Ripcord CEO Alex Fielding to move to CPO role following investigation into allegations of harassment and a toxic work environment by fired employee (Matt Weinberger/Business Insider)

Matt Weinberger / Business Insider: Ripcord CEO Alex Fielding to move to CPO role following investigation into allegations of harassment and a toxic work environment

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The CEO of $250 million startup Ripcord is stepping down after a 19-year-old employee complained of ‘objectification, marginalization, and harassment’

Ripcord founder Alex Fielding will step aside as CEO, taking a new role as Chief Product Officer. He will remain on the Ripcord board.  This

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Sources: VR startup Upload, formerly UploadVR, closes SF office, LA coworking space, lays off LA staff amid fundraising troubles after settled harassment suit (Lucas Matney/TechCrunch)

Lucas Matney / TechCrunch: Sources: VR startup Upload, formerly UploadVR, closes SF office, LA coworking space, lays off LA staff amid fundraising troubles after settled

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Microsoft says it fired 20 employees over sexual harassment and investigated 83 harassment complaints in 2017 amid a gender discrimination suit against the firm (Reuters)

Reuters: Microsoft says it fired 20 employees over sexual harassment and investigated 83 harassment complaints in 2017 amid a gender discrimination suit against the firm 

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Microsoft says it takes gender discrimination and harassment charges seriously after court docs leak, shares complaint data from last fiscal year

Microsoft sign at CES. (GeekWire Photo / Nat Levy) After court documents suggested Microsoft had a particularly low rate of taking action in sexual harassment

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Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated sexual harassment (Kate Conger/Gizmodo)

Kate Conger / Gizmodo: Fired Google engineer who worked at the company for seven years files lawsuit against Google alleging “bro culture” led to repeated

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