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DOJ Wants Info on 1.3M People Who Visited Anti-Trump Site

August 15, 2017 |

The Department of Justice is demanding the IP addresses of more than 1.3 million people who visited an anti-Trump website, TechCrunch reports. According to Fortune , that information—along with photos, email content, and more being sought by the DOJ—could be used to identify anyone who visited DisruptJ20.org,…
Newser

Georgia Politician Wants Confederate ‘Blight’ Gone

August 15, 2017 |

With Confederate monuments making headlines in the wake of Charlottesville, the front-runner heading into the Democratic primary for Georgia’s governorship is calling for the removal of a massive carving of Confederate leaders from the state’s Stone Mountain, WSB-TV reports. “We must never celebrate those who defended slavery and tried to…
Newser

Uber shareholder group wants early investor off board

August 12, 2017 |

The battle for control of Uber took another unexpected turn Friday when a shareholder group led by some of the company’s top investors reportedly asked for the removal of a key venture capital firm from the ride-hailing giant’s board.

The group is seeking the removal of Benchmark Capital, which…


L.A. Times – Business

SoftBank Chief Says He Wants Stake in Uber or Lyft

August 9, 2017 |

SoftBank Group Chief Executive Masayoshi Son expressed eagerness to invest in Uber Technologies or Lyft to gain access to the U.S. ride-hailing market after multiple similar investments in Asia.
WSJ.com: What’s News Asia

Uber Wants Female CEO, Has 3 Dudes in the Running

August 6, 2017 |

After what the Washington Post calls “copiously combing through binders full of women across corporate America” in a search for a woman CEO to repair its sexist image, Uber has apparently come up with three names—all of them white guys. Rejected by the likes of Sheryl Sandberg , Meg Whitman…
Newser

Immigration agents showed up at labor dispute proceedings. California wants to kick them out

August 3, 2017 |

Federal immigration agents have shown up twice at California labor dispute proceedings to apprehend undocumented workers, in what state officials believe may be cases of employer retaliation.

The Labor Commissioner’s Office, the state’s labor enforcement arm, said that since November U.S. Immigration…


L.A. Times – Business

Bill Cosby’s Lead Attorney Wants Out

August 2, 2017 |

Bill Cosby is in need of a new attorney. Brian McMonagle, the comedian’s lead defense lawyer during his recent sexual assault trial, filed documents Tuesday seeking to withdraw as Cosby’s counsel, the AP reports. Cosby faces a second trial in November after the judge declared a mistrial in the first…
Newser

TMZ

Live Nation Wants to Ban Bootleg Merch at Coldplay Concert

July 29, 2017 |

Coldplay’s firing a preemptive shot at anyone attempting to hawk non-official merchandise at an upcoming show, by unleashing Live Nation’s legal team. Chris Martin and co. have a nearly sold out show at in Foxborough, Mass on August 4 — and…

TMZ.com