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Twitter 2015 Diversity Report Shows No Progress For African-Americans, Slight Gains For Women And Hispanics

ibtimes.com — For all the gains Twitter made with women and Hispanics over the past year, the tech firm had just as many setbacks for African-Americans, according to the San Francisco company's 2015 diversity report released Friday. With women, Twitter saw a gain of four percentage points since July 2014, bringing its female representation up to 34 percent.
Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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Defense Department To Build Silicon Valley Innovation Hub, Invest $171 Million In Wearables

ibtimes.com — The Defense Department on Friday will announce a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute to be based in San Jose, Calif,, that will invest $171 million in wearable technology, or "flexible hybrid electronics," part of its prolonged effort to tap into the innovation of Silicon Valley.
Aug 28, 2015

Defense Department To Build Silicon Valley Innovation Hub, Invest $171 Million In Wearables ibtimes.com/defense-depart…

Aug 28, 2015

Defense Department To Build Silicon Valley Innovation Hub, Invest $171 Million In Wearables ibtimes.com/defense-depart…

Google (GOOG) Rejects EU Antitrust Claims; Calls Amazon, Ebay Proof Of 'Robustly Competitive' Market

ibtimes.com — In a lengthy 150-page response, Google refuted the European Union's claims that it has violated antitrust laws by abusing its dominance over the search market, claiming the EU erred in its analysis of the online shopping market. Google's response, filed Thursday with the European Commission, is the latest chapter in a five-year saga of the EU probing the tech giant's practices.

Instagram Filter Update: No More Exclusive Video Filters, Support For Portrait, Landscape Photos

ibtimes.com — Instagram will no longer be such a square about the photo shapes it allows on its service, announcing Thursday an official tool to let users upload pictures and videos in both portrait and landscape modes. The new tool lets users easily upload photos as squares, as wide shots or tall vertical pictures by tapping on the new Instagram format icon.

Amazon (AMZN) Fire Phone Flop: Layoffs At Online Retailers' Special Devices Lab

ibtimes.com — Amazon tried to get into the smartphone market last year and failed horrendously. Now, the company is cutting back on those efforts by laying off employees from its Silicon Valley-based Lab126, a secretive wing of the online retailer that focuses on developing hardware devices.

Tech Diversity: These Startups Are Breaking The 'Brogrammer' Mold By Baking In Diversity From The Start

ibtimes.com — After a decade in the tech industry, Isaac Schlueter decided something had to change. Schlueter, the CEO of Oakland, Calif.-based npm, wanted his latest venture to be less like the others, and that meant more diverse in sex, ethnicity, and by extension, in thought.
Aug 27, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

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Facebook Just Created A Virtual Assistant That Can Call Your Cable Company And Endure That Madness For You

ibtimes.com — Facebook is taking on Google Now, Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana with a virtual assistant of its own called M. The assistant is a new feature for Messenger and is powered by both artificial intelligence and real human so-called "M Trainers."
Aug 26, 2015

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In Silicon Valley, Where Optimism Reigns, Tech Pros Shrug Off Nasdaq Woes, China Worries

ibtimes.com — SAN FRANCISCO -- Talk to tech workers about the stock market's travails and you'll get some blank stares. That's how little Silicon Valley is concerned with Wall Street's selloff, which to many in the Bay Area feels remote and unlikely to have a significant impact on their lives.

Ashley Madison Hackers Dump Nearly 10 Gigabytes Of Data On Dark Web, Expose Cheaters Worldwide

ibtimes.com — Hackers who claimed to have stolen data from Ashley Madison, the extra-marital affairs dating website, on Tuesday delivered on their promise to release onto the Internet what they'd taken, dumping nearly 10 gigabytes of user data containing email addresses, credit card and payment information, and hashed (protected) passwords.
Aug 18, 2015

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Amazon Backlash: ‘Always On’ Tech Industry Sees Burned Out Workers, High Turnover And Diversity Fails (But You Can Still Get Rich)

ibtimes.com — Back when she was part of Amazon's Seattle-based retail team, associate vendor manager Ling Lin recalls pulling 24-hours shifts during frantic shopping holidays like Thanksgiving and Christmas. She watched co-workers engage in screaming matches and once saw a colleague steal credit for her work.
Aug 18, 2015

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Aug 18, 2015

Intense hours in the tech industry can lead to burn out, but for many, the reward is worth it ibtimes.com/amazon-backlas… my latest for @IBTimes

Aug 18, 2015

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Aug 29, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

Turns out I sound far more formal in my emails if I pen them after watching old timey shows like "The Knick"

Aug 28, 2015

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Aug 28, 2015

A head of diversity is the new must-have position at tech companies read.bi/1VfnI79 by @bizcarson

Aug 28, 2015

@andreasklinger @waynesutton @twitter I believe they are included within the Asian demographic. Would be great for Twitter to clarify

Aug 28, 2015

@GapJumpers many in the conversation want tech diversity to include older workers, veterans and LGBT individuals

Aug 28, 2015

Can't wait to read this tonight: Drug testing is entering the video gaming world ibtimes.com/pax-prime-pro-… by @SairaMueller


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