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Jury decisively says Ellen Pao lost sexual-discrimination case against Kleiner Perkins

After a second round of deliberations, the jury gives a decisive victory to prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins, which was being sued for gender discrimination by former junior partner Ellen Pao.

By March 27, 2015

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Engineering students extinguish fire with sound

A pair of engineering students created a new type of fire extinguisher that uses sound waves to put out flames.

By March 26, 2015

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Apple's Tim Cook speaks out against pro-discrimination laws

His latest statement, in a Washington Post op-ed, warns of a wave of legislation pending across the US that could discriminate against the LGBT community.

By March 29, 2015

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Amazon Fire tablet owners get a deal on Bezos' Washington Post

The Amazon CEO, who acquired the Post in a $250 million deal, is offering the paper's new tablet app exclusively to Fire tablet owners for free for the next six months.

By November 20, 2014

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Yahoo hires new ad sales head from Washington Post

After ousting COO Henrique de Castro in January, the Internet giant is bringing on the venerable newspaper's former chief revenue officer.

By October 14, 2014

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Google Express targets shoppers in Chicago, Boston, Washington

Google's shopping service is going beyond the confines of California and New York, bringing with it a new name and $95/year membership pricing.

By October 14, 2014

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Everything you need to know about the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

The potentially landmark Silicon Valley trial nears its end, with closing arguments expected Tuesday.

By March 23, 2015

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Coachella, Lollapalooza ban selfie sticks

The upcoming Coachella and Lollapalooza music festivals have joined a growing number of events worldwide forbidding selfie sticks on the grounds.

By March 29, 2015

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NASA spots Washington mudslide from space

Satellite shots from the Earth Observatory show the stunning scope of the mudslide that claimed lives and homes in the remote town of Oso, Wash.

By March 26, 2014

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Think you like Instacart now? Try being quarantined (like me)

If the idea of groceries-on-demand sounds too decadent, you've never been housebound.

By March 20, 2015