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Amit Singhal, Uber Executive Linked to Old Harassment Claim, Resigns

The head of Uber’s engineering efforts did not disclose the circumstances of his departure from Google last year, according to a person familiar with the matter......»»

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Morning Agenda: Ethereum, Uber and Money Management Fees

Microsoft, JPMorgan Chase and other corporate giants are joining forces to create a computing system based on a virtual currency network, Ethereum......»»

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A Facebook-Style Shift in How Science Is Shared

ResearchGate, a Berlin-based social network growing in influence and funding, links scientists worldwide, providing real-time feedback on research......»»

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Fox News Distances Itself From Controversial Swedish Guest

Bill O’Reilly said his show should not have booked Nils Bildt, who faced criticism over a criminal record and lack of experience in Swedish affairs......»»

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The Brokerage Firm CLSA Shuts Part of Its U.S. Business

The cuts affect 90 people, more than half of them research analysts like Michael Mayo, known for his commentary on the big banks......»»

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Oscars Mistake Casts Unwanted Spotlight on PwC

The stunning gaffe instantly became the central theme of the awards ceremony. And just as quickly, PwC had a major brand crisis on its hands......»»

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Fiction: Is This Mic On?: A Stand-Up Comedian Wrestles With His Country and His Soul

David Grossman’s novel “A Horse Walks Into a Bar,” about a tormented Israeli comedian, is a “magnificently comic and sucker-punch-tragic excursion into brilliance,” Gary Shteyngart writes......»»

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Books of The Times: Review: In ‘Exit West,’ Mohsin Hamid Mixes Global Trouble With a Bit of Magic

When their country descends into civil war, two migrants find a way to escape their besieged city......»»

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Plenty of Oscars Drama, but Disappointing Ratings

The Academy Awards drew 32.9 million viewers, the third straight year of declining viewership and the second-lowest total since Nielsen started tracking viewership in 1974......»»

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Fox News and Swedish Guest Spar Over ‘National Security Adviser’ Title

The O’Reilly Factor guest, Nils Bildt, says the network gave him a false title for a segment on immigrant crime in his country. Fox denies this......»»

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Business Giants to Announce Creation of a Computing System Based on Ethereum

An alliance of about 30 companies, including Microsoft and JPMorgan Chase, has plans to standardize data gathering and tracking using new software that is seen as harder to hack......»»

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Breakingviews: Buffett’s $1 Trillion Target for Apple Is in Sight

The billionaire investor bought even more shares of Apple, maker of the iPhone, reckoning it will be the first company with a 13-digit valuation......»»

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Uber Executive, Linked to an Old Harassment Claim, Resigns

Amit Singhal, the head of Uber’s engineering efforts, did not disclose the circumstances of his departure from Google last year, according to a person familiar with the matter......»»

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Philip Bilden, Nominee for Secretary of the Navy, Withdraws

Mr. Bilden, a former military intelligence officer who ran a branch of a private equity firm, said that meeting the ethics guidelines would require too great a financial sacrifice......»»

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After 130 Years, Harvard Law Review Elects a Black Woman President

Following in President Barack Obama’s footsteps, ImeIme Umana says she is mindful of many black women’s “tragic” relationship with the law......»»

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What It Was Like Onstage During the Oscars 2017 Best Picture Mistake

“I’m holding the envelope and the award, and I had just given my speech, and there are people on the stage with headsets, and I thought, ‘That doesn’t seem right.’”.....»»

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Oscars Mistake Threatens Reputation of PricewaterhouseCoopers

The stunning gaffe instantly became the central theme of the awards. And just as quickly, PricewaterhouseCoopers had a major brand crisis on its hands......»»

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White Collar Watch: In Case of Shkreli and Lawyer, Finger-Pointing Comes First

The challenge for the two defendants in a conspiracy and securities fraud case will be to persuade a judge that separate trials are necessary......»»

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Another View: Addressing Corporate Conflicts in the Trump Era

The risk is that corporate boards will become unintentionally swept up in the political headlines over conflict of interests, without good reason......»»

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Former Antitrust Chief Joins Sullivan & Cromwell

Renata B. Hesse will be a partner in the Wall Street law firm’s Washington office......»»

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