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Hewlett-Packard Is Planning Massive Job Cuts

Hewlett-Packard Co, which plans to split into two listed companies this year, said it expected to cut about 33,300 jobs over three years as the tech pioneer adjusts to falling demand. The latest cuts, on top of 55,000 layoffs previously announced under Chief Executive Meg Whitman, will mostly be in HP's faster-growing corporate hardware and services operations, to be spun off as Hewlett Packard Enterprise, or HPE, on Nov. 1.   The latest cuts indicate a reduction of the co...

Gender Inequality Is Hurting the Tech Industry -- What Can You Do About It?

It’s a well-documented fact that the tech industry has a serious gender imbalance. Despite efforts to drive young women into STEM fields and establish VC funds for female founders, women still make up just 26 percent of the computing workforce and 11 percent of tech executives at privately held venture-backed companies.   This is downright problematic when you consider that women make up the majority of gamers, spend the most tim...

People With Autism: Making Their Voices Heard!

As per the research conducted by UK based disability charity Sense, around 23% of disabled people feel lonely on most days. The percentage can be much higher for people having autism and other mental disabilities. People with disabilities face loneliness and social isolation. The situation can be much worse in developing countries where children and adults don’t have any access to special needs services. Even in developed countries, many adults don’t enjoy a continued access to sp...

Tech Women Triumph: 7 Richest Revealed, New Generation Empowered, Apple Evolves

August has seen some fantastic news of women making big waves in technology.A new generation of tech girls is already developing apps in middle school, and young adults are transforming the healthcare tech spacе. Meanwhile, seven women who have amassed a huge personal fortune in tech are listed. It’s time for our monthly roundup of the biggest news and features. The Seven Richest Women In Tech Chinese tech entrepreneur Zhou Qunfei has topped the list of the world&rsqu...

Study: People with autism have a specific, long-overlooked type of creativity

Autism is commonly, if mistakenly, associated more with logical thinking than creative expression. But new research suggests we might need to rethink our views on creativity and autism. The criteria we use to diagnose autism have long made reference to the fact that autistic imagination appears to be limited, and this trait is used as a way of detecting the condition. Yet in reality we still see many extremely creative autistic people. This paradox led researchers at the universities...