Most gins are made with a base of grains like barley, rye or wheat, which are fermented into a mash, then distilled into a high-proof "neutral" spirit. The spirit is then distilled a second time with juniper berries and other botanicals, which add flavor. The beer replaces this neutral spirit, skipping the mash and fermentation process
-- Rebecca Cairns, CNN Business
Whereas the GDPR harmonized and, in many countries, raised data protection standards, the DSA is not limited to one specific policy field, but aims to establish a comprehensive framework for how “digital services” operate in Europe. It will cover services ranging from Uber and Amazon to the App Store and Facebook, and its rules will span liability, competition, employment, and advertising.
-- Aline Blankertz and Julian Jaursch, Brookings Institute
Many small businesses have already adjusted to the absence of Amazon workers — along with those of many other downtown companies — and their appetites for coffee, food, an after-work drink and other services. But scores of others have succumbed, and business leaders said that without help, more will fail in the coming months.
-- Benjamin Romano, Seattle Times
- 50% of Google's search traffic originated on Apple devices in 2019
- Google pays Apple $8 billion to $12 billion annually
- Google spent $12.7 million lobbying in the United States in 2019
The FDIC noted that the decline by nearly half in unbanked households between 2017 and 2019 was associated with improvements in household's socioeconomic circumstances, including higher annual income, lower monthly income volatility, low unemployment and higher rates of homeownership status and educational attainment that came as a result of a strong economy.
-- Lucas Manfredi, Fox Business
Part of the problem is there haven’t been enough commercial property transactions — sales were down 68 percent in the second quarter from the previous year — to gauge how far property values have really fallen, leaving buyers and sellers with wildly divergent views of what a property is worth.
-- Katy O'Donnell, Politico
In general, Kansas City Southern has seen an “incredible” V-shaped recovery on its shipping volumes from pandemic lows, according to Ottensmeyer.
-- Kevin Stankiewicz, CNBC
A group of information technology companies filed a lawsuit on Friday evening challenging a Trump administration rule raising the salaries that employers must pay to their foreign workers on H-1B visas
-- Michelle Hackman, WSJ
Based on the number of entries in the category, at The Great American Beer Festival:
Hazy India Pale Ale - 377 Entries
American-Style India Pale Ale - 355 Entries
German-Style Pilsener - 200 Entries
Wood- and Barrel-Aged Strong Stout - 199 Entries
Juicy or Hazy Imperial India Pale Ale - 192 Entries
Fruited American-Style Sour Ale - 180 Entries
Imperial India Pale Ale - 166 Entries
German-Style Koelsch - 162 Entries
American-Style Pale Ale - 156 Entries
Wood-and Barrel-Aged Strong Beer - 154 Entries
American-Style Strong Pale Ale came in 11th in popularity, with 149 entries - Scrib
Relatedly, I floated the idea on Twitter recently of Disneyland leaving California. Most Twitterers responded by saying this was a farfetched idea. Probably so. Still, the mess of Covid has allowed people to rethink what their businesses are about, and unthinkable options are now thinkable.
-- Eddy Elfenbein, Crossing Wall Street