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Twitter faces gender bias lawsuit

An ex-employee's proposed class-action lawsuit alleges the social network's arcane promotion process discriminates against women.

By March 22, 2015

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Real talk: Deciphering the wireless marketing hype

US wireless operators are revving their marketing machines to persuade customers to switch carriers. How do you separate the hype from the reality? CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers some advice.

By April 11, 2015

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How to solve Silicon Valley's diversity challenges? Google has ideas

Google says it knows Silicon Valley needs to do a better job of employing women and minorities. One company program hopes to solve the problem by looking to historically black colleges.

By April 18, 2015

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Tech leaders are using their voices, influence to speak out on social, political issues

CEOs from Apple, Facebook and Salesforce are utilizing their power to offer their positions on everything from gay rights to immigration to vaccinations. And they're not the only ones.

By April 5, 2015

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Ellen Pao waxes philosophical in post-trial tweet storm

After her loss to venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins in a sexual-discrimination case, Pao takes to Twitter to speak her mind.

By March 28, 2015

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Ellen Pao jury reaches verdict

After two days of deliberation, six men and six women reach a decision in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination trial.

By March 27, 2015

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Juror kerfuffle leads to high drama in Ellen Pao discrimination trial

A funny thing happened as the jurors walked to the courtroom. One juror changed his vote, throwing the whole verdict into disarray.

By March 27, 2015

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'Grinder' biohacks his eyeballs to get night vision

Members of a biohacking site experiment with a chlorophyll-like substance to try to see better at night. The instructions are online.

By March 27, 2015

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Twitter's Periscope app takes on Meerkat with live video streamed from your phone

The microblogging social network wants you to broadcast live video from your mobile, and encourage other streamers with floating hearts.

By March 26, 2015

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Ellen Pao trial ends on plea for gender equality in the tech industry

After hearing compelling closing arguments, the jury now gets to decide the winner in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination case.

By March 25, 2015