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Google's firing of memo writer strikes nerve in Silicon Valley

Reuters India Wednesday, 9 August 2017 ()
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - A Silicon Valley culture war pitting liberal-leaning tech firms against a small conservative cohort took on new intensity on Tuesday after Google fired a male engineer for a memo that decried the company's commitment to hiring women.
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Google has fired the engineer behind an anti-diversity missive that reignited heated debate over treatment of women in Silicon Valley, including a string of sexual harassment scandals. Matthew Larotonda reports.

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