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Facing sexism charges, Uber says Eric Holder will investigate

Uber Technologies scrambled on Monday to counter the sexism charges raised by a former employee, and said it would appoint former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to the panel that would investigate allegations by the engineer that the company mishandled her complaint of sexual harassment.

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Uber orders investigation into employee's charge of sexual harassment

Uber said Sunday it had ordered an urgent investigation after a former engineer triggered an uproar on social media, alleging sexual harassment, politics and discrimination at the ride-hailing company.

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LinkedIn enhances Premium subscriptions to help you optimize your career

LinkedIn says Premium subscribers will gain access to new features that will provide a better return for their monthly fees.

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Fighting ire with hire: Tech firms say immigration boosts employment

U.S. President Donald Trump is seeking to channel populist anger to stem immigration, but tech companies say it's necessary for the U.S. economy and boosts overall employment.

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Amazon, Expedia tell US court Trump immigration order affects business

Amazon and Expedia have submitted declarations in a federal court in Washington, claiming that a recent immigration order by U.S. President Donald Trump is disrupting their business and affecting employees.

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Facebook appoints Xiaomi exec Hugo Barra to head VR business

Facebook has appointed Xiaomi executive Hugo Barra to lead its virtual reality initiatives, including the Oculus VR business that was acquired in 2014.

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US alleges systemic employment discrimination at Oracle

The U.S. government says Oracle routinely and systemically pays white men more than women and minorities and that it favors Asian candidates over others in product development and technical roles.

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AI should enhance, not replace, humans, say CEOs of IBM and Microsoft

Artificial intelligence should enhance human workers, not replace them, at least according to the CEOs of IBM and Microsoft.

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IBM scores most patents in 2016, while Apple just misses the top 10

The five companies that earned the most U.S. patents last year are the same five companies that dominated the 2015 ranking of top patent recipients.

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Outgoing presidential IT advisors offer Trump 10 tips to succeed

There'll be a to-do list from the IT department in the president's 'in' tray when Donald Trump enters the White House later this month.

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Department of Labor sues Google over wage data

The U.S. Department of Labor has filed a lawsuit against Google, with the company's ability to win government contracts at risk.

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Google sued by employee for confidentiality policies that 'muzzle' staff

A product manager at Google has sued the company for its allegedly illegal confidentiality agreements, policies and practices that among other things prohibit employees from speaking even internally about illegal conduct and dangerous product defects for fear that such statements may be used in legal discovery during litigation or sought by the government.

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Making diversity in tech work for you

Diversity is not a “right thing to do” or a “feel good” issue; it is integral to the workplace. Diversity—whether it’s color, gender, class, age, or background—is critical to making great products, supporting a global user base, and developing innovative ideas. All too often, the diversity conversation is from the organization’s side. How does a job candidate, an employee vying for a promotion, a colleague navigating the workplace, keep diversity issues top of mind? Flashpoint’s Alex Kassirer talks focusing on experiences and finding the right mentor relationship.

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There's Still Time! Go Here For Last Minute Deals That Will Ship Fast - Deal Alert

Amazon ships fast, so head to their "last minute deals" page and pick yourself some winners right now, before the 2-day shipping window closes for good.

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CIO Career Coach: How to resign your executive position

CIO.com blogger Martha Heller explains what it takes to resign from your executive technology role without burning any bridges.

Karen Walker, CMO, Cisco

Interview: Karen Walker, CMO, Cisco - Part 3

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share her thoughts on marketing at Cisco. In Part 3, Karen and Josh discuss content marketing and its role at the center of Cisco’s marketing strategy and “There’s Never Been a Better Time,” brand campaign, among other topics.

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Microsoft's vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

As the Microsoft-LinkedIn deal closes, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella outlines how Office 365 workers will benefit from mining LinkedIn's store of digital intelligence and making connections, whether for career goals or data analysis.

Lance Walter, CMO, Capriza

Interview: Lance Walter, CMO, Capriza

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Lance Walter, CMO of Capriza, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on how to successfully market in a new technology area and the role of the CMO.

Mingis on Tech: Hot tech skills 2017

What IT skills are hiring managers most looking for in the new year? We run down the list of what's hot and why.

Karen Walker, CMO, Cisco

CMO Perspectives - Karen Walker of Cisco | Part 2

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Karen Walker, CMO of Cisco, sat down for a three-part IDG CMO Perspectives series with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share her thoughts on marketing at Cisco. In Part 2, Karen and Josh discuss marketing in a borderless world, the digital purchase journey and the value of intent data, among other topics.

Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

CMO Perspectives - Clint Oram of Sugar CRM

IDG CMO Perspectives provides insight into the state of Marketing across industries from leading business executives. Clint Oram, Co-Founder and CMO of SugarCRM, sat down with Josh London, IDG’s CMO, to share his perspective on using content marketing to drive thoughtful dialog with customers and using intent data to inform business planning, among other topics.

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Twitter gets new product head and team from app startup Yes

Twitter has swallowed social app developer Yes and is also getting a new product head as part of the deal.