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Internet mauls dentist accused of illegal kill of popular lion

Technically Incorrect: Walter Palmer, a dentist in Minnesota, has his Yelp entry attacked by those not fond of his allegedly illegal killing of Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe.

By July 28, 2015

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Instacart offers some contractors part-time employment

The grocery delivery startup is making the change as fellow on-demand service Uber faces regulatory scrutiny for not classifying its drivers as employees.

By June 22, 2015

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Apple backs bill banning LGBT discrimination

Apple, along with Dow Chemical and Levi Strauss & Co., voices its support for non-discrimination legislation that would establish federal equality for LGBT Americans.

By July 23, 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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NASA gives Pluto's 'heart' a name, reveals second riveting shot of dwarf planet

In a just-held briefing, NASA says that Pluto's "heart" will be named for the dwarf planet's original discoverer, a dark spot on moon Charon is called "Mordor," and Pluto is a relative newborn.

By July 15, 2015

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Obama unveils ConnectHome to get low-income households online

The pilot program will launch in 27 cities and one tribal nation and reach more than 275,000 low-income households. Some communities will receive broadband connections at no charge.

By July 15, 2015

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Inside Comic-Con 2015: Drowning in fandom at the vortex of pop culture

For Road Trip 2015, a journey to Comic-Con reveals just how long fans are willing to wait to see celebrity panels about upcoming films and TV shows. This year's must-stand-in-line event: the upcoming "Star Wars" film.

By July 13, 2015

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Renee James, Intel's highest-ranking woman, to depart

The move comes amid a handful of other leadership changes, with Intel Capital's head retiring and two other executives departing.

By July 2, 2015

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Judge holds firm on Ellen Pao payment of $276,000 to Kleiner Perkins

That dollar figure to cover legal fees is a quarter of what Pao's former employer had requested. "I think I got the right ballpark," the judge says.

By June 18, 2015

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Jawbone lawsuit accuses Fitbit of trade secret theft

The allegations reveal the rivalry -- and vitriol -- between the leading fitness trackers as Fitbit prepares for its IPO.

By May 27, 2015