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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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Tesla tops Toyota as largest auto employer in California

Electric car maker continues to expand operations in the state, marking the return of a US automaker, following the shuttering of plants by GM, Ford, and Chrysler.

By May 18, 2014

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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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Microsoft to employ Halo voice actress for Siri rival, report says

Jen Taylor, who played the role of AI character Cortana in the Halo video game series, will reportedly be the voice for Microsoft's personal assistant, set for a beta release on Lumia devices in April.

By January 16, 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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'Shine up the arches': McDonald's and the quest to go digital

The world's largest restaurant chain is in turnaround mode. It's looking to the tech industry -- and role models like Google -- as it searches for a good jump start. First stop: South by Southwest.

By March 20, 2015

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Will robots take our jobs and overpower us? Bill Gates has some concerns

Technically Incorrect: The Microsoft co-founder is uneasy about the speed of technological change and the possibilities it opens for robots to simply dominate us.

By March 19, 2015

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Samsung Galaxy S5 reported to employ unibody metal design

Samsung will opt for a more premium design for its upcoming flagship phone, according to a recent report.

By December 3, 2013

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Anthem: Non-customers may have been hit by hack

Millions of Blue Cross Blue Shield customers could be affected by the cyberattack against Anthem, the insurance provider confirms.

By February 25, 2015

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How weird is the new 'Star Wars' lightsaber? A Jedi and a Sith debate

Sketch comedy group The Warp Zone puts together a hilarious skit in which a Jedi and a Sith debate the benefits and drawbacks of the crossguard lightsaber from "The Force Awakens."

By February 13, 2015