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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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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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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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.

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Tim Cook says government should withdraw demands to unlock iPhone, form commission to discuss implications

Article Image Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook issued a memo to his employees on Monday, escalating the war of words between his company and the U.S. government, and calling on officials to form a commission or panel of experts to discuss the implications of unlocking the iPhone used by the San Bernardino shooters.

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Federal Investment in Big Data Applications Heads for Liftoff

U.S. government agencies appear to have gotten the memo: Big data is good for you. Federal agencies’ acquisition, storage, processing and management of large chunks of information will drive the government to use big data technologies, according to a survey of federal information technology managers. Use of big data analytics to productively maximize the value of all this information will become a major goal of government agencies. To accomplish those goals, federal IT managers increasingly are seeking the support of the private sector.

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McDonald's Tips Android Pay Launch

An internal McDonald’s memo labeled “proprietary and confidential” has been circulating, advising employees to get ready for a Wednesday launch of Android Pay — the successor to Google Wallet, and Google’s answer to Apple Pay. Google officially announced Android Pay this spring during I/O, saying only that Android Pay would launch with “Android M.” Android 6.0 Marshmallow is slated for a Q3 2015 release, but because Android Pay won’t be exclusive to Marshmallow, it’s indeed possible that it may launch somewhere this week.

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Angela Ahrendts tells retail employees to push customers online for Apple Watch, 12" MacBook launches

In a leaked internal memo sent to Apple Store employees on Tuesday, retail chief Angela Ahrendts asks her charges to help change customer opinion that Apple product launches come standard with long lines, constrained channel supply and low in-store inventory.

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Walgreens memo suggests Apple Pay mobile payments with iPhone 6 could launch Saturday, Oct. 18

The largest pharmacy chain in the U.S., Walgreens, has allegedly sent out an internal corporate memo asking employees to prepare for the launch of the iPhone 6-based Apple Pay service next Saturday, Oct. 18.

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Apple overhauls employee benefits with longer parental leave, improved education reimbursements

Apple on Thursday announced to employees in a company-wide memo that it is expanding workers’ benefits, including longer parental leave, an expanded donation matching program, subsidized student loan refinancing, and education reimbursement for all classes.

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