Tech’s day of reckoning on Capitol Hill was long and harsh

2019-07-16

Tech’s day of reckoning Tuesday on Capitol Hill started with skepticism about Facebook Inc.’s proposed digital currency, and ended with a spirited debate over charges of anti-conservative bias on Alphabet Inc.’s Google search. In between, the industry’s Big Four took some plenty of body blows from both political parties. Nonetheless,Read More →

Why Coke and Amazon are chasing the energy-drink buzz

2019-05-31

Americans are thirsty for energy drinks, so brands like Coke and Amazon are giving industry titans like Monster and Red Bull a run for their money. Energy drinks are non-alcoholic beverages with high levels of caffeine or other stimulants (like guarana), plus amino acids (like taurine), herbs (like ginkgo) andRead More →

Blue Apron’s new CEO has a thankless task

2019-04-02

Blue Apron Holdings Inc. investors applauded the news that the company has hired a new chief executive, Linda Kozlowski, who was the chief operating officer of Etsy Inc. until last year, but her new job may be a tough and thankless task. Investors were hopeful about the changes in theRead More →