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Tim Cook's name to grace Alabama antidiscrimination bill

The naming announcement comes a month after the Alabama native, who recently came out as gay, criticized the state for its record on granting equal rights.

By December 4, 2014

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41-year-old, terminated employee sues Zillow for alleged ageism

The former employee claims she was wrongfully terminated because of her age and hospitalization following a car accident. Hers is among a growing number of suits filed this year by former Zillow workers.

By December 5, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,582: BitBite, Jeopardy! post-game chat, bubble gum broccoli, Big Bird what? (podcast)

Another fitness tracker. Awesome. This one goes in your ear and listens to you eat. We're serious. We'll also listen to post-game Jeopardy! chat, learn a disturbing fact about Big Bird and try out McDonald's bubble gum broccoli.

By November 14, 2014

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The 404 Show 1,581: Wolf Man, bad passwords, how online stores change prices on you (podcast)

Today Iyaz and Jeff debate Wolf Man's brand recognition, scratch their heads at an infamous hacker's simple password and discover how and why online retailers change their prices depending on shopper behaviors.

By November 13, 2014

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Reddit CEO resigns after clashing with board over new offices

Yishan Wong leaves community-curated news site after disagreement over location and cost of new office space, the company says.

By November 13, 2014

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Apple's Tim Cook: 'So let me be clear: I'm proud to be gay'

Apple's CEO publicly discussed his sexual orientation for the first time in an effort to help anyone "struggling to come to terms with who he or she is."

By October 30, 2014

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If Congress wants new Net Neutrality rules, Congress should say so

Commentary: Outgoing Rep. Henry Waxman has flip-flopped, now urging the FCC to take extreme action on its own. It's an unfortunate twist in the on-again, off-again fight.

By October 6, 2014

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

By September 19, 2014

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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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Apple chastised for unsafe working conditions in supplier factory

China Labor Watch and Green America say the iPhone maker hasn't lived up to its commitments to improve worker conditions in a China factory.

By September 4, 2014