Day: April 13, 2021

Stitch Fix says founder Katrina Lake will step down as CEO and become executive chairwoman starting August 1, names President Elizabeth Spaulding as next CEO (Kimberly Chin/Wall Street Journal)

Kimberly Chin / Wall Street Journal:Stitch Fix says founder Katrina Lake will step down as CEO and become executive chairwoman starting August 1, names President Elizabeth Spaulding as next CEO  —  Katrina Lake will be succeeded as chief executive by Stitch Fix President Elizabeth Spaulding  —  Stitch Fix Inc. founder … Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210413/p43#a210413p43

Alphabet shareholder Trillium Asset Management pushes Google for better whistleblower protections, referencing the firing of Timnit Gebru and a 2020 NLRB report (Mengqi Sun/Wall Street Journal)

Mengqi Sun / Wall Street Journal:Alphabet shareholder Trillium Asset Management pushes Google for better whistleblower protections, referencing the firing of Timnit Gebru and a 2020 NLRB report  —  Citing recent red flags, Trillium Asset Management files another shareholder proposal urging tech giant to review protections for employees voicing human rights concerns Source: http://www.techmeme.com/210413/p36#a210413p36

Ex-Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma describes why she helped draft the Silenced No More Act, a CA bill aiming to let discriminated-against employees bypass NDAs (Ifeoma Ozoma/New York Times)

Ifeoma Ozoma / New York Times:Ex-Pinterest employee Ifeoma Ozoma describes why she helped draft the Silenced No More Act, a CA bill aiming to let discriminated-against employees bypass NDAs  —  I chose not to be.  We need to end gag orders for victims of workplace abuse.  —  Ms. Ozoma is a tech policy expert … …

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Bitcoin rises to an all-time high of $63,179, exceeding the previous peak in March, ahead of Coinbase listing on NASDAQ on April 14 (Bloomberg)

Bloomberg:Bitcoin rises to an all-time high of $63,179, exceeding the previous peak in March, ahead of Coinbase listing on NASDAQ on April 14  —  – Token surpasses the previous high set in March this year  — Coinbase is scheduled to go public on the Nasdaq on April 14  —  Follow us @crypto for our full …

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