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A tech shortcut to diversity in the workplace? (Q&A)

Entelo CEO Jon Bischke's company parses social-networking data to help clients find job candidates based on racial or gender search criteria. But will it play in Peoria?

By April 29, 2014


Dropbox gets chatty and buys workplace chat service Zulip

The file-sharing service acquires a startup that lets users send messages, share files, and search previous posts.

By March 17, 2014


Apple's Tim Cook urges Senate vote on workplace equality

In a Wall Street Journal op-ed piece, Cook exhorts the US Senate to support the Employment Nondiscrimination Act, which aims to protect the hiring and employment rights of gay and lesbian Americans.

By November 3, 2013


Workplace dispute roils Foxconn supplier in China

The contract manufacturer, which makes iPhones and other consumer electronics, acknowledges a "workplace issue" at a factory run by a supplier that reportedly makes iPhone connectors and other goods.

By January 13, 2013


Google is the coolest workplace in the U.S.--again

The Web giant is among several tech firms that won kudos from Fortune for perks ranging from free food to big bonuses.

By January 19, 2012


Apple reports on Foxconn, supplier workplace standards

Apple's latest supplier report details actions taken to help Foxconn with worker suicides and other facilities with underage workers.

By February 14, 2011


Start-up Asana promises workplace nirvana

Heavy on vision but light on the details, new workplace apps company emerges from Facebook tech talents.

By November 24, 2009


Survey: Over half of U.S. workplaces block social networks

A survey of companies' chief information officers reveals that only 10 percent of companies allow unlimited personal social-networking activity on the job and over half block it altogether.

By October 6, 2009


Socialcast rolls out workplace 'discovery engine'

Socialcast, now less of a Twitter competitor than a work flow aggregator, continues to refine its product for the enterprise.

By June 19, 2009


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