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10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. Facebook has banned hundreds of groups and accounts linked to the far-right boogaloo movement. The social media giant said it removed 220 Facebook accounts, 95 Instagram accounts, 28 pages, and 106 groups linked to the boogaloo network it identified from its platform. The Federal Communications Commission has designated the Chinese telecommunications firms Huawei and ZTE as national security threats. The New York Times report...
Tags: Google, Facebook, Europe, UK, Instagram, Massachusetts, US, Trends, Tesla, New York Times, Federal Communications Commission, North, Huawei, Detroit, Sap, Alexa


LEAKED MEMO: Alphabet's healthcare unit Verily suspended bonuses mid-pandemic to fund diversity programs instead, frustrating employees (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google sister company Verily Life Sciences has suspended employee spot bonuses for the remainder of 2020. It says it will redirect the money into diversity and inclusion programs instead. Employees aren't happy about it. In an internal letter sent to management, viewed by Business Insider, employees are calling on leadership to reinstate spot bonuses and subsidize diversity efforts by other means. The decision "implies that these efforts are charity causes not worthy of their own investment," ...
Tags: Google, US, Trends, Alphabet, Business Insider, Google Life Sciences, Andrew Conrad, Business Insider Employees, Verily Life Sciences, COVID, Carolyn Wang, Hugh Langley


Beyonce tried a Magic Leap demo with a mermaid and she was bored (AAPL)

Magic Leap is a startup valued at $4.5 billion, and it's building a pair of glasses that lets users see crazy things in the real world — like a whale jumping out of a floor, for example.  Few people have tried it and spoken about it publicly, because everyone who ultimately gets a demo has to sign an NDA.  One person who has tried the cutting-edge technology is Beyonce, former employees tell Business Insider. Employees were told to create a "mermaid" demo for Beyonce, one person said. But the su...
Tags: Beyonce, Trends, Magic Leap, NDA, Rony Abovitz, Magic Leap demo, Business Insider Employees, Representatives for Beyonce