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After scandal and shakeup, Banc of California wants to be boring again

March 20, 2017 |

Banc of California was at a high point last summer.

The Irvine lender’s assets had topped $ 10 billion, a milestone for a bank that had assets of less than $ 1 billion just five years earlier. Impressed investors sent its notoriously cheap stock to a post-recession high.

And in August, its ambitious…


L.A. Times – Business

Is Elon Musk Boring?

January 25, 2017 |

Say what you will about Elon Musk, he’s not boring. But apparently that could change next month. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX tweeted last month about traffic in Los Angeles “driving me nuts” and said he was going to make a tunnel boring machine and “just start digging.” He…
Newser

Peter Thiel: Lack of Corruption Can Be ‘Too Boring’

January 12, 2017 |

Billionaire tech investor and PayPal founder Peter Thiel made big headlines for his once-secret funding of the lawsuit that destroyed Gawker, then for his strong backing of Donald Trump, the latter an anomaly in Silicon Valley. Now he “explains himself” in an interview with Maureen Dowd, as the headline in…
Newser

Frenchman Sues Former Boss for Making His Job Boring

May 3, 2016 |

Bored at work? Then consider Frenchman Frédéric Desnard, who is suing his former employer for allegedly boring him out of his mind and damaging his health, the Guardian reports. The 44-year-old Parisian claims he suffered from “bore out” (a twist on “burn out”) after his employer, a perfume company, reduced…
Newser

Ad Tech Is About To Get Boring, And That’s Good For Marketers

June 7, 2015 |

oatmeal Forget about HuffPo or what’s left of the surprisingly profitable subscription dial-up unit: One of the primary reasons Verizon bought AOL was for its ad tech business. The deal is a validation of programmatic advertising, but it also signals the end of programmatic’s startup era. Read More
TechCrunch

Never Give A Boring Presentation Again

May 1, 2015 |

Ensure that you never find yourself flailing while a packed room blinks back at you.
Forbes.com: Most popular stories

Boring Hedge Funds Finally Make Interesting Headlines

January 9, 2015 |

Cue the famous theme tune from the much beloved television show “Law and Order.” This week, two equally sensational stories have captured the attention of the wider non-financial press, each involving those much maligned, but little-understood, investment professionals known colloquially of hedge fund managers. In Moscow, the founder of one […]
Forbes Real Time

TMZ

Porsha Williams — Not So Boring to Cops … Arrested for Speeding

December 29, 2014 |

Porsha Williams must be bucking for a promotion on RHOA — because the chick who got demoted for having boring storylines … just got arrested for blazing down an Atlanta highway.  TMZ has learned the “Real Housewives” star was pulled…

TMZ.com

Boring San Francisco Giants Threaten World Series Ratings – Again

October 17, 2014 |

To a national audience, winning with fundamentals and a dash of luck doesn’t sell
Forbes.com: Most popular stories

The Boring Life Of Hawaii’s Kamaʻaina: An #AlohaHuffPost Roundup

May 4, 2014 |

It’s been a while since we’ve published an #AlohaHuffPost roundup, and, like us, Hawaii locals have been up to the same old boring stuff.

There’s nothing new to see here, so we might as well just stop with all the pictures, right? Seriously, aren’t we all tired of seeing…

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Huffington Post