The importance of getting more women into tech

Code First: Girls CEO Amali de Alwis discusses the issue as #PayMeToo campaign kicks off.

An Action Plan For Getting More Women In Tech

How can more women be encouraged into technology careers? It’s a question that is often put to delegates at tech conferences, but one which continues to be far harder to answer than it is to ask. The problem of gender imbalance in tech is systemic and societal in Western nations.

Network Rail reveals results of competition to help women into tech

Network Rail has detailed how the winners of its 'Could IT Be You?' competition, designed to encourage more young women into technology careers, plan to move forward.Read more: http://www.itproportal.com/2014/08/18/network-rail-reveals-results-of-competition-to-help-women-into-tech/

We Aren't Imagining It: The Tech Industry Needs More Women

This evening I’m giving a talk to my daughter’s Girl Scouts troop about careers in technology. I’m going to tell them that women have done amazing things in tech. I’m going to tell them that they too can do anything they set their minds to in this arena. But I will be lying to them.

The Real Unicorns Are Female Angel Investors

Despite the attention over the past year, the lack of diversity in tech — both in race and gender — has not markedly changed. Only 3 percent of tech CEOs are women, and just 15 percent of startups have at least one female founder. Most agree that something needs to be done,

Female-Run Companies Often do Better Than Male-Run Ones (Video)

Today's interviewee, Viktoria Tsukanov, is one of the executives at predictive marketing company Mintigo who did a study in January, 2015 that seemed to show that large companies with female CEOs "achieve up to 18% higher revenue per employee than male CEOs." The study,

10 Men Making Waves For Women In Tech

On September 20th UN Women announced the HeForShe campaign, an effort to invite men and boys to join in advocating for gender equality. Actress and UN Women Ambassador Emma Watson of Harry Potter fame gave a moving speech to launch the campaign,

Google’s Tepid Plan To Boost Diversity At Tech Conferences

Less than a month after admitting it hires too many white dudes, Google is committing to increasing the number of women and minorities in tech to better reflect society at large. Read More

Developing Targeted Initiatives For Women Of Color In Tech

More than 30 diverse tech startups recently attended the first-ever White House Demo Day as part of President Obama’s Startup America initiative to call attention to the low numbers of women and minority tech entrepreneurs.

Arthur Chu, “The Jeopardy Guy,” Talks About Gamergate And Web Harassment

Arthur Chu is best known for his odd – but winning – Jeopardy strategy. He brought a web native’s attitude and methodology to win almost $300,000 on the show.

Women In Tech: It’s Not Just A Pipeline Problem

Why are there so embarrassingly few women in the tech industry? Repeat after me, robotically, defensively: “It’s a pipeline problem!” So says David Cohen of TechStars, echoing many others, e.g. Paul Graham and CNN. But come on, folks.

Are marketing clouds finally ready to get social media right?

Software leaders are once again tipping their toes into social media but this time they're being considerably more cautious.

We must take data more seriously to deliver greater productivity

It's high time businesses and consumers realise the value of data.

SMEs look to RPA to improve GDPR compliance and staff productivity

It seems that many SMBs are already unlocking the power of RPA to improve efficiency, allowing them to use their best asset - their employees – to focus on and undertake more transformative activities.

Data: transforming the energy sector and generating customer loyalty through AI

AI and data analytics can provide energy service providers with greater insight into the wants and needs of their customers.

NHS to get £500m tech investment

Health secretary Matt Hancock stresses need for digital transformation in healthcare.

Too human? Keeping the personal touch in customer contact

Through automation and AI, contact centres can deliver even greater personalisation while reducing strain on employees.

Technology doesn’t mean you can forget the basics of customer service

There is no excuse to forget the basic rules of customer service; technology can be used to enhance this – not replace. So, what are these rules - and how can businesses get them right?

PC shipments fall yet again around the world

Lower demand and a component shortage resulted in weak PC sales worldwide.

How blockchain is changing the nature of trust

Some claim blockchain will change the nature of trust – but what does this actually mean?

Self-service click and collect is the future of IT support

In today’s self-service, on demand economy, 24x7 technology reliance has become a given.

智慧型大鎖 Skylock 提供最完善的「防君子」保護

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性能怪兽:搭载MT6595处理器样机上手

安锋网 7 月 17 日消息,前两天联发科在深圳发布了一系列新的处理器,包括真八核 64 位的 MT6795 还有八核的 MT6595 以及面向主流市场的MT6752 和入门级产品使用的 MT6732。

Post Rakuten Acquisition, Slice Buys Unroll․Me To Add Email List Control To Its Shopping App

Slice, the shopping and package tracking app acquired by Rakuten earlier this year, has now made an acquisition of its own. It has bought Unroll.Me, an app that lets users roll up and manage mass-email subscriptions and unsubscribe to those that have tipped into the point of being useless spam.

Assembling This Stool Could Drive a Wedge Between You and It

This stool, created by designers at the Italian design studio MID, is put together by a wedge, driven right through its heart. Well, through its center, at least—like the old-fashioned axel with which it shares a name.Read more...

三星从台积电夺回苹果iPhone芯片订单

三星电子据称从台积电手中夺回了苹果芯片代工业务,成为下一代苹果iPhone手机的芯片生产商。这位因消息尚未公开而要求匿名的知情人士称,三星位于首尔京畿道器兴(Giheung)的工厂将开始生产苹果A9芯片。

Nikon 也準備推出全片幅無反相機?

Sony A7 系列推出之後搶盡風頭,而傳統兩間相機廠商 Nikon 和 Canon 在無反相機方面也沒有什麼亮麗的成績。最近有消息透露,Nikon 正在開發全片幅無反相機。繼續閱讀了解更多。The post Nikon 也準備推出全片幅無反相機?

Meme-Inspired Clothing Is Annoying as Hell

Do you wish your outfits looked like Tumblr diarrhea’d on a web-cached version of eBay from 1995? Do you get your fashion inspiration by flipping through a vintage Delia*s catalog on a tremendous amount of ketamine? We’ve got the hot new look for you!Read more...

一辆特斯拉 Model X 遭遇大便袭击,与川普竞选美国总统大有关系

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60后服装行业老兵:“互联网+”其实就是“传统+”(上)

峰瑞资本(FREESFUND)在寻找 “寒冬” 里最坚实的创业者,为此,我们开辟了《跋涉之路》专题。在这里你会看到:连续创业者告别上一个创业项目后,沉淀下来的反思与对同行的劝告;商业大佬谈自己的转变与思考。《跋涉之路》系列文章不卖鸡汤,它的气质是沉稳的、理性的。我们也期待听到你的故事,欢迎投稿。参与方式:给峰瑞资本微信后台留言(ID:freesvc),峰小瑞会联络你;或者,直接把你的创业故事发到 yuan@freesvc.com。我们会邀请投稿的连续创业者来峰瑞资本做客,与相关领域的投资人对谈。今天的讲述者是李森,安徽人,60 后资深高龄创业者,20 年服装行业从业经验。

用户会转移吗?苹果Apple Pay在中国有戏吗?

在发布近两年、历经各种周折之后,苹果公司的Apple Pay移动支付服务终于在2016年2与18日来到了中国大陆。那么问题来了,Apple Pay在自己的大本营美国市场,表现的如何呢?从Apple Pay最初发布至今约一年半的时间, ... ...

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