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Google Memo Writer Faces Tough Legal Road Challenging Firing

Pic: ReutersThe Google software engineer fired for writing an internal memo critical of diversity hiring policies at the company faces an uphill battle legally challenging his termination, but he could succeed in prolonging the controversy, potentially driving the tech firm to settle, legal experts said on Tuesday.

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U.S. To Review Qualcomm's Complaints About Apple iPhone Patents

Pic: ReutersWASHINGTON/SAN FRANCISCO: U.S. trade officials have agreed to investigate Qualcomm Inc's allegations that Apple Inc infringed on patents with its iPhone 7 and other devices, the U.S. International Trade Commission said on Tuesday.

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Julian Assange Wants The Fired Google Employee To Work For WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday that he is offering a job to the Google engineer who was recently fired for writing a lengthy memo criticizing the company’s diversity policies.

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Artist Targets Twitter With Offline Hate Tweets

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: A German-Israeli artist who accuses Twitter of failing to delete hate speech tweets has taken matters into his own hands - by stencilling the offending messages on the road in front of the company's Hamburg headquarters.

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HBO Says Probe Of Hack Is Ongoing

HBO, the Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) cable network that broadcasts "Game of Thrones," confirmed on Tuesday that it was investigating a hack that it disclosed to employees 10 days ago.

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Mazda Touts New Gasoline Engine To Drive Longer-Term Strategy

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp said it would launch a new engine in 2019 that it says would be the world's first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, unveiling a plan that places traditional engines at the center of its longer-term strategy.

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Hackers Demand Millions In Ransom For Stolen HBO Data

NEW YORK  — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files.

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Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo

Pic: ReutersAlphabet Inc's Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

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First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Arrives to Costa Rica

The arrival of the first electric hydrogen-powered bus may turn Costa Rica into the Latin American hub of technological development.

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Netflix Buys Comics Publisher Millarworld To Feed Films And TV

Netflix Inc on Monday said it has bought comics publisher Millarworld, bringing on board renowned comic book writer Mark Millar and a host of character franchises it can mine for TV shows and movies.

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