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Google Says Will Support Youth, Women Entrepreneurs in Telangana

Google said on Thursday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana Government to provide technical and financial support to youth and women entrepreneurs in the state. As per the deal, Google will collaborate with the Government through its various arms to extend scholarships for Google Career Certificates to Telangana’s youth, support […]

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News

Google Says Will Support Youth, Women Entrepreneurs in Telangana

Google said on Thursday it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Telangana Government to provide technical and financial support to youth and women entrepreneurs in the state. As per the deal, Google will collaborate with the Government through its various arms to extend scholarships for Google Career Certificates to Telangana’s youth, support […]

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Social

WhatsApp Gets a Health Awareness Chatbot in India for Girls, Young Women

WhatsApp and nonprofit Girl Effect on Wednesday announced the launch of artificial intelligence (AI) based chatbot ‘Bol Behen’ (colloquial Hindi for ‘Speak, Sister’) in India to help adolescent girls and young women with concerns and queries around general health and sexual wellbeing. The Hinglish language chatbot is designed to provide content on topics such as sexuality, […]

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Social

Twitter Claims Women Participate in 15 Percent of NFT Chatter in India

Non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have experienced a meteoric rise in 2021, despite divided opinions. In India alone, Twitter claims conversations on NFTs increased by 3,000 percent within a period of one year, from January 2021 to January 2022. According to Twitter, at least 375 million tweets were sent on NFTs worldwide but currently, male users dominate […]

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Opinion

Some Men Want Women to Send First Message on Tinder: Why It Won’t Work

I spend a lot of time on dating apps for work. I host the comedy show Tinder Live, and I have right- and left-swiped in New York, Los Angeles, Austin, Seattle, Boston and beyond. I’d say 30 percent of the profiles contain a version of: “If women want equal rights, you can send the first message.” […]

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Opinion

Uber May Be Paying Women Less for Driving Better

Uber is trying to defeat the gender pay gap by relying on an algorithm that has no idea whether drivers are men or women. But is it working? A recent paper studying more than a million drivers reached a conclusion: not so much. Men earn about 7 percent more than women do, as it turns […]

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