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Facebook paying fine to settle US suit on discrimination

Facebook is paying a $4.75 million fine and up to $9.5 million to eligible victims to resolve the Justice Department’s allegations that it discriminated against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill high-paying jobs Read More


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Netflix posts higher 3Q earnings, solid subscriber growth

Netflix has posted sharply higher third-quarter earnings thanks to a stronger slate of titles More »


New skyscraper lab will test elevators high above Atlanta

One of the world's largest elevator towers will soon be opened to test elevators of the future as well as current ones high above the Atlanta suburbs More »


Microsoft says it warned Bill Gates about flirting in 2008

Microsoft has confirmed that executives in 2008 warned Bill Gates to stop sending flirtatious emails to a female employee but dropped the matter after he told them he would stop More »


Lawmakers give Amazon 'final chance' to clear up testimony

House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has a “final chance” to correct previous testimony by executives on its competition practices More »


Former Calif. regulator tapped to run highway safety agency

A former California pollution regulator is being nominated to run the nation’s highway safety agency More »


Chinese users have mixed feelings about LinkedIn departure

After nearly seven years in China, LinkedIn says it will stop operating its localized version of the platform, replacing it with a jobs listing site More »


Commerce head out to save US jobs, 1 computer chip at a time

Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is on a mission to save American jobs — one computer chip at a time More »


Sinclair hit by ransomware attack, TV stations disrupted

Sinclair Broadcast Group says that some of its servers and work stations were encrypted with ransomware and that data was stolen from its network More »


UK music streaming faces scrutiny from competition watchdog

Regulators are stepping up scrutiny of the United Kingdom’s music streaming market to see whether there’s enough competition More »


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