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Apple parts ways with newly hired ex-Facebook employee after workers cite 'misogynistic' writing

May 13, 2021

Apple parted ways with a new employee this week after thousands of workers petitioned the company to investigate how it hired the man, who had previously published an autobiography they said contains misogynistic statements.

Alibaba's sales surge but cloud growth slows

May 13, 2021

Alibaba has reported earnings for the first time since China imposed a record fine on the tech giant — and the numbers were not as awful as some feared.

Chips are in short supply. Manufacturers are spending big to prevent a repeat

May 13, 2021

As the world grapples with a shortage of semiconductors, South Korea's chipmakers are spending huge amounts of money to shore up their production in the decade ahead.

After months of hyping bitcoin, Elon Musk suddenly says Tesla will stop accepting it

May 13, 2021

Elon Musk says Tesla is abandoning plans to accept bitcoin as payment for the company's electric vehicles, citing the cryptocurrency's high environmental cost after months of being bullish on it.

Colonial Pipeline posted a cyber security manager job weeks before the attack

May 12, 2021

Colonial Pipeline was looking for a cyber security manager even before it got hacked

Bird pioneered scooter sharing. Now it's going public

May 12, 2021

Bird, the startup that pioneered shared electric scooters, plans to go public as soon as this summer.

Reality show 'Unicorn Hunters' is looking for the next $1 billion company

May 12, 2021

A new reality TV show called "Unicorn Hunters" borrows the pitch-for-fame-and-fortune concept popularized by "Shark Tank" but adds an unusual twist: It's not just the judges throwing money at the businesses. Viewers at home can invest, too.

US agrees to lift Trump-era ban on China's Xiaomi

May 12, 2021

The US government will no longer blacklist Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, lifting a short and contentious ban on Americans investing in the company that was introduced by the Trump administration.

What an ancient poem says about China's fearful tech tycoons

May 12, 2021

A thousand-year-old poem just cost Chinese delivery giant Meituan tens of billions of dollars in market value, further rattling a tech industry that is already on edge.

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