Thursday, January 18, 2018

Fired Google engineer James Damore says he’s autistic, ‘sees things differently’

James Damore, the former Google engineer who published a screed against Google’s diversity initiatives, wants you to know he isn’t using autism as an...

Apple’s VP of diversity and inclusion Denise Young Smith is leaving at the end...

Apple’s vice president of diversity and inclusion Denise Young Smith is leaving the company less than a year into her job. Young Smith, who...

Apple asks SEC to exclude new shareholder proposal on reporting senior leadership diversity figures

Apple has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission for permission to exclude a new shareholder proposal on tying diversity figures for its executives to CEO...

Google, Apple, Uber and other Silicon Valley tech firms cough up diversity numbers, and...

So, perhaps you’d like to know exactly how white and male Silicon Valley tech firms are. Sorry, that’s a secret. But nearly two dozen...

Survey: Almost half of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of ageism

More than 40 percent of tech workers worry about losing their jobs because of age, a new survey shows. Jobs site Indeed also found...

Apple’s Denise Young Smith apologizes for diversity comments

When you’re Apple’s VP for diversity and inclusion and you make public comments that seem to downplay the importance of advocating for underrepresented groups...

Ellen Pao’s diversity project shows small gains in first report

A year ago, as a growing number of tech insiders lamented the lack of diversity in the industry, Ellen Pao set out to do...

Facebook workforce diversity inches up

Facebook’s workforce is slightly more ethnically diverse this year, but Hispanic and black employees still make up a small percentage of the tech firm’s...

Early Stage: Turning crooked carrots and weird watermelons into gold

Startup of the week: Who they are: Imperfect Produce What they do: This San Francisco-based startup takes the ugly, misshapen and oddly colored fruits and vegetables...

Google hires new diversity chief, fresh from her work at Intel

Danielle Brown has a big job ahead of her, as the incoming chief of diversity at a major multinational firm with a serious diversity problem....

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