Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)

Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA) Bryan Logan, Business Insider Sat, Aug 18 12:44 AM EDT Tesla short sellers received a sizable payday hours after The New York Times published an eye-opening interview with an emotional Elon Musk, the electric-car company's chief … Continue reading Tesla short sellers raked in $1 billion after Elon Musk revealed his personal struggles in an eye-opening interview (TSLA)

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Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview 

  Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview Noel Randewich, Nivedita Balu (Reuters) - Tesla Inc’s (TSLA.O) shares slumped 9 percent on Friday after Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk told the New York Times he was under major emotional stress and was preparing for “extreme torture” from short sellers.Tesla stock was on track … Continue reading Tesla stock sinks after Musk gives tearful NYT interview 

After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

  After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what's next for Facebook? Social media giant posts big profit, but other numbers show potential long-term problems Pete Evans · CBC News · Posted: Jul 28, 2018 4:00 AM ET | Last Updated: July 28 Facebook still earns massive profits, but the company learned a harsh … Continue reading After the biggest stock market sell-off in history, what’s next for Facebook? 

AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

By Cecilia KangApril 19, 2018 WASHINGTON — AT&T’s chief executive, Randall Stephenson, on Thursday attacked the Justice Department’s lawsuit to block its merger with Time Warner, saying that a combined company would be no different from the Silicon Valley giants that make and distribute video content. As the last witness for the defense in the … Continue reading AT&T Chief Attacks Lawsuit to Block Time Warner Merger 

Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

Where's the beef? For Impossible Foods it's in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions Jonathan Shieber,TechCrunch Tue, Apr 3 5:38 PM EDT Any company that's looking to replace the more than 5 billion pounds of ground beef making its way onto tables in the U.S. every year with a meatless substitute is going … Continue reading Where’s the beef? For Impossible Foods it’s in boosting burger sales and raising hundreds of millions

WeedMD and Phivida To Enter Into Joint Venture for Cannabis-Infused Beverages

WeedMD and Phivida To Enter Into Joint Venture for Cannabis-Infused Beverages CanBev Inc. positioned to become the premiere cannabis-infused bottling plant in Canada. Toronto, Canada and Vancouver, Canada, March 8th, 2018 – WeedMD Inc. (TSX-V:WMD) (OTC:WDDMF) (FSE:4WE) (“WeedMD”), a federally licensed producer and distributor of medical cannabis and Phivida Holdings Inc. (CSE:VIDA; OTC:PHVAF) (“Phivida”), a premium brand of cannabidiol ("CBD") infused functional beverages … Continue reading WeedMD and Phivida To Enter Into Joint Venture for Cannabis-Infused Beverages

Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as CEO

Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as Chief Executive Officer VANCOUVER, B.C. — February 28th, 2018 — Phivida Holdings Inc. ("Phivida" or the "Company") (CSE: VIDA; OTCMKTS: PHVAF) has appointed Mr. James Bailey as the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), commencing March 19th, 2018.  As former President of Red Bull Canada, Mr. Bailey stewarded the … Continue reading Phivida Appoints Former Red Bull President as CEO

Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

ATLANTA (AP) — Coca-Cola swung to a fourth-quarter loss after being hit with a $3.6 billion tax charged tied to a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s tax laws. Revenues also plunged as the world’s largest drink maker sells off its bottling operations. Industry analysts have anticipated both as the company reshapes operations, and shares headed … Continue reading Coca-Cola sales plunge as drink maker sheds bottling biz

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices Tom Polansek CHICAGO (Reuters) - Top U.S. food distributors Sysco Corp and US Foods Holding Corp have joined retailer Winn-Dixie Stores [BILODW.UL] and other poultry buyers suing the country’s biggest chicken processors for allegedly conspiring to inflate prices. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri The distributors sued companies including … Continue reading U.S. food distributors allege Tyson Foods, rivals fixed chicken prices

Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats

Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats By Dave Fusaro, Editor in Chief Jan 31, 2018 Tyson Ventures, the venture capital arm of Tyson Foods, revealed on Jan. 29 it has invested an unspecified amount in Memphis Meats, one of the startup companies creating "cultured meat," produced directly from animal cells. "The investment is … Continue reading Tyson Invests in Cultured Meat Maker Memphis Meats

Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available

Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available Phivida Holdings Inc. is rolling out a line of single-serve functional iced teas. All of the company’s products are designed for those seeking cannabinoid-based functional benefits without the psychotropic side effects of tetrahydrocannabinol from marijuana. This is accomplished through the use of hemp-derived cannabinoids, which enable the products to be … Continue reading Hemp-infused Iced Tea Now Available

A World Without Coffee?

A tenacious fungus is threatening the global coffee supply. Can genetics save our morning cup? A World Without Coffee? Fiona McMillan , CONTRIBUTOR I write about biology and nanotechnology. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. If you’re drinking a good cup of coffee as you read this, take a moment to savor it. … Continue reading A World Without Coffee?

Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Javier Hasse, Benzinga Staff Writer  October 31, 2017 12:56pm   If we had to pinpoint one characteristic that stands out in Jane West,it would be her attention to detail. After all, being an events organizer, details are central to standing out among the crowd. Jane transitioned from a successful career in traditional events organization to … Continue reading Jane West’s New Marijuana Product Line Might Be A Game Changer For Women

Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros.

The Madison, Wis., plant made hot dogs, cold cuts and Lunchables products; Reich Brothers specializes in acquiring turnkey manufacturing plants.   Home / Industry News / 2017 / Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros. Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros. By Lauren R. Hartman, Product Development Editor Oct 23, … Continue reading Kraft Heinz Sells Oscar Mayer Plant to Reich Bros.

Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280

Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280 Zacks Equity Research November 10, 2017 Recently, Twitter Inc. (TWTR - Free Report) rolled out a 280-character limit for tweets, doubling it from the traditional 140 limit, in an attempt to make tweeting easier for people and to enable them to express more in a tweet. … Continue reading Twitter (TWTR) Increases Character Limit for Tweets to 280

Marijuana social media company Massroots is making a big bet on software

(Compliance is a huge problem facing cannabis companies.REUTERS/Andres Stapff) Massroots, a technology platform for cannabis consumers, is acquiring CannaRegs in a stock deal for $12 million, multiple sources told Business Insider on Wednesday. The acquisition allows MassRoots to become a one-stop shop for cannabis businesses to connect with customers and ensure they're in compliance with all … Continue reading Marijuana social media company Massroots is making a big bet on software

Corbion Wins Court Approval to Buy TerraVia for $20 Million

5:03 pm ET September 15, 2017 (Dow Jones) Print By Peg Brickley Netherlands-based biotechnology company Corbion NV has won approval to pay $20 million for TerraVia Holdings Inc., once a highflying pioneer that promised to transform algae into fuel. Judge Christopher Sontchi approved the sale at a hearing Friday in TerraVia's bankruptcy case. Approval from the judge clears the way … Continue reading Corbion Wins Court Approval to Buy TerraVia for $20 Million

TerraVia Files for Bankruptcy – Announces Sale of Substantially All of Its Assets Subject to Competitive Bidding Process

TerraVia Holdings Files for Bankruptcy; Announces Sale of Substantially All of Its Assets Subject to Competitive Bidding Process 3:59 am ET August 2, 2017 (Benzinga)  TerraVia Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: TVIA) announced today that it has entered into a "stalking horse" stock and asset purchase agreement with Corbion N.V., a Netherlands-based global leader in food ingredients and … Continue reading TerraVia Files for Bankruptcy – Announces Sale of Substantially All of Its Assets Subject to Competitive Bidding Process

Stop Investing In Facebook

You can use the word "cunt" on Facebook to disparage a woman - or a man accused of acting like a woman. You can't use the word "nigger" on Facebook to disparage a race of humans. Yet, you can set a dog on fire, and Facebook - via Mark Zuckerberg - not only allows it … Continue reading Stop Investing In Facebook

Serena Williams Invests in Vegan Smoothie Delivery Company 

Anyone who’s worked a busy schedule knows that it can be a struggle to maintain a healthy lifestyle, between balancing exercise, healthy diet, and a decent amount of sleep. That was what drove Rachel Drori, a “busy New Yorker and even busier mom,” to create Daily Harvest, a startup that delivers “frozen, single-serving, organic smoothies, soups, overnight … Continue reading Serena Williams Invests in Vegan Smoothie Delivery Company 

Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) Definition & Example

Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) WHAT IT IS: The compound annual growth rate (CAGR) is a useful measure of growth over multiple time periods. It can be thought of as the growth rate that gets you from the initial investment value to the ending investment value if you assume that the investment has been compounding over the time period. The formula for … Continue reading Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) Definition & Example

Veggie Grill, the West Coast All-Vegan Chain 

While you’re patiently waiting for all-vegan fast-casual chain Veggie Grill’s East Coast debut, here are 5 menu items to look forward to. If there’s one question that has been nagging our thoughts for the past year, it’s “when is Veggie Grill coming to the East Coast?” If you’ve never heard of it, Veggie Grill is a West … Continue reading Veggie Grill, the West Coast All-Vegan Chain 

Almond Milk Market – Global Forecast to 2023 

  Global Almond Milk Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 13% post 2023, Global Almond Milk Market categorizes the Global Market by application, formulation, distribution channel and Region | Almond Milk Industry Global Almond milk Market Information- by application (ice cream, yogurt, confectionery, butter & cream and others), by formulation {(Plain- Sweetened … Continue reading Almond Milk Market – Global Forecast to 2023 

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘thousands of calls’ on YouTube boycott

Google was forced to make an all-out public relations push after big advertisers complained their ads ran next to objectionable YouTube videos. Google made 'thousands of calls' to prevent advertisers from boycotting YouTube Google execs were forced to make "thousands and thousands" of calls to calm nervous YouTube advertisers Effort came after some big brand … Continue reading Google CEO Sundar Pichai: ‘thousands of calls’ on YouTube boycott

Dairy Alternatives Market Expects More Health-Conscious Customers To Drive Ingredient Innovation

Dairy Alternatives Market Predicted to Register CAGR of 9.9% Till 2021 Largely Due TO Rising Asia-Pacific Requirements Hyderabad, India, March 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The report “Dairy Alternatives (Beverage) Market: By Type (Almond, Soy, Coconut, Cashew, Oats); Formulation (Plain, Flavored, Sweetened, Non-Sweetened); Channel (Super Markets, Convenience Stores, Health Food Stores, Pharmacies) Forecast (2016 - 2021)”, … Continue reading Dairy Alternatives Market Expects More Health-Conscious Customers To Drive Ingredient Innovation