Google employee's anti-diversity memo goes viral, prompts response from execs

A male Google software engineer’s rant against the company’s diversity initiatives has gone viral, prompting a flood of responses and causing the tech giant’s chief of diversity to issue a statement.

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Apple Stats Reflect Slow Slog Toward Diversification


Apple this week released a diversity report showing that initiatives to broaden the makeup of its U.S. workforce haven’t been as successful as CEO Tim Cook suggested last year. The EEO-1 report filed with the federal government covers Apple’s 2015 hires in the United States. Its numbers vary widely from the diversity numbers the company revealed in August. “In the past year we hired over 11,000 women globally, which is 65 percent more than in the previous year,” Cook said last year.

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Apple says China operations now 100% carbon neutral, plans to expand clean energy to supply chain

Article Image Apple on Wednesday announced a pair of initiatives that will help reduce the carbon footprint of its Chinese manufacturing partners, saying its own operations in the region are now carbon neutral.

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Facebook testing digital stores within site as part of e-commerce push

Facebook has been fiddling about with a number of e-commerce initiatives over the years, though it appears it’s on the verge of rolling out some significant changes to take its efforts to the next level.

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Apple environment VP Lisa Jackson to speak at Rainbow PUSH Coalition summit

The head of Apple’s Environmental Initiatives division, Lisa Jackson, will be delivering one of the keynote speeches at May’s PUSHTech2020 Summit, hosted by the non-profit Rainbow PUSH Coalition founded by the Rev. Jesse Jackson.



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Intel graphics power up with Raptr, new developer programs

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Intel had a major showing at GDC this year — the company unveiled new initiatives to boost developer optimizations, and demoed an overclockable 65W Broadwell CPU.

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Tim Cook touts new Apple privacy policies in open letter to customers

Apple on Wednesday updated its customer privacy webpage to reflect new security initiatives, highlighting a letter written by CEO Tim Cook, who restated the company’s business is in selling products, not harvesting data.



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Apple's environmental chief addresses ballooning carbon footprint, clean energy initiatives

At Fortune’s Brainstorm Green conference on Tuesday, Apple VP of Environmental Initiatives Lisa Jackson went in-depth on the company’s multiple green projects and fielded questions, including one regarding the industry-wide problem of reducing a firm’s carbon footprint while growing as a business.



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