GM’s CEO Mary Barra announced last week that the automaker would donate $850,000 to four non-profits in order to boost the number of girls and young women studying STEM-related fields.
Net neutrality advocates are gearing up for a battle on July 12 that may well be a global megaphone. Amazon, Vimeo, Netflicks and a host of nonprofit organizations have promised to lend their websites and their voices to tell the FCC that net neutrality must stay in place.
Google’s culture of secrecy has gone too far, say employees. And some filed a lawsuit alleging that the tech giant ran afoul of California labor law.
Net neutrality fans are not taking this one lying down: Millions signed petitions and bombarded the FCC with comments after Thursday’s proposal to end equal Internet service rules.
Apple’s new Cupertino headquarters is chock full of bells and whistles. But some critics question why this forward-thinking company left out two things: daycare facilities and easy access to public transportation.
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The School Based Health Alliance, in partnership with the Aetna Foundation, harnesses big data to help local school districts and healthcare providers deliver services to at-risk adolescents across the U.S.
Apple plans to launch a $1 billion fund to boost American manufacturing. But can the investment counter how automation will affect employment within the manufacturing sector?
Bangalore, the Silicon Valley of India, has witnessed stratospheric growth due to its booming IT sector. But it could all fall apart if the city cannot get a handle on its worsening water security problem.
In a drastic departure from its prior policy, last week Apple became the first major IT company to commit to using only recycled materials. How exactly it will accomplish this lofty goal remains to be seen.
KnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and slavery in the tech, textile and food sectors, they still have a long way to go.
Facebook adopted stronger measures against fake accounts as France’s presidential election nears. These accounts are often the culprit behind the proliferation of fake news, which regularly dogged this year’s campaign in France as it did in the U.S. last year.
Google is applying machine learning technology to monitor some YouTube videos in order to separate advertisers from offensive content.
As much as 30% of water is lost on the way to its destination, thanks to leaks and aging infrastructure. This Israeli start up may have the solution.