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Do private high-tech commuter buses jibe with public transportation?

Jitney-like shuttle startups, such as Leap and Chariot, have been criticized as being elite services that compete with mass transit, but urban planners don't quite see it that way.

By April 12, 2015

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'Imagine grenades going off around you': Halo's Mike Colter on acting for games and being a Marvel hero

As "Daredevil" lands on Netflix, we meet the next Marvel superhero to talk Luke Cage, Marvel's web of secrecy, and why actors shouldn't be fanboys.

By April 9, 2015

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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial kicks off with mudslinging

In the high-stakes Silicon Valley case of he-said, she-said, lawyers for both sides argue over whether an atmosphere of gender discrimination persisted at Kleiner Perkins.

By February 24, 2015

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Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit heads to trial

The former junior partner's high-profile lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is going to trial, nearly three years after it was filed.

By February 17, 2015

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Coke wants to make the Internet a happy place (good luck with that)

Technically Incorrect: The company's goal is, as is so often the case, to spread positivity. So its Super Bowl ad wants to do that. But surely the Internet is one step too far.

By January 27, 2015

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Emma Watson to play bookish Belle in live-action 'Beauty and the Beast'

Disney is making a live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast," and Emma Watson of "Harry Potter" fame is locked in to play brainy beauty Belle.

By January 26, 2015

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Microsoft CEO says he was 'inarticulate' on pay for women in tech

Satya Nadella backtracks after appearing to suggest women should have faith that the system will reward them, rather than asking for a raise.

By October 9, 2014

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After gaffe, Microsoft CEO says he was 'wrong' on women's pay

Satya Nadella does an about-face after suggesting women in tech shouldn't ask for raises but instead rely on "good karma." He now wants to lead the tech industry in gender equality.

By October 10, 2014

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Vexed in the city: Benioff says it's time to listen to the dissenters (Q&A)

As tech reshapes San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff argues for a broader civic dialogue and says philanthropy offers a way to unite a city riven by increasing social discord.

By August 21, 2014