Author: Egon Kilin

Twitter under pressure to release data

Reverend Jesse Jackson, a U.S. civil rights advocate has begun pressuring Twitter to follow in the footsteps of Google, Facebook, LinkedIn and Yahoo, to release its employee diversity data, claiming that blacks were underrepresented in the tech community based on racial discrimination rather than on skills and abilities. Jackson has founded The Rainbow Push Coalition, ...

Microsoft to lay off 18.000 employees

Microsoft has announced on Thursday, July 17th that the company was going to begin massive layoffs of up to 14% of their staff, to be accomplished in the following year. Most affected by these layoffs will be the newly acquired Nokia devices and services division, with a cut of about 12.500 jobs, the company planning ...