Hexbyte  Tech News  Wired Amnesty Report: Twitter Abuse Toward Women Is Rampant

Hexbyte Tech News Wired Amnesty Report: Twitter Abuse Toward Women Is Rampant

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Halie Chavez; Getty ImagesFor many women, especially journalists, politicians, and other public figures, Twitter is something to endure. Many have accounts out of professional necessity, but the cost of their participation in Twitter discourse is often abuse, threats, and harassment. Women learn to block, mute, report, and ignore their mentions. Some tweet directly at Twitter…

Report: IBM Watson Health slashes workforce – MassDevice

Report: IBM Watson Health slashes workforce – MassDevice

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International Business Machine (NYSE:IBM) reportedly laid off 50% to 70% of the workforce at its Watson Health operation, primarily at recent acquisitions for which the tech giant paid at least $3.6 billion. The layoffs, according to a May 25 report in The Register, involve Cleveland-based Explorys and Dallas-based Phytel, which IBM acquired in April 2015 for undisclosed amounts. Cleveland…