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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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Intel ups referral bonus to achieve more diversity in its workforce

The company will now pay as much as $4,000 to employees who refer women, minorities, and veterans who are ultimately hired by Intel as it works to improve diversity in its workforce.

By August 4, 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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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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Pinterest launches diversity initiative, will share hiring goals with public

Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.

By July 30, 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