Microsoft Nicer Than Google?
Microsoft, Adobe, eBay, T-Mobile and Salesforce were a few of the tech companies that made Ethisphere’s annual unranked list of the world’s most ethical companies.
Microsoft might be beating some rivals on ethics, writes Jolie O'Dell. "Microsoft, Adobe, eBay, T-Mobile and Salesforce were among tech companies in Ethisphere’s annual list of the world’s most ethical companies. These companies have been recognized for their 'real and sustained ethical leadership' across various industries. Google, whose 'don’t be evil' motto and highly visible social good activities give the company a friendly public face, wasn’t on the list; the company was present on the list in 2010, 2009, 2008 but has since dropped off for reasons unstated by Ethisphere. As far as we can tell, this is the first time Microsoft has been recognized by this group."
It's the first time the association hasn't hired a comedian in 16 years.
- The 2018 WHCA ended in controversy after comedian Michelle Wolf made jokes some considered to be offensive.
- The WHCA apologized for Wolf's jokes, though some journalists and many comedians backed the comedian and decried arguments in favor of limiting the types of speech permitted at the event.
- Ron Chernow, who penned a bestselling biography of Alexander Hamilton, will speak at next year's dinner.
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- The findings may one day lead to a new form of treatment for those suffering from addiction.
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