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Displaying items by tag: Sexism

In one way at least, Kate Quirke is unique: she is the lone woman heading a company on the ASX's new 46-firm All Tech Index. But it's not something that makes her happy or proud.

Published in Business Software

Google has admitted that YouTube is far too big for it to clean up the site and remove every bit of harmful content.

Published in Technology Regulation

Ride-sharing platform Shebah is turning to equity funding to raise up to $3 million to fund the next phase of its growth ahead of launching in New Zealand this year.

Published in Market

Thousands of Google employees at offices in Asia, Europe and North America have staged a brief walkout on Thursday US time, to protest against sexism, racism and the lack of checks on executive power in the company.

Published in Strategy
Monday, 12 February 2018 09:13

YouTube tightens screws further on channel owners

YouTube has announced further restrictions on the use of the site beyond the existing rules for striking channel owners off when videos deemed unsuitable are uploaded, in a clear indication that all the steps it has taken over the last 10 months to sanitise the platform have not had the desired effect.

Published in Technology Regulation
Friday, 15 September 2017 09:37

Women sue Google over alleged pay discrimination

Three former women employees of Google have filed a class-action lawsuit against the company, alleging they were paid less than their male counterparts who had similar roles.

Published in Strategy
Wednesday, 29 May 2013 11:00

Facebook changes policy after sexism outrage

Facebook is altering its policies on posts and images that make light of rape and violence against women, after heavy pressure from online activists.

Published in Networking

A long-time member of the FOSS community believes that men need to do much more about increasing the participation of women in the community and improving their experience of being part of the community.

Published in Open Sauce
Thursday, 12 November 2009 04:32

Ubuntu chief responds to sexism allegations

Mark Shuttleworth, the chief of Canonical, the parent company of Ubuntu, has finally spoken out to counter charges of sexism which have been levelled against him recently.

Published in Open Sauce
Tuesday, 15 September 2009 08:06

Will FSF's summit on women in FOSS achieve anything?

What a movement achieves depends greatly on the motivations behind it; when one is pushed to do something, then much less is achieved than if the movement arises spontaneously.
Published in Open Sauce




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