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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Grand Theft Auto coming to TV in behind-the-scenes drama

The story behind the game will be made into a feature-length drama by the BBC this year.

By March 12, 2015

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The inspiring stories of women who helped shape science and tech

A dedicated site hosts women connected to the White House telling their favourite stories of trailblazing women in science and technology.

By January 11, 2015

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Happy 100th birthday, Hedy Lamarr, movie star who paved way for Wi-Fi

This actress from Hollywood's Golden Age reminds us of a time when women were some of the leading unsung tech innovators.

By November 9, 2014

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Ada Lovelace, early computer whiz, gets Doodle love

Seen by some as the world's first programmer, Lovelace created technical notes for the Analytical Engine conceived by Charles Babbage.

By December 10, 2012