Ex-Google employee James Damore: 'Underground conservative network' in Silicon Valley being hunted by leftists

James Damore who was fired from Google for posting a controversial memo about bias and discrimination in the workplace, claims there is an “underground conservative network” in Silicon Valley.

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Uber says it is cooperating with DOJ in bribery probe

Uber’s controversial year continues as a preliminary investigation by the Justice Department has been launched against the ride-sharing app for possible violations of bribery laws.

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Google fires employee behind anti-diversity memo, reports say

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has responded to a controversial memo penned by an employee that suggested women had biological issues that prohibited them from being equally as successful as their male counterparts in the tech industry, noting that the author had violated the company’s Code of Conduct.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/07/google-fires-employee-behind-anti-diversity-memo-reports-say.html

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Apple CEO Tim Cook: Why we removed VPN apps in China

Apple CEO Tim Cook has defended the tech giant’s controversial move to remove some virtual private network (VPN) apps from its China App Store, saying that Apple is complying with the country’s laws.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/apple-ceo-tim-cook-why-removed-vpn-apps-in-china.html

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Trump says his Twitter power is why Kaepernick is a free agent

President Trump took a swipe at Colin Kaepernick Monday, taking credit for the controversial NFL quarterback’s free-agent status.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/03/21/trump-says-his-twitter-power-is-why-kaepernick-is-free-agent.html

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Controversial video game gun study gets retracted

A controversial study about videogames and guns titled in part “Boom, Headshot!” has been pulled because of issues with the original data, the website Retraction Watch reported recently.

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Florida police have cell phone surveillance tech, report says

You may or may not have heard of a StingRay— it’s a controversial surveillance device that, by acting like a cell tower, can find your cell phone’s location and other info.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/11/28/florida-police-have-cell-phone-surveillance-tech-report-says.html

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Tech industry supports internet oversight change, but others are concerned

A controversial transition regarding internet oversight is set to occur on Saturday, and while the tech industry largely seems to supports it, others say: not so fast.

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Woman wins $10,000 judgment against Microsoft for forced Windows 10 upgrade

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Microsoft’s Windows 10 upgrade policies have been controversial, but one woman managed to hold the company accountable for issues associated with the process. A $10,000 judgment won’t hurt the company financially, but could it serve as a wake-up call?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/230794-woman-wins-10000-judgment-against-microsoft-for-forced-windows-10-upgrade

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New Windows 10 build kills controversial password-sharing Wi-Fi Sense

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Microsoft’s Wi-Fi Sense feature was controversial last year, thanks to initially poor communication regarding how the feature worked. Now the company has announced it’s discontinuing Wi-Fi Sense in future versions of the operating system.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/228259-new-windows-10-build-kills-controversial-password-sharing-wi-fi-sense

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T-Mobile adds 14 more services to Binge On, attacks throttling and net neutrality complaints

Article Image T-Mobile added 14 new partners in its controversial Binge On program on Thursday, while CEO John Legere simultaneously rebutted critics accusing the company of improper data throttling and/or violating the Federal Communications Commission’s net neutrality rules.

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CNN to air Alex Gibney's 'Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine' this Sunday

Article Image CNN has launched a microsite advertising its upcoming broadcast of “Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine,” the controversial Alex Gibney documentary about Apple’s iconic co-founder.

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Tech experts pour scorn on Trump's plan to 'close' parts of the Web to ISIS

Tech experts have poured scorn on Donald Trump’s controversial idea of “closing” parts of the Internet in an attempt to tackle Islamic State.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/12/17/tech-experts-pour-scorn-on-trumps-plan-to-close-parts-web-to-isis.html

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Twitter slams controversial cybersecurity bill

Twitter is the latest tech heavyweight to voice its opposition to CISA, a controversial cybersecurity bill that could hit the Senate floor as early as Tuesday.

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Industry group urges Congress to support expanded drone use

A key drone industry group called on Congress to support expanded use of the controversial technology during testimony to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Wednesday.

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Apple opens Upper East Side NYC store with unique design elements, including VIP bank vault

Apple’s somewhat controversial new store on Manhattan’s tony Upper East Side opened for business this weekend, and photos of the remodeled bank reveal a number of one-off design flourishes including a dedicated Beats display wall and a bank vault-turned-VIP room.

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