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Here are the latest accusations Activision Blizzard employees have leveled at the company

31-Jul-2021 06:10

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More disturbing allegations of Activision Blizzard’s reported culture of sexual harassment and gender-based discrimination have been reported in recent days, following a huge lawsuit filed against the company by California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) .

Details in these stories may be challenging to read, so we are prefacing them with a content warning for descriptions of sexual harassment.

On Thursday, of extremely distressing accounts of Activision Blizzard’s culture. Here is one from Shay Stein, a former customer service employee:

Ms. Stein, 28, who worked at Activision from 2014 to 2017 in a customer service role, helping gamers with problems and glitches, said she...

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Russia blames software failure for 'unexpected' ISS module thruster firing

31-Jul-2021 05:54

In a hair-raising event, the Nauka module pushed the International Space Station out of orientation for a time.

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PS5 restock date: Best Buy PS5 stock remains elusive after big Target drop

31-Jul-2021 03:12

The Best Buy PS5 restock could happen next, as its the top retailer in the US that hasn't done a restock this week.

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So, This Is What It Takes to Get Tim Cook to Say ‘F*ck’

31-Jul-2021 02:58

Apple CEO Tim Cook is not known for losing his cool. He’s had , and people trying to make , but generally speaking? Cook comes off as a genial, if , gent—your wholesome tech grandpa. At least, until you put him on the phone with Tesla CEO…

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HBO Max: The 10 best films to stream tonight

31-Jul-2021 02:30

Here are this week's highlights.

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Hulu: 38 best TV series to binge-watch tonight

31-Jul-2021 02:20

Catch a new episode of American Horror Stories this week.

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What is PCI compliance? A Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) guide

31-Jul-2021 02:10

PCI compliance is a global standard of payment security which protects stored, processed and transmitted payment data.

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Amazon Prime Video: The 25 best films to see tonight

31-Jul-2021 02:10

Here are the highlights for this week.

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Breakthrough COVID infections in fully vaccinated people aren't so rare, CDC says

31-Jul-2021 02:05

After recommending some fully vaccinated people go back to wearing masks indoors, the CDC drew criticism for not citing its sources. Here is one of its sources.

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Chevy COPO Camaro returns in a big way with Big-Block V8 power - Roadshow

31-Jul-2021 01:53

The drag strip special is back for 2022 with a massive 572-cubic-inch V8 under the hood.

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