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Posts tagged “Facebook”

12:52 p.m. Thursday

Facebook adds new gender option for users: 'Fill in the blank'

Facebook  Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: "Fill in the blank."

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5:39 a.m. Monday

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Updated February 18

Vivek Wadhwa: Why I'm confident that the tech industry is fixing its diversity quagmire

Former Triangle tech entrepreneur-turned-academic and award-winning author Vivek Wadhwa believes progress is being made by tech companies when it comes to improving diversity.

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February 16

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Updated February 13

Now someone can manage your Facebook account after you die

Facebook  The world's biggest online social network said Thursday that it will now let users pick someone who can manage their account after they die. Previously, the accounts were "memorialized" after death, or locked so that no one could log in.

February 11

IBM's new channel team; Zuckerberg court face-off; GSK buys vaccine maker; driverless cars in London; judge backs NSA

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of technology and life science news: IBM unveils a new channel team in a bid to boost sales; Mark Zuckerberg is in a court fight with a real estate developer; GSK buys a vaccine maker; driverless vehicle trials start in London; and a judge backs NSA surveillance.

Tags: IBM, Facebook, GSK
February 9

Facebook, LinkedIn team up to help draw more women to tech

​Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers ofwomen studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced Friday that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.

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February 9

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February 2

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January 27

Premium Lock Facebook: Internal glitch, not hack, caused hour-long global outage

Facebook  Facebook said it suffered a self-inflicted outage lasting an hour on Tuesday that made its site inaccessible to users worldwide. Lizard Squad, a group notorious for attention seeking antics online, also claimed responsibility on Twitter for the outages.

January 26

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January 21

Premium Lock Doctors without Borders vs. GSK; Etix founder buys Hopscotch; Facebook hoax crackdown; Netflix surges; Twitter buys ZipDial

Bulldog In today's Bulldog wrapup of life science and technology news: Doctors Without Borders calls on GSK, Pfizer to cut vaccine prices; Etix founder buys Raleigh's Hopscotch Music Festival; Facebook cracks down on hoaxes; Netflix growth surges; and Twitter makes an acquisition to grow in developing nations.

January 19

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January 12

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January 5

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Mark Zuckerberg steps up his reading Mark Zuckerberg wants to add a little more "book" to Facebook. The Facebook founder and CEO announced on his page recently that he has vowed to read a book every other week in 2015, with an emphasis on learning about different beliefs, cultures and technologies.

January 5

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December 29, 2014

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December 22, 2014

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December 15, 2014

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Updated December 11, 2014

Premium Lock More diversity in tech industry not as easy as writing code

Representatives from Google, Apple, Facebook and more than other 20 other tech companies gather to talk about improving diversity. Wednesday's forum marked the first time that many have publicly addressed their lack of diversity since acknowledging the problem earlier this year in contrite blog posts accompanying the ethnic and gender breakdowns of their work forces.

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