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Nine Tesla employees criticized the company’s response to the novel coronavirus in interviews with Business Insider. Workers criticized a lack of hand sanitizer, mixed messages from CEO Elon Musk, and poor enforcement of social distancing.
Tesla will temporarily lay off some employees in Norway for at least one month at the beginning of April, according to internal email sent on Tuesday by a Tesla’s director in the region. A significant drop in demand and an inability to hold events, both driven by the spread of the novel coronavirus, have left Tesla’s stores and service centers in Norway with more employees than they can use.
Chinese government-backed hackers targeted US companies in a widespread campaign, and the researcher who discovered the attack warns it could ‘signal a shift’ in how the two countries spy on each other. FireEye revealed on Wednesday that between January 20 and March 11, a group known as APT41 targeted 75 organizations across nearly every economic sector, including finance, construction, defense, tech, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, media, and oil and gas industries.
The CDC would set up a coronavirus ‘surveillance and data collection system’ as part …read more
Source:: Businessinsider – Technology