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sexism

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Scantily clad booth babes at tech trade shows get wardrobe check

RSA Conference follows other associations in writing new dress codes for its exhibitors. And that means no more tube tops, minidresses or bodysuits for women -- or men -- staffing their booths.

By March 31, 2015

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GitHub: Sorry for secrecy with the sexism claims investigation

The software hosting service’s CEO comes out with new details on the inquiry surrounding allegations of gender harassment at the company.

By April 28, 2014

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Ada Initiative bails on GitHub, after sexism allegations

Workplace gender discrimination claims against the software hosting service have resulted in an ousted co-founder and a fizzled partnership.

By April 23, 2014

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Everything you need to know about the Ellen Pao gender discrimination trial

The potentially landmark Silicon Valley trial nears its end, with closing arguments expected Tuesday.

By March 23, 2015

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Uber partnership with UN women's group hits dead end

Women's rights group UN Women says that though the car-hailing service did sponsor one of its events, there was no talk of a partnership on job creation for women.

By March 21, 2015

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What an Uber apology might look like (in Funny or Die's imagination)

Technically Incorrect: The comedy-video site can't help offering what it believes is a true and extremely cutting (non)apology from the tech world's most benign company.

By March 5, 2015

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Ellen Pao v. Kleiner Perkins trial kicks off with mudslinging

In the high-stakes Silicon Valley case of he-said, she-said, lawyers for both sides argue over whether an atmosphere of gender discrimination persisted at Kleiner Perkins.

By February 24, 2015

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Ellen Pao's gender discrimination lawsuit heads to trial

The former junior partner's high-profile lawsuit against venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is going to trial, nearly three years after it was filed.

By February 17, 2015

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Gamergate is the latest controversial plot in 'Law & Order: SVU'

Previews of the next episode of the TV cop drama show a female video game developer harassed and threatened by online trolls.

By February 9, 2015

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Saluting 'Marvel's Agent Carter' and the sci-fi forties

Stoic but dashing Agent Peggy Carter meets post-WWII America on the show that Crave's Kelsey Adams says is even better than expected. We rifle Peggy's briefcase for gadgets and a shot of real spy history.

By January 28, 2015