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March 2, 2017 2:23 PM The Daily 202: Trump’s Russia headache gets worse, as Sessions struggles to spin undisclosed meetings

THE BIG IDEA: Jeff Sessions wakes up this morning with potentially serious legal and political problems. -- The attorney general and his team are in damage-control mode, trying to explain confusing and seemingly inconsistent statements. -- A handful of top Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi and Claire McCaskill, called for his resignation overnight. Others 54

March 2, 2017 2:43 AM Snap Prices I.P.O. at $17 a Share, Valuing Company at $24 Billion

Snap’s offering was priced on Wednesday at $17 a share — a dollar more than the previously expected pricing range. The pricing came on a day when the stock market surged to another high, fed by raised expectations of tax cuts, looser regulations and higher interest rates under the Trump administration. Shares of the social media companies Facebook and Twitter 38

March 1, 2017 2:43 PM The Daily 202: Trump’s speech to Congress highlights influence of Ivanka, Bannon

THE BIG IDEA: There’s Twitter Trump, and then there’s Teleprompter Trump. The president has proven adept at reading from a script when the moment calls for some self-discipline. It is a very low bar but one that he’s learned to clear. In his maiden speech to a joint session of Congress, Teleprompter Trump delivered. Republicans who have been backing 59

February 26, 2017 8:36 AM BlackBerry launches KEYone android smartphone

Sunday 26th February , 2017 8:08 am BlackBerry has officially launched the KEYone – its latest Android-powered device bearing the iconic Canadian smartphone manufacturer’s name. The device, which is produced by Chinese-manufacturer TCL and was formerly known as the Mercury, is distinctly BlackBerry. For starters, it incorporates the beloved physical 326

February 24, 2017 10:10 AM Uber sued by Google's self-driving division Waymo for allegedly stealing its tech

Former Waymo employee allegedly downloaded data before joining Uber's Otto. Waymo, Google parent company Alphabet's self-driving car division, has sued ride-hailing company Uber for allegedly stealing trade secrets to get ahead on its own autonomous vehicle programme. "Our parent company Alphabet has long worked with Uber in many areas, and we didn't 21

February 21, 2017 1:51 PM Uber hires Eric Holder to investigate sexual harassment claims

Uber has hired former U.S. attorney general Eric Holder to help lead an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and discrimination that a former female employee made public over the weekend in a highly circulated blog post. CEO Travis Kalanick told employees in a memo Monday that the review will be conducted in "short order" and that it will involve 8

February 21, 2017 10:58 AM Uber hires ex-Attorney General to probe sexism claims

CEO Travis Kalanick promises a diversity report within the next few months Uber has enlisted the help of a former US Attorney General to investigate claims of sexism made against the company by a former employee. Eric Holder, who held the office under President Barack Obama, will conduct a review of the complaints made by Susan Fowler, a former Uber engineer 6

February 21, 2017 3:08 AM Uber Hires Former Attorney-General Eric Holder to Review Sexual Harassment Claims

Uber has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to conduct a review of sexual harassment claims at the ride-hailing service made by a former employee. Holder and Tammy Albarran, who are partners at the law firm Covington & Burling, will look into the complaints about a manager at Uber , as well as general questions about diversity and inclusion 15

February 21, 2017 3:06 AM Uber taps Eric Holder to investigate discrimination claims

Uber Technologies Inc appointed former US Attorney General Eric Holder to lead an independent review into claims of sexual harassment by a former software engineer. Arianna Huffington, head of human resources Liane Hornsey and Angela Padilla, the company’s associate general counsel, will also participate in the investigation, Uber chief executive officer 5

February 21, 2017 3:06 AM Former U.S. attorney general Holder to lead review of Uber sexual harassment claims

Former employee describes rampant sexism at ride-hailing company ​Uber's chief executive ordered an urgent investigation Monday into a sexual harassment claim made by a female engineer who alleged her prospects at the company evaporated after she complained about advances from her boss. Travis Kalanick responded on Twitter to an open statement by Susan 19