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The free data charm of India’s Reliance Jio, which helped the new telecom operator win over 72 million subscribers in four months, will end in little over two months. But the company may have plans to keep its data tariffs as good as free to retain users. SEE ALSO: Inside Reliance Jio’s audacious plan to […]

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The U.S. Department of Labor filed a suit against Oracle on Wednesday, claiming the company systematically pays white male workers more than their counterparts in comparable positions. The suit also alleges that the software giant unfairly favors Asian applicants when hiring for certain technical roles. SEE ALSO: Federal regulators sue Palantir over alleged hiring discrimination […]

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Mark Zuckerberg is suing hundreds of people in Hawaii in his effort to create a secluded island. The billionaire spent $100 million purchasing 700 acres of land in the island of Kauai back in 2014 and is still dealing with the fact that he doesn’t actually have the exclusive rights to all of it.   […]

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Netflix has some major expectations to meet, and they include becoming a global entertainment powerhouse. Whether Netflix could live up to the hype has become a hot topic among investors and analysts, some of whom think Netflix is poised to run into challenges as it tries to grow outside the U.S. For now, Netflix has […]

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Just like the rest of the American workforce, drivers for Uber and Lyft suffer from a wage gap.  The inequity in hourly earnings appears for drivers by gender, race and age, according to a survey from The Rideshare Guy of 1,150 drivers on an email list of 30,000. We’ve seen the gig economy wage gap […]

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President Barack Obama took the podium at his final press conference on Wednesday and offered the media some words of encouragement: Don’t change and don’t back down.  “You’re not supposed to be sycophants,” Obama said. “You’re supposed to be skeptics.” The president’s words carry a particular weight just two days before President-elect Donald Trump is […]

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People attending the world’s largest meeting of political and business leaders may meet some unexpected, lovable creatures this year — and for a good cause. At the 2017 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, The Pokémon Company and Niantic, developer of the hit mobile game Pokémon Go, have teamed up with nonprofit agency Project Everyone […]

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When it comes to campaign news, Donald Trump voters overwhelmingly point to Fox News as their leading source, according to a new survey released on Wednesday. The Pew Research Center asked voters to write in their main news sources during the election. Forty percent of Trump voters named Fox News, more than tripling the percent […]

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There was once a moment in time when Theranos was one of the most successful startups in the country—a blood-testing dynamo that would change medical science forever, improve the lives of millions of people, and make a hefty chunk of change for its investors.  Venture capitalist Tim Draper appears to still be living in that […]

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Forget drones. The latest delivery craze is on-the-ground robots — like the ones that will deliver your next order from Postmates.  Robots from Starship Technologies will deliver food to Postmates customers in Washington, D.C. and DoorDash customers in Redwood City, Calif. as part of a new pilot program announced Wednesday.   The robots — small, […]

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Step aside, Snapchat: Wall Street’s hottest new unicorn caters to an even younger user base and prefers animatronic rock-star rats to simpering puppy filters.   Reuters reports that Chuck E. Cheese’s may be headed from the ball pit to the trading floor with a public offering that would value the chain at more than $1 […]

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With the stunning news that a bulk of Chelsea Manning’s remaining sentence has been commuted by President Obama, there’s an obvious question in the air about that other infamous leaker of government document troves, Edward Snowden.  Mainly: Why pardon Chelsea Manning, but not Edward Snowden? SEE ALSO: Obama commutes majority of Chelsea Manning’s sentence It’s […]

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WikiLeaks made a big offer just five days ago. If President Barack Obama commuted Chelsea Manning, Julian Assange would allow himself to be sent back to the U.S. to face charges for disseminating classified information. That offer is being put to the test. On Tuesday afternoon, news broke that Obama had used his power as […]

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