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Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit heads to trial

The former junior partner's high-profile lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is going to trial, nearly three years after it was filed.

By February 17, 2015

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Why the FCC is right to act on Net neutrality

Commentary: The new open Internet rules are designed precisely to maintain users' Internet experience by preventing ISPs from picking winners and losers in the digital marketplace.

By February 27, 2015

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Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial kicks off with mudslinging

In the high-stakes Silicon Valley case of he-said, she-said, lawyers for both sides argue over whether an atmosphere of gender discrimination persisted at Kleiner Perkins.

By February 24, 2015

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For Tim Cook, protecting consumers' online privacy is also personal

In a speech at Obama's cybersecurity summit, the Apple CEO says sacrificing a right to privacy can have dire consequences. Cook, who came out as gay last year, adds that's true especially in a world where people aren't treated equally and face discrimination based on personal information.

February 13, 2015

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Net neutrality: How we got from there to here

The road to crafting lasting regulation to protect the open Internet has had several twists and turns. As the FCC prepares a vote to adopt new rules, CNET takes a look back to the origins of the current debate.

By February 24, 2015

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Apple's Cook: 'Everyone has a right to privacy and security'

CEO Tim Cook, speaking at President Barack Obama's cybersecurity summit, also says consumers will be able to use Apple Pay at government locations, like national parks, in September.

By February 13, 2015

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Net neutrality laws get backing of Web founder Berners-Lee

The father of the World Wide Web says that we need specific laws to ensure that the Internet remains open and an engine for growth.

By February 3, 2015

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Net Fix: Title II, the two words that terrify the broadband industry

Title II, a provision in the country's 81-year-old telecommunications law, could be used to tighten regulations on the telecom and cable industries. Here's why they're not happy about it.

By February 2, 2015

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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