Hillary Clinton discusses diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley

 Speaking at the PBWC Conference in San Francisco today, Hillary Clinton called on Silicon Valley to improve diversity and inclusion, particularly by introducing paid parental leave policies. Clinton mentioned Uber and its recent sexual harassment scandal as an example of a company struggling with inclusion, and cited Salesforce as a company making positive strides on equal pay. Read More

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UberEATS debuts Restaurant Manager to give food businesses actionable data

screen-shot-2017-03-02-at-9-45-07-am Uber’s overall business may be facing a metric ton of trouble, including sexual harassment allegations and corporate culture issues, a new Waymo lawsuit, and a CEO temper tantrum caught on tape, but it’s still getting new product out the door – including UberEATS Restaurant Manager, which debuted Thursday. Restaurant Manager is basically an analytics platform for the… Read More

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Tesla responds to harassment lawsuit filed by female engineer in 2016

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 05:  Tesla vehicles sit parked outside of a new Tesla showroom and service center in Red Hook, Brooklyn on July 5, 2016 in New York City. The electric car company and its CEO and founder Elon Musk have come under increasing scrutiny following a crash of one of its electric cars while using the controversial autopilot service. Joshua Brown crashed and died in Florida on May 7 in a Tesla car that was operating on autopilot, which means that Brown's hands were not on the steering wheel.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) The Guardian published a new interview with Tesla engineer and current employee AJ Vandermeyden on Tuesday, wherein Vandermeyden lays out what she sees as a history of discriminatory treatment in a male-dominated work environment. Vandermeyden’s new statements were made in the context of a suit she filed last year against Tesla, and follow major revelations at Uber of systemic… Read More

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Uber’s SVP Amit Singhal leaves company because he didn’t disclose a sexual harassment allegation

uber-harrassment2 Uber’s SVP of engineering, Amit Singhal, left the company earlier today after Uber CEO Travis Kalanick asked him to step down, Recode reports. According to Recode, Singhal failed to disclose a sexual harassment allegation made against him at former employer Google during the hiring process. This comes after Uber’s hell of a week filled with a sexual harassment allegation from… Read More

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Everything we know so far about Uber’s sexual harassment scandal

uber-everywhere Former Uber engineer Susan Fowler Rigetti’s story of sexual harassment and HR complicity at the company has drawn a lot of attention from the outside world as many relate to her frustrations and the broader systemic culture of sexism that manifests itself across the tech industry. In the days since Rigetti published her account, decisions have been made both inside and outside of… Read More

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