives LinkedIn Bid To Shield Personal Data

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday gave Microsoft's LinkedIn another chance to try to stop rival hiQ Labs from harvesting personal data from the professional networking platform's public profiles -- a practice that LinkedIn contends threatens the privacy of its users. From a report: The justices threw out a lower court ruling that had barred LinkedIn from denying hiQ access to the information that LinkedIn members had made publicly available. At issue is whether companies can use a federal anti-ha...

  • Wave of Resignations Predicted As Pandemic Lockdown Ends

    tomhath writes: Economists are predicting a massive wave of resignations in the coming months. Up to 40% of employees at some companies are considering career changes after working from home or living on unemployment supplement for a year. The reasons are varied -- burnout, unwillingness to return to the office, opportunity to change while on unemployment all factor into it. Read more of this story at Slashdot....