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    1. Tech Companies Made Big Pledges to Fight Racism Last Year — Here's How They're Doing So Far

      Tech Companies Made Big Pledges to Fight Racism Last Year — Here's How They're Doing So Far

      Tech companies made big pledges to fight racism last year — here's how they're doing so far - Last June, tech companies made countless commitments to promote racial justice in the wake of the police murder of George Floyd. - One year after those initial statements, many tech companies say they have met some of their initial goals while promising to expand their commitments to diversity and inclusion efforts and racial justice causes...

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    2. Judge in Fortnite Case Holds Tim Cook's Feet to the Fire Over App Store Competition

      Judge in Fortnite Case Holds Tim Cook's Feet to the Fire Over App Store Competition

      Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers, who is presiding over the Epic v. Apple antitrust trial, saved her best for last. As Apple CEO Tim Cook prepared to leave the stand on Friday afternoon on the 15th and final day of courtroom testimony, Gonzalez Rogers took nearly 10 minutes — the longest singular line of questioning she's put to a witness in the trial — to grill Cook about both the business model of the App Store and the very nature of its relationship with developers...

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    3. An Activist Investor May Urge Duke Energy to ‘Get Back to Basics’

      An Activist Investor May Urge Duke Energy to ‘Get Back to Basics’

      Duke operates as an energy company in the United States that is the product of a merger with Cinergy in 2006; a merger with Progress Energy in 2012; and the acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas in 2016. It operates through three segments: Electric Utilities and Infrastructure, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Commercial Renewables...

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    4. Supreme Court to Decide Whether Goldman Sachs Shareholders Can Bring Suit in Major Fraud Case

      Supreme Court to Decide Whether Goldman Sachs Shareholders Can Bring Suit in Major Fraud Case

      The Supreme Court is set to hear arguments from Goldman Sachs in a long-running case that could have major implications for shareholders seeking to bring securities-fraud lawsuits. Arguments are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. ET Monday and will be streamed live as the court continues to meet remotely as a precaution against Covid-19...

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    5. Jeff Immelt on Executive Pay: The 'good ones are probably worth more'

      Jeff Immelt on Executive Pay: The 'good ones are probably worth more'

      When Jeff Immelt was pushed out as CEO of General Electric in 2017, he didn't leave empty handed. If fact, he earned over $200 million in retirement pay on top of 35 years of big salaries plus bonuses, which amounted to $33 million in 2015 and $21.3 million in 2016, for instance. (Immelt also reportedly used two corporate jets when he would travel, according to a Wall Street Journal report...

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    6. A New Breed of Activist Takes a Board Seat at Office Depot’s Parent Company

      A New Breed of Activist Takes a Board Seat at Office Depot’s Parent Company

      HG Vora is not an activist investor, but has shown to be active value investors when necessary. It is an event driven, value-oriented fund that was founded in 2009 by Parag Vora. HG Vora is part of a new breed of activism – deep value investors who have experience being activist when necessary, but do not use it as their prime strategy...

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