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Companies react to the bloodshed in Egypt

EMC, others move to protect their employees as country boils

As protesters, government forces, and others continue to clash in Cairo following the military takeover, officials at Hopkinton-based EMC Corp. are drawing on lessons learned during the beginning of the Arab Spring, in 2011, to keep employees in Egypt safe.

All EMC employees in Egypt are working remotely from home for the time being, and the company has increased security around its facility in Cairo, spokeswoman Christine Carosella said.

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