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Microsoft To Change Hiring Policy After DoJ Finds Immigrant Discrimination

Software giant Microsoft promises changes after US Department of Justice (DoJ) censures it for over zealous data demands for immigrants

2 months ago

Uber Sued In UK Over Alleged Facial Recognition Bias

Coloured drivers and couriers allege Uber's facial recognition system failed to effectively identify people of colour, or those with a…

4 months ago

Tesla Ordered To Pay $130 Million To Former Worker

Federal jury orders Tesla to pay more than $130 million in damages to black former worker for failing to stamp…

4 months ago

Diversity and Inclusion in Tech

A lack of diversity and inclusion has been a significant issue for many industries. However, tech enterprises are showing the…

5 months ago

AWS Hires Investigators After Gender Discrimination Petition

Amazon hires outside investigators after AWS staff petition alleging 'systemic discrimination, harassment, bullying and bias against women”

6 months ago

Uber Ordered To Pay $1.1m To Disabled Passenger

Uber found legally liable for discrimination against drivers' discrimination against blind passenger and her guide dog, in spite of contractor…

10 months ago

Amazon Accused Of Systemic Discrimination In Lawsuit

Female executive at AWS accuses e-commerce giant of discrimination against black people and hired Harvey Weinstein lawyer

11 months ago

Microsoft Probed By US For Racial Discrimination

Redmond diversity plans to double the number of black and African American senior staff faces scrutiny from US government

1 year ago

Twitter Apologises For Adverts For Neo-Nazis

Twitter says sorry after it is found that it's ad tool allowed for discriminatory terms to be used for targetted…

2 years ago

Google Allegedly Targeted Racial Groups To Aid Facial Recognition – Report

Search engine allegedly used 'deceptive practices' to collect facial scans of coloured people, according to US media report

2 years ago

Judge Orders IBM To Hand Over Documents In Age Discrimination Case

Big Blue CEO Ginni Rometty ordered to hand over memos as part of age discrimination lawsuit

2 years ago

Google Staff Meet To Discuss Corporate Retaliation For Walkout

'Town Hall' meeting after staff allege Google regularly retaliates against employees who speak out

3 years ago

Twitter Boss Meets President Trump In Oval Office

Donald Trump asks Jack Dorsey about fluctuations in follower numbers, after accusing platform of discrimination

3 years ago

Microsoft Turns Down Police Contract Over AI Bias Concerns

Ethical use of AI prompted Redmond to turn down chance to win police facial recognition contract

3 years ago

Tech Firms Face Test On Their Algorithms For Bias

Computer algorithms and artificial intelligence systems will be required to show they are neutral on race, gender and other biases

3 years ago

Uber ‘Appropriately’ Investigated Allegations Against HR Chief

The transport firm's head of human resources, Liane Hornsey, resigned this week following a discrimination probe

4 years ago

Intel Faces Age Discrimination Allegations Over Layoffs – Report

Chip giant become latest tech firm to be investigated over alleged age bias by axing mostly older staff

4 years ago

Report Alleges IBM Age Discrimination With Layoffs

Big Blue allegedly flouts rules against age bias, axing mostly older staff and moving jobs overseas

4 years ago

Microsoft Hit By 238 Discrimination, Harassment Complaints

Not just Google. Microsoft female staff have filed over two hundred complaints in six year period

4 years ago

Google Stung By Lawsuit Alleging Recruitment Bias

Workforce diversity at Google is under the spotlight again, as a former recruiter alleges bias against white and Asian men

4 years ago

Google Hit With Second Discrimination Lawsuit

Former Google engineer alleges discrimination after he was fired for opposing discrimination

4 years ago

Google Fires Author Of Controversial Diversity Memo

The internal memo, which argued Google's diversity practices were 'discriminatory', caused a backlash both within and outside the company

4 years ago

Google Disowns Anti-Diversity Document That Spurred Backlash

Google has said it doesn't endorse the views in a 10-page document criticising the company's diversity policies, which drew a…

4 years ago

Oracle Hit By ‘Politically Motivated’ US Government Job Discrimination Lawsuit

Oracle is accused of paying white, male workers more than their counterparts and favouring Asian workers for technical roles

5 years ago

Tinder Sued Over Sexual Harassment, Discrimination

The dating start-up's former vice president of marketing has sued the company over alleged gender discrimination

8 years ago