Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck startup Rivian – VentureBeat

Amazon leads $700 million investment into electric pickup truck startup Rivian – VentureBeat

(Reuters) — Amazon.com said on Friday it would lead a $700 million investment in U.S. electric pickup truck startup Rivian Automotive, in the e-commerce giant’s biggest bet on technologies with potential to reshape the automotive sector. The deal represents a major endorsement of Rivian’s electric vehicle technology by the world’s largest online retailer. Amazon is […]

Canopy Growth's Q3 Revenue Jumps 283% Year-Over-Year (NYSE:CGC) – Benzinga

Canopy Growth's Q3 Revenue Jumps 283% Year-Over-Year (NYSE:CGC) – Benzinga

Canopy Growth Corp (NYSE: CGC), the largest cannabis company in Canada, reported fiscal third-quarter earnings after the close Thursday evening, with net revenue that rose 283 percent to CA $83.048 million ($62.4 million) year-over year. What Happened Canopy’s net revenue — after excise taxes of CA $14.655 million — rose 256 percent from the $23.327 […]

General Motors starts taking orders for its electric bicycle – CNBC

General Motors starts taking orders for its electric bicycle – CNBC

General Motors just unveiled its electric bicycle in a bid to arm itself against an uncertain future for cars. The largest U.S. automaker on Thursday released the name of its bike, Ariv, and said it will start taking orders in select countries in Europe. The name is the result of a crowdsourced campaign announced in […]

What Parents Need to Know About CBD – Lifehacker

What Parents Need to Know About CBD – Lifehacker

Photo: AP Photo/Richard Vogel Recently, my teenage daughter and I had brunch at a well-known restaurant in Soho. As we waited for our breakfast to arrive, I noticed a sign on the table. “Put CBD in your coffee!” was in bold red letters. I realized as I sipped my coffee that, although CBD oils and […]

Why Aurora Cannabis Skyrocketed 42.9% in January – Motley Fool

Why Aurora Cannabis Skyrocketed 42.9% in January – Motley Fool

What happened After the company unveiled preliminary sales figures for its fiscal second quarter on Jan. 8, shares in Aurora Cannabis (NYSE:ACB) jumped 42.9% last month, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence. So what Aurora Cannabis is one of Canada’s biggest marijuana companies. An aggressive acquisition strategy has industry watchers thinking its annual marijuana production could […]