It’s Equal Pay Day, How Is Inflection Doing?

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In 2014, women earned only 79 cents for every dollar earned by men. Today, April 12th, marks the extra number of days women would need to work to earn what men earned in the previous year. 2015 saw national and statewide attention on this issue, with a proclamation from the President for Equal Pay Day and California's Fair Pay Act. At Inflection, we've taken several steps to examine our own equal pay practices and adjust as needed. More…

What The Panama Papers Leak Reveals About The Importance Of Encryption

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The biggest data leak in history exposed the tax shelters and financial machinations of hundreds of high-ranking government officials around the world. Known as the Panama Papers, the leak of 11.5 million files from Panama-based law firm Mossack Fonseca to journalists shines a spotlight on the secret world of offshore tax havens. More…

Do You Know Where The Candidates Stand On Privacy?

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The Apple-FBI showdown over a locked iPhone has reinvigorated data privacy discussions in recent weeks. As a result, presidential candidates are clarifying and elaborating on the positions they’ve developed over the course of the campaign to date. Since we’re right in the heart of primary season, keep their positions in mind as you head to the polls. After all, the outcome of November’s election could directly affect policies that govern how your information can be used for years to come. More…

Empowering Young Women Leaders: Inflection Supports SHE-CAN

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To celebrate our 9.1 release, Inflection donated to a global cause with local roots. Our own Julie Hill Kimbrell, director of product for GoodHire, nominated a San Rafael, CA-based nonprofit organization founded by a member of her extended family. More…

Apple Takes A Stand For Privacy

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The battle over encryption backdoors took an unexpected turn this week as Apple vowed to fight government pressure – specifically a court order – to hack the iPhone. The tech giant’s CEO Tim Cook has touted the company’s commitment to its users’ privacy for months, so the company’s strong stance against the government request is hardly a surprise. Watch Inflection's reaction to Cook's stand. More…

Giving Back: Big Brothers Big Sisters

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Within Inflection's culture of giving back, we aim to give back to organizations that we are personally connected to. For this release, we made a donation to a connection on the opposite side of the country. To celebrate our 9.0 release, we donated to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Mass/Metrowest (BBBS): a non-profit organization that coordinates one-on-one relationships between children facing adversity and people looking to provide support in the Central Mass/Metrowest region of Massachusetts. More…

5 Privacy Must-Dos For Startups And Tech Companies

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In the age of mass surveillance and big data analytics, why should startups (or any company) spend scarce resources on data privacy? Is there even any such thing anymore? There is. And Data Privacy Day is the perfect time to explore the very good reasons why every company, even scrappy startups, must invest in protecting it. More…

Make An Impact: Reflecting On A Year Of Giving

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Inflection celebrated our 8.11 release by donating to two organizations: a Chennai Flood Relief Fund and the Ruth Asawa San Francisco School of the Arts. These donations mark the close of a successful year with $47,800 donated. Take a look at the impact Inflection's donations had in 2015. More…

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