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Former Facebook employee sues, says he faced age discrimination

Former Facebook employee sues, says he faced age discrimination

SUMMARY: Photo: JOSH EDELSON, AFP/Getty Images Former Facebook employee sues, says he faced age discrimination 1 / 2 Back to GalleryA former Facebook employee is suing the Menlo Park social networking firm, saying he was fired after he complained about company’s culture toward older workers.

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Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

Russia targeted election systems in 21 states, successfully hacking some

SUMMARY: In other states hackers attempted to infiltrate systems and failed, but in a small selection of states, with only Illinois confirmed so far, the election systems were compromised successfully.

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The reviews are in for the iPhone 8/8Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 102)

The reviews are in for the iPhone 8/8Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep. 102)

SUMMARY: The reviews are in for the iPhone 8/8Plus, Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K (Apple Byte Extra Crunchy Podcast, Ep.

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PriceWaterhouseCoopers will open Washington law firm

PriceWaterhouseCoopers will open Washington law firm

SUMMARY: PriceWaterhouseCoopers will open Washington law firmLaw firms already elbowing one another for multinational clients will soon have a new competitor: PricewaterhouseCoopers, the Big Four accounting firm that now calls itself PwC, plans to open a law firm in Washington this week.

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iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details

iPhone 8 teardown reveals few surprises, but more camera details

SUMMARY: The battery of the 8 is slightly smaller than the 7’s: 6.96 mAh versus 7.45 in its predecessor.

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Best inexpensive phones

Best inexpensive phones

SUMMARY: Best inexpensive phonesMotorola Moto G5 PlusCnet rating: 4 stars out of 5The good: The splash-resistant Moto G5 Plus has a near stock version of Android Nougat, a good camera and video and a metal body — and it’s extremely kind to your wallet.

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Forget what you’ve been told about edtech

Forget what you’ve been told about edtech

SUMMARY: The marker in the article — the one that had investors seeing edtech as a new shiny object — was the valuation of the edtech market at $250 billion.

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Rainbow Brite meets ASMR with this clicky light-up keyboard

Rainbow Brite meets ASMR with this clicky light-up keyboard

SUMMARY: But the rainbow lights and clicky keys make those practical aspects an afterthought.

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Department of Homeland Security says hackers targeted election systems in 21 states

Department of Homeland Security says hackers targeted election systems in 21 states

SUMMARY: Anton Novoderezhkin/Getty ImagesThe US Department of Homeland Security notified 21 states on Friday that hackers targeted their election systems in 2016.

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Over 400,000 sign petition backing Uber in London

Over 400,000 sign petition backing Uber in London

SUMMARY: Hundreds of thousands of people have signed a petition calling for taxi-hailing app Uber to be allowed to continue in the capital.

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Sometimes the internet is good — at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

Sometimes the internet is good — at least, to this 8-year-old girl who loves bugs

SUMMARY: But thanks to Sophia Spencer, an 8-year-old girl who adores bugs, I’m slightly reconsidering my revulsion.

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'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

'Unfit' Uber stripped of London license, CEO tweets 'pls work w/us'

SUMMARY: Graphic: Uber stripped of London license - tmsnrt.rs/2jQOqKDIn a break with the startup’s usual combative tone, Uber’s new Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi asked London to please work with the ride service.

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Report: Number of 'Bodega' units in Bay Area greatly exaggerated

Report: Number of 'Bodega' units in Bay Area greatly exaggerated

SUMMARY: Report: Number of 'Bodega' units in Bay Area greatly exaggeratedThere aren't nearly as many Bodega units – those computer vision-enabled pantries stocked with non-perishables – as previous reports led consumers to believe, a Buzzfeed News investigation revealed.

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Ship traffic, September 25

Ship traffic, September 25

SUMMARY: Now Playing Walmart is testing a delivery service that puts food into your fridge WochitMark Zuckerberg To Sell Up To $12.7 Billion In Facebook Stock In 18 months WochitPeople Can Now Return Amazon Orders At Select Kohl’s, Whole Foods WochitAmazon to Bayonne?

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ICYMI: KB CEO’s rant, Harvard’s endowment, Hillary’s book sales and more

ICYMI: KB CEO’s rant, Harvard’s endowment, Hillary’s book sales and more

SUMMARY: ICYMI: KB CEO’s rant, Harvard’s endowment, Hillary’s book sales and moreIf you missed it ...

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Retired and learning to code

Retired and learning to code

SUMMARY: Retired and learning to codeFor some older people, just downloading an app or successfully navigating certain websites might seem like cause for quiet celebration.

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Facing London ban, Uber's Khosrowshahi is conciliatory

Facing London ban, Uber's Khosrowshahi is conciliatory

SUMMARY: While Uber's culture is still rooted in being pushy, especially to regulators, Khosrowshahi is clearly trying to turn this London situation into an example.

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Uber loses license to operate in London

Uber loses license to operate in London

SUMMARY: Uber loses license to operate in LondonUber will continue to operate in London while it appeals the decision by the city’s transportation agency declining to renew the ride-hailing service’s license to operate in its largest European market.

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5 things we just learned from the iPhone 8 teardown

5 things we just learned from the iPhone 8 teardown

SUMMARY: Now, we're seeing the first teardown experts rip apart the iPhone 8 to show us its gleaming guts, and we've learned a few brand-new things as a result.

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Get to know the CNET family: Q&A with Claire Reilly

Get to know the CNET family: Q&A with Claire Reilly

SUMMARY: Passwords, passwords, passwords!

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