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Edward Snowden is a hero: Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak made a startling revelation voicing his support for National Security Agency (NSA) contractor-turned-whistleblower Edward Snowden at an interactive session held at Europe’s largest technology conference – Cebit 2014 – in Hannover in Germany. “He is a hero to me, but he ...

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India Inc tightens screws on quitters venting online

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Cussing the company that you just quit online? If you’re that type, you might have a lawsuit on your hands. Given how easy it is today for disgruntled or ex-employees to vent in cyberspace, a number of Indian companies are ...

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US judge dismisses charges in Devyani Khobragade case

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An Indian diplomat whose arrest and strip search spurred an international flap had charges against her dismissed by a federal judge on Wednesday. The judge’s ruling said Devyani Khobragade had diplomatic immunity when she was indicted on charges of fraudulently ...

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After Penguin, another publisher recalls Wendy Doniger’s book

Wendy-Doniger

BANGALORE: Within weeks of Penguin controversially recalling Wendy Doniger’s book, ‘The Hindus: An Alternative History’, another publisher, Aleph, pulled out the American author’s previous work, ‘On Hinduism’, on Tuesday. Bookshops across Bangalore received calls from representatives of Aleph Book Company, ...

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Congress indicates merger with TRS, but Chandrasekhar Rao remains noncommittal

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NEW DELHI: Congress and TRS on Wednesday gave divergent versions on the issue of merger even after their leaders have held a series of meetings since Parliament gave its nod for creation of Telangana last week. Congress claimed that TRS chief KChandrasekhar Rao has given ...

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