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State Street, firm behind 'Fearless Girl,' underpaid female workers

State Street, firm behind 'Fearless Girl,' underpaid female workers

Turns out that State Street Global Advisors has been accused by the US Department of Labor of paying hundreds of female executives less than male colleagues. For what it's worth, the bank has denied the allegations. "State Street is committed to equal pay practices and evaluates on an ongoing basis our internal processes to be sure our compensation, hiring and promotions programs are nondiscriminatory", the company said in a statement to Bloomberg .


Facebook plans massive new data center in Virginia

Facebook plans massive new data center in Virginia

Facebook, Inc ., has recently announced its plans to build its next data center in Henrico County, Virginia , having already established its data centers in North Carolina, Iowa, and Oregon. Rachel Peterson, Facebook's director of data strategy, added: "When considering new data center locations, we not only look for clean and renewable energy solutions, but great partnerships within the local community, a strong pool of local talent, excellent access to fiber, and a robust electric grid".


Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes east coast of Japan near Fukushima

Quake of 6.3 magnitude strikes east coast of Japan near Fukushima

The Fukushima nuclear plant was destroyed in March 2011 by a 9-magnitude quake and the subsequent tsunami, exposing enormous amounts of radioactive material. At least 275 people - including around 20 children - were killed when the huge tremor struck near the town of Raboso, about 75 miles southeast of the capital.



Mondelez International, Inc. (NASDAQ:MDLZ) stco under radar

New York State Teachers Retirement System decreased its stake in Tiffany & Co New (TIF) by 2.5% based on its latest 2017Q2 regulatory filing with the SEC. 60,300 were accumulated by Interest Ca. Tanaka Capital Management holds 0.06% of its portfolio in Mondelez International Inc (NASDAQ: MDLZ ) for 596 shares.


Elon Musk 'full of crap' on self-driving vehicle claims - GM exec

Elon Musk 'full of crap' on self-driving vehicle claims - GM exec

Musk said there's "no scalability limit" and Tesla could rebuild Puerto Rico's electrical system if the island's residents and government decided they want to pursue that option. "I think he's full of crap", Miller is quoted saying of Elon Musk and the proposed price point of the new Tesla model. Both projects were created to supply power for much smaller populations than Puerto Rico, however.


Prankster hands 'pink slip' to May during her major speech in UK

Prankster hands 'pink slip' to May during her major speech in UK

May said, "This Conservative Party must pledge to renew the British dream in this country once again". She was also hindered by a persistent cough which at several points left her struggling to speak and forced her to pause for a drink of water.