Police Officer On Administrative Leave During Investigation Of Post On Social Media

An officer with the Pacific Grove Police Department has been placed on administrative leave pending the outcome of an investigation into a post on social media, officials said Sunday.

Pacific Grove Police Chief Cathy Madalone said she is “deeply concerned by these allegations” that stem from a post on the social media platform Parler, which Madalone described as “like Facebook, but without censorship.”

She said the post in question, which was reported to the department, stated “F— Black Lives Matter.”

The city said in a news release that, “This is the same officer that had the controversial decals affixed to his vehicle that were reported to the city back in May of 2020. Unfortunately, the findings of that investigation were part of a personnel matter, therefore disclosure of the details of the investigation are prohibited by law.”

“I want to assure the public that we are committed to providing the

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Apple hires Intel’s chief diversity officer

Intel’s chief diversity and inclusion officer Barbara Whye is leaving the company. Whye, who was also corporate vice president of social impact, had been in the role since 2017, following the departure of Danielle Brown for Google.



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Whye will join Apple as its new vice president of inclusion and diversity in 2021, the iPhone maker said late Thursday, confirming an earlier report by Fortune. The position has been vacant since June when Christie Smith, who had served as Apple’s inclusion and diversity chief since 2017, departed the company.

“An engineer by training and a globally recognized leader on issues of representation in the technology industry, Barbara has spent 25 years at Intel, helping the company make meaningful and durable positive change,” Apple said in a statement. “Now, she will bring her immense talents and

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Salesforce chief equality officer no longer reports to CEO Marc Benioff

  • Salesforce hired Tony Prophet as its first chief equality officer in 2016 and made a point of noting that he would report directly to CEO Marc Benioff.
  • It was a major sign of commitment to diversity and inclusion on the part of the enterprise-software giant.  Now, after an organizational shake-up earlier this year, Prophet no longer reports directly to Benioff. But his role has expanded.
  • He now reports to Brent Hyder, Salesforce’s chief people officer, Business Insider has learned. Prophet also took over Salesforce’s recruiting function in May.
  • Read Business Insider’s full story about Salesforce’s efforts to improve diversity and inclusion at the company here.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

When Salesforce hired Tony Prophet as its first chief equality officer in 2016, it made a point of noting that the new role would report directly to CEO Marc Benioff — a sign of the $236 billion cloud

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Roku Chief Financial Officer to Present at RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference


Roku, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROKU) announced today that Chief Financial Officer Steve Louden will present at the RBC Capital Markets Global Technology, Internet, Media & Telecom Virtual Conference on Tuesday, Nov 17, 2020. Louden is scheduled to present at 11:40 a.m. Pacific Time / 2:40 p.m. Eastern Time.


A live webcast and replay of the presentation will be available on the investor relations section of the Roku web site at https://ir.roku.com.


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Mississippi Police Officer Fired For ‘Racist, Misogynistic’ Kamala Harris Social Media Post

A Mississippi police officer was fired for posting highly controversial comments on social media concerning Vice President-elect Kamala Harris.



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Vice President-elect Kamala Harris speaks on stage at the Chase Center before President-elect Joe Biden’s address to the nation November 07, 2020 in Wilmington, Delaware.

Byhalia Police officer David Pannell’s post mocked Harris’ “Cindarella story” ascension to the second-highest political office in the nation following the recent November 3 poll and also falsely asserted that Democratic President-Elect Joe Biden had dementia, according to local media reports.

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“She will be an inspiration to young girls by showing if your sleep with the right powerfully connected men then you too can play second fiddle to a man with dementia,” Pannell wrote.

His comments drew an immediate rebuke from the National Association for

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MRI Software Appoints Saurabh Abhyankar as Chief Product Officer

SOLON, Ohio, Nov. 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — MRI Software (“MRI”), a global leader in real estate software solutions, announces the appointment of Saurabh Abhyankar as Chief Product Officer (CPO). In this role, Abhyankar will lead MRI’s global product strategy and drive the continued innovation and evolution of the company’s open and connected software platform for the real estate industry.

Saurabh Abhyankar

Abhyankar has a strong track record over the last 15 years of inventing and bringing new products to market, building and leading product management teams, and driving revenue and adoption. He was most recently at MicroStrategy, holding a number of leadership positions including Chief Product Officer and SVP of Product Management, managing a broad portfolio of analytics products. Previously, he held senior product management leadership roles at SAP, where he worked in the Paris office for 12 years.

“I’m very excited to welcome Saurabh to MRI’s executive team during

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