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AirTalk® FOR November 22, 2017

Uber finds itself in damage control mode, again, after mega data theft admission

AirTalk dives into the basics of damage control after Uber revealed it paid $100,000 to hackers who stole 57 million users’ private information in 2016. We also look at how small businesses handle sexual harassment claims as more high-profile accusations come out; review this week’s movie releases on FilmWeek; and more. See full episode >
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Uber finds itself in damage control mode, again, after mega data theft admission

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E-hailing company Uber has been having a couple of rough years.

How small business owners handle sexual harassment claims

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As allegations of sexual harassment and assault in various industries continue to surface, one thing we have learned is that even big, established companies with well-staffed human resources departments are ill-equipped in handling these claims.

DOJ investigating Harvard affirmative action policies against Asian-Americans

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The Department of Justice is officially investigating Harvard’s admission practices after multiple complaints filed against the university alleging discrimination against Asian-American applicants.

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A popular dating app wants to give women more control in job networking

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Dating app Bumble is branching out into professional networking – with an extra safety measure to prevent the kind of sexual harassment found on other networking sites like LinkedIn.

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Pasadena, Inglewood want rent control. Is that the best way to control high rents?

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Developers say the solution to the housing crisis is to build more housing — and that rent control dissuades developers from doing that.

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Is a career comeback possible for Louis C.K., Bill O’Reilly, Charlie Rose?

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News elder statesman Charlie Rose became the latest powerful man to fall from grace over sexual misconduct allegations.

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Former 'Manson Family' member: 'I hope it brings closure'

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Charles Manson, leader of the notorious “Manson Family” cult, died of natural causes on Sunday after spending five decades in prison for his spate of murders in 1969.

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What would you do if a close friend or longtime colleague is accused of sexual misconduct?

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“Girls” creator and star Lena Dunham has been under fire for tweeting out a defense of writer Murray Miller, after he’s been accused of sexual assault by actress Aurora Perrineau.

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Week in Politics: North Korea, sexual harassment claims in DC and Sacramento, more

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From the sexual harassment allegations against Al Franken to the Senate's tax overhaul bill, we take a fine-tooth comb to last week's political highlights.

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Completists, why can’t you just leave something unfinished?

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Are you someone who listens to podcast at super high speed so you can get through them?

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Should Franken and Moore be ousted? Accountability, personal values and the most pragmatic path forward

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After being accused of sexual harassment by radio anchor Leeann Tweeden, Democratic Minnesota Senator Al Franken issued two apologies, admitting to his behavior and calling for an ethics investigation into his own conduct.

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They’re alive! Are smart toys changing how children interact with humans?

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It’s cute when a kid asks, “Alexa, did you farted?,” but as the realm of smart technology quickly evolves from household voice assistants to tangible, intelligent toys, how should we monitor children’s relationship with AI?

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House’s tax vote, plus LA radio personality accuses Al Franken of sexual misconduct

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The House is expected to pass its version of the tax overhaul plan to slash corporate tax rates and reduce personal income tax rates while eliminating some deductions and credits. The vote is expected to pass along party line.

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It’s rivalry week on campus, and AirTalk wants to hear your best prank stories

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Stolen statues. Hijacked card stunts. Dumping manure from a helicopter.

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