James Damore sues Google, claims tech giant discriminates against white conservative men

James Damore, the former Google employee who was fired for writing a memo criticizing the firm for pushing diversity, has filed a class action lawsuit against the tech giant.

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Facebook slams former exec over comments on social media's ills

In a rather unusual move, Facebook has fired back at Chamath Palihapitiya after the former Facebook exec said social media is “destroying how society works.”

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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.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/09/11/ex-google-employee-james-damore-underground-conservative-network-in-silicon-valley-being-hunted-by-leftists.html

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Fired Google employee who wrote anti-diversity memo threatens to sue; legal expert says he doesn't have a case

The Google software engineer fired Monday for publishing an anti-diversity memo on an internal company site is reportedly pursuing legal remedies, but one law expert says he probably does not have a first amendment case

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Qualcomm Answers Apple's $1B Lawsuit, Files Counterclaims


Qualcomm has fired back with a response and counterclaim to Apple’s $1 billion federal patent suit filed earlier this year. Apple breached agreements and encouraged regulatory attacks in a scheme to coerce unfair licensing terms, Qualcomm claimed. Apple’s suit argues that Qualcomm used its dominant position in semiconductors to force it to pay billions in additional royalty payments for technologies like Touch ID or Apple Pay, or even added memory, which have nothing to do with the Qualcomm baseband processor chipsets used in mobile phones.

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Google Insists Android Plays on Level Field in Europe


Google on Thursday fired back at the European Commission’s charges that it violated antitrust law by imposing coercive rules on mobile operators and developers who use or write applications for its Android operating system. The EC this spring charged that Google’s requirements to use its search engine and its Chrome browser on mobile devices running Android were coercive tactics. The EC also charged that Google prevented manufacturers from offering smart devices using rival operating systems based on the Android open source code.

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Nintendo fires woman who had become an online target

A female Nintendo employee has been fired after months of harassment from gamers who blamed her for censorship—but the company says her firing has nothing to do with her being targeted by the “GamerGate” campaign, the Verge reports.

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Government says Apple arguments in encryption case a 'diversion,' presents point-by-point rebuttal

Article Image As the Apple vs. FBI encryption debate heats up in California, the U.S. government on Thursday fired back at Apple’s oppositions to a court order compelling its assistance in an FBI investigation, and in a new motion discounted a number of arguments related to supposed backdoors, “master keys,” the All Writs Act and more.

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Google defends itself after student snooping accusation

Google, which has been accused of invading student privacy via Chromebook computers, fired back at its critics in a blog post late Tuesday.

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TAG Heuer unveils $1,500 'Connected' smartwatch running Android Wear

Article Image The Swiss watch industry fired its first significant shot across the Apple Watch’s bow with the Monday revelation of TAG Heuer’s Connected smartwatch, sporting a classic design, a titanium case, and a $1,500 price tag.

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Tech exec fired for comments about shootings

The co-founder of Rap Genius, an online-annotation website, has been fired after marking up the 137-page manifesto of California shooter Elliot Rodger with comments that are being called tasteless and creepy.

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Tech exec fired for comments about shootings

The co-founder of Rap Genius, an online-annotation website, has been fired after marking up the 137-page manifesto of California shooter Elliot Rodger with comments that are being called tasteless and creepy.

The original article can be found here: http://rss.cnn.com/~r/rss/cnn_tech/~3/8EJ9wKnChOw/index.html

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