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August 8, 2017 1:24 AM Google employee's memo triggers another crisis for a tech industry struggling to diversify

When Google realized in 2013 it had a diversity problem, it followed the corporate playbook by introducing workshops to train employees about hidden biases. But four years later — and after sending three-quarters of its 70,000 employees through sensitivity training — the Mountain View tech giant is now reeling after a male employee circulated a memo arguing 115

August 7, 2017 5:32 AM Google employee’s anti-diversity memo prompts company rebuke

Two Google executives criticised a memo that circulated late last week at the company from an unnamed engineer suggesting that there were “biological causes” for under-representation of women in technology and leadership. Among the views in the employee’s roughly 3,000-word memo was that “distribution of preferences and abilities of men and women differ 98

August 7, 2017 4:45 AM Google Employee's Anti-Diversity Memo Prompts Company Rebuke

Google executives over the weekend rushed to denounce an engineer's memo that ascribed gender inequality in the technology industry to biological differences, a view that sparked outrage at the Internet giant and inflamed tensions over sexual harassment and discrimination in Silicon Valley. The unnamed engineer asserted in the 3,000-word document that circulated 60

August 5, 2017 10:18 PM A Google employee posted a 10-page treatise about bias and people are outraged

Google employees and Silicon Valley pundits are reacting with outrage to a 10-page document written by a Google engineer that criticizes the company's "left leaning" culture, taking aim at company policies meant to foster a more diverse workplace. The document, which was first reported by Motherboard and published in full by Gizmodo, was written by a Google 101

July 31, 2017 12:55 AM Marchers In First Namibia Pride Not Looking For Marriage Equality, Just “Some Legal Protection”

Dozens marched in the capital city of Windhoek. More than a 100 people took part in the first major Pride parade in Namibia’s capital city, Windhoek. While there have been other LGBT marches and protests, Saturday’s procession was the first to take place along Independence Avenue, the city’s main thoroughfare. The atmosphere was mostly jubilant, with participants 124

July 26, 2017 3:31 PM Blizzard Gets More Aggressive About Penalizing Bad Behavior In 'Overwatch'

Blizzard plans to bring 'Overwatch' reporting system to PS4, Xbox One Blizzard is doubling down on penalizing players for what it considers bad behavior in its competitive hero shooter Overwatch, it announced today in a blog post. These increased penalties are just the first step, the developer says, it's taking against players taking advantage of the game, which 27

July 20, 2017 5:51 PM Video of beating shared on social media leads to Saudi prince arrest

A Saudi prince has been arrested on the orders of Saudi King Salman bin Abdelaziz after videos were circulated on social media which appeared to show the prince beating several people. According to the state-run Al-Ikhbariya TV's Twitter account @alekhbariyatv, the arrest order for Prince Saud bin Abdulaziz bin Musaed bin Saud bin Abdulaziz Al Saud was issued 43

July 7, 2017 10:25 PM Blac Chyna files for restraining order against Rob Kardashian after he posted sexually explicit images

An attorney for Blac Chyna filed Friday for a temporary restraining order against reality star Rob Kardashian after he posted sexually explicit images of the model on Instagram and Twitter. Lisa Bloom, a well-known celebrity attorney, said Chyna, her client, was a victim of cyberbullying by ex-boyfriend Kardashian. A hearing on the order will be held Monday 55

July 6, 2017 2:38 PM Blac Chyna’s lawyer ‘exploring all legal remedies’ after Rob Kardashian posted explicit pics

Rob Kardashian Facing JAIL TIME for Posting Nudes of Chyna?2:22 BLAC Chyna’s lawyer has revealed he is “exploring all legal remedies” against Rob Kardashian after he shared explicit photos of his ex-fiancee on social media. “I am exploring all legal remedies and protections available to my client at this time in attempts to best advise her on how she may want to proceed 74

June 28, 2017 6:38 PM Facebook’s Hate Speech Rules Make ‘White Men’ a Protected Group

Is Facebook really training its content moderators to protect white men over black children? Facebook, which topped 2 billion global users yesterday, has been working to fend off critics who say the social networking giant doesn't do enough to police offensive content and online harassment on its site. But now those efforts may be backfiring following 106