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What the Tech Summit Needs to Accomplish

A bevy of technology executives are meeting with President-elect Trump today, the first in what’s likely to be a long and awkward relationship with the man who both uses their platforms and derides them at every turn. Alphabet CEO Larry Page, Apple CEO Tim Cook, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and SpaceX…


Facebook Hit With Lawsuit Over Alleged Racial Discrimination

Two African-American men filed a federal lawsuit against Facebook last week, citing patterns of discrimination and a series of racist acts that allegedly took place at a company data center in North Carolina. One of the men, Robert Gary, currently works as a maintenance worker and claims he has been paid lower wages and received…


How a Diverse Twitter Network Will Help You Get Ahead at Work

Interesting research shows that all the time you’re spending on Twitter may not be a complete waste – but only if you’ve cultivated a truly diverse network of people to follow. Three researchers, Salvatore Parise, from Babson College in Massachusetts, Eoin Whelan from the J.E. Cairnes School of Business & Economics at the National University…