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Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Profile of Precursor Ventures, a VC firm which has raised $15.3M, funded more than 50 startups, and is focused on investing in underrepresented minorities   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Precursor Ventures is not yet a big name in venture capital, but it's taking on a big mission …
Jan 12, 2017, 9:55 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Department of Labor sues Google for withholding data during anti-discrimination audit, asks judge to compel Google to comply or cancel its government contracts   —  SAN FRANCISCO — The Labor Department is going to court to force Google to turn over compensation data during an anti-discrimination audit.
Jan 4, 2017, 6:20 PMIn context
USA Today:
President-elect Trump to host roundtable summit for tech industry leaders on Dec. 14; invitation was sent by Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, and Peter Thiel   —  SAN FRANCISCO — President-elect Donald Trump has invited technology industry leaders to a roundtable next week in New York.
Dec 6, 2016, 12:32 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologizes for neo-Nazi ad, blaming automated system for error   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologized for running an ad sponsored by a white supremacist group in violation of its own policies.  —  Dorsey blamed Twitter's automated system …
Nov 17, 2016, 3:25 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Twitter suspends several high-profile accounts associated with the alt-right, including those of Richard Spencer and Pax Dickinson   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter suspended a number of accounts associated with the alt-right movement, the same day the social media service said it would crack down on hate speech.
Nov 16, 2016, 11:03 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook says it will no longer allow advertisers to use its ethnic affinity marketing in housing, employment, and credit ads   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook says it will no longer allow advertisers to exclude specific racial and ethnic groups when placing ads related to housing, credit or employment.
Nov 11, 2016, 10:55 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Study: share of women in the US computing workforce on pace to decline from 24% to 22% by 2025 if nothing is done to encourage more to study computer science   —  SAN FRANCISCO — New research warns that the number of women in the computing workforce will decline to 22% from 24% by 2025 …
Oct 24, 2016, 9:50 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Report: Google introducing software tools at I/O to help developers build chat bots that run in messaging apps, in strategy similar to Microsoft's   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Google is creating tools for software developers to build chat bots that run inside messaging apps such as Facebook Messenger …
May 17, 2016, 7:35 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
KLM passengers will soon be able to check in, get flight updates, make travel changes, and more in Facebook Messenger   —  Facebook's Messenger lands first airline as chat app pushes into commerce  —  SAN FRANCISCO — KLM Royal Dutch Airlines passengers will soon be able to check in …
Mar 30, 2016, 10:47 AMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook pledges to fight against demands to weaken system security, Twitter adds its support to Apple in San Bernardino iPhone case   —  Facebook sides with Apple in iPhone fight  —  SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook sided with Apple in the public spat with the Obama administration over its refusal …
Feb 18, 2016, 8:25 PMIn context

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