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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 Apr. 28, 2014


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 Apr. 23, 2014


Sony boards the sexism train

A print advertisement in France compares the PlayStation Vita to a woman with four breasts.

By Nov. 1, 2012


Not even robots immune to sexism

A study by the Journal of Applied Social Psychology has found that even robots are affected by gender stereotyping.

By Aug. 26, 2012


Sexism and the single hacker: Defcon's feminist moment

Complaints about sexual harassment at the world's largest hacker conference prompt discussion about treatment of women in a largely male security community.

By Aug. 17, 2012


Judge tentatively nixes arbitration in Kleiner Perkins sexism lawsuit

In a preliminary ruling, a California judge rejects the venture capitalist firm's bid to move the gender discrimination lawsuit brought by a junior partner into third-party arbitration.

By Jul. 9, 2012


Sexism? Why not violence?

If I'm worried about sexism in video games, why am I not talking about violence too? Here's why.

By Jun. 26, 2012


For IBM CEO, is golf's sexism on par with the tech world's?

How's this for a handicap? The last four IBM chieftains were offered membership to Augusta National, home of the U.S. Masters. Not so for Big Blue's Virginia Rometty.

By Apr. 6, 2012


Sexism pays: Tech CEOs astounded

Research from the University of Florida suggests that men with sexist attitudes get paid more.

By Sep. 24, 2008


Carly Fiorina on sexism in the workplace

CNET News.com's Neha Tiwari hears from Carly Fiorina about gender issues and her new book, "Tough Choices," released this month. Known for being outspoken, Fiorina talks extensively about the glass ceiling and other barriers.

Nov. 1, 2007