Category Archives: Gadgets

The Beer & Booze Company Behind Corona, Svedka & Mondavi Is Now Investing In Marijuana

Instead of shrinking in fear from the rising green tide of legal marijuana, the parent company behind booze brands like Corona, Svedka, and Robert Mondavi is jumping right in with a big investment in the legal marijuana business. Constellation Brands Inc. is shelling out $191 million for a 9.

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France is running out of butter at grocery stores and some people are panicking

French supermarkets are running out of butter. Or, rather, they can’t pay for it. This is a problem for a country with the world’s highest rate of per-capita butter consumption.

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How Microsoft helped one of its biggest video game rivals do something great for its players

Previously, Roblox users on the Xbox One could only play with each other. Meanwhile, Roblox has let smartphones, tablets, and PCs all play together in harmony for years now. With this update, the Xbox One joins the fun.

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Kohl’s Launches Amazon Mini-Stores, Return Counters

Amazon wants a bigger retail presence in physical stores and for its customers to have an easier time returning things, and Kohl’s wants to shrink its physical stores and rent out some extra space.

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Toys R Us made 2 fatal mistakes that led to a death spiral

Toys R Us made several key mistakes that are killing its business Neil Saunders, managing director of research firm GlobalData Retail, wrote in a recent note to clients. “Toys R Us has lost out in the digital space,” Saunders wrote in the note.

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Microsoft and Amazon partner to integrate Alexa and Cortana digital assistants

Amazon and Microsoft are partnering to better integrate their Alexa and Cortana digital assistants. Alexa users will be able to access Cortana, and vice versa on a range of devices, although the integration will be a little awkward initially.

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Doctors are burning out because electronic medical records are broken

Are electronic medical records largely to blame for the growing crisis of physician burnout? One of the most enjoyable parts of my job is meeting new medical students every year.

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