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The biggest tech turkeys of 2014

Fourteen of the year's most embarrassing blunders in technology, by Amazon, Apple, Google, Uber and more -- all for your holiday enjoyment.

By November 26, 2014

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GitHub: Sorry for secrecy with the sexism claims investigation

The software hosting service’s CEO comes out with new details on the inquiry surrounding allegations of gender harassment at the company.

By April 28, 2014

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Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014

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Doctors, haircuts, even kittens -- now on demand, via your smartphone

An explosion of on-demand apps gives a modern twist to some old traditions and even delivers us some new ones we didn't know we needed.

By November 25, 2014

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Uber exec wanted to 'dig up dirt' on journalists

The popular ride-sharing service has a controversy on its hands after a senior executive said he wanted to investigate reporters critical of the company.

By November 18, 2014

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Cumberbatch's Turing passes the test in 'The Imitation Game'

Benedict Cumberbatch is on enigmatic form as the computing pioneer and war hero, but this biopic doesn't quite crack the code.

By November 12, 2014

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Twitter teams with women's group on anti-harassment tool

Women, Action & the Media -- one of the groups behind the #FBrape campaign that prompted a policy change from Facebook -- is working with Twitter to improve the social-media service's response to online harassment.

By November 8, 2014

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Sexy molecules! Comedian Megan Amram talks 'Science... for Her!' (Q&A)

"Parks and Recreation" writer Megan Amram offers up a "raunchy, crazy" textbook full of carbon dating, physics as nail art and kale.

By November 5, 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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Samsung ad: Galaxy Note is sexy secretary in short skirt

Wanting you to forget the iPhone 6, Samsung releases new ads that celebrate the September 3 launch of its Galaxy Note 4. One contains unfortunate dialogue. It then disappears from YouTube.

By August 27, 2014