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Google apologizes for algorithm mistakenly calling black people 'gorillas'

The search giant is under fire after its Photo app offensively mislabeled user's photos. It points to another challenge Silicon Valley companies have to face when developing next-gen tech: sensitivity.

By July 1, 2015

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Pat Sajak: Global warming alarmists are 'unpatriotic racists'

The Wheel of Fortune host spins some Twitterites giddy with his considered opinion on climate change.

By May 21, 2014

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Judge again denies Samsung an Apple mistrial over 'racist' remarks

For a second time, Judge Lucy Koh rules that remarks about protecting patents from foreign companies weren't enough to sway jury. But she admonishes Apple's legal team.

By February 8, 2014

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Cop fired for Facebook selfie in Confederate flag boxers

Technically Incorrect: A North Charleston police officer decides to bare his allegiance at a very sensitive time in a very sensitive place. He is dismissed.

By June 26, 2015

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Apple removing some apps that contain Confederate flag imagery

The electronics giant adds its voice to the rebellion against the Civil War symbol following last week's racist massacre of nine people at the famed Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church.

By June 25, 2015

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Israeli minister's wife stirs controversy with Obama black-coffee tweet

Technically Incorrect: The wife of Israel's interior minister apologizes for repeating a joke both unfunny and, to some, racist about President Obama.

By June 22, 2015

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The rise of the Internet police

For decades, the Internet has been like the Wild West, with anonymous users creating racist or hate-filled posts. Now the world's largest social networks are doing something about it.

By May 13, 2015

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Zuckerberg marks his birthday, but don't make a big deal about it

In his latest public Q&A, the Facebook CEO talks about diversity in Silicon Valley, Ukraine and his childhood.

By May 14, 2015

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No easy wins for women in discrimination lawsuits

Women may win lawsuits alleging bad behavior in the court of public opinion, but not necessarily where it matters.

By May 6, 2015

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Ashley Judd says she's pressing charges against Twitter trolls

Technically Incorrect: All she did was say that the University of Arkansas basketball team was "playing dirty." Then the invective rolled in, including threats of physical violence.

By March 18, 2015