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‘Dark patterns’ are steering many internet users into making bad decisions

June 25, 2019 |

Even if you’ve never heard the phrase “dark patterns,” you’re almost certainly familiar with them. They’re the sneaky ways online companies trick you into agreeing to stuff you’d normally never assent to.

Classic example: You encounter a prompt asking if you want to sign up for some program or…


L.A. Times – Business

Gavin Newsom predicts the GOP will devolve into a third party: ‘They are finished’

June 25, 2019 |

Gov. Gavin Newsom D-Calif., said the GOP has shot itself in the foot on policy issues and will eventually devolve into a third party.
FOX News

NeueHouse to expand co-working space into historic Bradbury Building

June 21, 2019 |

NeueHouse, which provides co-working space to creative types, will open its second Los Angeles outpost in the famous Victorian-era Bradbury Building in downtown’s historic core.

The downtown branch is intended to complement NeueHouse Hollywood, which occupies the former CBS broadcasting facility…


L.A. Times – Business

TMZ

Guess Who This Bangs Baby Turned Into!

June 19, 2019 |

Before this actress fell in love with her costar on a hit CW show, this native from Plantation, Florida lived for a year in Brazil. She’s fluent in Portuguese, so that definitely came in handy. She attended American Heritage School, and in her…

TMZ.com

Bayer pours $5.6 billion into weedkillers that are not Monsanto’s Roundup

June 15, 2019 |

Bayer will pump about $ 5.6 billion of its research and development budget into alternatives to its weedkiller glyphosate over the next decade as it battles more than 13,000 lawsuits claiming the herbicide causes cancer.

Trying to ease concerns about the controversial compound, the German chemical…


L.A. Times – Business

Salesforce to buy Tableau for $15.3 billion, making push into big data

June 10, 2019 |

Salesforce.com Inc., which makes America’s dominant sales-tracking software, agreed to buy Tableau Software Inc. in an all-stock deal valued at $ 15.3 billion that it said would help give customers more ways to analyze data.

The takeover will mark Salesforce’s largest deal to date, according to…


L.A. Times – Business

SUV Crashes Into Home, Killing Woman and 2 Daughters Inside

June 10, 2019 |

A man suspected of being intoxicated crashed his SUV into a home in central California, killing a woman and her two of her daughters, ages 5 and 3, authorities said. A 10-year-old girl also was taken to a hospital with major injuries after the vehicle went through the fence and…
Newser

Trump Phones Into Show, Issues New Threat to China

June 10, 2019 |

President Trump has had a busy Monday morning on the tariffs front, defending the new deal with Mexico on both Twitter and CNBC, lashing out at the deal’s critics, and threatening China anew. Trump began Monday with a tweet condemning a New York Times story suggesting that Mexico hadn’t agreed…
Newser

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez tweets claim that ‘powerful people are trying to bribe’ Trump into war

June 7, 2019 |

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., suggested in a tweet Friday that “powerful people” are attempting to bribe President Trump into war with Iran.
FOX News

TMZ

Guess Who This Sweet Schoolgirl Turned Into!

June 7, 2019 |

This sweetheart schoolgirl rose to the top of the charts with some club-banging singles and rockin’ dance moves, and she had a long romantic relationship with one of hip-hop’s biggest names … Diddy.  Born and raised in Connecticut, she…

TMZ.com