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Scantily clad booth babes at tech trade shows get wardrobe check

RSA Conference follows other associations in writing new dress codes for its exhibitors. And that means no more tube tops, minidresses or bodysuits for women -- or men -- staffing their booths.

By March 31, 2015

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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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Jack the Ripper finally ID'ed? Skepticism meets author's claims

An armchair detective and a biochemist claim to have solved the mystery of the Ripper's identity through DNA testing a shawl. But some experts aren't convinced.

By September 8, 2014

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Terror on Twitter! Horror author R.L. Stine tweets a Halloween story

R.L. Stine, the "Stephen King of children's literature," composes an impromptu horror story online to the delight of his fans. And it was all about a sandwich.

By October 30, 2014

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Next-gen high-res video faces new fees and uncertainty

So-called 4K video could arrive later and cost more because of a surprise royalty demand for a certain video compression technology.

By March 26, 2015

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Sprint CEO: Without Net neutrality rules, we're toast

Chief executive Marcelo Claure defends the company's stance as the only major wireless operator to support the FCC's new Net neutrality regulation.

By March 26, 2015

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Amazon facing united front of authors in Hachette e-book dispute

Some of the literary world's biggest names sign a letter opposing the e-commerce company's muscle-flexing with book publisher Hachette.

By July 25, 2014

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'Cloud Atlas' author publishes short story using Twitter

Author David Mitchell has released a new short story called "The Right Sort" piecemeal, less than 140 characters at a time.

By July 20, 2014

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Kindle Unlimited: Good for customers, not so good for authors?

The terms of service for Amazon's new e-book subscription offering mean uncertainty for self-published Kindle authors, whose work is automatically rolled into the program.

By July 19, 2014

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'Gay people just look like people': J.K. Rowling defends Dumbledore

The "Harry Potter" author gently responds to a fan on Twitter who "can't see" Hogwarts' headmaster being gay.

By March 25, 2015