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Diversity

Apple responds to Senator Franken’s Face ID privacy concerns

[ad_1] Apple has now responded to a letter from Senator Franken last month in which he asked the company to provide more information about the incoming Face ID authentication technology which is baked into its top-of-the-range iPhone X, due to go on sale early next month. As...

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Apple diversity head Denise Young Smith apologizes for controversial choice of words at summit

[ad_1] Apple’s Denise Young Smith sent an apology to team members at Apple today over comments she made at the One Young World Summit in Bogotá, Colombia. “Last week, while attending a summit in Bogota, I made some comments as part of a conversation on...

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Twitter users join 24 boycott to protest online harassment

[ad_1] A number of Twitter users are joining in a 24 hour boycott of the platform today, organized around the hashtag #WomenBoycottTwitter, to draw attention to online harassment on social media, including how women’s voices are silenced by bullying and abuse. The boycott follows the temporary...

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Thirteen years in, Facebook says it will appoint its first black board member

[ad_1] Sheryl Sandberg walking to a meeting with members of the Congressional Black CaucusImage: Drew Angerer/Getty ImagesBy Kerry Flynn2017-10-12 16:32:59 -0400 Facebook has committed to appointing a black person to its board of directors, signaling they are  making moves to increase diversity within the company.  The...

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Backstage Capital acquires The Door to continue funding underrepresented founders

[ad_1] Backstage Capital, the venture firm focused on funding underrepresented minorities, recently acquired The Door for an undisclosed amount in cash and equity. The acquisition makes quite some sense given The Door’s similar focus on helping underrepresented founders get funding. The platform specifically connects those...

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Tech leaders weigh in on diversity, inclusion and sexual harassment on stage at Disrupt

[ad_1]  At TechCrunch Disrupt SF last month, themes around diversifying the tech industry emerged in both in panels explicitly about those challenges and in unexpected places too. We’ve collected some of the highlights, pulling together the collective wisdom of a number of our on-stage founders...

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