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Facebook diversity statistics show mostly white, male workforce

The social network releases its ethnic and gender data for the first time, saying it has a lot of work to do to become more diverse.

By June 25, 2014

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Australian Bureau of Statistics releases town management game

A new iOS game launched by the Australian Bureau of Statistics lets you take control of and run any town in Australia.

By May 29, 2013

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Bill and Melinda Gates take a $1 million stand for gun control

The couple donates $1 million to support a Washington state initiative that would require criminal background checks on firearm sales at gun shows and online.

By August 27, 2014

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Researchers find way to hack Gmail with 92 percent success rate

A weakness in Android, Windows, and iOS mobile operating systems could be used to obtain personal information.

By August 21, 2014

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Apple shifts leadership page to showcase diverse VPs

Vivek Wadhwa, an expert on diversity, says the tech giant is taking the right steps in employing more women and minorities.

By August 18, 2014

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Apple's work force is mostly white and male, too

A diversity report from Apple shows its employee base is similar to Google, Facebook, and Twitter, with men comprising about 70 percent of their work forces.

By August 12, 2014

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Statistics wizard Nate Silver gives his Oscar predictions

Silver calculates that "Argo" is a lock to take home the best-picture Oscar, and Steven Spielberg will top Ang Lee for best director.

By February 22, 2013

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Google granting majority of 'right to be forgotten' requests

The Internet search-engine giant unveils updated statistics on "right to be forgotten" requests in Europe, showing it has approved more than half the requests.

By July 25, 2014

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The risk of the female game protagonist

It's 2014, yet mainstream gaming still hasn't twigged to the fact that women play games. Why aren't there more playable women, and what can be done about it?

By August 6, 2014

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Happy now? This equation predicts your well-being

Can something as subjective as happiness be mathematically quantified? British researchers have formulated an equation that they say can predict moment-to-moment happiness.

By August 5, 2014