The Latest: Whirlpool brushes off Sears bankruptcy — National Post

NEW YORK — The Latest on the filing for bankruptcy protection by the Sears Holding Corp. (all times local): 1:15 p.m. Appliance maker Whirlpool says that it expects a “very limited impact” to its business from Sears’ descent into bankruptcy protection…

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Millions of Americans Could Be Identified Using Consumer Genetic Databases—Even If They’ve Never Taken a #DNA Test — TIME

Up to 60% of Americans of European descent could be identified using only a DNA sample, some basic personal information and consumer genetic databases—even if they’ve never done a genetic test themselves, according to a new study published in Science. Some 7 million Americans have taken a direct-to-consumer DNA test, many of which promise insights…

via Millions of Americans Could Be Identified Using Consumer Genetic Databases—Even If They’ve Never Taken a DNA Test — TIME

Jennifer Garner’s baby food company Once Upon a Farm raises $20M Series B — TechCrunch

CAVU Venture Partners has led the $20 million Series B for Once Upon a Farm, which sells organic, cold-pressed baby food in 8,500 grocery stores in the U.S. The Berkeley-based startup was originally founded in 2015 by serial entrepreneurs Cassandra Curtis and Ari Raz…

via Jennifer Garner’s baby food company Once Upon a Farm raises $20M Series B — TechCrunch

SoftBank is considering taking a majority stake in WeWork — TechCrunch

SoftBank may soon own up to 50 percent of WeWork, a well-funded provider of co-working spaces headquartered in New York, according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal. SoftBank is reportedly weighing an investment between $15 billion and $20 billion, which would come from its $92 billion Vision Fund, a super-sized venture fund…

via SoftBank is considering taking a majority stake in WeWork — TechCrunch

Ben Affleck on Alcohol Addiction: ‘Getting Help Is a Sign of Courage, Not Weakness or Failure’ — TIME

Ben Affleck spoke up about his struggle with alcohol addiction in a vulnerable statement posted on his Instagram account on Thursday night, after completing a 40-day stay at a rehab center. The Academy Award-winning director and screenwriter wrote about how battling any addiction is a “lifelong and difficult struggle”…

via Ben Affleck on Alcohol Addiction: ‘Getting Help Is a Sign of Courage, Not Weakness or Failure’ — TIME

The Best Way to Help Women Survivors Be Heard? Elect More Women — TIME

The juxtaposition of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford’s and Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s demeanor was stark. Despite the stress, nerves and emotions that come with detailing her alleged assault publicly, Ford maintained a pleasant disposition, spoke steadily and was deferential. In Kavanaugh’s opening statement, the polite nature he had displayed in the hearings weeks prior was gone.…

via The Best Way to Help Women Survivors Be Heard? Elect More Women — TIME