Appointments and Executive Changes

Bill Gates Stepping Down From Microsoft’s Board

He has persuaded Mr. Buffett, his bridge partner and neighbor on the list of the world’s richest people, to donate most of his fortune to the Gates Foundation. Mr. Gates joined the Berkshire Hathaway board in 2004. The conglomerate has

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Pinterest Accused of Gender Bias in Suit by Former No. 2 Executive

SAN FRANCISCO — In April, Françoise Brougher, the chief operating officer of Pinterest and its top female executive, abruptly left the company with little explanation. In a lawsuit filed on Tuesday, Ms.

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Magic Leap Hires Top Microsoft Executive as C.E.O.

SAN FRANCISCO — Magic Leap said on Tuesday that it had hired Peggy Johnson, a top executive at Microsoft, to be its chief executive, as the troubled augmented reality headset start-up shifts

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New Trump Appointee Puts Global Internet Freedom at Risk, Critics Say

WASHINGTON — When Michael Pack, a conservative filmmaker and ally of Stephen K. Bannon, recently fired the heads of four U.S. government-funded news outlets, many became alarmed that he would turn the

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Calls Rise Inside Amazon to Address Racial Inequity

At a town hall in 2017, after Michael Brown, Philando Castile and Sandra Bland had already become household names, an employee asked Mr. Bezos about the lack of diversity on his team.

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Wirecard, a Payments Firm, Is Rocked by a Report of a Missing $2 Billion

Wirecard, a Germany company that soared in value in recent years as it provided a widening array of payment services around the world, was suddenly collapsing on Friday amid questions surrounding missing

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When the C.E.O., Already Facing a Crisis, Gets the Coronavirus

Glenn Fogel was in crisis mode. It was late February, and the coronavirus was spreading. Mr. Fogel, the chief executive of Booking Holdings, the online travel giant that owns brands like Priceline.com,

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