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Google Could Be Hit with Even Bigger EU Fine for Android Violations

A little more than a week after the European Commission (EC), the executive arm of the European Union (EU), fined Google $2.73 billion for search engine-related antitrust violations, sources have said the tech company could face an even bigger fine for using its Android mobile operating system to gain a ... Read More »

Bhilwara woman gets killed 60-yr-old lover, throws body in Rajsamand jungle

Udaipur : A woman who had apparently got bored with her 60-year old lover who insisted on continuing the affair, got him killed with the help of two other men. Kamli, the accused resident of Gangapur in Bhilwara has been arrested for conspiring to kill Mohan Purbia resident of Kapasan in ... Read More »

Couple tied to tree, abused

Udaipur : A boy and a girl who had eloped together were put to torture for four hours by villagers at Ladia ka Kheda under BainsdaKhurd Panchayat of the district on Friday night. The couple were tied to a tree and beaten up badly. However, the video of the brutality went ... Read More »

European Union Fines Google a Whopping $2.73 Billion for Abuse

The European Union (EU) is fining Google €2.42 billion ($2.73 billion) for abusing its dominant position in the search engine market to promote its own comparison shopping service. The penalty is more than twice the €1.1 billion ($1.2 billion) fine that had been expected. It also dwarfs the largest monopoly ... Read More »

Woman charred to death after car catches fire

Udaipur : A woman was burnt alive when the car she was driving caught fire suddenly on Saturday night near a garden at HiranMagri sector 3 area of the city. “The fire was so instantaneous that the woman could not get out of the car and reduced to ashes in minutes, ... Read More »

Ansari takes up fisherman killing issue with Lankan president

On board special aircraft : Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has ordered a thorough probe into the killing of an Indian fisherman allegedly by the Sri Lankan Navy, Vice President Hamid Ansari today said after raising the issue with him in Jakarta. Ansari had a bilateral meeting with Sirisena in the Indonesian ... Read More »

Vandals shatter ‘heritage mirrors’ at Padmini Mahal in Chittorgarh

Udaipur : Members of Karni Sena, the fringe group who assaulted director Sanjay Leela Bansali in Jaipur a month ago, vandalized Padmini Palace in Chittorgarh fort, a world heritage site on Sunday. The hooligans entered into the fort pretending as tourists and broke the ‘heritage mirrors’ which is believed to be ... Read More »

How Uber Got Into This Human Resources Mess

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has hired former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to help lead an investigation into claims of sexual harassment and pervasive sexism leveled against the car-hailing company by former engineer Susan Fowler, whose explosive blog post hit the Silicon Valley startup like a tsunami earlier this week.

"As most of you know, I left Uber in December and joined Stripe in January. I've gotten a lot of questions over the past couple of months about why I left and what my time at Uber was like," Fowler wrote at the start of her very detailed recounting of what can only be described as an organization in chaos. "It's a strange, fascinating, and slightly horrifying story that deserves to be told while it is still fresh in my mind, so here we go."

Strange, fascinating and horrifying indeed, from Fowler's gripping telling. In response to Fowler's essay, Kalanick wrote that it was the first he'd heard about these claims, which are numerous and detailed. Her account even includes a truly bizarre example of Uber denying women engineers leather jackets that the male techies got since there were too few female hires to bulk-order.

But most of her allegations are much more serious and problematic. For example, Fowler wrote that she and a number of other female engineers had reported her manager for propositioning them. She was told he wasn't penalized because he was a "high performer."

"It became obvious that both HR and management had been lying about this being 'his first offense', and it certainly wasn't his last," Fowler wrote. "Within a few months, he was reported once again for inappropriate behavior, and those who reported him were told it was still his 'first offense.' The situation was escalated as far up the chain as it could be escalated, and still... Read More »

CNN taken off air in Venezuela over passport probe

Washington: The Venezuelan government ordered cable providers to take CNN off air, days after the network aired an investigation into the alleged fraudulent issuing of Venezuelan passports and visas. Foreign Minister Delcy Rodríguez on Wednesday accused CNN of performing what she defined as an “imperialistic media operation” against her country in last week’s broadcast of […] Read More »

Udaipur fire: Death toll at 3, committee to investigate case

Udaipur : The death toll reached 3 in the massive fire that broke out in a chemical factory at RIICO industrial area in Sukher on Monday near Udaipur city. Shyamlal Gameti resident of Nai village who was among the 7 people admitted in the MB hospital, succumbed to injuries on Tuesday ... Read More »