#AirBnBWhileBlack exposes racial prejudice against black renters in 'sharing economy'

Users report racial bias when using app, which comes after Harvard study found ‘African-American sounding’ names 16 percent less likely to be accepted as guests

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Pizza, porn and whale snot: Seven alternative uses for drones

News that a British Airways plane was hit by a drone before landing safely at Heathrow airport has once again highlighted how drones can be a nuisance and, potentially, dangerous. We all know about the military uses of drones (bomb lots of people, surveillance), and how drones can be usedfor nefarious purposes (theft, voyeurism), but there are actually some pretty cool uses for drones too.

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Snoop Dogg wants to become Twitter CEO after Dick Costolo quits

Snoop Dogg has professed an interest in becoming chief executive of Twitter after the announcement that current chief Dick Costolo is to step down.

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NASA interns create awesome 'All About That Space' parody to celebrate successful Orion launch

Meghan Trainor’s hit song All About That Bass has been given rocket boosters by a group of Nasa interns

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Women are 'belittled, underappreciated and underpaid' in the tech industry

A survey of Guardian readers working in the technology sector has revealed that almost three quarters of women respondents say the industry is sexist, with many more reporting they had been denied promotions and equal pay.

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Jennifer Lawrence: The Internet has scorned me

The Hunger Games actor Jennifer Lawrence , who was recently the victim of a nude photo hacking scandal, on Monday told how she is not active on social media and never will be.

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Uber fires driver for tweeting disparaging article about company

It’s not the first time an employee of a company has been sacked – or in Uber language “deactivated” – for their social media activity, but the case of the Albuquerque Uber driver Christopher Ortiz seems particularly severe.

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