• Don Julio Launches Its First New Tequila in 6 Years

    9 days ago - By Fortune

    Don Julio announced its first new tequila in six years Wednesday, Tequila Don Julio Reposado, Double Cask.
    The limited-edition tequila is aged in matured American white oak barrels for eight months and then finished for 30 days in casks that were previously used to age Buchanan's Blended Scotch Whisky. In order for a tequila to be designated a Reposado, it needs to be aged for a minimum of two months but less than a year in oak barrels.
    Don Julio Master Distiller Enrique de Colsa spent three years experimenting with different casks to perfect the flavor of this particular release. He says...
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  • Dirt Protocol raises $3M for a decentralized, blockchain-based approach to information vetting

    Dirt Protocol raises $3M for a decentralized, blockchain-based approach to information vetting

    9 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The team at Dirt Protocol is using blockchain technology to create a new approach to verify information.
    The startup doesn't plan to launch its platform until later this year, but it announced today that it has raised $3 million in seed funding from General Catalyst, Greylock, Lightspeed, Pantera Capital, Digital Currency Group, SV Angel, Avichal Garg, Elad Gil, Fred Ehrsam Linda Xi and others.
    Founder Yin Wu previously created lockscreen startup Echo and laundry startup Prim. She told me that after becoming interested in the cryptocurrency industry, she was concerned about the fear...
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  • It sounds like Apple is going to launch a ton of new stuff this fall - including a cult-favorite fans have been waiting years for

    9 days ago - By Chron

    A well-known analyst has issued a new research note with predictions for Apple's fall product lineup.
    He predicts Apple will launch new iPhones, laptops, desktops, watches, and headphones.
    Apple has had a quiet 2018 so far in terms of new product launches, but if a new research note from TF International Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is correct, the iPhone company has a lot of new products planned for this fall.
    Apple blogs 9to5Mac and MacRumors shared details from the notes. Here's what it predicts for the fall:
    Three new iPhones, including a lower-cost option. Previous rumor coverage...
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