News tagged with government workers

US team using Twitter, Facebook to fight militants

(AP)—The U.S. official who oversees American efforts to counter al-Qaida and other militants in the online battlefield keeps a quote on his desk from a "Most Wanted" jihadi from America's South. The Alabama ...

Apr 12, 2013
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State workers underpaid, new study finds

A comparison of public sector workers in Illinois with their peers in the private sector shows a general wage and salary penalty for state and local government employees, according to research by a University of Illinois ...

Mar 12, 2013
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SKorea says Samsung chip plant caused cancer

(AP)—A South Korean government agency said Friday that working at a Samsung Electronics factory caused the breast cancer of a worker who died earlier this year, only the second time it has recognized a link between cancer ...

Dec 14, 2012
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Leatherback turtle eggs crushed in Trinidad

Hundreds, possibly thousands of turtle eggs and hatchlings have been destroyed on the northern Trinidad coast by government workers who drove their bulldozers over the breeding ground.

Jul 10, 2012
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Google sells 3D modeling application SketchUp

Google on Thursday confirmed that it has sold 3D computer modeling program SketchUp as the Internet titan continues streamlining its product line with co-founder Larry Page at the helm.

Apr 26, 2012
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Apple chief meets officials in China

Apple's new chief executive Tim Cook has held talks with officials in China, the US tech giant said Tuesday, the workshop of its products but where its operations have faced difficulties.

Mar 27, 2012
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US investigating Google claim of China hacking

(AP) -- Authorities in the United States are investigating a Google claim that hackers in China stole email details of senior U.S. government officials - an issue that illustrates the problem of attribution ...

Jun 02, 2011
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