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Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella launches diversity effort

usatoday.com — REDMOND, Wash. - Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is launching a diversity effort to defuse growing furor over his comments that women should not ask for a raise but trust that "karma" will reward them. Nadella again apologized to employees for the remarks he made at a women's technology conference, saying in a company wide memo this week that it was a "humbling and learning experience."

Mark Zuckerberg gives $25M to fight Ebola

wcnc.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are giving $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight the Ebola epidemic. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said the epidemic is "at a critical turning point."

Google shares fall on earnings miss

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Google missed on the bottom line, sending shares down 3% in after-hours trading. Shares fell as much as 5% when Google reported third-quarter earnings after the market closed on Thursday. Google posted earnings per share of $6.35. Analysts had expected $6.53. Google reported revenue of $16.52 billion.

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg gives $US25 million to fight Ebola

smh.com.au — Fighting funds: Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg has donated $28.7 million to help fight the Ebola epidemic. Photo: AFP San Francisco: Australia's financial contribution to the Ebola fight has been easily overshadowed in one Facebook post by the company's leader who has committed $US25 million ($28.7 million) to the effort.

Facebook Creator Gives $25 Million to Fight Ebola

wltx.com — SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are giving $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight the Ebola epidemic. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said the epidemic is "at a critical turning point."

Mark Zuckerberg gives $25 million to fight Ebola

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan are giving $25 million to the CDC Foundation to help fight the Ebola epidemic. In a Facebook post, Zuckerberg said the epidemic is "at a critical turning point."

How to succeed at an online internship

college.usatoday.com — Online internships are great. You can work from home, there's no need to waste money on commuting and you can wear whatever you want to "the office", a.k.a your bed, couch or backyard patio. However, creating your own work environment and schedule can prove difficult if you lose focus.

Tech jobs: Minorities have degrees, but don't get hired

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Top universities turn out black and Hispanic computer science and computer engineering graduates at twice the rate that leading technology companies hire them, a USA TODAY analysis shows. Technology companies blame the pool of job applicants for the severe shortage of blacks and Hispanics in Silicon Valley.

Twitter news chief Vivian Schiller out in shake-up

usatoday.com — SAN FRANCISCO - Veteran news executive Vivian Schiller is leaving Twitter a year after joining the company to strengthen its ties to news organizations, part of an ongoing shake-up at the company. Adam Sharp, a former C-Span executive, is now in charge of news and government at Twitter under the media division's new chief Katie Jacobs Stanton.

High-tech pay gap: Minorities earn less in skilled jobs

usatoday.com — That's the finding of new research that shows Hispanics earn $16,353 a year less on average than their colleagues who are not Hispanic. In the same high-skilled positions such as computer programmers and software developers, Asians make $8,146 less than whites and blacks $3,656 less than whites, according to the report from the American Institute for Economic Research.
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Oct 20, 2014

@jguynn That is something that many people do not want to do.

Oct 20, 2014

@jguynn To have an open and honest dialogue about the issue, we also need to also talk about pattern matching and unconscious bias.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @gstrauss_: Microsoft's CEO comp could be eventually worth over $90 million usat.ly/1tFQOlS via @usatoday

Oct 20, 2014

Apple doesn't plan to say how many watches it sells, instead will lump devices Apple TV and iPods into one category businessinsider.com/apple-wont-dis…

Oct 20, 2014

Tech companies are only like the United Nations internally if you leave out massive populations of the planet.

Oct 20, 2014

RT @edbaig: Apple's rings up big results because of iPhone sales usat.ly/1tFKWsX via @usatoday

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