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Aired 1 year ago 41:23
A Marijuana Mirage?
A Canadian cannabis company produces big returns for shareholders. Amazon unveils new products. Medtronic makes a big buy. Olive Garden delivers for Darden Restaurants. And Disney gets a boost from ESPN+. Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross analyze those stories along with the latest from FedEx, Under Armour, Eventbrite, United Natural Foods and more. Plus, Bloomberg Businessweek writer and best-selling author Ashlee Vance talks Elon Musk, Tesla, SpaceX, and weird technologies.Â Thanks to Molekule for supporting Motley Fool Money. Get $75 off your 1st order at http://www.molekule.com and use the promo code â€œfoolâ€. Â Â
Aired 10 months ago 27:32
Why Silicon Valley Is Hiring Bird Experts
A few years ago, reporter Sarah McBride noticed that a top engineer at Twitter was also an expert on the brains of birds. Then, more and more, she started seeing that many top tech companies have bird brain experts in their highest ranksâ â€”that includes Apple, Google, Intel and a secretive startup founded by Elon Musk. This week on Decrypted, Sarah and fellow reporter Ashlee Vance set out to understand why Silicon Valley is so interested in avian minds, and what they could tell us about techâ€™s ability to influence our own.