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Maxim Integrated Jumps 4% on In-Line FYQ3, Higher Forecast

Chip maker Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM), which makes a vast array of different chips serving a diverse set of end markets, this afternoon reported fiscal Q3 revenue and earnings in line with Street expectations, and forecast results this quarter above Street consensus, sending its shares higher in late trading. Revenue in the three months ending in March declined to $555 […]

Around The Corner

As it happens with conversations, they take twists and turns, and suddenly I find myself talking about diversity and difference with Ruby on our way back from an afternoon at the museum. This isn't a topic we talk about a lot, but it's one that Ruby has clearly thought about. Show More Summary

Obama on SCOTUS Nominee Merrick Garland's Diversity: 'Well, He's From Skokie'

On Thursday afternoon, President Barack Obama visited the University of Chicago Law School to continue to exhort congressional Republicans to reconsider their Supreme Court obstructionism. Read more...

Obama Dismisses SCOTUS Diversity Criticism: Didn’t Search for ‘Black Lesbian from Skokie’

3 weeks agoNews : Mediaite

This afternoon President Obama addressed the criticism that his Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, is just another white guy and he didn't go for a more diverse pick.

Can the Nation's Largest Writers' Conference Transcend Lit's Lack of Diversity?

I was reading Claudia Rankine’s book Citizen: An American Lyric in a hotel bar in downtown Los Angeles Saturday afternoon when I got a series of texts from my partner, who was in Ventura County, sitting by a lake and writing poetry. The police were harassing him. Three white men...

Diversity takes center stage at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

Hollywood's debate over diversity is taking center stage at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. ? At the annual indie-movie ceremony in Santa Monica on Saturday afternoon, presenters and hosts have been making a number of diversity-related comments -- while Idris Elba, whose Academy Awards omission...

Fighting Whitewashed History With MIT's Diversity Hackers

Hackathon participant Nelly Rosaria, making the Wiki-world a more textured place. (Photo: Atlas Obscura) It's a scene no one would look twice at–on a Friday afternoon at the end of January, in a gray-walled MIT computer lab, a dozenShow More Summary

The Academy Responds to #OscarsSoWhite, Announces Efforts to Double Minority Members

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced this afternoon that they're taking immediate steps to address the diversity issues raised by #OscarsSoWhite.

Quincy Jones Challenges AMPAS On Diversity – NATPE

Asked this afternoon for his take on the lack of Oscar nominations for African Americans, Quincy Jones — who’s scored 34 films beginning with The Pawnbroker in 1964 — told the audience at NATPE in Miami that he too might withdraw from...Show More Summary

Open Thread

Saw Star Wars this afternoon (please, be cautious in the comments if spoilers upset you), but all I will say is it was a nice diversion from a shitty 24 hours and I think the strongest aspect of the movie (other than the music) is that it didn’t feel like it was all special effects […]

SXSW axes talks on diversity in gaming because of threats of violence

6 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

The gaming industry continues to struggle when it comes to playing nice. Monday afternoon South by Southwest, a massive interactive, film and music festival in Austin, Texas, canceled two panel discussions that were to focus on diversity, harassment and the gaming community. Organizers cited threats...

For True Diversity In Fashion, We've 'Gotta Keep Calling People Out'

Bethann Hardison, renowned fashion activist and former model, is the authority when it comes to diversity within the fashion industry. Hardison hosted an intimate gathering on Monday afternoon in the midst of New York Fashion Week, to...Show More Summary

Showtime’s David Nevins: UK Talent A Must; Work To Do On U.S. Racial Diversity – Edinburgh

Showtime Networks president David Nevins, who spent a year in Scotland as a student a while back, made an Edinburgh audience very happy this afternoon when he praised the excellence of British actors. "Is dipping into the UK talent pool a must?" Nevins was asked. Show More Summary

Mobile "fault" forces BA flight into unscheduled Russian landing

Airline denies rumours of catastrophically exploding BlackBerry British Airways has denied that an exploding BlackBerry was to blame for a flight diversion this afternoon.…

Arista Rising: Street Cheers ‘Diversity’ of Revenue, Though Upside Slimmer

Shares of networking equipment vendor Arista Networks (ANET) are up $1.80, or 2.4%, at $83.38, holding onto some of last night’s gains, after yesterday afternoon beating Q2 revenue and earnings executions, and forecasting this quarter higher as well. On a call with analysts following the report, CEO Jayshree Ullal trumpeted things such as the company’s [...]

Afternoon In The Park: Filament

The Filament crew rolled through the TWS park recently and handled biz for our latest Afternoon in the Park. These dudes are full of style and diversity. Watch Garrett Hill, The post Afternoon In The Park: Filament appeared first on Transworld Skateboarding.

Tapper on Sunday Show Diversity: ‘Can’t Help It if Democratic Field is White’

10 months agoNews : Mediaite

Newly-appointed State of the Union host Jake Tapper waded into the debate this afternoon over the lack of gender and racial diversity amongst Sunday political show guests, which many maintain constricts the range of the shows' viewpoints.

Friday Afternoon Diversion: Veruca Salt Are 'Laughing In The Sugar Bowl'

The legendary Chicago quartet has released a video for the new single off their new album. [ more › ]

Reality TV “Like The Wild Wild West Again, But Not In A Good Way” – Produced By

Diversity ruled at the seventh annual PGA Produced By conference which ended this afternoon. The two-day event looked a lot like America — a diverse mix of races and ethnicities, with women well represented on the panels and among the 1,400 people in attendance at the Paramount Pictures lot in Hollywood. Show More Summary

20 Memorial Day Recipes You Should Make Right Now

This Memorial Day, come equipped with an arsenal of recipes that are diverse enough to wow everyone at the dinner table or afternoon picnic. These 20 recipes have been vetted by EcoSalon’s food writers, so you know they’ve been tried, tested and passed with flying colors, before being gobbled up. Show More Summary

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