Blog Profile / Filthy Rich

Filed Under:Lifestyle / Luxury
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Archived Since:February 28, 2011

Blog Post Archive

Logo-A-Go-Go: 100 Years Of Forbes Typography

On Forbes 100th anniversary, we asked legendary art director Roger Black to evaluate a century of the magazine's logos.

The Feminist Mystique: Women In Forbes’ Pages, 1917 Through 2017

From mansplaining sexism in the workplace to leaning in, a brief history of women in the pages of Forbes.

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney Out Immediately Amid Sexual Harassment Investigation

Mike Cagney, CEO of personal finance company Social Finance Inc., will be stepping down immediately following sexual harassment allegations, rather than at the end of the year as previously announced.

Google Sued For Gender Discrimination By Female Former Employees

Three former employees of Google have filed a class action lawsuit against the internet giant, alleging a pattern of discrimination against women workers, including systemically lower pay than their male counterparts.

Carrot Fertility Raises $3.6M To Help Take IVF, Egg Freezing Benefits Mainstream

Carrot Fertility aims to help all companies, regardless of size, offer employees affordable fertility benefits in line with what they might expect at Facebook and Apple.

SoFi CEO Mike Cagney Resigns Following Sexual Harassment Lawsuit

"Certain male-dominated startups have developed an unchecked arrogance with a laser focus on growth and financial success while ignoring workplace regulations," reads the suit.

Ellen Pao On Sexism In Silicon Valley: Uber Isn’t The Only Bad Apple

In the two years since a jury found in favor of Kleiner Perkins, Pao has watched women come forward on the record and allege sexual harassment at VC firms. The difference: today, the press and public seem to believe them.

Mark Zuckerberg Hosts Facebook Live With Dreamers, Calls For Urgent Action To Save DACA

The social media billionaire is one of many Silicon Valley bold-faced names to express public support for DACA in recent days, including Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff, Bill Gates, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki, and Laurene Powell Jobs.

Trump Halting Equal Pay Measure ‘A Blatant Attack On Women,’ Activists Say

"What they have said is that they thought this was 'burdensome,'" said Fatima Goss Graves, who leads the National Women's Law Center. "That language has been used to halt all progress on civil rights -- it's not a new term."

Black Girls Code Turned Down ‘Insincere’ $125,000 Uber Check, Then Raised More In 24 Hours

"I'm not seeing that they're doing anything to make it better for women in this industry," said Bryant of her decision. "This is a nice, shiny initiative that makes it seem right."

Forbes Seeks Next Glossier: Nominate Young Retail All-Stars For 30 Under 30 List

We're seeking nominations for the 2018 class of Forbes' 30 Under 30 in retail and e-commerce. Who will be changing the way we shop, both online and off, for the next 30 years?

Women-First App Bumble Turned Down $450 Million Buyout Offer From Dating Giant Match Group

Match Group, the umbrella company which owns Bumble competitors including, Tinder, and OKCupid, made its approach about two months ago, according to sources familiar with the conversation.

Airbnb Hires Actor Danny Glover As Advisor In Move To Boost Diversity Among Hosts

The Lethal Weapon star, a longtime social justice advocate, will focus on ensuring African-American and Latinx hosts are "taking advantage of the economic opportunity of hosting on the Airbnb platform."

Google Drops Alt-Right Favorite Gab From Play Store As Internet Hate Speech Purge Continues

As the world's biggest tech companies take a stand against racist hate speech in the wake of neo-Nazi violence in Charlottesville, Va., Google has removed social network Gab -- a favorite of the alt-right -- from its Play Store.

Nasty Gal Founder Sophia Amoruso Raises $1.2M For New Venture Girlboss Media

Less than a year after her first high-profile company filed for bankruptcy, Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso has raised $1.2 million to grow a media brand named after her bestselling 2014 memoir.

As Tech Companies Tackle Racists, Neo-Nazi Daily Stormer Tries To Stay Online Using Russian Domain

The self-proclaimed "world's most genocidal Republican website" moved to a Russian domain and a.Ru web address on Wednesday morning. By Wednesday afternoon, the site was already down.

GoDaddy Bans Neo-Nazi Site Daily Stormer Following Outrage Over Charlottesville Story

Twitter users are both welcoming GoDaddy's move, and wondering why it took a post attacking a murdered woman to prompt action.

Fired Google Engineer James Damore’s ‘Media Tour’ Not Likely To Help His Legal Case

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Since his firing from Google, engineer James Damore has been on something of a media tour, starting with figures popular among the alt-right, the fringe conservative movement that jumped to his defense this week.

‘One In 100 Million’ Chance Alleged Gender Pay Gap At Google Is Random, Says Class Action Lawyer

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

A planned class-action suit will draw on a Department of Labor's analysis which found between six and seven standard deviations between wage rates of men and women based on a snapshot of the salaries of 21,000 workers at Google's Mountain View headquarters.

Former Uber, 23AndMe Execs Launch Fertility Startup Offering $149 At-Home Tests

2 months agoLifestyle / Luxury : Filthy Rich

Modern Fertility aims to democratize and simplify fertility testing by offering $149 at-home tests and an easy-to-understand score that includes mapping a woman's ovarian reserve -- that is, how many eggs she has left.

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