THE DEPARTMENT OF Labor’s increasingly heated dispute with Google over a gender pay gap began, innocently enough, with a routine audit. As a federal contractor, Google must comply with the US government’s nondiscrimination and affirmative action statutes. In 2015, Google’s number randomly came up for inspection by the Office of...
Discovery Communications, which owns networks like the Discovery Channel, TLC, the Oprah Winfrey Network and Animal Planet, is planning to acquire Scripps Networks Interactive for nearly $12 billion. Scripps owns HGTV, the Food Network, the Cooking Channel and the Travel Channel, among other brands. When combined, the two companies command...
Dara Khosrowshahi, the chief executive of Expedia Inc., has been chosen to lead Uber Technologies Inc., according to multiple reports. Recode first reported that Uber’s board of directors had picked Khosrowshahi as CEO. He is likely to accept the job offer, although he had not yet publicly done so as...