Posts by: Sarah Petz

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PayPal’s mission to diversify, one mom at a time

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The payments company starts a return-to-work program called Recharge in another push by the tech industry to provide more workplace flexibility. Shashi Dokania was, at best, a long-shot candidate. After taking a four-year break from work to raise her two sons, Dokania tried to land a job. A former tax...

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The woman who is trying to create a Netflix for books

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Chiki Sarkar hates being called a disruptor but that’s exactly what she’s doing to the opaque, incestuous world of Indian publishing. Along with Durga Raghunath, who brings the digital smarts, Sarkar has co-founded Juggernaut, a digital publishing house. She spoke to Neelam Raaj on why she wants to use tech to...

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Pakistan bans airing of ‘undesired’ contraceptive advertisements

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Pakistan has banned advertisements for contraceptive products on television and radio over concern that they expose inquisitive children to the subject of sex, local media reported on Saturday. The Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) said it was acting in response to complaints from parents and its ban covered all...