SearchInk rebrands as omni:us, aims its hand-writing reading AI at insurance industry

Back in 2016 a startup called SearchInk, launched out of Berlin with the aim of combining machine learning with handwriting recognition. The upshot would be the ability to semantically label handwritt

The portion of VC-backed startups founded by women stays stubbornly stagnant

It was a tumultuous year for the technology industry, with sexual harassment, pay gaps and under-representation of women often dominating the headlines. And while sexism was not born in Silicon Va

These 10 tech companies are doing the best at diversity, according to Comparably

It's been quite a week in tech, with now-former Google engineer James Damore's controversial post about gender going viral and his subsequent firing. So, right on cue, workplace culture and company re

Ashton Kutcher plans to host an open dialogue on gender equality

Actor and startup investor Ashton Kutcher is gearing up to host a "live open dialog about gender equality in the work place and in tech in general." He plans to host it with fellow Sound Ventures part

The White House’s LGBT rights page has disappeared

And so the transition of power begins. First up is the site where several pages are now changing or altogether disappearing — including a page on lesbian, gay, bisexual and transg

The silver lining to all the bad news around diversity in U.S. tech

Hadi Partovi Contributor Hadi Partovi is a technology investor and entrepreneur and is the co-founder and chief executive of the Seattle-based nonprofit More posts by this contributor The si

An Action Plan For Getting More Women In Tech

How can more women be encouraged into technology careers? It's a question that is often put to delegates at tech conferences, but one which continues to be far harder to answer than it is to ask. The

I Don’t Want To Be A Diversity Candidate

<div><em><strong>Editor’s note</strong>: Guest author <a href="">Bindu Reddy</a> is the CEO of <a href="">MyLikes</a>, a word-of-mou