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Kleiner Perkins Says It Didn’t Distribute Gender Discrimination Policy Until 2012
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Prominent venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers had always had an anti-discrimination policy. But before 2012, it was tucked away in a payroll file and never distributed. The post Kleiner Perkins Says It Didn’t Distribute Gender Discrimination Policy Until 2012 appeared first on WIRED.

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Verizon, enemy of Open Internet rules, says it loves the “open Internet”
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Verizon CEO Lowell McAdam. Verizon No company has gone to greater lengths than Verizon in trying to stop the government from enforcing network neutrality rules. Verizon is the company that sued to overturn the Federal Communications Commission’s Open Internet Order from 2010. Verizon won a federal appeals court ruling this year, overturning anti-discrimination and anti-blocking […]

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Fallout 76 is online and lonelier than ever
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Enlarge / All hail Hypnotoad! The first few hours in Fallout 76 are strange. It’s both familiar and foreign. The well-trod path of creating a character and exiting the safety of an underground vault is sharply juxtaposed with a distinct lack of scripted NPCs. Instead, in a departure from Fallout’s decades-long history of single-player titles, […]

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Cold weather doesn't mean climate change isn't happening: Bob McDonald
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It's hard to think about climate change while most of the country is in a deep freeze – the Great Lakes are almost entirely frozen over and people on the East Coast are tunnelling out of their homes. But while this part of the planet is freezing, other …

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Blizzard is building 'Diablo' inside 'Diablo 3'
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The big news for the saviors of Sanctuary has been announced at BlizzCon 2016: Diablo is coming back! The original game, that is. For its 20th anniversary, Blizzard is re-releasing the original dungeon delver that started its massively successful fra…

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After Alphabet Changes, Google Also Gets New Money …
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One thing that jumps out is that it just restructured the biggest — actually the only — money-making division at the company. The existing business of search, ads, Android and YouTube, now under CEO Sundar Pichai, will …

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Data protection, Brexit and campaigners: Privacy policy? Eh?
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How did they get your number – and was it legal? Were you phoned up by the Leave or Remain Campaigns on your ex-directory telephone number during the Referendum Campaign (probably in breach of PECR)? I was. If so, how did they get my number?…

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MailChimp Bans Emails Promoting Cryptocurrency
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“MailChimp to Cryptocurrency Promoters: Your Fake Money’s No Good Here,” jokes the headline at Gizmodo. The mass emailing service — which sends over a billion emails a day — just updated its Acceptable Use Policy to warn users that MailChimp “does not allow businesses involved in any aspect of the sale, transaction, exchange, storage, marketing, […]

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Squeezed for profits, maker of $400 connected juice press closes up shop
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A Juicero juicer on display. (Photo by Michael Kovac/Getty Images for The Humane Society of the United States) (credit: Getty Images) In a letter posted on its website on Friday, Juicero said that it would be closing down its business. The Silicon Valley startup sold a cold-press juice machine that squeezed juice out of proprietary […]

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