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Glam Media's newest section targets African Americans

An advertising company that first focused on fashion, beauty, and celebrity gossip sites, Glam Media has expanded both geographically and content-wise over the past year.

By September 10, 2008

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Tim Cook's name to grace Alabama antidiscrimination bill

The naming announcement comes a month after the Alabama native, who recently came out as gay, criticized the state for its record on granting equal rights.

By December 4, 2014

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Princess Leia street-harassed by 'Star Wars' characters

Cat-calling is a problem in any galaxy. Princess Leia ignores rude Jawas, Stormtroopers, Jedi masters, bounty hunters, Lando Calrissian, Lobot and even Indiana Jones while walking silently in the Big Apple.

By November 12, 2014

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CNET en Español's first anniversary and the state of diversity in the tech industry

Commentary: Marking its first anniversary, CNET en Español brings light to the most influential and outstanding Latinos in an industry that could do much better when it comes to diversity.

By September 19, 2014

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Google to pay for women, minorities in tech to learn more code

At a women in technology panel that closed out Google I/O, the tech titan says that it will pay for "thousands" of women and minorities already in tech to advance their skills.

By June 26, 2014

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Google discloses its diversity record and admits it's not good

Women make up just 17 percent of the Web giant's tech workforce and are outnumbered in leadership positions nearly 4 to 1.

By May 28, 2014

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Apple: The emoji character set needs more diversity

While you can find Santa Claus, a bloody syringe, and seven kinds of birds, you’d be hard-pressed to find many people emojis that aren’t Caucasian.

By March 26, 2014

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Will Nadella appointment weigh on debate over tech visas?

In what some might call an advertisement for the classic story of an immigrant pursuing the American dream, Redmond's new boss, Satya Nadella, was born in Hyderabad, India. Now he's running Microsoft.

By February 6, 2014

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Two-thirds of cell phone owners go online with their smartphone

People are getting on social networks, e-mailing, and surfing the Web from their mobile phones at an increasing rate.

By September 16, 2013

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Why Romney's Orca killer app beached on Election Day

Project Orca was supposed to give the Romney campaign a technical advantage over Obama on election day. It got harpooned instead.

By November 9, 2012