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Spotify sued over gender discrimination by former sales executive

Unequal treatment of female employees has been problematic at many major tech companies, and it seems like Spotify is no exception. Variety reports that Hong Perez, a former sales executive at the company, has sued Spotify over alleged gender discrimination and defamation. Perez filed suit in the New York Supreme Court on Tuesday, pointing out several examples of how she and other female employees at Spotify were treated unfairly.

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Did EA Just Diss Verizon Users Again? Bejeweled 2 Now On Sale For $0.99, Unless You're On Verizon ($2.99)

A couple of weeks ago, EA released Bejeweled 2 to the Android Market, and many Bejeweled fans jumped on it like bees on honey. Most found the game in the Market just fine for $2.99, but others were stumped when they saw a whopping $7.99 price tag.

Those others were all Verizon customers, as we found out after digging in, because apparently EA decided to release 2 separate, but otherwise exactly identical versions of the game - one for VZW customers and one for everyone else.

After being called out by us and a few other blogs, EA came to their senses, quietly lowered the VZW app's price to $2.99, and everything was back to normal again.

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