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Second Apple employee accused of stealing self-driving car tech

Apple is grappling with another employee accused of stealing autonomous vehicle trade secrets.

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Google employee behind ‘echo chamber’ diversity memo fired

Over the weekend, a Google employee's internally-shared 10-page document attacking a supposed "echo chamber" around diversity and inclusion went viral. Now, Bloomberg reports -- based on an email from the employee himself -- that the author of the me...

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I Binge-Shopped Swimsuits at Forever 21 and Spent Less Than $100

I write about swimsuits a lot, from the must-have piece to guides on bikini bottoms .

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10 Nordstrom Secrets From a Former Salesperson

Even before I started working at Nordstrom, it was one of my favorite stores to shop. And after working there for nearly two years in my late college years, I loved and respected the company even more. Employees go above and beyond to provide the customer with an experience rather than just a shopping trip, and I got to see it from both sides.

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Facebook Had an Insane Effect on Voter Registration

As if we needed a reminder of how intertwined Facebook and politics are in 2016, a new report citing top election officials says that the social media company contributed to substantial increases in nationwide voter registration during a brief drive on the site last month. This is hardly the first time Facebook has meddled with politics

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Why One CEO Regrets Asking for Salary Increases

Julie Wainwright shares her success story.

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Documents Reveal Snowden Tried to Register Concerns About Surveillance With the NSA

Photo: Getty Documents obtained by Vice News through the Freedom of Information Act show that Edward Snowden tried to express his concerns about government surveillance to the NSA before handing over files to journalists. These revelations contradict federal agencies’ assertion that Snowden never went through “ proper channels ” to address concerns over the constitutionality of certain NSA practices. Read more..

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This Bad Indiegogo Campaign Won’t Charge Your Phone Twice As Fast

Crowdfunding campaigns often get a bad rap for vaporware and scams, even though the vast majority come through in the end. That bad rep comes from projects that get creative with the truth and the laws of thermodynamics, such as this slightly glorified USB meter. Read more..

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Doctors Successfully Transplant HIV-Infected Organs in the US For the First Time

Physicians from Johns Hopkins Medicine have performed two landmark organ transplantations involving an HIV-positive liver and kidney. It’s a historic precedent that will do much to alleviate the ongoing organ shortage, while paving the way towards similar transplants involving other diseases. Read more...

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Chinese Engineers Want to Pit Their AI Against AlphaGo

Earlier this month, Google’s Go-playing AI wiped the floor with the game’s existing world champion. Now, a team of engineers from China plan to challenge AlphaGo with their own artificial intelligence system

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