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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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