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Facebook diversity numbers barely budge; advocacy groups call for more change

06/26/2015 02:00 AM EDT
Social justice organizations say that tech firms including Facebook need to set more definitive goals and call for the release of more diversity data. 
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Facebook forces some small businesses to shift their social media game plan
06/24/2015 06:53 PM EDT - Concerned people will leave the site if shown too many ads, Facebook this year began filtering users' News Feeds to eliminate many of the unpaid status updates they receive from businesses they've 'liked.' But the change is a hard hit to some small business owners, who don't have a lot of money or time to spend on social media, and some are exploring alternatives.  Full Story

Twitter wants 'full-time commitment' from new CEO; hires search firm
06/22/2015 07:19 PM EDT - Twitter said Monday it's looking for a chief executive who can make a 'full-time commitment,' apparently signaling to interim CEO Jack Dorsey that the company won't go for a leader who has two jobs.
 
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Area restaurants raise money for Vermont Family Network
06/19/2015 03:35 PM EDT - WILLISTON >> For a third year, Vermont Family Network has successfully partnered with restaurants around the state to raise money to support the organization's mission. The fundraiser took place Feb. 1 to 15 and a portion of sales for specials identified by each participating restaurant were donated directly to Vermont Family Network to help empower and support families of children with Full Story

Fitbit wins Wall Street debut, but competitors enter heated market
06/18/2015 09:07 PM EDT - Fitbit became the first wearable fitness tech firm to join Wall Street on Thursday, set a record for U.S. consumer electronics stock offerings and enjoyed a 48 percent pop in its public debut.
 
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Google's Nest launches new home camera, smoke detector
06/17/2015 06:10 PM EDT - Under pressure to unveil new products after being bought by Google for $3.2 billion more than a year ago, Nest Labs on Wednesday introduced its first home camera, an updated smoke detector and new software for its smart thermostat.  Full Story

SVMC ExpressCare adds PA
06/17/2015 04:29 PM EDT - BENNINGTON >> Southwestern Vermont Medical Center has announced the appointment of Vermont native Crystal Hasty, PA, as a physician assistant in the hospital's ExpressCare department. Hasty has lived and worked in Colorado, Georgia, Maine and Montana over the past several years. "SVMC ExpressCare is an exceptional asset to the community, and I am eager to contribute in this highly Full Story

Engineered Printing Solutions expands
06/17/2015 03:20 PM EDT - EAST DORSET >> Engineered Printing Solutions is experiencing a second growth spurt since having relocated to their East Dorset facility 20 years ago. They have started breaking ground on an additional 10,000 square feet of production space to keep pace with their growing manufacturing demands. After the completion of the addition, the facility will now exceed 32,500 square feet. Full Story

Grassroots Solar, Inc in Dorset earns recognition
06/17/2015 11:31 AM EDT - DORSET >> Bill Laberge of Grassroots Solar, Inc. has earned the solar industry's leading recognition of installation expertise from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners, and is now a NABCEP Certified PV Installation Professional┬«. NABCEP is the most highly respected and well-established national certification organization for renewable energy professionals. Full Story

Departing Twitter CEO Dick Costolo: 'There are many different ways to be successful'
06/16/2015 05:21 PM EDT - Twitter CEO Dick Costolo was tight-lipped Tuesday about any front-runners who could succeed him once he steps down in July, but said his replacement would have the space to lead the company forward. Full Story

Hot-air balloon hits tree, catches fire at Utah festival

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A witness says a pig-shaped hot-air balloon crashed into a tree and caught fire at a balloon festival in Utah, cutting the pilot's face. Full Story
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Did Tiger Woods cheat with Amanda Dufner?

Lindsey Vonn reportedly caught golfer with his competitor’s ex-wife, which is likely why they aren’t dating anymore.