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Tech-enabled 'terror capitalism' is spreading worldwide. The surveillance regimes must be stopped

14 days ago   |   The Guardian

Terror capitalism uses tools such as facial recognition to extract profits from marginalized people. Big tech and governments are collaborating When Gulzira Aeulkhan finally...
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Here's our first look at Total War Saga: Troy's Amazons faction

Here's our first look at Total War Saga: Troy's Amazons faction

15 days ago   |   PCGamesN

Recently, Creative Assembly invited a whole bunch of press and influencers to take a look at A Total War Saga: Troy's campaign gameplay. You can get our thoughts at that link...
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Ubisoft will tie leaders' bonuses to their ability to create a “positive and inclusive” environment

Ubisoft will tie leaders' bonuses to their ability to create a “positive and inclusive” environment

15 days ago   |   PCGamesN

Following a turbulent month of abuse accusations leveled against high-level Ubisoft managers and executives, CEO Yves Guillemot has said that he plans to remain in his...
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Assassin's Creed Odyssey's sole female lead was reportedly scrapped as 'women don't sell'

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's sole female lead was reportedly scrapped as 'women don't sell'

15 days ago   |   TechRadar   |   2 articles

A new reports claims Ubisoft execs pressured developers into minimizing the role of female protagnists in the Assassin's Creed series.
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Women at Google miss out on thousands of dollars as a result of pay discrimination, lawsuit alleges

16 days ago   |   The Guardian

An ongoing 2017 case found that discriminatory practices may be pushing women into lower-paying career tracks Women at Google lose out on thousands of dollars each year...
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A female exec is suing $3 billion Carta, alleging that the CEO likened her to an alcoholic who needed to recover from her 'a-hole' problem

16 days ago   |   Business Insider

The equity management software company Carta promoted gender equity in tech, but behind the scenes the company underpaid and retaliated against its lone female executive...
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Summertime - Time for a break

18 days ago   |   Women’s Tech Hub

Supporting women founders: It's hard to work stuff out when you are right in the middle of things. This month we are introducing a regular 20-minute slot called "Its not about...
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You're testing them wrong: Whiteboard coding interviews are 'anti-women psychological stress examinations'

23 days ago   |   The Register

Boffins find flaws in the way software engineering hopefuls are sifted People applying for software engineering positions at companies are often asked to solve problems on a...
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Top Ubisoft execs eject after staff complain of 'toxic' workplace environment for women at Canadian studios

24 days ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

Trio quits immediately, workers under investigation Three senior Ubisoft execs quit over the weekend amid claims of widespread sexual harassment within the video-game giant's...
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Top Ubisoft execs eject after staff complain of 'toxic' workplace environment for women at Montreal studios

24 days ago   |   The Register   |   2 articles

Trio quits immediately, workers under investigation Three senior Ubisoft execs quit over the weekend amid claims of widespread sexual harassment within the video-games giant's...
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TikTok and WeChat face imminent US ban after Trump signs executive order

TikTok and WeChat face imminent US ban after Trump signs executive order

Two popular Chinese-made smartphone apps are set to be banned in the US, with claims they pose a threat to the country's national security, foreign policy and economy. Read more ...

Trump Signs Order Banning US Transactions With TikTok, WeChat in 45 Days

Trump Signs Order Banning US Transactions With TikTok, WeChat in 45 Days

Under the order, US app stores, credit card companies and software providers would all likely be prohibited from working with the popular video-sharing app. President Trump is... Read more ...

Cadillac reveals the Lyriq, its new long-range electric SUV

Cadillac reveals the Lyriq, its new long-range electric SUV

The Cadillac Lyriq is the first battery EV to use General Motors' new 3rd-generation EV platform. [credit: Cadillac ] On Thursday night, Cadillac unveiled a new SUV , the... Read more ...

Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

Hands On With the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra

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New Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review

New Volkswagen Golf GTI 2020 review

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The Best AT&T Phones for 2020

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Sony WH-1000XM4 initial review: Has the best got even better?

Sony WH-1000XM4 initial review: Has the best got even better?

Since Sony entered the noise cancelling headphone field, with the MDR-1000X in 2016, many have strived to keep up. There are a handful of brands that compete in a similar price... Read more ...

The Sony WH-1000XM4 are finally here - and they could be the best headphones...

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The Sony WH-1000XM4 Wireless Headphones have launched, boasting improved noise cancellation and Bluetooth 5. Read more ...

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs S20+: Which should you buy?

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs Galaxy S20 Ultra vs S20+: Which should you buy?

Samsung revealed the Galaxy Note 20 Ultra on 5 August, alongside the Note 20, but it's the Ultra model that has the top specifications, like the S20 Ultra does for the Galaxy S... Read more ...

Google Discontinues Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

Google Discontinues Pixel 4 and Pixel 4 XL

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