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Anheuser-Busch acquires total control of Portland's Craft Brew Alliance for $ 220 million

Anheuser-Busch bought Portland's groundbreaking Craft Brew Alliance for $ 220 million Monday, three months after Macro Brewery turned down a much more expensive deal. The transaction cements Anheuser-Busch's ownership of the Portland company, which makes Widmer beer and several other well-known brews, including Kona and Redhook. Monday's deal valued the total company at $ 320 million. Anheuser-Busch already owned just …

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Adidas back pedals on robot scooter production with Speedfactory closures – TechCrunch

An expensive experiment in global distribution has been abandoned by Adidas, who has announced that it will close its robotic "Speedfactories" in Atlanta and Ansbach, Germany, within 6 months. The company sugarcoated the news with a promise to reuse the technology used at its existing human-run factories in Asia. The factories were formed in 2016 (Ansbach) and 2017 (Atlanta) as …

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Google has access to detailed health records for tens of millions of Americans

Enlarge / Mountain View, Calif. – May 21, 2018: Exterior of a Googleplex building, Google's corporate headquarters and its parent company Alphabet Inc. Google collaborated quietly last year with Ascension – the nation's second-largest health system – and has since gained access to detailed medical records of dozens millions of Americans, according to a November 11 report from The Wall …

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NY regulators investigating Apple Card for viral sexism complaint

Enlarge / A dashboard built into iOS on iPhones lets you manage your card. Apple launched its own MasterCard brand across the country in August. In the months since, the digital first payment system has won some fans for its easy integration into the iPhone and Apple ecosystem, and it seemed to work more or less like any other credit …

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Patek Philippes $ 31 million Grandmaster Chime becomes the most expensive watch ever sold

Grandmaster Chime was created to celebrate Patek Philippe's 175th anniversary in 2014. Only Watch Text size With a hammer price of CHF 31,000,000 (US $ 31.2 million) reached at the charity auction Christie & # 39; s Only Watch on November 9, 2019 in Geneva, Patek Philippe's one-of-a -child Ref. The 6300A-010 Grandmaster Chime in stainless steel became the most …

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The Target Black Friday 2019 Ad: What You Need to Know

Target has some solid deals set up for Black Friday, starting with a two-day advance sale this weekend. Target We've already sneaked a look at early Black Friday deals from Amazon, Dell, Costco, Sam's Club and Walmart, so it was only a matter of time before Target released its Black Friday ad. The dealer's preview is pretty much over, but …

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Singles Day – Prime Day, or even Black Friday, China – drives billions in sales for Alibaba and JD.com

Buyers in the United States may be waiting for Thanksgiving and Black Friday to trade this year's best deals, but shoppers across China have already spent billions on Monday, better known as Singles Day, the busiest shopping day of the year. [19659002] Created in the 1990s by individual college students who did not have Valentine's Day dates, Alibaba Group Holding …

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Tesla showcases Chinese-made Model 3s before Shanghai factory start

Tesla is known for missing deadlines, but the company's Shanghai plant, called Gigafactory 3, seems to be on schedule. Tesla broke ground at the plant in January. Now media reports indicate that the work is almost done and the company is weeks away from starting large-scale manufacturing. According to Bloomberg, Tesla President Robyn Denholm said last week that Tesla is …

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Google's secret "Project Nightingale" collects personal health data on millions of Americans

Google is participating in a secret project with one of the nation's largest health care systems to collect and crush the detailed personal health information for millions of Americans in 21 states, according to people familiar with the matter and internal documents. [19659002] The initiative, codenamed "Project Nightingale," seems to be the largest in a series of efforts by the …

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