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Microsoft received 238 discrimination and harrassment complaints since 2010 ,

Female Microsoft employees filed 238 internal complaints about gender discrimination or sexual harassment between 2010 and 2016, according to documents recently made public in an ongoing court case. Compiled by Reuters, the documents show a string of internal complaints that plaintiffs allege are the results of persistent pay discrimination issues. Microsoft’s internal …

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Trump White House blocks Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm ,

SAN FRANCISCO — President Trump has blocked Singapore-based Broadcom’s proposed $117 billion takeover of U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm for national security reasons. In the order released Monday night, Trump cited “credible evidence” that the takeover “threatens to impair the national security of the United States.” Coming just hours after Broadcom CEO Hock Tan met with …

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Road work: 4 considerations for traveling freelancers ,

If you do a Google image search for “digital nomad,” it becomes immediately apparent why so many people covet this lifestyle. Images of people using their laptop on tropical beaches have a strong appeal for many office dwellers. Launching a company poolside, jet-setting to exotic destinations, or working on one’s …

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Amazon maintains top brand reputation, Apple and Google reps dip ,

Amazon remains the company with the best reputation, but several other tech brands including Apple and Google saw their reputations drop in the annual Harris Poll Reputation Quotient poll, out Tuesday. It’s just the latest evidence of a burgeoning backlash against some of the technology giants that impact consumers’ lives daily. Among the …

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This stock could be like buying Amazon for $3.19

Facebook’s Billionaire CEO Mark Zuckerberg stunned investors with his bold claim about a radical tech breakthrough. Zuckerberg said this tech is “the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.” And Zuckerberg is putting his money where his mouth is…he’s already invested $2.3 billion to get in early. Now, I don’t have to …

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Dick’s Sporting Goods shares tumble on dismal holiday sales

Dick’s Sporting Goods on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings that slightly topped analysts’ estimates, but revenue and same-store sales fell short. Its shares were down more than 7% in premarket trading following the announcement. Net income totaled $116 million, or $1.11 a share, for the quarter ended Feb. 3, compared with $90.2 million, or …

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Alicia Vikander leaps into action as Lara Croft in a ‘Tomb Raider’ for the Time’s Up era ,

LOS ANGELES – Alicia Vikander had just wrapped her exhausting 100-day Tomb Raider shoot last June when she decided to catch the summer movie sensation Wonder Woman for rest and relaxation. Seeing Gal Gadot’s powerful Diana Prince at the center of the superhero world knocked Vikander out. “I was amazed, I watched a battle scene onscreen with only women …

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