PE HUB First Read

Women in Barclays investment bank earn half as much on average as the men do.

Brian Action, WhatsApp co-founder, has invested $50 million in Signal Foundation.

A former Google engineer is suing the company claiming he was fire for his pro-diversity social media posts.

A Delta flight at Kansas City airport was delayed 12 hours and then cancelled.

The U.S. women hockey team has won gold for first time in 20 years, beating Canada.

GE no longer wants a hasty divorce from Baker Hughes.

Merck is buying virus-based cancer drug firm Viralytics for $394 million. 

Facebook is using artificial intelligence to predict when users may be suicidal.

Raj Nair, Ford’s President of North America exits the company due to “inappropriate behavior.”

Avocado wedding proposals are a sign of the apocalypse.

 

 

Photo: Ice Hockey – Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympics – Women’s Gold Medal Final Match – Canada v USA – Gangneung Hockey Centre, Gangneung, South Korea – February 22, 2018 – U.S. players pose for a wefie as they celebrate their victory over Canada. Courtesy of REUTERS/Grigory Dukor