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Marissa Mayer’s Two-Week Maternity Leave Is Bullsh*t

Yahoo’s CEO is pregnant with twins, and just like she did in 2012, she plans to take a working two-week-long maternity leave. But in a blog post written after childbirth … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · 1 Comment

Silicon Valley, Seeking Diversity, Focuses on Blacks

Having grown up in a single-parent home with an absent father who was frequently incarcerated, Mr. Young, 33, can identify with other young black men he now calls “hidden geniuses” … Continue reading

September 7, 2015 · Leave a comment

Women are leaving the Tech industry in droves

For decades tech companies have relied on a workforce of whites and Asians, most of them men. Plenty of programs now encourage girls and minorities to embrace technology at a … Continue reading

February 22, 2015 · Leave a comment

To Attract Millennials, A Company Changes Its Product And Workplace

Lunchtime volleyball is part of the new image that the company — which sells video conferencing technology — is trying to cultivate to attract millennials like Heery. Her generation is … Continue reading

December 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple’s Gay CEO Fills Role Model Void for LGBT Employees

Cook is the first CEO of an S&P 500 company to come out in public. It’s a watershed moment for the gay community, which still lacks protections against workplace discrimination … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple, Facebook will pay for female employees to freeze their eggs

Silicon Valley’s biggest companies have long offered cushy perks to attract top talent and keep workers happy logging scores of hours on the job. But beyond day-to-day luxuries, Facebook and … Continue reading

October 15, 2014 · Leave a comment

Why Tim Cook Doesn’t Care About ‘The Bloody ROI’

The point is that Apple makes a lot of money not only because it has a very efficient supply chain but also because it has created a customer ecosystem that, as … Continue reading

March 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Geeking Out: Uganda’s Women are Creating the Next Generation of Girl Geeks

GirlGeekKampala was founded in 2012 by Maureen Agena, Evelyn Namara, and Christine Ampaire, a trio of women frustrated by the structural and cultural barriers holding women back careers in science, … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

Apple releases its first transparency report

Since the initial revelations about surveillance by the National Security Agency came to light earlier this year, there has been an uptick in the number of tech companies voluntarily releasing … Continue reading

November 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

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