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Facebook employees work in the design studio at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California March 2, 2012. Famous for a culture that glorifies the "hacker way," Facebook now talks of integrating "design thinking" into its products and has steadily beefed up its design studio. Design chief Kate Aronowitz dispatches designers who are paired with an engineer, a product manager and sometimes a researcher to conceive new products or improve features such as user profiles or messages. Picture taken March 2, 2012. To match Feature DESIGNERS-STARTUP/     REUTERS/Robert Galbraith  (UNITED STATES - Tags: SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY BUSINESS) - RTR30OBP

Women in tech early in their career are now asking for higher salaries, and getting them. Image: REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Michael J. Coren
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