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Some tech startups in China are hiring women who are taller than 5’2” and wear makeup to socialise with male programmers and give them massages

The New York Times reports that Chinese startups are hiring women to be “programming motivators.” The job requirements include socialising with male workers and giving them massages, and employees are chosen based on their physical attributes. The practice has drawn criticism in a country where beliefs about gender roles are […]
Some tech startups in China are hiring women who are taller than 5’2” and wear makeup to socialise with male programmers and give them massages
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Chinese tech giant Baidu just revealed its plan to mass-produce self-driving vehicles beginning this year — and Waymo should be nervous

Chinese tech giant Baidu announced partnerships to build self-driving vehicles starting in 2018. The company’s software will be used in a mini bus and mass-market consumer vehicles. The company has been making significant investments in autonomous driving technology to compete with American companies like Tesla and Waymo. At CES in […]
Chinese tech giant Baidu just revealed its plan to mass-produce self-driving vehicles beginning this year  —  and Waymo should be nervous