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After gaffe, Microsoft board to look at gender pay gap, male culture

By Bill Rigby and Sarah McBride SEATTLE/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – A well-known picture in tech circles, taken in 1978, shows the first 11 employees at Microsoft. Two are women. One of them left two years later after a pay dispute. … Continue reading

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Hachette authors urge Amazon board to end contract dispute

By Deepa Seetharaman SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – More than 1,000 Hachette Book Group authors including Malcolm Gladwell, Stephen King and James Patterson have urged Amazon.com Inc's directors to end a contract dispute with their publisher that has cost some writers' … Continue reading

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Hertz strikes board deal with Carl Icahn

Proxy battle is averted at the car rental company that lost its chief executive this week after activist investor wins right to appoint 3 nominees Asia homepage

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Company behind ‘Settlers of Catan’ actually made the fake board game from ‘Parks and Recreation’

The Cones of Dunshire is every Parks and Recreation fan's favorite made-up board game, but it turns out wildly complex game isn't quite as fictional as we all thought. Mayfair Games, the publishers of German board game favorite Settlers of … Continue reading

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Ballmer leaves Microsoft board

Former chief executive leaves the software group’s board to focus on newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but will keep his 4% stake Asia homepage

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Ex-CEO Ballmer quits Microsoft board to focus on NBA’s Clippers

By Bill Rigby SEATTLE (Reuters) – Former Microsoft Corp Chief Executive Steve Ballmer, the new owner of the Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, has left the software company's board in order to spend more time on his new sports project. … Continue reading

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Origami robot crawls off drawing board

US scientists, inspired by the Japanese art, develop self-folding ‘Transformer’ machine that assembles itself from a flat sheet of paper Asia homepage

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Editorial board of The New York Times calls for the legalization of weed

While the full decriminalization of marijuana in the United States is far from guaranteed, momentum has been building at a fast clip in recent years: Colorado and Washington state have taken the lead, with medical marijuana now legal in nearly … Continue reading

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Air Algerie plane ‘crashes’ with 116 on board after going missing over Mali: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Air Algerie plane 'crashes' with 116 on board after going missing over Mali: liveTelegraph.co.uk… • Wreckage spotted in Aguelhoc and Kidal, Mali's president says • Air Algerie flight from Ouagadougou to Algiers 'likely crashed' • Air traffic lost track … Continue reading

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Air Algerie plane ‘crashes’ with 116 on board after going missing over Mali: live – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk Air Algerie plane 'crashes' with 116 on board after going missing over Mali: liveTelegraph.co.uk… • Wreckage spotted in Aguelhoc and Kidal, Mali's president says • Air Algerie flight from Ouagadougou to Algiers 'likely crashed' • Air traffic lost track … Continue reading

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