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Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Actress Mo'Nique Sues Netflix, Alleging Racial and Gender Discrimination

Oscar-winning actress and stand-up comedienne Mo'Nique has filed a lawsuit against Netflix, alleging that the streamer engaged in racial and gender discrimination when it attempted tounderpay her for a stand-up special while offering other comedians more money.

FBI: Two Twitter Employees Spied on Users for Saudi Arabia

FBI: Two Twitter Employees Spied on Users for Saudi Arabia

Federal prosecutors have charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia after an FBI investigation found that the workers accessed private user information and dug into the accounts of critics of the Saudi government.

Yelp Ramps Up Anti-Competitive Accusations Against Google

Yelp Ramps Up Anti-Competitive Accusations Against Google

The online review site Yelp is ramping up its long-standing feud with Google, saying in a new report that the search engine's monopoly is not only hurting Yelp but is also hurting innovation and consumer choice in the digital marketplace.

Uber Reports $1.16 Billion Quarterly Loss, Shares Plummet

Uber Reports $1.16 Billion Quarterly Loss, Shares Plummet

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. plummeted in after-hours trading Monday and into Tuesday after the ridesharing company reported that it lost a whopping $1.16 billion in the third quarter, exceeding losses from the same quarter last year by 18 percent.

The Atlantic: Porch Pirates Are the True Victims of Society

The Atlantic: Porch Pirates Are the True Victims of Society

A slew of Amazon delivery thefts has spurred residents of an affluent San Francisco neighborhood to fight back using sophisticated surveillance apps and smart cameras like Nextdoor, Nest, and Amazon's own Ring, according to a new report.

Carly Simon Remixes 'You're So Vain' Lyrics to Slam Trump

Carly Simon Remixes 'You're So Vain' Lyrics to Slam Trump

Singer Carly Simon used the lyrics from one her most famous songs to describe President Donald Trump, calling him "so vain" in a new interview, in which she also praised former President Bill Clinton as "a charismatic and brilliant" man.

Netflix Misses Subscriber Mark for Second Straight Quarter

Netflix Misses Subscriber Mark for Second Straight Quarter

Netflix saw disappointing domestic subscriber growth for the third quarter, signaling rougher waters ahead as the streaming giant braces itself for competition from the Walt Disney Company and Apple.

Transcript Truthers: Hollywood Floats Ukraine Call Conspiracies

Transcript Truthers: Hollywood Floats Ukraine Call Conspiracies

Hollywood celebrities are salivating over the House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and are using social media to spread a host of conspiracy theories involving the July 25 call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

Report: WeWork CEO Adam Neumann Stepping Down

Report: WeWork CEO Adam Neumann Stepping Down

Embattled co-founder and CEO of WeWork Adam Neumann is reportedly leaving following a rocky tenure that has been plagued by allegations of outrageous conduct, including alleged drug use and his copyrighting of the word "We" which he charged his own company to use.

Woke Emmys Fail: Ratings Hit Record Low

Woke Emmys Fail: Ratings Hit Record Low

The 71st Primetime Emmy Awards on Fox drew a record low viewership on Sunday as TV fans opted to tune out of the telecast that featured woke celebrities lecturing America on issues including the gender pay gap and transgender rights.

Larry Ellison Calls Uber 'Almost Worthless'

Larry Ellison Calls Uber 'Almost Worthless'

Oracle CEO and influential Silicon Valley billionaire Larry Ellison is no fan of Uber, reportedly calling the ride-sharing company "almost worthless" at a recent talk.

Aaron Sorkin Declares Trump 'Staggeringly, Breathtakingly Dumb'

Aaron Sorkin Declares Trump 'Staggeringly, Breathtakingly Dumb'

The West Wing creator Aaron Sorkin has called President Donald Trump "staggeringly, breathtakingly dumb" in a recent interview, and said that the current West Wing is filled with "a lot of mustache twirling and cowardice.

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