Technology

Study shows more women pursuing tech careers

SAN JOSE, Calif. (NBC News) – Silicon Valley has traditionally been known as a “boys club,” but new research shows that more women are pursuing tech careers. According to a new study from an early career network, called Handshake, there’s a 200 …

Twitter says ‘no’ to political ads

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (NBC) – Twitter announced Wednesday it will no longer take political ads. In a series of tweets, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey laid out the company’s reasoning. Dorsey said Twitter considered only eliminating ads from candidates but felt that left …

Facebook wants to make platform safer for women

MENLO PARK, Calif. (CNN) – Facebook is using artificial intelligence to fight for women’s safety. The platform said in a blog post Tuesday that it is working to make its social media platforms safer for women, including preventing revenge porn. Facebook said …

Google wins European privacy fight

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Google won a legal battle in Europe Tuesday. The tech giant got a favorable court ruling in its “Right to be Forgotten” privacy fight with France. The European Union’s top court said Google does not have to remove links …