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A former employee has accused WeWork and ousted chief executive Adam Neumann of pregnancy discrimination, alleging she was publicly and privately demeaned, demoted and eventually fired because of her pregnancies. The complaint is the latest to emerge about the company’s culture under Neumann’s leadership. Medina Bardhi, who served as Neumann’s chief of staff, alleges that
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Global smartphone shipments bucked the downward trend for the first time in two years to grow in Q3 2019, research firms Canalys and Strategy Analytics claim. According to Canalys, worldwide smartphone shipments grew 1 percent year-over-year, whereas Strategy Analytics notes the growth was 2 percent. In terms of the total shipments, the smartphone makers shipped
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Google has agreed to buy Fitbit for $2.1 billion in a move giving the US tech giant an entry into the wearable technology space, the two companies announced Friday. The move comes with Google seeking to expand beyond its core business of online search into hardware, and with Fitbit struggling against rivals including Apple. “We
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Facebook is inching closer to launch much-anticipated WhatsApp Pay in India and will soon have a positive news to share, the company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said. Data compliance issues and regulations have kept WhatsApp Pay launch in abeyance for quite some time, despite a successful test run of the payments service with one million
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Samsung Galaxy Book Flex and Galaxy Book Ion are the latest premium laptops to join Samsung’s portfolio. Unveiled at the ongoing Samsung Developers Conference, the new laptops are powered by 10th generation Intel Core processors and come with the company’s Wireless PowerShare feature that will allow the consumers to charge their other devices like phones,
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Redmi K20 Pro, Redmi K20, Poco F1, Vivo Z1 Pro, Realme 5, Google Pixel 3a, Samsung Galaxy S9, iPhone 7 Plus, and several other smartphones have received discounts during the latest Festive Bonanza sale on Flipkart. The four-day long sale, which is live until Tuesday, October 29, also brings prepaid discount offers on popular models
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Google CEO Sundar Pichai acknowledged the tech giant is struggling with how to deal with internal debate over controversial topics and the company defended hiring a former government official who backed the Trump administration’s travel ban, according to video of an all-hands meeting obtained by The Washington Post. At the closed-door meeting Thursday, a weekly
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Bharti Airtel has acquired a minority stake of 8.82 percent in Bengaluru-based software development startup Vahan. The company, however, did not disclose the cost of the acquisition. In a regulatory filing, it said the indicative time period for completion of the stake acquisition is by October 31, 2019. The acquisition of Vahan is a part of
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