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Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Facebook says it is temporarily stopping advertisers from excluding racial or ethnic groups from ad targeting while it studies how advertisers exclude groups   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Responding to criticism from black lawmakers, Facebook says it will temporarily block advertisers from excluding racial …
Nov 29, 2017, 4:55 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Code2040, a San Francisco-based nonprofit working to increase diversity in the technology industry, has raised $5.6M from the Knight Foundation and others   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Code2040, a San Francisco nonprofit working to increase diversity in the technology industry, has raised $5.6 million …
Nov 17, 2017, 1:10 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Twitter hires Candi Castleberry-Singleton, formerly of Motorola and Sun, as new VP of inclusion and diversity, following Jeffrey Siminoff's February departure   —  SAN FRANCISCO — Twitter has hired Candi Castleberry-Singleton as its new vice president of inclusion and diversity in the latest bid …
Jun 27, 2017, 4:30 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Google announces Google for Jobs, which adds job listings to search results, coming soon in the US   —  MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google's mission is to steer people to the information they need in their daily lives.  One crucial area the Internet giant says could use some work: Jobs.
May 17, 2017, 3:10 PMIn context
Jessica Guynn / USA Today:
Despite Google's assurances, AT&T, Verizon, others pull ads from Google and YouTube over concerns ads could appear next to content promoting terrorism and hate   —  SAN FRANCISCO — AT&T says it's pulling its business from Google and YouTube despite the Internet giant's pledge this week …
Mar 22, 2017, 2:25 PMIn context
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

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