For the week ending May 18, CRN looks at five companies making headlines for the wrong reasons.
Dell this week apologised for controversial comments made by a Danish motivational speaker last month at a Dell-hosted customer and partner summit in Copenhagen.
Dell acknowledged that Mads Christensen, a well-known agitator in Denmark, made "a number of inappropriate and insensitive remarks about women" at the event, which was attended by Michael Dell himself. According to Danish blogger Christiane Vejlø, Christensen said that all great technological inventions have come from men, with the exception of the rolling pin.
"The IT business is one of the last frontiers that manages to keep women out. The quota of women to men in your business is sound and healthy," Christensen said at the event, as reported by Vejlø.
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