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.

AI fails: why AI still isn’t ready to take your job

Howard Williams, marketing director at Parker Software, explores how recent artificial intelligence mishaps show that AI still isn’t ready to take our jobs just yet.

A GDPR storm is coming – are you prepared?

If you aren’t GDPR compliant you’re likely to be in some serious trouble in the next few months.

Amazon to add 1,000 UK jobs

Northern England, namely Manchester, is getting its first Amazon office.

Apple reportedly set to ditch Intel for Arm hardware

If it happens, it will happen in 2020 or 2021, new reports claim.

Scrutiny on the data supply chain

In the data supply chain, businesses within the financial services space need to understand and to audit what happens to the data across the process.

BlackBerry vs Facebook – a David vs Goliath conundrum

Earlier this year, BlackBerry sued Facebook in the US for infringement of multiple patents, relating to various aspects of Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp & Instagram.

Know your audience – the people behind the data

Developing a deep understanding of customers behaviours and preferences is the key to unlocking your data potential says Stuart Robb, CEO and founder of Equiniti Data.

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.

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Snowden Says No One Listened To 10 Attempts To Raise Concerns At NSA

As reported by the Washington Post, Edward Snowden denies in no uncertain terms the idea that he failed to go through proper channels to expose what he thought were troubling privacy violations being committed by the NSA, and that he observed as a contractor employed by the agency.

苹果应用商店上架应用达120万,应用下载次数达750亿次

今天早上,苹果在旧金山举行了世界开发者大会,并公布了iOS应用商店现在的应用数量已经超过120万,这一惊人的数字已经与它的竞争对手Google的应用商店不相伯仲,Google Play现在估计也有120万个应用。

美政府拟试点“频谱共享”模式:追求更快WiFi

北京时间7月15日上午消息,为了鼓励频谱共享模式,美国政府希望在部分城市展开试点。美国政府多年前就希望鼓励“频谱共享”,以便为全美各地提供更多、更快的无线上网服务。

Apple Lets You Preserve Your Musical Taste With A U2 Album Removal Tool

Apple listens to user feedback, as evident by the introduction of a new tool that lets users remove the U2 album Songs of Innocence from their iTunes library entirely (via 9to5Mac).

创业者必须面对的六种现实

创业是一件需要激情同时更需要保持理智的事儿。绝非单单依靠坚持就能成功的。再多的心灵鸡汤,也换不来一个销售。大到一家公司的成功,小到一款产品的成功,都是多方面因素构成的结果。

微信陷隐私权纠纷 康芝药业首诉网络运营商腾讯

一则谣言,缠绕了近半年,终于让康芝药业(300086.SZ)将腾讯告上法庭。

Belty 电动皮带让你保持腰围舒适,并提醒你没事多动动

穿戴装置可以是手表、是眼镜、是手环、是耳机,当然...也可以是皮带啰。Emotia 推出的这个概念产品 Belty 就是个皮带,或更准确的说,皮带扣。除了计步和用蓝牙连线手机 App 之外(这俩功能好像是必备的?

New amazing metal is so hydrophobic it makes water bounce like magic

Scientists at the University of Rochester have created a metal that is so extremely hydrophobic that the water bounces on it as if it were repelled by a magic force field. Instead of using chemical coatings they used lasers to etch a nanostructure on the metal itself. It will not wear off,

Windows安全漏洞可能导致用户敏感信息泄露

安全公司Cylance不久前发布声明称,微软的Windows操作系统上存在着一个安全漏洞,这个漏洞将会导致用户 […]

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