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Women In Tech

Police and communities can find themselves without a way to communicate. This startup thinks it can help.

[ad_1] My90 helps communities and law enforcement communicate.Image: Shutterstock / BennianBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-11-30 20:29:20 UTC When Kona Shen moved back to the United States in 2014 after a few years in Haiti, she returned to a country grappling with police brutality. Eric Garner was killed...

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‘The time is right’—a startup wants to get 100 progressive women elected to Congress

[ad_1] After election results this November, we're starting to see what happens when people outraged by their politicians' sexism and transphobia run for office.  A new platform, built by a Google Politics alum and founding members of the Obama White House U.S. Digital Service, wants to...

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Dollar Shave Club finally has a real competitor for women’s shaving

[ad_1] Dollar Shave Club, which is basically just razors sold through the mail, sold for $1 billion. The subscription razor delivery service offers its wholesale-cost shaving products for anyone who wants to use them—but it's still mostly marketed for men.  That's why the founders of Billie,...

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3 women of color sue Uber over gender and race-based wage discrimination

[ad_1] Uber faces a lawsuit over pay discrimination.Image: DAVID CHANG/EPA/REX/ShutterstockBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-10-26 14:32:17 UTC Uber discriminated based on race and gender in compensation and promotions, three women of color have alleged in a lawsuit filed in California.  Three Uber engineers—two former and one still employed at...

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Robert Scoble doesn’t know what sexual harassment is

[ad_1] Robert Scoble.Image: Ole Spata/Epa/REX/ShutterstockBy Emma Hinchliffe2017-10-25 20:39:25 UTC Sexual harassment doesn't just mean a boss harassing his secretary. Any person in the workplace can sexually harass any of his colleagues—even if he doesn't have the power to "make or break" their careers.  That's something that...

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SheEO has a plan to build a $1 billion fund for female founders

[ad_1] Most crowdfunding platforms fund individual ideas. And most organizations use microfinance to support entrepreneurs in the developing world.  One group of investors thinks both those techniques could help elevate another overlooked group: female founders.  The group investing platform SheEO is connecting crowdfunding with microfinance to back...

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Brief: Amazon Studios chief suspended over sexual harassment charge by Hollywood producer

[ad_1] The news (extracted from The New York Times): Amazon has suspended the head of its fast-growing movie and TV show business, Roy Price, after the producer of one of its most popular serialized prime video shows The Man in the High Castle accused him of...

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The energy at the Grace Hopper Celebration is enough to make you less cynical about tech

[ad_1] The Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing is the kind of event where the line to see the team of software developers from Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign snakes around a ballroom more than once.  Among this group of 18,000 people, the technical women who...

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