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Turn Anger into Charity with RageDonate

Turn Anger into Charity with RageDonate

A host of organizations have capitalized on the anger that followed the election of Donald Trump. Now, a new organization called RageDonate is trying to consolidate all of your pissed-off donation needs into one place. The group of mostly anonymous techies and creative types launched its site today and is already partnering with the anti-sexual assault organization Project Callisto, Freedom of the Press Foundation, the Arizona chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, and other groups.

Article source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/11/14/ragedonate-turns-trump-anger-into-charitable-good/

Photo source: By Miloserdie1 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 4.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Facebook Employee Trump Fundraising "MVP"

Facebook Employee Trump Fundraising "MVP"

While Facebook grapples both internally and externally with its role in the election’s outcome, the Trump campaign is publicly singing the social network’s praises. Saturday afternoon, Gary Coby, an RNC taffer and Trump campaign fundraiser tweeted that Facebook was instrumental in the Trump campaign’s fundraising success. Coby singled out James Barnes, a client solutions manager for Facebook in Washington, D.C. as an “MVP” of the election.

Article source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/charliewarzel/trump-fundraiser-facebook-employee-was-our-mvp?utm_term=.rk2JB48Rb#.rsNvd8o1Q

Women More Worried About Diversity In Tech Post-Election

Women More Worried About Diversity In Tech Post-Election

Women in tech, a lucrative industry that’s already rife with unconscious bias and other challenges for non-white men, are concerned that the barriers of entry to their field may grow even higher. Female leaders in Silicon Valley are worried about what a national leader with this track record means for women and people of color in their industry.

Article source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/carolineodonovan/diversity-in-silicon-valley-in-trumps-america?utm_term=.cvQw6VX8m#.pizEK8Gqj

Photo source: By Avaaz (Berlin United against Trump) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Google Searches for "How to Vote" Up By 233% From 2012

Google Searches for "How to Vote" Up By 233% From 2012

As Election Day approaches, voting-related Google searches are spiking dramatically amid a flurry of online interest in the election. Google notes that searches for “how to vote” between Oct. 1 and Nov. 1 were 233% higher than they were during the same time period for the 2012 election. 

Article source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/alexkantrowitz/people-are-searching-how-to-vote-233-more-than-they-did-in-2?utm_term=.fk6OAyNME#.lf3zbDjPY

Founder Seizes on Anti-Trump Sentiment, Market Women-Friendly Workflow Software

Founder Seizes on Anti-Trump Sentiment, Market Women-Friendly Workflow Software

Earlier this year, Kristen Koh Goldstein merged two of her companies, three-year-old Scalus and six-year-old BackOps into a new company called HireAthena, a back-office-as a service startup that also sells fully automated workflow software. From the start, the company has aggressively marketed itself to both customers and employees who are women, and it’s smartly playing up to them right now in a presidential election season where talk of sexism has often (yes) trumped talk of education, defense, and the war on drugs, among other national issues.

Article source: https://techcrunch.com/2016/10/26/a-founder-seizes-on-anti-trump-sentiment-to-market-women-friendly-workflow-software/

Photo source: By Max Goldberg from USA (Trump CAUCUS) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons

Trump Hotels Kept Their Customers’ Credit Card Hack Secret For Months

Trump Hotels Kept Their Customers’ Credit Card Hack Secret For Months

New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a $50,000 settlement with the Trump Hotel Collection on Friday. The Trump Hotel Collection has agreed to pay a penalty for not disclosing a series of hacks on its computer network which resulted in the theft of 70,000 customers' credit card information and other personal data. The hacks have received only modest press coverage during Trump’s heated campaign for the presidency and date back to at least May 19, 2014.

Article source: https://www.buzzfeed.com/blakemontgomery/trump-hotels-penalties-reporting-customers-credit-card-hack?utm_term=.tydbaGy1v#.ygYp6k9wE

Photo source: Diego Delso [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons