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Silicon Valley has diversity problems, now let's focus on a fix

Silicon Valley has diversity problems, now let's focus on a fix

3 hours ago   |   The Next Web

“Silicon Valley has developed an echo-chamber. It doesn't require a lot of research to clearly see that the majority of people working there are very similar when it comes to...
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Twitch postpones new rules to clarify vague expectations

1 day ago   |   Engadget

Twitch is temporarily putting the brakes on its new rules for hate speech, harassment and sexual material. The livestreaming service has postponed the enforcement of new rules...
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Criminals are reportedly abducting the 'cryptorich' to steal their Bitcoin

Criminals are reportedly abducting the 'cryptorich' to steal their Bitcoin

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Groups of criminals around the world are targeting people known to be in possession of large amounts of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Their modus operandi usually involves...
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A former pro baseball player created an app to 'end harassment in your workplace' - but it might not be the perfect solution

A former pro baseball player created an app to 'end harassment in your workplace' - but it might not be the perfect solution

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

A former MLB player has created a sexual harassment prevention app called BeeAmicable. He created it after going through a divorce. A sexual harassment lawyer we spoke to says...
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Labor board says Google legally fired diversity memo writer

3 days ago   |   Engadget

James Damore may claim Google was wrong to fire him over his memo criticizing the company's diversity culture, but a federal government overseer begs to differ. The National...
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The real reason fake news spreads is because tech companies don't believe in the truth

The real reason fake news spreads is because tech companies don't believe in the truth

3 days ago   |   Business Insider

The Big Tech platforms Facebook, Google, and Twitter have made several efforts to combat fake news and abuse. But they all operate from the standpoint that the open nature of...
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'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor lashes out at Amazon after being fired over allegations of sexual harassment

'Transparent' star Jeffrey Tambor lashes out at Amazon after being fired over allegations of sexual harassment

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

"Transparent" star Jeffrey Tambor won't return for the show's fifth season. Tambor, who has won two Emmys and a Golden Globe for his role, was accused of sexual harassment by...
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Why we need DesignToo

Why we need DesignToo

4 days ago   |   Creative Bloq

The day after the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke, I spoke to the Computer Arts team about writing something on 'design's Weinstein moment'. I think both the editor and I...
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Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

Uber will now report crimes directly to the police in a radical effort to show it takes safety seriously

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   3 articles

Uber, fighting to gain its licence back to operate in London, has introduced major changes to its business. It will now start reporting serious incidents directly to the...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday. 1. Cryptocurrency investors on Coinbase got hit with thousands of dollars in "ghost" charges after a...
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Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

Warm up with ‘Superhot' and March's other free Xbox Games With Gold

The creative first-person shooter Superhot is among the free games offered through Xbox Games With Gold in March. As always, all four games are playable on Xbox One, with two... Read more ...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to...

What is two factor authentication and why should you use it? Plus how to enable for Apple, Google, Facebook, Twitter and more

Over the past few years you may have heard a number of companies, app makers and service providers announce that they're launching two factor verification or two factor... Read more ...

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Burnout Paradise Remastered will finally bring Big Surf Island to PC

Criterion's fab open-world racer Burnout Paradise is getting fancied up for a re-release later this year, Electronic Arts announced today, ten years after its original launch... Read more ...

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Qualcomm boosts bid for NXP in bid to better fend off Broadcom

Acquisition could make the company too big a buy for Broadcom Read more ...

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus Windows Mixed Reality headset finally goes on pre-order in the US

Asus took the wraps off its Windows Mixed Reality headset last year at IFA, at the end of August. For some reason, though, it only went up for pre-order in the US today. So if... Read more ...

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Download All The Things Onto Samsung's 30TB SSD

Good news, digital content hoarders! Samsung has figured out how to cram a ridiculous amount of storage into a 2.5-inch SSD. Even more ridiculous than the last ridiculous one... Read more ...

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

Nuance has sunsetted its Swype keyboard app for Android and iOS

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Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Catch Animals for the Bestiary Challenge League in PATH OF EXILE

Path of Exile has announced a new update to their Online Action RPG, Path of Exile: Bestiary will challenge players to hunt and capture nearly 300 animals in the game's world... Read more ...

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung to slash OLED panel production due to weak iPhone X demand

Samsung is planning to significantly reduce its OLED panel production for Apple in the January-March period as the result of weaker than expected demand for the iPhone X... Read more ...

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

What is Google Pay, how does it work, and which banks support it?

While iPhone users have Apple Pay, Android users have Google Pay.Technically, it was first called Android Pay. Google launched that mobile wallet in September 2015 in the US... Read more ...