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August 8, 2017 3:36 AM Google anti-diversity policy memo goes viral at tech giant

NEW YORK — A memo written by a male engineer at Google about gender differences sparked a quick rebuttal from Google after it circulated widely online. Google CEO Sundar Pichai denounced the memo in an email on Monday for “advancing harmful gender stereotypes” and said he was cutting short a vacation to hold a town hall with staff on Thursday. The engineer 38

August 7, 2017 10:15 AM Google VP denounces employee's sexist memo on female workers

LONDON - Google's new head of diversity has rejected an internal commentary from an employee who suggested women don't get ahead in tech jobs because of biological differences. Danielle Brown, who was named a vice-president at the search giant only a few weeks ago, says Google is "unequivocal in our belief that diversity and inclusion are critical to our success 25

April 10, 2017 8:41 PM B.C. political parties talk pocketbook issues on eve of provincial election

VANCOUVER - British Columbia's two main political parties are promising to keep more money in taxpayers' pockets on the eve of the provincial election campaign. Liberal Leader Christy Clark promised tax cuts, credits and freezes today while NDP Leader John Horgan says his party would eliminate tolls on two bridges linking the suburbs to Vancouver if the party 20

April 2, 2017 1:43 PM How students in Smith Falls, Ontario are bringing First World War soldiers’ stories to life

One soldier at a time, these Grade 10 researchers are building a massive database of Canada’s fallen from Hill 70, Vimy Ridge and more. Roy MacGregor looks at what they’ve learned The Grade 10 student at Smiths Falls District Collegiate Institute has been part of a national “hackathon” designed to introduce young Canadians to the significance of such key First 21

March 9, 2017 8:08 AM WikiLeaks 'Vault 7' CIA Dump: Are the Files Real and Are They a Risk?

WikiLeaks has published thousands of documents that the anti-secrecy organization said were classified files revealing scores of secrets about CIA hacking tools used to break into targeted computers, cellphones and even smart TVs. The CIA and the Trump administration have declined to comment on the authenticity of the files. Prior WikiLeaks releases 21

February 24, 2017 8:55 PM New leak exposes a trove of personal passwords and sensitive info

Cloudflare, one of the giants of internet security responsible for keeping the websites we all visit safe, is itself the source of a vulnerability that has the potential to rival the Heartbleed bug of 2014. And to make things worse, we don't even know the full extent of the damage yet. Let's get this out of the way early: Change your passwords. Starting 17

January 18, 2017 1:28 AM Download: Allo With Chrome Custom Tabs, Selfie Stickers Coming

The latest version of Google Allo highlights an incoming sticker personalization feature and already includes support for Chrome Custom Tabs. While the latter feature is already live in this latest update, the sticker personalization has been spotted in the code for the app and therefore, will likely become available at a future time or as part of another 13

December 9, 2016 6:54 AM Microsoft launches Hour of Code campaign in India to teach students concepts of computer coding

The workshop focused on making computer coding easier to the youth by introducing basic computer coding concepts through Minecraft Hour of Code Designer, a coding tutorial for students. To make computer science education more popular among Indian youth, Microsoft and Code.org jointly organised a global campaign, 'Hour of Code', across 15 states in India 15

December 6, 2016 1:37 AM Dark skies dim Trudeau’s sunny ways: Analysis

Whether they are miscues or gaffes, the past few weeks have seen the shine wear off the Liberal government, more than 13 months into its first mandate. Democratic Institutions Minister Maryam Monsef was forced last week to apologize for slagging opposition MPs as lazy after she tossed aside their electoral reform report. As she stood Monday, Conservative 21

November 18, 2016 12:21 PM Apple to show off new Swift Playgrounds coding app at 2016 Hour of Code

Every year, Code.org hosts Hour of Code, a global initiative aimed at teaching the basics of computer programming to students. Part of the annual Computer Science Education Week, Hour of Code is sponsored by a number of technology companies that use their own products and services to help get students excited about coding. Apple has participated in Hour of Code since 31