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Former Wells Fargo workers file $2.6bn class action lawsuit amid quota scandal

Lawsuit seeks payout for workers in California who tried to meet sales quotas without turning to fraud and ended up fired or demoted, filing says Two former a $185m settlement with the bank. The revelations are a severe hit to Wells Fargos reputation. During the financial crisis, the bank trumpeted being conservative in contrast with […]

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Sexual harassment reportedly rampant among US national parks employees

Employees experience harassment, bullying and other misconduct at sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon according to report Sexual harassment, bullying and other misconduct are rampant among employees at national parks across the country, including at iconic sites such as Yosemite, Yellowstone and the Grand Canyon, a congressional committee was told on Thursday. […]

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Who is Palmer Luckey, and why is he funding pro-Trump trolls?

Under the name NimbleRichMan, Oculus founder secretly funded Reddit users dedicated to electing Trump by flooding threads with negative Clinton memes Its hard to love a 20-something multi-millionaire, but Palmer Luckeys introduction to the mainstream consciousness helped cement his image as the good kind of tech industry titan: the adorkable garage tinkerer we can root […]

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Backstreet’s back, all right! Boyband sign up for 18-date Las Vegas residency

The pop act is following in the footsteps of Britney Spears and Jennifer Lopez to set up shop at Sin Citys popular Planet Hollywood for a limited run of shows Backstreets indeed back in Vegas. Backstreet Boys, the best-selling boyband in history, is the latest pop act to get its own residency, according to who […]

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If Twitter is up for sale, what will potential suitors get for $15bn?

With Salesforce and Googles parent company Alphabet rumored to be possible buyers, an acquisition could bring fresh ideas on how to refine what it can offer You could say it in less than 140 characters: Twitter may be for sale, according to the latest speculation on Wall Street reported by both Reuters and CNBC. Both […]

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NBA star Kevin Garnett to announce retirement after 21 seasons

Kevin Garnett, the first player in two decades to jump directly from high school to the NBA, set to announce retirement after 21 pro seasons Kevin Garnett, the first player in two decades to jump directly from high school to the NBA who became one of the leagues most imposing frontcourt presences, will retire after […]

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Patriots could be down to fourth-string quarterback after Brissett injury

Patriots could be down to their fourth-string quarterback after third-choice Jacoby Brissett reportedly injures his right thumb The New England Patriots could be down to their fourth-string quarterback after third-stringer Jacoby Brissett reportedly injured his right thumb in

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Images of Duchess of Cambridge and children ‘stolen in iCloud hack’

Photographs of Prince Williams wife and their children, George and Charlotte, reportedly stolen from Pippa Middleton Photographs of the Duchess of Cambridge and her children, Prince George and Princess Charlotte, are reportedly among 3,000 images stolen from Pippa Middleton by computer hackers. The images, taken from an Apple iCloud storage account belonging to Kate Middletons […]

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Who said it: tech CEO or communist leader? Take our quiz

This week Mark Zuckerberg announced plans to advance human potential and promote equality. But hes not the only tech billionaire in a Che Guevara shirt Capitalism is catechism in Silicon Valley. The civic religion is entrepreneurism and evangelism is a marketing tool. But for an industry that worships at the altars of the marketplace, the […]

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China and Russia lead list of Yahoo hack suspects but some doubt theory

It doesnt fit the normal intent of state-sponsored attacks, some experts say, pointing to the lack of detailed information from Yahoo about the hack If Yahoo is to be believed in its assertion that a acquired by Verizon for $4.8bn. Instead of 10-15 people in a basement working together you are talking about 10,000-15,000 cyber […]

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