Susan Wojcicki

Mars is boycotting YouTube after investigations found sexualised comments under videos of children

• <b>Mars has suspended global advertising with Google after two investigations by the BBC and The Times found sexualised comments under videos of children.</b>• <b><br>Volunteer moderators who flag inappropriate comments or suspected predator accounts told the publications they get little help from YouTube.</b>• <b><br>The</b> …

Women in Tech

Wild turkeys ruffle feathers in Bay Area neighborhoods

Thanksgiving may be over, but turkeys are still on the minds of some Bay Area residents who say they have become a nuisance.<p>Wild turkeys have been …

San Francisco

7 ways wealthy, mega-successful people think differently

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg once said, "People can really be smart or have skills that are directly applicable, but if they don't really believe in …

Self-improvement

YouTube Is Addressing Its Massive Child Exploitation Problem

After BuzzFeed News provided YouTube with dozens of examples of videos — with millions of views — that depict children in disturbing and abusive situations, the company is cracking down.<p>Across YouTube, an unsettling trend has emerged: Accounts are publishing disturbing and exploitative videos aimed …

Technology

Serena Williams’ New Commercial About Girls In Sports Will Leave You In Tears

Williams tells her daughter all about what sports can do for her one day<p>Serena Williams is a world-class, kickass athlete. She’s also a new mom to a …

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Reveals She Used a Stand-In Baby & Not Her Daughter in Gatorade Ad — Here’s Why

While many believed Serena Williams‘ two-month-old daughter Alexis Olympia scored her first major TV ad, it’s been revealed that the baby girl in the …

Celebrity Babies

Serena Williams Teams Up With Gatorade For A Powerful Message Encouraging Young Women Athletes

<b>Serena Williams’</b> week just got even bigger.The superstar athlete linked up with mega brand Gatorade to encourage young female athletes everywhere to …

Women of Color

Wild turkeys thriving in the Bay Area suburbs, pooping everywhere and scratching the roofs of cars

Like a pack of troublemaking teenagers showing up to a party uninvited, about 20 wild turkeys swing by the home of Anthony and Holly Blackburn in Martinez on a daily basis.<p>The loitering birds scratch through the landscaping, kicking up the mulch in the plant beds and pushing it onto the street.<p>They …

Women in Tech

Here's where Google's first 21 employees are now

21. Marissa Mayer joined Google as a software engineer, then became CEO of Yahoo.<p><i>Justin Sullivan/Getty Images</i><p><b>Employed by Google from:</b> June 1999 - …

Google

Why we need more women in tech by 2030 - and how to do it

The numbers are appalling: women make up less than 25 per cent of the STEM (science-technology-engineering-mathematics) workforce in the United …

Education

Meet the 9 Women Who Have the Most Money, Influence, and Power in the World Right Now

Find out who topped the list.<p>Angela Merkel is still the most powerful woman in the world.<p>The German Chancellor has held the top spot on the Forbes …

Career Development

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the tech news you need to know this Thursday.<p><b>1. Snapchat's biggest ever redesign is planned for December 4.</b> There will be major layout changes that make the app easier to use, sources tell Business Insider.<p><b>2. Bitcoin hit an all-time high after developers called off plans to</b> …

Pokémon Go

You Can't Have All the Answers — CEO Daily, Wednesday, 8th November

Good morning.<p>At Dreamforce yesterday, I moderated a panel of five CEOs on the challenges of leading in an age of accelerating technological …

Marissa Mayer

YouTube’s big problem has always been its algorithm, not kids programming

But the two issues aren’t isolated<p>If you type in words like “spider-man”, “elsa”, “hulk” or even “superheroes” into YouTube, it’s safe to assume that the majority of content the video site’s algorithm serves up is probably decent. Give the algorithm too much room to breathe, however, and you might …

Women in Tech

Twitter users poke fun at Dreamforce map of SF after several neighborhoods vanish

Remember that game you played as a kid where you spotted all the things wrong with a picture in your Highlights magazine? Well, San Francisco Twitter users spent the day playing the grown-up version of that with a map from the ongoing Dreamforce conference.<p>The map, which welcomes conference …

San Francisco

Dreamforce celebrity speakers invade downtown San Francisco

If the massive traffic congestion and the increase in blue lanyard-wearing denizens of downtown San Francisco weren't already a clue, Dreamforce has already taken over the Moscone Center and its surrounding streets for the week.<p>And while some may rue the shutdown of city streets and the …

Michelle Obama

World’s Most Powerful Women 2017

Since 2006, Germany’s Angela Merkel has held the top position on Forbes’ annual list of the world’s 100 most powerful women.<p>Okay, okay, in 2010, …

Sheryl Sandberg

What To Wear: Salesforce Dreamforce 2017

<i>What To Wear is a regular column focusing on style and the professional.</i><p>Former First Lady of the United States Michelle Obama is scheduled to speak at Salesforce Dreamforce 2017 conference, November 6-9, in San Francisco, California.<p>Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff will also introduce keynote speakers …

Clothing

The World's Most Powerful Women In Tech 2017: Still A Minority, Their Clout Is Growing

<i>Although female leaders in tech are still in the minority, their clout is growing.</i><p>It’s easy to say now is not a great time to be a woman in tech. Women are still in the minority. They hold only 24% of computer science jobs, down from 37% in 1995, and occupy roughly 11% of executive positions in …

Education

Forbes 100 most powerful women 2017 - who do you need to know?

Forbeshas published its annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women.<p>German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds the top spot for the eleventh time in 12 years - but she is joined in the top 10 by a few unfamiliar faces.<p>Here's everything you need to know about the most powerful women in the world …

Sheryl Sandberg

YouTube Kids will now let each child get their own YouTube profile

YouTube Kids, the video app for kids ages 12 and under, will receive a new look through an update available Thursday, as well as features including individual profiles.<p>Along with customizable profiles, the app for Android and iOS will include a fresh, more kid-friendly look that will adapt …

Women in Tech

Why we need more women in tech by 2030 - and how to do it

The numbers are appalling: women make up less than 25% of the STEM (science-technology-engineering-mathematics) workforce in the United States. Data …

Diversity

Full transcript: Recode’s Tony Romm answers questions about Russia’s social media meddling on Too Embarrassed to Ask

“Silicon Valley is finally being held to the fire in Washington, D.C.”<p>On a recent episode of <b>Too Embarrassed to Ask</b>, <b>Recode’s</b> Tony Romm returned to the podcast to answer questions about the Congressional investigation into Facebook, Twitter and Google. These three companies sent their lawyers to …

Sheryl Sandberg

P&G Thank You, Mom | The Winter Olympics 2018 | #LoveOverBias

Women in Tech

Elizabeth Banks, YouTube Team on Program to Mentor 100 Female Comedy Creators

Looking to give women comedians a bigger voice, Elizabeth Banks’ digital-media company, WhoHaHa, is partnering with YouTube globally to help produce …

Women in Tech

Lean back and watch YouTube TV with a new app for your big screen

Since the launch of YouTube TV in April, you’ve streamed live sports, local and national news, and can't-miss shows on your phone, tablet and …

Smart TV

Google Founders Get $3.5 Billion Richer In A Day As Stock Hits Record High

Google, the company that Sergey Brin and Larry Page cofounded nearly two decades ago, continues to help make them rich.<p>On Friday, Class A stock of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, soared to a record-high price of $1,061 per share, a day after the business released its third-quarter results. …

Sergey Brin

Full transcript: YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki on Recode Decode

“Regular people can create content and other people want to watch it.”<p>On a recent episode of <b>Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher</b>, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki talks about how YouTube has grown since she assumed that role in 2014, and how it's making original content differently than other video …

Women in Tech

15 powerful women share the best career advice they've ever received

Jonathan Leibson/Getty Images<p>Fortune's Most Powerful Women know a thing or two about career success.<p>The 50 businesswomen on the 2017 list have climbed up the ranks of corporates in a wide range of industries—including tech, energy, defense, and consumer goods—to C-level roles. Here's the advice …

Careers

OpenTable CEO shares the unexpected way Silicon Valley is responding to the Google anti-diversity memo

In August, a leaked internal memo penned by former Google engineer James Damore criticizing the company's diversity efforts ignited a heated national …

Silicon Valley