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Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 11:52 PM PDT

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

Fired Google Engineer Files Complaint, Weighs Legal Options

A 28-year-old former Google engineer who was fired over a memo he wrote about gender differences said Tuesday he's exploring all his legal options and has already filed a labor complaint over his treatment. Ja...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 01:48 PM PDT

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney to Remove All Content on Netflix for Own, New Service

Disney wants to own a piece of the streaming pie. The company announced during its latest earnings report on Tuesday it intends to pull all its movies from Netflix for its own streaming service in 2019, CNBC...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 09:17 AM PDT

'Google Manifesto' Fuels Debate on Gender Bias in Tech World

'Google Manifesto' Fuels Debate on Gender Bias in Tech World

A 10-page document known as the "Google Manifesto" that criticizes the company's diversity practices and says that women aren't suited for engineering jobs is adding further controversy to the debate around...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 02:16 PM PDT

Google Engineer Fired for Anti-Diversity Memo: Reports

Google Engineer Fired for Anti-Diversity Memo: Reports

A Google engineer was fired Monday after igniting a firestorm of controversy over the weekend by writing and releasing an internal memo criticizing the tech company's diversity programs, according to multiple...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 06:58 PM PDT

Instagram Posts May Reveal Signs of Depression: Study

Instagram Posts May Reveal Signs of Depression: Study

Scientists created an algorithm that could predict whether an Instagram user had depression based on their posts to the app, according to a study published Monday by EPJ Data Science. Researchers used almost...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 04:20 AM PDT

Hackers Demand Millions in Ransom for Stolen HBO Data

Hackers Demand Millions in Ransom for Stolen HBO Data

A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 02:53 PM PDT

UK Cybersecurity Expert Still in Custody After Las Vegas Arrest

UK Cybersecurity Expert Still in Custody After Las Vegas Arrest

A British cybersecurity researcher has a date in federal court on Tuesday in Milwaukee, but he was still being held Monday at a U.S. lockup in Nevada, authorities said. Marcus Hutchins, a hacker who won acclaim...

Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 at 08:38 AM PDT

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

Mystery Solved: Why a Va. Driver Dressed as a Car Seat

A van that appeared to have no driver made headlines when it was spotted in Arlington, Virginia, last week. But when News4's Adam Tuss saw the van on Monday and looked inside, he saw that it did have a driver: a...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:35 AM PDT

Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher in 1st Acquisition

Netflix Buys Comic Book Publisher in 1st Acquisition

Netflix says it made its first acquisition, comic book publisher Millarworld, with plans to turn its characters into new films and shows for the video streaming service. Millarworld's graphic novels "Kick-Ass,"...

Monday, Aug 7, 2017 at 10:41 AM PDT

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

Texas Professors Work to Stop Spread of 'Fake News'

A team of professors from the University of Texas at Arlington is working to create a program that will help stop the spread of fake news. “What we’re talking about – the President uses that term to refer to...

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