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September 24, 2017 9:24 AM Uber Regroups After London Taxi Setback as Lyft Signals Interest

Uber Technologies Inc. is prepared to make concessions to restore its revoked London taxi license, the Sunday Times reported, two days after the ride service said it would fight the suspension in court. Tom Elvidge, general manager of Uber in London, told the newspaper his company would like to meet to resolve the situation. Rival Lyft Inc., a start-up 126

August 18, 2017 5:48 PM Rwanda leader Kagame inaugurated; won nearly 99 pct of vote

Many African leaders attended the ceremony in the capital, Kigali. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning. The East African nation has virtually no political opposition, and critics accuse Kagame of being intolerant of dissent. He denies it. "It's a day of gratitude and I will continue to work for Rwandans 59

August 18, 2017 4:18 PM Aid workers at risk on World Humanitarian Day

Ahead of World Humanitarian Day on 19 August, take a look at some highlights of our recent coverage related to this year’s #NotATarget theme, which aims to bring attention to the thousands of aid workers and millions of civilians caught in the crossfire of conflict. In February 2017, six staff members of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) 133

August 15, 2017 3:18 PM Letter from AlphabetThe e-mail Larry Page should have written to James Damore

Last week this paper said Alphabet’s boss should write a “detailed, ringing rebuttal” of a viral anti-diversity memo sent at Google. Here is how we imagine it You’re probably expecting me to start by claiming that there are no differences in the average abilities, aptitudes and interests of men and women. Or that the fact that four times as many of Google’s 139

August 15, 2017 8:17 AM Google Employee Ousted For Gender Manifesto Took To Reddit. He Found A Sympathetic Audience

A former Google engineer who was fired after he circulated an internal memo suggesting that biological factors were part of the cause for the gender gap in the tech industry and that Google should "stop alienating conservatives," found a friendly audience on Reddit. James Damore, 28, participated Sunday on the site's Ask Me Anything, a scheduled discussion 71

August 14, 2017 11:16 AM How the Pakistani People are Resisting Authoritarianism

A historian reflects on Pakistan’s evolution over the last seven decades. This week marks the 70th anniversary of one of the hinge moments in modern history: when the British government simultaneously “granted” independence to India, and partitioned it in two, birthing the state of Pakistan. Pakistan celebrates its birthday on Aug. 14, and India on Aug. 15; it thus feels 97

August 12, 2017 8:46 AM Google cancels gender memo meeting

Google has cancelled a company-wide 'town hall' meeting due to fears of employee harassment. The meeting was planned to allow Google staff to discuss an internal memo regarding gender roles at the company. James Damore, an engineer at Google, was fired on Monday after his 3,000-word essay, which argued that biological differences were responsible for gender 55

August 12, 2017 7:42 AM Why Google Just Canceled Its All-Hands Meeting About That Controversial Anti-Diversity Memo

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has canceled a town hall meeting scheduled Thursday, Aug. 10. The all-hands meeting, which everyone is expected to show up, was called in light of a memo that caused a media firestorm over the past few days. The decision to drop the event was made after several employees voiced their concerns over personal safety — ones who have received 57

August 11, 2017 12:34 AM Canadian, U.S. diplomats in Cuba suffer unexplained hearing loss Add to ..

Canadian diplomats and their families in Cuba have experienced unexplained hearing loss and headaches that are believed to have been caused by a “sonic emission,” according to the federal government. The disclosure comes after reports that a group of U.S. diplomats began suffering from unexplained hearing loss in the fall of 2016; officials with knowledge 60

August 8, 2017 6:33 PM Fired Google memo writer draws jeers, cheers and a job offer

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - The male Google engineer fired for circulating a memo decrying the company's diversity hiring program became the center of a heated debate on sexism, drawing scorn, cheers and even a job offer on Tuesday from WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange. James Damore, 28, confirmed his dismissal from Alphabet Inc's Google on Monday 63