Women in Tech

10 Hacks That Will Make Office Life Much More Bearable

Life happens, even at work. So try out these tips for dealing with spilled coffee, staying cool with a fan and more.<p>12 min read<p>What should you do if you spill coffee on your keyboard? How can you make your cubicle feel more like a sanctuary and less like a prison cell? What should you do when …

Hacking

How This Fortune 100 Executive Is Diversifying The Technology Industry

Barbara Whye is on the forefront of making Intel Corporation more diverse. Since entering the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) field as an engineer, Whye has advanced to leadership positions and uses her executive-level position as Intel’s chief diversity and inclusion …

Tech Industry

MP's office manager accused of increasing her pay by forging boss' signature

An MP's office manager fraudulently increased her pay and decreased her hours by forging her boss' signature, a jury heard<p>Jenny Lee Clarke, 42, …

Corruption

Javid's death penalty stance 'abhorrent and shameful', MPs told - Politics live

<b>Sir Ed Davey,</b> the Lib Dem MP, asks why the government did not ask for a no death penalty assurance in this case.<p>Wallace says the government is interested in seeking justice. Where it feels a no death penalty assurance might “get in the way”, then there is a case for not asking for one.<p><b>Wallace says</b> …

Human Rights

Google Power Women of the Cloud

Technology and computer science is the kind of field where you can learn new things very quickly. The opportunity to grow is what makes it attractive to many. For women, it’s an opportunity, yet there are so many challenges that they still face.<p>According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the country’s …

Google Cloud Platform

Huda Kattan: The face that launched a billion-dollar beauty empire

<b>(CNN) —</b> Beauty is big business. In Forbes' recent list of "America's Richest Self-Made Women," seven out of 60 made their fortunes in cosmetics and skincare. One of them is Dubai-based makeup mogul Huda Kattan.<p>The 34-year-old businesswoman, who founded cosmetics brand Huda Beauty in 2013, ranked …

Social Media

Wales Festival of Innovation a Success for Welsh Enterprise

Embracing ...The post Wales Festival of Innovation a Success for Welsh Enterprise appeared first on Business News Wales.

News (Wales)

Amy Hood won back Wall Street and helped reboot Microsoft

Clad in jeans and a gray sweatshirt, Amy Hood stands before a room of 140 Microsoft recruits. The feeling in the air is a bit like the first day of …

Wall Street

Why You Should Start Your Next Company in the City of Lights | Inc.com

All over the country of France, the streets are abuzz with excitement as the men's football (soccer) team took the highest achievement in the world for the first time in 10 years. It seems all eyes have been on Paris, with stories and images capturing the passion of a generation that exhibits a …

Startups

Meet the campaigners who say they will stop at nothing in their quest to break up Facebook

Monika Bickert was in the witness stand ready to give evidence to Congress. As one of Facebook's most senior executives, she was about to be grilled by the House Judiciary Committee on fake news and content filtering.<p>Bickert, Facebook's head of global policy management, began delivering her opening …

House Judiciary Committee

Debate: Do social media platforms have the right to sell our data?

Christoph Trappe<p><b>Director of content, Stamats Business</b><p>“The reality of things is that the way we pay for free networks and channels out there is …

Social Media

Feminism Win: New Predator Movie to Feature Lady Predators

Hillary Clinton isn't president, but this is the next best thing.<p>Ladies, I have some great news for you: In the sixth installment of the Predator movie franchise, we will finally get what we've been asking for for so many years. That's right, a female Predator. Will she be an …

Comic Books

'Teaching, for many, is not a family career'

What is the real cause of the <b>teacher retention crisis</b>? In my opinion, it's the rigid structure of many schools, the lack of flexibility in working …

Teaching

Sign of the times: Big Tech comes together to create interoperability tool so users can move between services

Once upon a time, online services differentiated themselves from competitors by promising not to lock their users in (memorably, Flickr offered an …

Online Life

Meghan, Prince Harry may visit Bay Area on expected US trip

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry are said to be making plans to travel to California with a stop in the San Francisco Bay Area in early 2019.<p>The Duke …

Silicon Valley

“Expanding MY World” – A First

As a local Chicagoan, I didn’t have to travel very far for #SHRM18, but it was still a new and exciting experience since I was a first-time attendee …

Human Resources

Miss.Africa Digital Announces the Winners for the 2018 Seed Fund round

The African Women in Technology (AWIT) Conference is scheduled to take place from July 19 - 21, 2018. Hosted yearly …<p>Gumtree South Africa has …

General Electric

Want to Succeed? Here's Why You Need to Only Focus on 3 Things at a Time

You must consider whether something is a distraction or an opportunity.<p>Not long ago, I had dinner with a promising entrepreneur. We discussed his startup, and I offered plenty of advice.<p>I hope he chooses to follow one particular suggestion: ruthless prioritization.<p>No matter who you are, you can't …

Money

Microsoft will be a trillion-dollar company, say analysts

Analysts are beginning to think that Microsoft is close to being worth $1 trillion, given the company's latest earnings results.<p>Microsoft might not …

Satya Nadella

Microsoft shares poised to set record high

Microsoft is poised to set a record high on Friday as the software giant booked stronger-than-expected quarterly results.<p>The Redmond, Washington-based corporation earned an adjusted $1.13 per share, beating consensus estimates by 5 cents a share.<p>Both profit and revenue in the period ending on June …

Customers

27 Best Digital Marketing Podcasts You Need To Listen To

Here at DigitalMarketer, we love our podcasts.<p>(For proof, just check out <i>Perpetual Traffic</i>.)<p>And along those lines, we have some awesome news:<p><b>Last</b> …

Marketing

Mark Zuckerberg Said Facebook Drew Inspiration From Trump's Marketing Strategies During the 2016 Election

Facebook internally views the Trump campaign as an "innovator" in advertising.<p><b>Mark Zuckerberg called Donald Trump to congratulate him on his shock 2016 election victory.</b>• <b><br>That's according to a new report from BuzzFeed News, which also says Facebook internally views the Trump campaign as an</b> …

Donald Trump

Microsoft crosses $100 billion annual revenue mark for the first time

Microsoft officials say the company also closed the highest number of multi-million-dollar deals ever across its commercial cloud during its fiscal …

Windows 10

Microsoft hits an all-time high after crushing earnings (MSFT)

• <b>Microsoft hit an all-time high after crushing fourth-quarter earnings expectations.</b>• <b><br>Its Azure revenue grew at 89% year-over-year.</b>• <b><br>Revenue guidance topped Wall Street estimates.</b>• <b><br>Watch Microsoft trade in real time here.</b><p>Microsoft hit an all-time high of above $108 a share early Friday after crushing …

Markets

The Netflix exec in charge of hiring during the first 14 years says these 10 tips are indispensable to succeed in today's tech world

If the events of the past couple of years have taught us anything, it's that if company leaders treat human resources as an afterthought, then they risk running into troubles like those of Uber.<p>Patty McCord — former Netflix chief talent officer, and the co-architect of the streaming video company's …

Business

Microsoft "Investing Aggressively" In Improving the Gaming Experience, More Content

The Xbox team honored their promise of a thrilling E3 2018 showcase and with Phil Spencer at the helm? The brand is finally returning back to its …

Satya Nadella

ArenaNet developers fired after being targeted for sexist abuse

The video game industry is notoriously hostile to women — even more so than the IT industry as a whole, in my opinion. The lack of women characters …

Gaming Industry

Microsoft tops estimates in quarterly results as cloud revenue surges

Microsoft's push into cloud services has continued to pay off, as it crushed Wall Street estimates for its fourth quarter, citing strong take-up of its Azure platform.<p>Revenue rose 17pc year on year to $30.1bn (£23bn) for the period, beating analyst expectations for $29.2bn, and taking its revenue …

Wall Street

Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) Q2 2018 Earnings Conference Call Transcript

MSFT earnings call for the period ending June 30, 2018.<p><b>Microsoft Corporation</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT)<br>Q4 2018 Earnings Conference Call<br>July 19, 2018, <i>5:30 p.m. …

Investing

Microsoft posts 23 percent jump in Intelligent Cloud revenue, Azure revenue up 89 percent but undisclosed

Microsoft’s cloud division remains one of the primary architects of its comeback in recent years, posting a 23 percent jump in revenue during the …

Cloud Computing