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Recode Daily: Two organizers of the Google walkout say they are facing retaliation

Plus: When Sri Lanka shut down social media sites, Kara Swisher’s first thought was, “Good” and Apple and Amazon have a particularly intimate business relationship. Two organizers of the Google walkout say they are being retaliated against for their involvement in organizing thousands. The two Google employees are planning to hold a “town hall” to discuss

Recode Daily: Sri Lanka blocks Facebook and Twitter following Easter morning attacks

Plus: WeWork is replacing its chief operating officer to focus more on overseas growth and Huawei reported first quarter revenue of $27 billion, a 39% jump.  The Sri Lankan government blocked Facebook and other social media following deadly blasts that killed 290 people on Sunday. On Easter morning, eight coordinated explosions at churches and hotels

Recode Daily: The Mueller report doesn’t have anything nice to say about Twitter or Facebook

Plus: Say hello to the first billion-dollar sneaker reseller and Pinterest and the video-chat service Zoom prove that maybe the sky isn’t falling for IPOs in 2019. Included in special counsel Robert Mueller’s 448-page report were pages and pages of details about Russia’s attempts to use social media services, like Facebook and Twitter, to sway

Facebook says it stored millions of Instagram passwords unencrypted on its servers

This number is much, much bigger than Facebook originally shared. On the same morning Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian election interference finally became public, Facebook dropped some troubling news: Millions of Instagram users’ passwords were accidentally stored unencrypted on Facebook’s servers, which means Facebook employees could access them. Facebook first announced late last
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