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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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Lawyers hammer each other during Pao v. Kleiner Perkins closing arguments

The closely watched sex discrimination case is winding down, but both sides know that whatever the jury decides could have far-reaching implications.

By March 24, 2015

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Costa Rica hits 75 days powered entirely by renewable energy

Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.

By March 24, 2015

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Google's Project Ara phones will be strange, but also a lot of fun (Smartphones Unlocked)

With Google's mix-and-match Project Ara handsets, the time is ripe for wacky add-ons to truly customize your phone.

By March 23, 2015

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Previews from McLaren, Lexus, Cadillac set stage for New York auto show

The 115th annual New York auto show starts next week -- we'll see new cars from McLaren and Cadillac, not to mention exciting updates, from a hybrid Toyota RAV4 to a new Nissan Maxima.

By March 26, 2015

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Microsoft nabs a Web win, in a tiff over touchscreens and mice

Responding to pressure from programmers, Google has warmed up to a Microsoft technology that lets mice and touchscreens get along on the Web -- a technology Apple rejected.

By March 26, 2015

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Miss an important tweet? Twitter Recap has you covered

New feature will recycle tweets deemed relevant, so users can see mesages they may have missed while away from the service.

By January 21, 2015

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Meet Smosh: Big stars on small screens (Q&A)

A YouTube comedy twosome famed among teens, Smosh has an audience to beat top-rated TV shows -- even if "real TV" is the one place they're not interested in going.

By March 25, 2015

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Ellen Pao trial ends on plea for gender equality in the tech industry

After hearing compelling closing arguments, the jury now gets to decide the winner in Silicon Valley's highest-profile sex discrimination case.

By March 25, 2015

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Black Friday goes global as retailers import the US spending holiday

Thanksgiving may be American, but sales in the UK, France, Germany and China show the consumer frenzy is becoming a broader phenomenon.

By November 28, 2014