ViacomCBS probed sexual misconduct allegation against CEO Bob Bakish: report

ViacomCBS investigated an allegation of sexual misconduct by its chief executive Bob Bakish, according to a new report. A former employee at Viacom’s Nickelodeon cable channel claimed that Bakish touched her inappropriately at the company’s holiday party in 2016 when he was acting CEO, according to tech news site The Information, which cited anonymous sources. …

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Several Google services suffer outages Thursday night

Several Google services, including Gmail, Hangouts and YouTube, briefly went down for many users across the US on Thursday night. The outage-tracking website DownDetector received an influx of reports of interruptions to those services beginning shortly before 9 p.m. and peaking 15 minutes later. A majority of those affected were located in major cities along …

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Godiva CEO Annie Young-Scrivner to step down after 3 years on the job

Godiva CEO Annie Young-Scrivner is leaving the high-end chocolatier after three years on the job. Young-Scrivner plans to step down at the end of November to “pursue a new opportunity outside of the company,” Godiva said in a statement Thursday. The New York-based candy maker has started searching for her replacement and Young-Scrivner will help …

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Amazon unveils security drone to fly around your home

Amazon isn’t content to hear everything you say with its smart speakers. It now wants to see inside your home, too. The e-tail juggernaut unveiled a slew of new products at its annual fall hardware event on Thursday, including a security drone that flies around people’s homes on preset flight paths. The latest version of …

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Century 21 plans hundreds of layoffs as it closes stores in coming weeks

Bankrupt off-price retailer Century 21 plans to lay off hundreds of workers when its 13 stores close for good in the coming weeks, records show. The beloved chain, which carried high-end brands at bargain prices, will shut its New York, Pennsylvania and Florida stores by Nov. 22 after the coronavirus pandemic forced it into bankruptcy …

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B&G Foods to remove black Cream of Wheat chef from packaging

B&G Foods said Thursday it would drop an image of a black chef from the packaging of its Cream of Wheat cereal mix, the latest company to make changes to branding widely considered as racially insensitive. Companies including Mars and PepsiCo are changing names and branding of some of their products that are rooted in …

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This is how Mark Cuban thinks DC can get the economy back on track

Billionaire sports owner Mark Cuban is advocating for a dramatic increase in the economic aid the federal government is providing to Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The owner of the NBA’s Dallas Mavericks told CNBC in an interview that every household in the country should receive a $1,000 stimulus check every two weeks until December, …

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Citigroup says racism has cost US economy $16 trillion

A Wall Street bank just put a price tag on racism in America, and it’s a steep one. New York-based megabank Citigroup found that the US economy has lost out on $16 trillion in growth over the last 20 years because of discriminatory policies in wage growth, education access, homeownership, and lending to minority-owned businesses. …

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The coronavirus economy’s 7 biggest winners and losers

The coronavirus pandemic has kneecapped the global economy, upended lives around the world and devastated countless businesses. And the economic impact isn’t likely to end anytime soon — with spikes in COVID-19 cases leading to new lockdowns in some parts of Europe and the US death toll alone exceeding 200,000. But the pandemic has helped …

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Cambridge Analytica ex-boss banned from running companies

The former boss of Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users’ private data, has been banned from holding company directorships for seven years. Britain’s Insolvency Service said Thursday that Alexander Nix is banned from running companies after he permitted Cambridge Analytica’s parent firm, SCL Elections, …

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