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Reddit Moderators Revolt Over Popular Employee’s Sudden Dismissal

Reddit moderators shut down over 250 subreddits on Friday to protest the unexpected termination of an employee who managed the site’s popular “Ask Me Anything” interviews.

07/03/2015

Mark Bertolini, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Aetna Inc. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

Aetna To Buy Humana For $35 Billion

Aetna will spend about $35 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal health care overhaul.

07/03/2015

Google Photos director Anil Sabharwal announces Google Photos during the 2015 Google I/O conference on May 28, 2015 in San Francisco, California. The annual Google I/O conference runs through May 29.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Apologizes After Photo App Tagged Black People ‘Gorillas’

Google is apologizing after reports surfaced that an automatic image-recognition feature in its Photos application was identifying images of some black people as “gorillas.”

07/02/2015

Full length side view of mature man using laptop on pier (Getty Images)

More Employees Choosing Flexible Work Hours Over Higher Salaries

Jill Schlesinger looks at jobs that let you balance work and family time.

06/23/2015

Skyline of Oakland at sunrise (Getty Images)

5 Reasons Why Oakland Is Awesome And Ready For Its Closeup Following Warriors NBA Finals Win

The Golden State Warriors NBA crown is breathing life into a city that has more frequently made national headlines for police brutality protests, high crime rates and blight.

06/18/2015

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Fitbit Shares Rocket In NYSE Debut After Pricing IPO At $20

Fitness-tracking device maker Fitbit on Wednesday priced its initial public offering of stock at $20 per share, slightly more than anticipated.

06/18/2015

A sign outside of a Google office in Mountain View, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google’s Expansion Squeezing Small Businesses Out & Forcing Others To Close

Keeping a business afloat can be tough, but when your neighbor is Google, it can be impossible.

06/17/2015

The shuttered Fremont headquarters of Solyndra in 2012. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tesla To Occupy Former Solyndra Plant In Fremont; Expected To Add Over 1,000 Jobs

Tesla Motors has taken over the Fremont plant which was once the home of Solyndra, the solar company that went belly-up in 2011 and one of the more high-profile busts in Silicon Valley.

06/12/2015

Crystal Pepsi (Clear Cola) (Raudies/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

1990s Flop Crystal Pepsi Could Be Coming Back

More than a decade after it flopped with consumers, PepsiCo (PEP) is poised to bring back Crystal Pepsi.

06/11/2015

Re/code Senior Editor Ina Fried captured the rare event -- a long line for the women's bathroom -- at the Apple WWDC conference in San Francisco Monday.

Women Rejoice Over Long(er) Bathroom Lines At Apple’s WWDC 2015

Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it’s certainly one to celebrate.

06/08/2015

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