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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Medium Is Looking for a Few Good Founding Members


Medium, the online publishing platform launched by Twitter cofounder Evan Williams, has announced a $5 monthly subscription membership upgrade that promises a better reading experience and better content. Medium on Thursday opened the subscription offer to a limited number of people who meet certain criteria. “No matter how skilled or well-intentioned, ad-driven publishers are rewarded on their ability to capture attention and even, at times, to weave a particular corporate-driven narrative,” said Williams, who is Medium’s CEO.

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CRM Predictions: Spotting the Critical Connections


At this time of the year, there’s a great clamoring among the business publishing class for predictions. That is partly because prediction stories are considered easy to write, and once they’re done the staff can go celebrate the holidays while their publication continues to deliver content. However, having written a lot of prediction stories in the past, I can tell you that they are not easy to write, and they are an effective way to make yourself look like a buffoon should anyone wish to look up your past prognostications.

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Apple's Beats by Dre support team debuts native Twitter videos

On Monday, Apple’s Beats by Dre began publishing product instruction videos directly to its customer support Twitter account, inserting brand awareness and outreach options directly into users’ chosen social media streams.

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Amazon Gives Disney a Swift Kick in the Shins


Amazon, which has for some time been locked in a battle with publishing giant Hachette over the pricing of e-books, has broadened the battlefield to take on Disney. It has stopped taking preorders of Disney DVD and Blu-ray discs. Amazon earlier this year stopped taking preorders for Hachette books. It also lengthened delivery times and reduced discounts for books published by Hachette. “We will never give up our fight for reasonable e-book prices,” Amazon wrote, in an appeal to readers.

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Apple puts some Hachette e-books on sale as Amazon dispute drags on

With publishing house Hachette locked in a battle with Amazon that has seen the imprint’s titles pulled from Amazon’s virtual shelves, Apple’s iBookstore has become the next-best place for readers to shop as a number of Hachette e-books are now discounted to just $9.99.



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Apple puts some Hachette e-books on sale as Amazon dispute drags on

With publishing house Hachette locked in a battle with Amazon that has seen the imprint’s titles pulled from Amazon’s virtual shelves, Apple’s iBookstore has become the next-best place for readers to shop as a number of Hachette e-books are now discounted to just $9.99.



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With Apple's hands tied in e-book market, Amazon stops taking some preorders from publisher Hachette

Amazon is currently in the midst of a fight with Hachette, one of the so-called “Big Five” largest publishing companies, and has stopped taking preorders for high-profile upcoming titles, including the latest from “Harry Potter” series author J.K. Rowling.



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