The lawyer who helped launch the antitrust case against Microsoft says the US government’s new lawsuit against Google shows that the DOJ learned an important lesson from the milestone legal battle (MSFT, GOOG, GOOGL)

Summary List Placement The Department of Justice explicitly cites Microsoft’s legal battles over alleged monopolistic practices when it filed antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday. Specifically, the DOJ argues Google is restricting distribution for its competitors by making its own software the default – and undeletable – option for consumers. This behavior, the DOJ contends, […]

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EXCLUSIVE: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is ‘hanging in there’ as Trump encourages supporters to ‘lock her up’ after the FBI thwarted a right-wing plot to kidnap and execute her

Summary List Placement Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer says she’s “hanging in there” after the FBI foiled a right-wing plot to kidnap her. “That’s my phrase for 2020,” she told Business Insider in an interview Tuesday morning. Whitmer has been in the national spotlight since 13 men were arrested and charged earlier this month with scheming […]

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Target is giving frontline workers $70 million in bonuses — but their growing gig workforce say they just got hit with a major pay cut (TGT)

Summary List Placement Target announced Monday that it would offer more than 350,000 frontline employees a $200 bonus each, or $70 million in total. Target previously gave all hourly full-time and part-time store and distribution center workers $200 bonuses in July. Eligible employees include hourly members in stores and distribution centers, seasonal hires, and hourly […]

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Silicon Valley’s biggest billionaires have reportedly poured millions into a super PAC-run series of anti-Trump TV ads ahead of Election Day

Summary List Placement Some of Silicon Valley’s biggest tech leaders have poured millions of dollars into a secretive Democratic super PAC that has booked a series of television ads speaking out against President Donald Trump in the lead-up to the election, according to a Tuesday report from Recode’s Teddy Schleifer. Per the outlet, Dustin Moskovitz, […]

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Why these Gucci clothes are racist

Summary List Placement Following is a transcript of the video. Narrator: When this model walked down the runway in Gucci’s 2018 Fall Winter Show, there was no major uproar. In fact, this turtleneck was being sold for nearly a year. But it’s not just a simple turtleneck. There’s something more sinister in the image that […]

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Reformation internal investigation finds workplace culture and ex-CEO Yael Aflalo ‘not racist’ — despite rampant allegations of discrimination from current and former employees

Summary List Placement Five months after allegations of discrimination erupted against Reformation and the fashion brand’s former chief executive Yael Aflalo, findings from an internal company investigation released last week claim otherwise. The report — which was conducted by the Chicago-based law firm, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP and included interviews with 47 employees — […]

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Reformation internal investigation finds workplace culture and ex-CEO Yael Aflalo ‘not racist’ — despite rampant allegations of discrimination from current and former employees

Summary List Placement Five months after allegations of discrimination erupted against Reformation and the fashion brand’s former chief executive Yael Aflalo, findings from an internal company investigation released last week claim otherwise. The report — which was conducted by the Chicago-based law firm, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP and included interviews with 47 employees — […]

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Reformation internal investigation finds workplace culture and ex-CEO Yael Aflalo ‘not racist’ — despite rampant allegations of discrimination from current and former employees

Summary List Placement Five months after allegations of discrimination erupted against Reformation and the fashion brand’s former chief executive Yael Aflalo, findings from an internal company investigation released last week claim otherwise. The report — which was conducted by the Chicago-based law firm, Morgan, Lewis and Bockius LLP and included interviews with 47 employees — […]

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