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Twitter faces gender bias lawsuit

An ex-employee's proposed class-action lawsuit alleges the social network's arcane promotion process discriminates against women.

By March 22, 2015

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Reddit's revolving door swings again as head of community departs

Jessica Moreno has become the latest in a growing number of women to leave Reddit in the last several weeks, as the company looks to pivot on its content policy.

By July 28, 2015

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Facebook shares its diversity training course with all

As the tech industry eyes ways to improve its diversity, the social network publishes an internal training course on "managing unconscious bias."

By July 28, 2015

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Twitter apologizes for throwing frat-themed party at headquarters

The social network says the event was organized by one team at the company and was done "in poor taste."

By July 22, 2015

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Reddit loses chief engineer just days after Interim CEO Ellen Pao's exit

Ex-Facebooker Bethanye Blount spent less than two months at Reddit before, she says, she realized that the social-news site's plans for the future may be unworkable.

By July 14, 2015

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Facebook reworks diversity programs amid modest gains

The world's largest social network says it's made progress hiring more women and minorities into its ranks, but still isn't "where we want to be."

By June 25, 2015

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Men think they're smarter than they are, so they study science, says researcher

Technically Incorrect: A Washington State University study suggests men overestimate their brains, while women are quite accurate. This may lead more men to study math and science than women.

By June 24, 2015

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Kleiner Perkins gender diversity figures show more work needs to be done

Storied firm says it has more women venture capitalists than others in the industry, vows to improve.

By June 19, 2015

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When are more expensive cables worth it?

HDMI, USB, speaker, and other cables come in a wide variety of prices. Is it ever worth it to spend more? Actually, sometimes yes.

By June 20, 2015

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Check out the best new illusions of 2015

The Neural Correlate Society has voted in its picks for the best new illusions that highlight interesting things about perception.

By June 15, 2015