Tag Archives: Security

• Drunken tourist passes out on airport conveyor belt

Drunken tourist passes out on airport conveyor belt

A drunk Norwegian man curled up on an airport baggage belt and travelled for 160 feet before he was picked up on an x-ray scanner. The man went to sleep at Rome’s Fiumicino airport after arriving – beer in hand – to check-in and finding no one manning the desk. He then crept over the […]

• Analysts lower earnings outlook for Fortune Brands

Analysts lower earnings outlook for Fortune Brands

Several analysts lowered their outlook on Fortune Brands on Friday after the consumer goods company and owner of Jim Beam and Maker’s Mark bourbons reported second-quarter results. Fortune, which is in the process of splitting up its businesses, reported Thursday that its liquor business grew during the period but its operating income fell because of […]

• BrandWatch, Prooftag create new technology to fight counterfeiting in wine & spirits industry

BrandWatch Technologies and Prooftag have formed a partnership that creates a new set of protection and marketing tools for the wine and spirits industry to help domestic wineries and distilleries solve the problems of counterfeit product and authentication in foreign markets. BrandWatch, a Portland-based provider of brand security and product authentication systems, is now offering […]