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Intel Allocates $300 Million for Workplace Diversity

Intel logo hangs on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & EXPO at the Javits Center in New York, U.
Intel logo hangs on display at the National Retail Federation's Annual Convention & EXPO at the Javits Center in New York, U.S., on Monday, Jan. 11, 2009. Sales at retailers rose 0.5 percent last month, the third consecutive increase, according to the median forecast of 57 economists surveyed by Bloomberg News ahead of Commerce Department figures due Jan. 14. Photographer: Jin Lee/Bloomberg via Getty Images

SAN FRANCISCO — Over the last year, Apple, Google and other big technology companies have faced mounting criticism by civil rights leaders about the lack of diversity in their work forces, which are populated mostly by white and Asian men.

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