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Exclusive cover peek at 'Female Force: Sheryl Sandberg' comic

Depicting Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's life in just 22 pages was a challenge, says writer Michael Frizell. CNET has an exclusive look at the cover for this new biography comic.

By Apr. 3, 2014


Twitter names first female board member

Twitter hopes appointing former Pearson CEO Marjorie Scardino to its board will put some angry Tweeters to rest -- at least for awhile.

By Dec. 5, 2013


Hey Lego, say 'yes' to that female-scientist minifig set

Lego says it wants to appeal to girls, so Crave writer Amanda Kooser asks the company to give the green light to a female-scientist set it's considering.

By Feb. 5, 2014


Lego finally releases a female-scientist minifig

A new minifig blazes a new trail for females in Legoland by being the first woman figure with "scientist" as a career.

By Sep. 3, 2013


The HAL 9000 meets his female counterpart... the Honeywell Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Voice Control

Honeywell adds voice control tech to its smart thermostat.

Dec. 4, 2013


All-female miniature-warrior armies rock RPG status quo

A Kickstarter project offering all-women miniature-warrior RPG armies meets its funding goal in 30 seconds, rockets to nearly $350,000 in less than a week.

By Jun. 10, 2013


Sole female, minor coder wins hackathon with anti-spoiler app

17-year-old Jen Lamere won the grand prize for a Chrome app in her first solo coding competition.

By May. 8, 2013


Facebook's Sandberg writes book about female leadership

The social network's chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, is coming out with a book called "Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead," which looks to encourage its female readers to achieve leadership roles.

By Oct. 4, 2012


Sheryl Sandberg is Facebook's first female board member

A matter of weeks after Facebook's initial public offering, COO Sandberg joins the social network's board of directors.

By Jun. 25, 2012


IBM names first female CEO

Nokia shows off its first Windows Phone handsets, Amazon's Kindle Fire is in hot demand, and Big Blue appoints Virginia Rometty as its new CEO.

By Oct. 26, 2011