Home DNA-testing company 23andMe is laying off about 100 people, or 14% of its staff, on Thursday, in the wake of declining sales.
-- Christina Farr, CNBC
I'm not permitted a dog in my building, so I thought an emotional support beer would be more appropriate. It helps alleviate my anxiety and is a cost effective way to manage stress.
-- Tony Forder, Ale Street News
The word that the cows may not be contented comes in the company's response to a federal consumer fraud lawsuit. That case, filed in October, alleges the Vermont ice cream maker misleads the public about how its farms treat their animals and protect the environment.
-- John Dillon, Vermont Public Radio
Pabst Brewing Co. unveiled both the new identity of the taproom and Seabird IPA, the first beer its new Captain Pabst brand. Both names are an homage to the brewery’s beer baron namesake, Frederick Pabst. Before he married into the Best brewing family and eventually took over the brewery, Pabst was a young German immigrant making his way in Milwaukee in the 1850s. He latched onto the steamship trade and became a captain on Lake Michigan by his early 20s.
-- Chris Drosner, Milwaukee Magazine
"A widening military-civilian divide increasingly impacts our ability to effectively recruit and sustain the force," Anthony M. Kurta, acting under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness, told the National Commission on Military, National and Public Service last year.
-- Dave Philipps and Tim Arango, MSN
Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.The recall is the last one the bankrupt company agreed to in a 2015 settlement with the U.S. safety regulators.
-- NBC 25 News
The dispute began in 2003 when CNN fired a group of unionized subcontractors working as video technicians and in other technical and support roles.The cabler then hired new, non-union employees for most of the same functions.
-- Cynthia Littleton, Variety
That doesn’t mean video time will ever fall below three hours per day, but the historical 5+ level is likely inflated by the fact real substitutes didn’t exist. Now there’s TikTok, Snapchat and Fortnite. And they continue to take generational share away from the category with the most to give.
-- Matthew Ball
Everything takes a long time to happen these days. And if you push it, it evaporates sooner. You've got to start early, you've got to be in it for the long haul. And those inside the Beltway may be susceptible to billionaires, but not those on the street.
-- The Lefsetz Letter