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From Ada to Brill: Why have we always dissed women in tech?

Silicon Valley faces tough questions about how it treats women. But the problem isn't just for modern-day women -- it goes back at least 200 years.

By May 9, 2015


Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014


#ILookLikeAnEngineer: Promoting diversity by challenging preconceptions

The ad campaign, which has kicked off in the San Francisco Bay Area, aims to dispel the tech-professional stereotype.

By September 26, 2015


High-flying startup Slack says women make up nearly half its management team

The productivity software company says tracking diversity issues while the startup is small means being able to prevent bigger problems later, and has helped it to beat back diversity problems that pervade the rest of Silicon Valley.

By September 9, 2015


What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?

With looming lawsuits and the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act, disabled people ask whether Uber can do more to ensure they're not refused rides from drivers.

By August 3, 2015


AT&T awards $100K for tech to help people with disabilities

Twenty-five years after President Bush signed the Americans with Disabilities Act, AT&T called on developers to use existing technology to create solutions for people with disabilities.

By July 27, 2015


Intel launches $125 million fund for startups run by women, minorities

Intel has a goal to drive growth and career development for women and minorities in order to achieve "full representation" at every level by 2020.

By June 9, 2015


Teen arrested after allegedly taking down school district's Web access

Technically Incorrect: A 17-year-old from Idaho is reportedly accused of paying a third party to organize DDoS attacks against his school district.

By May 20, 2015


Do women need a tech degree to succeed?

Silicon Valley CEO conducts a survey with about 100 female tech entrepreneurs and finds that 84 percent don't have science, technology, engineering or math degrees.

By May 13, 2015


1 million UK children to be given a free computer for coding

Samsung, Microsoft, ARM and the people behind Raspberry Pi are collaborating with publicly funded UK broadcaster the BBC on the Micro Dot device.

By March 12, 2015