Job hunting? Heads of Microsoft, Google ranked best CEOs for diversity

CLOSE ViacomCBS is cutting ties with Nick Cannon following the actor’s anti-Semitic comments on his podcast, ‘Cannon’s Class.’ USA TODAY When it comes to job searching, recruiting and retention, diversity has increasingly become part of the conversation. Amid the recent Black Lives Matter protests, more companies are pledging to diversify workplaces by hiring more people of color, and CEO’s can play a vital role in making sure it happens. Chief executives can also set… Source link

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Chinese AirPods Maker Soars on Deal to Assemble iPhone Amid Trade Tensions

(Bloomberg) — Apple Inc. will soon invite a mainland Chinese company into the exclusive club of global iPhone assemblers, marking the biggest change to a decade-old production model just as Washington-Beijing tensions escalate. Luxshare Precision Industry Co. struck a deal to acquire Wistron Corp.’s iPhone unit and become the first mainland company to assemble Apple’s marquee device. It’s another win for a company that went from making cables and antennas to AirPods, sending its shares… Source link

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Disturbing photo from city before ‘lockdown’

India’s coronavirus crisis continues to worsen at an alarming rate, recording more than 40,000 cases in a single day for the first time on Sunday. On Friday, the virus-hit nation became only the third country to surpass the daunting milestone of one million cases after the US and Brazil. On Sunday India recorded 675 deaths, the tenth consecutive day it has recorded more than 500 daily deaths. Governments have rushed to try and stop the alarming surge in cases with a series of measures… Source link

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Google To Ban Ads Promoting ‘Dangerous Content’ On Covid-19 Theories

Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL) said over the weekend that it will restrict and if necessary prohibit advertising which promotes “dangerous content” on coronavirus conspiracy theories. The policy update, which will be effective from August, will ban publishers from abusing the California-based search giant’s ad platform to promote and monetize content that relates to a “current, major health crisis and contradicts authoritative, scientific consensus”. Examples of ad content which… Source link

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Citi Says It’s ‘Only a Matter of Time’ Before Gold Hits a Record

(Bloomberg) — Bullish factors building in the bullion market are set to see prices take out the record set in 2011, according to Citigroup Inc. Prices are benefiting from loose monetary policy, low real yields, record inflows into exchange-traded funds and increased asset allocation, analysts including Ed Morse wrote in the bank’s third-quarter commodities outlook. Gold is expected climb to an all-time high in the next six-to-nine months, and there’s a 30% probability it’ll top $2,000… Source link

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Pixel Buds review: Google’s competent AirPods alternative | Technology

Google’s AirPods competitor is finally ready. The Pixel Buds are true wireless earbuds that aim to be all things to all people with a hybrid design that’s neither fully open nor isolating. The £179 earphones are Google’s second attempt at Bluetooth earbuds, the first being not great. The new version dispense with the wire and adopt a tried-and-tested approach: earbuds that slot into a small and pocketable case. The buds are small and low-profile, similar in size to Samsung’s… Source link

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Thousands to walk off job to protest racial inequality

NEW YORK (AP) — Organizers of a national strike say tens of thousands of workers are set to walk off the job Monday in more than two dozen U.S. cities to protest systemic racism and economic inequality that has only worsened during the coronavirus pandemic. Dubbed the “Strike for Black Lives,” labor unions, along with social and racial justice organizations from New York City to Los Angeles, will participate in a range of planned actions. In places where work stoppages are not possible… Source link

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SoftBank-Backed Fintech Startup Seeks $3.5 Billion Value in IPO

(Bloomberg) — Online insurance platform Policybazaar aims to go public in 2021 at a valuation north of $3.5 billion, potentially becoming the first of India’s mega-startups to debut as its digital economy booms. The startup plans to secure about $250 million in a round of financing at a $2 billion-plus valuation before a September 2021 initial public offering, co-founder Yashish Dahiya told Bloomberg News. Policybazaar is now selecting two to three IPO lead underwriters from a roster that… Source link

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Vote for the greatest athlete of all time

Who is the GOAT of GOATs? The greatest of the greatests? An answer to the question: Who is the greatest athlete of all time? We’ve asked you to vote, and now we’re down to the final two: Wayne Gretzky vs. Michael Jordan. When you vote, keep this in mind: It’s impossible to compare players of different sports. What we can attempt to determine is this: Who dominated their competition the most? That’s ultimately the question we’re trying to answer here. So let’s get to it to determine… Source link

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