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Elijah Cummings: White House officials using personal accounts to do official work

  • Lowell also denies that he revealed that Ivanka Trump continues to receive official emails to her private account that she does not forward to her government account, in potential violation of the Presidential Records Act. Lowell says he told Cummings their discussion was in regard to a period before September 2017.
  • Cummings argues in his letter it could be a violation of the Presidential Records Act, which prohibits White House staff from using private email to conduct government business unless the individual forwards the message to the official account within 20 days.
  • He also said that the Oversight Committee learned that McFarland "conducted official business on her personal AOL.com account" when she was deputy national security adviser and that they had "also obtained a document that appears to show that Bannon, former White House Chief Strategist, received documents" related to transferring US nuclear technology to Saudi Arabia.

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House Oversight Committee Investigating Jared Kushner’s Use of WhatsApp for Foreign Communications

  • House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings gave the White House until early April to voluntarily deliver documents in relation to presidential adviser Jared Kushner’s use of personal messaging applications like WhatsApp for official business.
  • The investigation into the use of personal accounts addresses potential violations of the Presidential Records Act, which states no senior White House employees can use “non-official electronic messaging accounts” for official business unless they copy the correspondence to the official account within 20 days.
  • Ivanka Trump, an adviser to the president, also “continues to receive emails relating to official business on her personal email account,” wrote Cummings, adding that she does not always forward the correspondence to her official account as the Presidential Records Act demands.
  • The Committee has also seen evidence that Former Deputy National Security Adviser K.T. McFarland and former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon both used private email accounts while conducting official business as well, wrote Cummings.

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5 marketing emails every publisher should be sending

  • However, while media brands have different objectives, they can use triggered messages just as effectively.
  • Welcome streams provide the opportunity to introduce your brand and emphasize your values, while letting the reader know what to expect.
  • When customers convert, post-purchase emails give marketers the opportunity to engage them and encourage future loyalty, setting the stage for the next purchase.
  • This is another triggered message that isn't as obvious for a media brand, but the opportunity is there, as Vanity Fair demonstrates.
  • As the publishing version of the replenishment trigger brands like Sephora and Dollar Shave Club favor, Vanity Fair sends this email to remind the reader to renew their subscription.
  • Welcome, abandonment, post-purchase, and re-engagement are the four most common categories of triggered messages, though there are countless options.
  • Retail Dive uses the latter, sending a reader an email to celebrate his one-year anniversary as a subscriber.

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HTML Emails 101 For Web Developers

  • Email development and design is not easy, as email client suppliers have not been nearly as progressive as web browser suppliers are in implementing new standards.
  • People who buy email lists typically experience a huge number of bounces, gain a bad reputation for their IP (Internet Protocol) address, have their emails blocked by ISPs (Internet service providers) or the email gets sent to spam.
  • Specific version numbers of Outlook can be targeted, while WebKit-based clients can be targeted with a media query.
  • Various clients show pre-header text under or next to the subject line, e.g. AOL, Gmail, iOS, Outlook 2013, and Apple Mail.
  • Various clients render plain-text emails as HTML, e.g. Gmail adds default styles and converts URLs into links.
  • We can use media queries, grid-based layouts and fluid design in emails, but not every client support these.

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Tesla Accuses Former Employees and Start-Up Zoox of Stealing Trade Secrets In Lawsuit

  • Tesla is suing four former employees and the self-driving startup Zoox.
  • In a lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. district court for Northern California, Tesla accused the former employees—who now work at Zoox—of stealing the company’s trade secrets.
  • Each of the former employees signed non-disclosure agreements to keep Tesla information confidential and to avoid poaching Tesla employees within one year of departing from the company, the filing states.
  • More than 100 former Tesla employees now work for the start-up Zoox, Business Insider reports.
  • Dement, likewise, is accused of sending four confidential and proprietary Tesla documents to his personal email account and was allegedly being recruited for a job at Zoox by Turner.
  • Tesla says Cooper sent two confidential and proprietary Tesla documents to Turner, who was allegedly actively recruiting her to move over to Zoox, as well.

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HTML Emails 101 For Web Developers

  • Email development and design is not easy, as email client suppliers have not been nearly as progressive as web browser suppliers are in implementing new standards.
  • People who buy email lists typically experience a huge number of bounces, gain a bad reputation for their IP (Internet Protocol) address, have their emails blocked by ISPs (Internet service providers) or the email gets sent to spam.
  • Specific version numbers of Outlook can be targeted, while WebKit-based clients can be targeted with a media query.
  • Various clients show pre-header text under or next to the subject line, e.g. AOL, Gmail, iOS, Outlook 2013, and Apple Mail.
  • Various clients render plain-text emails as HTML, e.g. Gmail adds default styles and converts URLs into links.
  • We can use media queries, grid-based layouts and fluid design in emails, but not every client support these.

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Tesla is suing former employees, accusing them of stealing confidential information and giving it to robo-taxi rival Zoox

  • Tesla has accused four former employees who now work at the robo-taxi startup Zoox of stealing proprietary information and trade secrets.
  • Zoox did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
  • Tesla says the employees — Craig Emigh, Christian Dement, Sydney Cooper, and Scott Turner — violated terms of their employment contracts with the electric car maker when they forwarded confidential information from work email accounts to personal addresses and hired former coworkers from Tesla.
  • The four accused employees have not responded to requests for comment from Business Insider.
  • CEO Elon Musk in 2018 accused Martin Tripp, a self-identified whistleblower, of sabotaging the company by leaking confidential information to Business Insider.
  • More than 100 former Tesla employees now work for Foster City-based Zoox, according to LinkedIn. Now four years old, Zoox recently installed Intel veteran Aicha Evans as CEO after ousting its founder in August.

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Cambridge spin-out starts producing graphene at commercial scale

  • A recent University of Cambridge spin-out company, Paragraf, has started producing graphene – a sheet of carbon just one atomic layer thick – at up to eight inches (20cm) in diameter, large enough for commercial electronic devices.
  • Professor Sir Colin Humphreys from the Centre for Gallium Nitride in Cambridge’s Department of Materials Science and Metallurgy, along with his former postdoctoral researchers Dr Simon Thomas and Dr Ivor Guiney, developed a new way to make large-area graphene in 2015.
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Boeing reshuffles its top engineers amid 737 Max crisis

  • Boeing, facing its biggest crisis in years following deadly crashes of its flagship 737 Max aircraft, has brought in a new vice president of engineering while dedicating another top executive to the aircraft investigations, a company email showed on Tuesday.
  • The management reshuffle comes as Europe and Canada said they would seek their own guarantees over the safety of Boeing's 737 MAX, further complicating plans to get the aircraft flying worldwide after they were grounded in the wake of crashes that killed more than 300 people.
  • John Hamilton, formerly both vice president and chief engineer in Boeing's Commercial Airplanes division, will focus solely on the role of chief engineer, the unit's Chief Executive Officer Kevin McAllister told employees on Tuesday in an email seen by Reuters.
  • Previously, Hamilton served as the vice president of engineering for Boeing Commercial Airplanes from April 2016 through March 2019, according to a biography on Boeing's website.

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Gmail's end-to-end encryption project is dead. Start using end-to-end encryption!

  • Two years ago, Google has silently handed the project E2EMail which was started to enable easy end-to-end encryption in Gmail via a browser extension to "the open source community".
  • Five years later, we can conclude that promising easy email encryption in Gmail to millions of users was only a marketing move after the Snowden revelations in 2013.
  • While the E2EMail project would have been a great tool for millions of people to automatically adapt end-to-end encryption, it has been buried by Google when they did not see its marketing benefits anymore.
  • Nevertheless, ending a project that would have brought end-to-end encrypted emails to Gmail users around the world shows where Google's real interests are: Not in protecting their users' private data, but in harvesting it for their own benefit.
  • While easy email encryption is a must to make sure no-one can read your personal information, this option will never become available to Gmail users.

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