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Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 06:33 PM PST

Fired Google Engineer Sues, Claiming Reverse Discrimination

Fired Google Engineer Sues, Claiming Reverse Discrimination

An ex-Google employee, fired after his internal memo arguing against the company’s diversity efforts drew widespread criticism, has filed a proposed class action lawsuit against the company, NBC News reported....

Monday, Jan 8, 2018 at 11:18 AM PST

GoPro CEO's Salary Cut to $1 Amid Layoffs

GoPro CEO's Salary Cut to $1 Amid Layoffs

California-based GoPro announced Monday it plans to lay off approximately 20 percent of its workforce based on a weak holiday season, CNBC reported.

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 01:46 PM PST

Twitter: We Won't Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Twitter: We Won't Block World Leaders or Their Tweets

Twitter said Friday that it will not block world leaders or any of their “controversial Tweets” in the interest of advancing “the global, public conversation.” In a brief blog post that does not mention any...

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 11:04 AM PST

Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack

Scientists Seek US Backcountry Skiers to Measure Snowpack

America's space agency wants you to head for the mountains with a smartphone and a measuring stick. NASA's earth science arm is funding research that recruits citizen scientists on skis, snowshoes and...

Friday, Jan 5, 2018 at 05:34 AM PST

Apple: All Macs, iPhones, iPads Affected by Processor Flaws

Apple: All Macs, iPhones, iPads Affected by Processor Flaws

Apple announced Thursday that all of its iPhones, iPads and Mac computers are affected by the Spectre and Meltdown processor security flaws, but it said there are no known incidents of customers being impacted...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 12:42 PM PST

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Who's Affected By Computer Chip Security Flaw

Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world's personal computers and smartphones. The...

Thursday, Jan 4, 2018 at 01:01 PM PST

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Facebook CEO's 2018 Challenge: Fix Facebook

Mark Zuckerberg says his "personal challenge" for 2018 is to fix Facebook. The Facebook CEO has declared a goal each year since 2009. Past challenges have included wearing a tie every day, learning to speak...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 06:35 PM PST

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

Massive Security Flaw Could Affect Almost Every Computer

The computer industry was scrambling Wednesday to patch recently discovered security vulnerabilities found in processors used on almost every computer in the world, CNBC reported. The vulnerabilties — one...

Wednesday, Jan 3, 2018 at 01:18 PM PST

Revised Suit Faults Google For Asking Hires About Prior Pay

Revised Suit Faults Google For Asking Hires About Prior Pay

A revised gender-pay lawsuit seeking class-action status against Google faults the search giant for asking new hires about their prior salary, a practice now banned in California. The suit, filed Wednesday,...

Friday, Dec 29, 2017 at 01:24 PM PST

Trump Trains Crosshairs on Favorite Target, Again - Amazon

Trump Trains Crosshairs on Favorite Target, Again - Amazon

President Donald Trump returned to a favorite target Friday, saying that Amazon.com should be charged more by the U.S. Postal Service for the packages it sends around the world. Amazon has been a consistent...

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