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Google Cancels Town Hall After Employee's Controversial Diversity Memo

The meeting had been called to discuss fallout from the memo written by a senior software engineer who complained that "biological causes" explained why women were underrepresented at the tech giant.

Google CEO Sundar Pichai cancelled a company-wide Town Hall that had been organized after an employee was fired for writing a memo that criticized the tech-giant's

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