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The Instagram of News Is Here, And It’s Way Smarter Than You Think

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Last week, Apple announced News, an algorithmically curated news recommendation app, which has been territory well-explored to middling success by services like Flipboard and Zite. As usual, developers and reporters cheered the arrival… Continue reading

Harriet Tubman Could Be The First Woman On A $20 Bill

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Americans want Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. Tubman was the winner of a 10-week poll conducted by the nonprofit group Women On 20s, which wants to replace President Andrew Jackson with a… Continue reading

Stop Asking Yourself “What’s My Passion?” and Start Asking This Instead

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Whenever you’re unsatisfied with your job, people advise you to figure out what you’re passionate about and then just turn that into a full-time gig. Honestly, how tired are you of asking yourself,… Continue reading

Salesforce CEO Takes Radical Step To Pay Men And Women Equally

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Equal pay for equal work isn’t typically a mantra you hear from the chief executive of a multibillion-dollar company. Yet Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff is taking the radical step of reviewing employee salaries… Continue reading

How to help victims of the Nepal earthquake

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A 7.8 magnitude earthquake rocked Nepal with devastating force Saturday, killing more than 3,800 people and injuring at least 7,000. Many more are unaccounted for as the search for survivors continues. Google has launched… Continue reading

Nike Women’s New Ad Campaign Is Full Of ‘I Can’t’

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You’re about to be very inspired by the worlds “I can’t.” Nike’s new “Better For It” ad campaign is all about women finding motivation when that sneaky little voice starts telling them that… Continue reading

A simple 2-step exercise for figuring out what you’re really good at

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If we ever had coffee and I asked you what your skills are, you’d probably tell me one of two things: 1. I don’t know what my skills are. 2. I don’t have… Continue reading

The top 13 companies for women in tech

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If there’s anything the Ellen Pao trial showed, it’s that sexism is still alive in Silicon Valley. But some tech companies are trying to change that. The Anita Borg Institute, a nonprofit dedicated… Continue reading

Women now control more than half of US personal wealth, which ‘will only increase in years to come’

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Women have overtaken men and now control more than half of all U.S. wealth and will likely take an even bigger piece of the pie in coming years, a new study has revealed.… Continue reading

A 101-year-old shares her best advice for young women

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“Just go ahead and do your thing no matter what,” says Marian Cannon Schlesinger to today’s young women. At 101 years of age, she is still painting, writing, watching Rachel Maddow, and reading… Continue reading