Neowin News Feed for: Women Neowin News Feed for: Women en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 IBM study: Gender equity isn't a top priority for business <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM has released a study that suggests that gender equity in the workplace is not a top priority for 70% of businesses around the world. It provided several measures to address this. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 08 Mar 2021 17:26:01 +0000 Huawei launches Women Developers program for Int'l Women's Day <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Huawei Women Developers program has been launched by the Chinese firm today to boost gender equality. It offers women, worldwide, skills and tools to advance in their technology careers. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 08 Mar 2021 12:52:01 +0000 Microsoft and UNICEF announce anti-violence tool Primero X <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft and UNICEF have announced a new version of Primero called Primero X. It will help social service workers around the world deliver better quality care to children and women. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Wed, 02 Dec 2020 20:50:01 +0000 UN body raises concerns over digital assistants defaulting to female voices <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>UNESCO has published a new report which highlights concerns over to the use of female voices for digital assistants by default. It has published issues and recommendations for addressing them. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Sat, 18 May 2019 10:06:01 +0000 Apple launches Entrepreneur Camp to assist female software developers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Apple has announced a new project called Entrepreneur Camp which aims to assist women in app-driven businesses. The firm plans to run its initial camp in January and has strict entry rules. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Tue, 27 Nov 2018 01:58:01 +0000 Facebook publishes diversity report for 2018, cites rise in female representation <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Facebook has published its fifth annual report. There has been a marked increase in female representation at the company, but it is still struggling in some areas that it intends to improve upon. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 12 Jul 2018 19:20:01 +0000 Tinder goes toe-to-toe with Bumble with upcoming feature <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The dating app, Tinder, is expected to get a new feature in the near future which will allow women to decide whether or not they want to allow men to initiate a conversation with them or not. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 15 Feb 2018 00:30:01 +0000 Less than 10% of those completing UK A-Level computing courses this year were girls <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As UK students get their A-Level results it has been revealed that just 9.8% of those completing computing courses were girls. Computing courses saw fewer people than expected during the last year. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Thu, 17 Aug 2017 19:26:01 +0000 Judge rules gender discrimination class-action lawsuit against Microsoft can continue <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Three women are suing Microsoft for gender-bias in the way the company promoted, paid, and evaluated its employees, saying that Microsoft consistently discriminated against women in the workplace. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:20:01 +0000 Apple claims to achieve pay equity in the US, now pays equally for similar performance <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In a new report highlighting diversity, Apple has stated that 32% of its workforce now consists of women, and that it has reached pay equity for all its employees in the US, regardless of ethnicity. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Usama Jawad) Thu, 04 Aug 2016 18:10:01 +0000 Uber comes under fire after accepting $3.5 billion investment from Saudi Arabia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Saudi Arabia has invested a huge amount of money in the ride-hailing company, but Uber has found itself under fire for accepting cash from a government that regularly abuses human rights. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 02 Jun 2016 08:44:01 +0000 UK government says fewer women in tech now than in 2002 <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A new report from the UK government shows that there are now fewer women working in the technology field then there were back in 2002. This is despite the overall explosive growth of this market. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:54:01 +0000 Satya Nadella talks Cloud and Women's rights in the workplace in new interviews <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>This morning Microsoft CEO, Satya Nadella, explained his thoughts on the Cloud, Windows 10, and women&#039;s rights in the workplace, in a series of wide-ranging interviews on TV. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Vlad Dudau) Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:38:01 +0000 Nadella: 'I answered that question completely wrong' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Satya Nadella has posted a memo about his comment on stage at the Grace Hopper Conference where he says that when he answered the question about a raise, he was &quot;completely wrong&quot;. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 01:34:01 +0000 Satya Nadella is in hot water over a comment about women and pay, listen to it here <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier today, Satya Nadella was interviewed Grace Hooper Celebration keynote by Maria Klawe but a comment about women and asking for a raise has landed the CEO in some hot water. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Brad Sams) Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:06:01 +0000 Microsoft sponsors first International Women's Hackathon <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/986095229microsoft-research.png" alt="" /></div>Microsoft is one of the sponsors of the International Women&#039;s Hackathon that&#039;s being held this weekend. It&#039;s the first all female hackathon with a number of schools participating in the event. <a href="">Read more...</a> (John Callaham) Fri, 22 Feb 2013 19:42:58 +0000 Survey says UK women dig men with iPhones [Updated] <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/246762641iphone.jpg" alt="" /></div>TechCrunch has posted the results of a survey taken by Phones 4u regarding women and their attraction to iPhone carrying men. The responses from the 1,500 women who participated may make your head spin. PR... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Benjamin Rubenstein) Thu, 22 Apr 2010 14:03:50 +0000 Cancer Group asks Women to be Brazen Online <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Canadian women are being asked to bare their breasts online in a brazenly novel campaign meant to keep them cancer-free. Hundreds of women have already uploaded their images -- including at least 20 breast cancer... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jan 2008 01:58:40 +0000 All Women Team Take Home Yahoo! Hack Day Prize <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yahoo! opened it's doors this Friday and Saturday for the first Yahoo! Hack Day, designed to let teams of developers build applications and projects using the Yahoo! APIs, with the most creative winning prizes. This... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 02 Oct 2006 07:25:23 +0000 Women over 40 biggest online gamers <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Think teenagers are spending all night long playing online games on the computer? Wrong -- it's their mothers burning the midnight oil. AOL, a unit of Time Warner Inc., released a study on Tuesday showing... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 11 Feb 2004 12:22:22 +0000 Women Moving Onto the Web Faster Than Men <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The number of female Web surfers is growing much faster than the overall Internet population, according to a report released by Nielsen/NetRatings on Friday. The Internet research firm said the number of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 Jan 2002 08:44:35 +0000