Nitasha Tiku

Washington Post

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Tech culture reporter for Washington Post.

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Grocery store workers nationwide are protesting this week, citing unsafe work conditions.

Amazon, Instacart grocery workers protest the lack of safe working conditions

Grocery store workers nationwide are protesting this week, citing unsafe work conditions.

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The New York Times reports that three high-level executives at Google were accused of sexual misconduct, but the company stayed silent about it.

Google gave massive payouts to men accused of sexual harassment

The New York Times reports that three high-level executives at Google were accused of sexual misconduct, but the company stayed silent about it.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Google fired James Damore on Monday for writing that “biological reasons” are partially why more women don’t work in tech.

Does tech have a tolerance problem?

Google fired James Damore on Monday for writing that “biological reasons” are partially why more women don’t work in tech.

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We can watch everything in our pajamas. We can do our jobs with unprecedented efficiency. We hate it. We miss movie theaters. We miss big screens. We miss uncomfortable seats.

Dodger Stadium reopened today as a coronavirus vaccine site, with the capacity to vaccinate up to 12,000 people a day.

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Category 10 and World War III are descriptions of what’s happening inside LA’s hospitals and morgues.

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Southern California and the San Joaquin Valley reportedly have no ICU space. Hospitals are creating special COVID-19 wards to handle the influx.

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Nearly seven months after WarnerMedia launched HBO Max, Roku users finally have access to the streaming service.

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The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

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Dodger Stadium went from the world’s largest COVID-19 testing site to the country’s largest vaccination site. It has the capacity to give shots to 12,000 patients per day.

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George Clooney and his long-time producing partner Grant Heslov talk about their new movie “The Midnight Sky,” a post-apocalyptic sci-fi drama, now on Netflix.

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One of the nation’s worst COVID outbreaks is in LA County, where the positivity rate over the last week is nearing 20%.

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