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We (still) need more women in tech

The workforce of every single major tech company in the United States is still overwhelmingly male. Tech employs more than6.7 million people in the U.S. Why arent more of them women?Today is International Womens Day. In honor of the occasion, lets imagine the day when women fill half of

Tesla surpasses GM to become most valuable car company in US

Elon Musks luxury car manufacturer, which has never made a profit, now worth $51.4bn after share prices soared unexpectedly starting last weekForget Motor City. Silicon Valley now owns the most valuable car company in the US. Tesla, the loss-making electric luxury vehicle maker, became the most valuable car company in

Tech’s Wealthy Enclaves Hurt the Countryand Tech Itself

On a dreary Thursday afternoon in March, the halls of the Russell Senate Office Building in Washington, DC, swelled with people who spend their lives trying to salvage the economies of America’s forgotten towns. Hailing from across the country, they hurried past Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office in their sharp

Are American tech companies trying to colonize the world?

You could be forgiven for sensing the altruism in Facebooks plan to give free Internet to the world.Free Basics, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerbergs program to work with Internet service providers in the developing world to bring a restricted form of the Internet to new users, is billed on its