African-American publishers have expressed concern that Internet companies are able to engineer the popularity of many types of stories.

For all of the technological progress that they have introduced, Silicon Valley companies like Google have become bastions of White male privilege, where Blacks, Hispanics and women have had a hard time gaining a foot in the door.

Tennis pro Serena Williams is joining the board of online polling service SurveyMonkey in an effort to push for more workplace diversity and inclusion in Silicon Valley.'s decision comes after the Mountain View, California tech giant announced plans this spring to recruit more women and people of color into one of the best paid growth industries in the nation.

Rosalind L. Hudnell is vice president, human resources and chief diversity officer for Intel Corporation and is currently leading Intel’s Diversity in Technology Initiative, a $300m effort to reach full representation the company by 2020. Hudnell joined Intel in 1996 and has held various management positions in community relations, government relations, charitable contributions, media outreach, […]

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After executives were slammed last year over low diversity numbers, Google is stepping up to help make Silicon Valley less homogenous and spread the wealth in one of the best paid industries in the nation. The Mountain View, California tech giant is trying to draw more women and people of color into the industry with […]