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Julian Assange Wants The Fired Google Employee To Work For WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said Tuesday that he is offering a job to the Google engineer who was recently fired for writing a lengthy memo criticizing the company’s diversity policies.

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Artist Targets Twitter With Offline Hate Tweets

Pic: ReutersBERLIN: A German-Israeli artist who accuses Twitter of failing to delete hate speech tweets has taken matters into his own hands - by stencilling the offending messages on the road in front of the company's Hamburg headquarters.

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HBO Says Probe Of Hack Is Ongoing

HBO, the Time Warner Inc (TWX.N) cable network that broadcasts "Game of Thrones," confirmed on Tuesday that it was investigating a hack that it disclosed to employees 10 days ago.

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Mazda Touts New Gasoline Engine To Drive Longer-Term Strategy

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: Mazda Motor Corp said it would launch a new engine in 2019 that it says would be the world's first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, unveiling a plan that places traditional engines at the center of its longer-term strategy.

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Hackers Demand Millions In Ransom For Stolen HBO Data

NEW YORK  — A group of hackers posted a fresh cache of stolen HBO files online Monday, and demanded a multimillion-dollar ransom from the network to prevent the release of entire television series and other sensitive proprietary files.

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Google Fires Employee Behind Anti-Diversity Memo

Pic: ReutersAlphabet Inc's Google has fired an employee who wrote an internal memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences.

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First Hydrogen Fuel Cell Bus Arrives to Costa Rica

The arrival of the first electric hydrogen-powered bus may turn Costa Rica into the Latin American hub of technological development.

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Netflix Buys Comics Publisher Millarworld To Feed Films And TV

Netflix Inc on Monday said it has bought comics publisher Millarworld, bringing on board renowned comic book writer Mark Millar and a host of character franchises it can mine for TV shows and movies.

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Tesla Seeks $1.5 Billion Junk Bond Issue To Fund Model 3 Production

Tesla Model 3

DETROIT - Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) said on Monday it would raise about $1.5 billion through its first-ever offering of junk bonds as the U.S. luxury electric car maker seeks fresh sources of cash to ramp up production of its new Model 3 sedan.

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Computer Expert Who Helped Stop WannaCry Cyber Attack Could Face 40 Years In US Prison

Marcus Hutchins.

LOS ANGELES -- Marcus Hutchins, a young British computer expert who helped shut down the WannaCry ransomware attack in May, could face a maximum of roughly 40 years in jail in the United States for writing and spreading a malicious software that targeted bank accounts, China's Xinhua news agency reported.

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