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How Uber Got Into This Human Resources Mess
Devastating accusations of sexism at Uber seem inexplicable at a company with its size and status. But all that could be at risk if this controversy is not fixed -- and quickly. So what gives?

How To Watch Oscar-Nominated Flicks from Your Couch
Movie fans, rejoice! You can watch about two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated flicks from your couch ahead of the Academy Awards broadcast. But it'll cost you anywhere from $39 to $175 or more.

Uber Hires Eric Holder To Investigate Sexual Harassment Allegations
Ride-sharing company Uber hired former attorney general Eric Holder to investigate allegations of sexual harassment after an engineer went public with claims that she repeatedly faced sexism.

Wal-Mart Earnings Fall, But Online Sales Surge
The world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart, drew more shoppers to its namesake stores in the United States and its e-commerce sales soared, amid efforts to lower prices and improve web services.

Uber To Investigate Sexual Harassment Claim by Engineer
The CEO of Uber ordered an urgent investigation into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who says her prospects evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss.

Nintendo Switch: Is New Console for Everyone?
Is the Nintendo Switch an evolution of the Wii U or an attempt to go down a different path entirely? The company says the hoped-for audience is anyone who’ll find the Switch's flexibility appealing.

Swedish Supermarket Tests Lasers To Label Organic Produce
Swedish supermarket chain ICA started experimenting with "natural branding," a process that uses low-energy carbon dioxide lasers to remove the pigment from the skins of fruits and vegetables.

Study: Most Drivers, Not Just Young, Are Taking Risks
Well over half of drivers in every age group have texted behind the wheel, run a red light or driven faster than the speed limit in the last 30 days, says a study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.

Facebook Is Launching an App for Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV
Social giant Facebook is debuting a new app for set-top boxes, including Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and the Samsung Smart TV. The app offers a new way to reach consumers -- and sell ads.



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