Susan Wojcicki

6 Terrific Books for Getting Girls Into Tech

WIRED ICON<p><b>Susan Wojcicki</b>, CEO of YouTube<p>NOMINATES<p><b>Geetha Murali</b>, CEO of Room to Read<p>Geetha Murali’s mother grew up in Chennai, India, in a family in …

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Go behind the scenes and visit the office spaces of San Francisco's most exciting companies to see how they work (and what they are working on).<p>A …

Satya Nadella

What Is the Best Online Streaming Service for Sports Fans?

The best place to watch sports is online. As for the best way to watch sports online? That’s more complicated.<p>DIRECTV NOW, fuboTV, PlayStation Vue, …

Women in Tech

Google Turns 20: The Garage Where it All Began

Like many an American start-up story, the history of Google begins in a humble garage.<p>September 2018 sees Google celebrate its 20th anniversary. To …

Startups

How Social-Media Platforms Dispense Justice

<i>Their armies of content moderators are expanding</i><p>Every other Tuesday at Facebook, and every Friday at YouTube, executives convene to debate the latest …

Social Media

Why creators should care about European copyright rules

One of the best parts of my job is meeting and speaking with creators and artists around the world. I’m excited to be heading to YouTube’s ...

Women in Tech

Tools to Take Charge of Your Digital Wellbeing

At Google I/O in May, we introduced new tools that help people better understand their tech usage, focus on what matters most and disconnect...

The new biography from Steve Jobs' daughter offers more proof that Silicon Valley is like a small town (AAPL, GOOG)

Joi Ito<p><b>The new biography from Lisa Brennan-Jobs, the daughter of Apple cofounder Steve Jobs, illustrates just how closely knit Silicon Valley can</b> …

Silicon Valley

YouTube's women of STEM make learning about science fun

<i>This post is part of Mashable's ongoing series The</i> <i>Women Fixing STEM</i><i>, which highlights trailblazing women in science, tech, engineering, and math, as</i> …

Women in Tech

Soundtrack to 'Titanic' w/ Ariana Grande & James Corden

James Corden

YouTube: how vloggers became the new Oprah Winfreys | Financial Times

When Marcus Butler told his parents of his plan to devote himself to his YouTube channel, he was earning just “tens of pounds”. That was eight years …

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When Google increased paid maternity leave, the rate at which new mothers quit dropped 50%

The tech industry often points to a pipeline problem when talking about its gender gap. There simply aren’t enough women studying computer science, some argue, and as a result, many companies suffer from a gender imbalance, especially in technical departments.<p>But companies interested in narrowing …

Paid Leave

Vote for ‘The Future of Augmented Reality in Sports’ Panel at SXSW 2019

Launched in 2007, the SXSW conference in Austin, Texas has given the community a chance to vote on which panels, demonstrations and more are …

Augmented Reality

Dylan Byers Reports Tim Cook and Eddy Cue Decided to Remove Alex Jones’s Infowars Podcasts From iTunes, Facebook and YouTube Followed Apple’s Lead

Dylan Byers, in his Pacific newsletter:<p>• Amid mounting public pressure to address Jones’ hate speech, Apple’s Tim Cook and Eddy Cue met over the …

Tim Cook

CNNTech: Tim Cook told Eddy Cue to jettison Alex Jones

Only after Apple made its move, did Facebook’s Zuckerberg, YouTube’s Wojcicki and Spotify’s Ek follow suit.<p>From Dylan Byers:<p>Amid mounting public …

Tim Cook

The strange world of YouTube creator side gigs

In a 4,300 square-foot warehouse near the Las Vegas strip, thousands of dolls with facial scruff, orange glasses, bow ties and suspenders sit in neatly stacked boxes, waiting to be mailed to young children.<p>They're stuffed likenesses of Blippi, a popular YouTube star with 2.3 million followers who …

Women in Tech

It Takes Two: The Big Business Of Twinning On YouTube

At VidCon, the annual conference that celebrates all things Internet #content, it isn’t uncommon to see screaming middle school-aged girls flocking …

Women in Tech

Meet the YouTube Stars Turning Viewers Into Readers

When Christine Riccio was a teenager growing up in New Jersey, she and her sister would upload videos to YouTube of the two of them being silly, dancing to Britney Spears’s “Piece of Me” or attempting a back flip. It wasn’t until Ms. Riccio was in college in 2010 that she “actually talked to the …

The Arts

YouTube Starts Testing its Own ‘Explore’ Tab in iPhone App

On Friday, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said that the company would do a better job with communicating about experiments and tests to the …

July 2018 Creator Letter | 5 Priorities Update

Women in Tech

Mid-year Update on Our Five Creator Priorities for 2018

Dear YouTube Creators,<br>It’s hard to believe we’re already halfway through 2018. With 1.9 billion logged-in users coming to YouTube each month, our …

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Women in Tech

Building a better news experience on YouTube, together

The work of trusted journalistic organizations is as critical as ever, especially when it comes to seeking information about current events online.<br>In …

News Industry

Susan Wojcicki convinced Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and the Google board to buy YouTube, and it all started with 'a purple Muppet singing a nonsense song'

Almost a decade before Susan Wojcicki became YouTube's second CEO, she was sitting in a Google board meeting answering questions from decision makers about why the video-sharing platform was worth over a billion dollars.<p>Her conviction started in 2005, about a month before YouTube launched. Google's …

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YouTube Expands Merch Sales, Channel Subscriptions To More Creators

YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki has shared an update that focuses on the streamer's top five priorities for 2018. At least three of the updates are great …

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Pilot - Liza on Demand (Ep 1)

Women in Tech

VidCon 2018: Helping creators earn more money and build stronger communities

I just stepped off the stage at VidCon, a conference created from scratch by Hank and John Green in 2010 that brings together fans, creators, and …

Women in Tech

How Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook and More Are Reacting to Separation of Children and Parents At U.S. Border

Many tech leaders are speaking out against the policy.<p>Business leaders are speaking out about the Trump Administration’s policy of separating migrant children from their parents at the US-Mexico border.<p>Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella<p>In a Linkedin post sharing an email circulated among employees, …

Tim Cook

YT OnStage LIVE at VidCon | Thursday, June 21 @6:30PM PST

Women in Tech

7 activist groups supporting families at the border that need your help right now

Over the course of six weeks, the United States government has separated nearly 2,000 children from their parents.<p>The heartbreaking increase in …

Immigration