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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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Amid talk of an initial public offering, SnapChat raises $537.6 million

A possible $16 billion valuation makes the app maker among the world's most valuable startups.

By May 29, 2015

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Fitbit takes first steps toward initial public offering

The wearable fitness device company is counting on investor enthusiasm for its step-tracking tech to help it raise $100 million.

By May 7, 2015

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NYC mayor backs tech initiatives with big bucks

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio says he sees the tech industry as the great social equalizer. And he announces funding for new initiatives in broadband deployment and education.

By May 4, 2015

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Uber homes in on safety initiatives amid concerns

After a series of allegations of Uber drivers committing rape and other crimes against passengers, the ride-hailing company expands on its safety measures.

By March 25, 2015

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Two women, desperate for original selfie, carve initials into Rome's Colosseum

Technically Incorrect: Two Californian women are arrested after defacing the landmark's walls with a coin. Bystanders report them to police.

By March 10, 2015

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One billion people used Facebook on Monday

During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

By August 27, 2015

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Obama's data-breach initiative has privacy advocates optimistic, cautious

Proposed legislation would establish a national standard for how companies respond to data breaches, with advocates on both sides of the issue supportive of the concept.

By January 13, 2015

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Defense Dept. turns to Apple, Lockheed Martin for wearable tech

The US government is teaming up with the private sector and academia to make sure the country keeps up with the rapidly advancing wearable tech market.

By August 28, 2015

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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