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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

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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

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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

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Sexism pays: Tech CEOs astounded

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

By Sep. 24, 2008

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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

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GitHub puts co-founder on leave after harassment claims

After engineer Julie Ann Horvath alleges gender discrimination and intimidation while working at the software development company, the management launches an investigation.

By Mar. 17, 2014

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Tech sector hiring more women, data shows... or is it?

A new study suggests the tech world might not be a boys' club after all. But do the stats give false hope to an industry some say is rife with sexism and double standards? Crave's Bonnie Burton explores.

By Nov. 21, 2013

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Google bestows author Zora Neale Hurston her own doodle

Showing an illustrated portrait of the writer, along with a backdrop that easily fits into her acclaimed novel "Their Eyes Were Watching God," the Web giant pays homage to the great American author.

By Jan. 7, 2014

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Fake Nerd Guys: We're on to you, geek wannabes!

Think geek girls are pandering to guys? Think again. This satirical Tumblr flips genders to show how silly it is to judge a geek by his or her glasses.

By Dec. 23, 2013

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Microsoft apologises for 'big boobs' software code

Microsoft has gone on the defensive after it emerged that some of its software code contained a reference to breasts.

By Jul. 21, 2012