Silicon Valley Struggles to Hack its Diversity Problem

  (The Washington Post) – Yahoo disclosed last week that African Americans made up just 2 percent of its workers, while Hispanics stood at 4 percent. Those revelations came days after Facebook reported that in 2014 it had employed just 81 blacks among its 5,500 U.S. Read More


Yahoo Launches Two-Step Verification and App Passwords

[Mashable] In order to strengthen its user and data security features, Yahoo has launched second sign-in verification and App Passwords. Similar to Google’s two-factor verification, Yahoo’s second sign-in verification adds an extra level of protection for your Yahoo account. In the event that your account is accessed from an unrecognized Read More


Yahoo Acquires Image-Recognition Startup IQ Engines To Improve Flickr Photo Organization & Search

[TechCrunch] Oh, so you thought Yahoo’s acquisition spree was over? Not even close. A Yahoo spokesperson has confirmed that the revitalized web giant has snapped up yet another company — this time it’s an image-recognition startup called IQ Engines. Yahoo has declined to disclose the terms Read More


Here Are the Business Cards of Famous People

[Gizmodo] Even though business cards seemed like they would be one of the first things to get killed by some fancy techwiznology, they’ve managed to survive even though the use of dead paper is dying. Everybody has business cards—even the super rich and super famous. Read More