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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


Get two pair of ShareMe Bluetooth headphones for $56.98

From the Cheapskate: That's $23 off the regular price for these 'phones, which will let two people listen to the same thing at once. Don't worry, you can also get a deal on one.

By November 19, 2015


Ex-Twitter engineer lashes out at company over its diversity

Leslie Miley, an African-American engineer who held a leadership role, questions the social network's commitment to diversity.

By November 4, 2015


Amazon rips into 'bruising workplace' portrayal in New York Times

Two months ago, a front-page story examined how far Amazon was willing to push its employees. Now Amazon's PR chief is calling into question the Times' accuracy and bias.

By October 19, 2015


Ex-Microsoft employee sues company for gender discrimination

Former technician files suit claiming she was passed over for jobs by less-qualified men during her seven years at Microsoft.

By September 16, 2015


Pao says Silicon Valley is changing in wake of her lawsuit (Q&A)

In a Q&A with CNET, Ellen Pao says her battle with venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins has ignited a discussion that's already changing practices at tech companies.

By September 14, 2015


Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By September 8, 2015


Twitter sets goals toward making its workforce more diverse

​Following the lead of other tech heavyweights, Twitter shares its plans for hiring more women and minorities between now and 2016.

By August 28, 2015


Can this smartwatch help you be a hit with the ladies?

The Pick Up Girls Smartwatch, currently seeking funding on Indiegogo, claims it can help lonely men talk to women.

By August 18, 2015


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