News - subcat

IT women not given guidance or support
Published in News
Friday, 08 March 2019 11:34

IT women not given guidance or support


Men have more opportunity than women

Results from a recent poll have shown that men have more opportunity than women to reach senior roles in the cyber and information security industry.

Oracle systematically underpaid women claims lawsuit
Published in News


Saving money

Everyone's favourite database company, Oracle, is alleged to have systematically underpaid its women employees and continued to do so after the government told it to be more reasonable, a court has been told.

Alphabet shouts down employee attempts to hire more women and ethnic minorities
Published in News


We want the right men for the job

Alphabet shareholders, including top executives, voted down several proposals from employees calling for diversity goals at the company.

More women than men play computer games
Published in Gaming


But the PC industry is not ready for them

The stereotypical online gamer is young and male, but smartphones have meant women play more games than men, it is just that the industry mostly ignores them.

Microsoft has issues with women who don't want good karma
Published in News


Huge numbers of complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment

Software King of the World Microsoft, whose boss said that women would get bad karma if they were aggressive about getting money for their work, is suffering from a wave of internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment.

UK wants tech companies to sign a diversity charter
Published in News

Already 150 have agreed

The UK government wants tech giants to commit to interviewing more women for new roles, amid widespread concerns over the lack of diversity in the technology industry.

Microsoft sued for discriminating against women
Published in News
Wednesday, 01 November 2017 11:48

Microsoft sued for discriminating against women


This is fast getting out of control

The outfit whose CEO once said women could obtain good karma for taking lower salaries than men is being sued in a court case which is getting bigger by the day.

Google makes pitiful excuses for underpaying women
Published in News


Handmaiden's tale

Search engine Google has come up with a truly pitiful reason for treating women employees like second class citizens – it can’t search the data.

Facebook more likely to reject code made by women
Published in News

Being a Facebook engineer is a Handmaiden's tale 

According to The Wall Street Journal, female engineers who work at Facebook may face gender bias that prevents their code from being accepted at the same rate as male counterparts.

Apple fanboys force women to smile
Published in News
Thursday, 10 September 2015 11:43

Apple fanboys force women to smile


Apple's way to "fix" women

It appears that the fruity cargo cult, Apple managed to offend half the population yesterday by insisting that a woman who was pouting was not beautiful and needed software to "fix her face" to force her look pretty by smiling.