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    1. Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition

      Inside Amazon's Battle to Kill an Unprecedented Shareholder Revolt Over Facial Recognition
      • Amazon shareholders will stage an unprecedented vote on Wednesday on whether to stop the company from selling its facial recognition technology to government agencies.
      • Activist shareholders are concerned that the technology, known as Rekognition, will be used for surveillance and has been found to produce inaccurate results...
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      Mentions: Amazon Sky Congress
    2. Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman

      Powerful Facebook Investors Just Co-Filed a Proposal to Take Down Mark Zuckerberg as Chairman
      • Four powerful institutional Facebook investors have co-filed a shareholder proposal calling for Mark Zuckerberg's dual role as CEO and chairman to be split.
      • The proposal was originally filed by activist investor Trillium Asset Management and revealed by Business Insider in July after Facebook's brutal second quarter earnings...
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    3. Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman to Exit with a $72 Million Payoff as the Bitter Wrangle over Sumner Redstone's Media Empire Reaches a Conclusion

      Viacom CEO Philippe Dauman to Exit with a $72 Million Payoff as the Bitter Wrangle over Sumner Redstone's Media Empire Reaches a Conclusion

      The bitter wrangle for control over 93-year-old billionaire Sumner Redstone’s $40 billion media empire has reached a conclusion, according to several media reports.

      At the centre of the battle were Redstone’s daughter, Shari, and Philippe Dauman, the chief executive of Viacom — and it appears that Shari has emerged victorious...

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      Mentions: MDC Partners
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