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GitHub puts co-founder on leave after harassment claims

After engineer Julie Ann Horvath alleges gender discrimination and intimidation while working at the software development company, the management launches an investigation.

By Mar. 17, 2014


Man sues gov't for harassment, blames Google's autocomplete

A former government contractor says he was fired after Google's search engine autocompleted his attempted "How to make a radio-controlled airplane" by offering the word "bomb."

By Dec. 12, 2013


Square COO Rabois resigned following harassment claim

The esteemed technology veteran has been accused of sexual harassment by a Square employee, a charge Keith Rabois vehemently denied in a Tumblr post.

By Jan. 25, 2013


Kleiner Perkins denies Ellen Pao's harassment complaint

In its first court filing in the case, the uber-VC firm Kleiner Perkins "vigorously" denies the gender discrimination charges partner Ellen Pao made in a lawsuit last month.

By Jun. 13, 2012


Apple: Samsung request for iPad 3, iPhone 5 is harassment

In the ongoing legal dispute between the two consumer electronics companies, Apple filed papers yesterday answering Samsung's request for an early look at upcoming Apple products.

By Jun. 14, 2011


New app lets you report 'street harassment'

What began as a local effort to report instances of public sexual harassment is being reorganized into a global one, with an iPhone app replete with a map and user stories.

By May. 11, 2010


Harassment from a Gmail user

Google hides the source IP address of messages they send out and won't take complaints directly from harassment victims.

By Sep. 16, 2008


HP CEO Hurd resigns over sexual harassment investigation

Company investigation finds Mark Hurd "exhibited a profound lack of judgment," engaging in a relationship with a contractor and approving incorrect expense reimbursement for her. CFO Cathie Lesjak will take over as interim CEO.

By Aug. 6, 2010


News.com Daily Podcast: Harassment and the future of Twitter

U.S. to allow cell phones sent to Cuba; Microsoft looks at PC retrofits; and is the age of the audiophile dead and gone?

By May. 23, 2008


Popular blogger ignites uproar over Twitter harassment

Ariel Waldman, a blogger and Pownce employee, claims that microbloggng service refused to take real action after she complained. Abuse to become much bigger issue as Twitter grows.

By May. 23, 2008