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Uber to build flying taxis in France

  • Ben Norman
  • 19 Hours ago
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Uber is taking flight In its first research and development facility outside North America, Uber will build a center in Paris, France. Uber plans to invest $23 million in an electric takeoff and landing aircraft in France. The company hopes to unravel the technology by 2023. Uber believes that this technology is the way of […]

Netflix eclipses Disney and Comcast for media net worth

  • Ben Norman
  • 2 Days ago
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Netflix is king of the media As of Thursday, Netflix is worth more than Disney and Comcast. Netflix (NFLX) rose to $153.1 billion in market value, and Disney’s (DIS) fell to $152 billion. As of Wednesday, Comcast (CMCSA) is valued at $145.5 billion. Netflix is also worth more than Time Warner, 21stCentury Fox, CBS, and […]

Facebook is changing its advertisement policy

  • Ben Norman
  • 2 Days ago
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Facebook will collect Social Security numbers for political ads Facebook announced last week that it will require the last four digits of a Social Security number, a US address, and a government-issued ID from anyone who wants to run a political advertisement. After Facebook verifies the submitter’s information, Facebook will send a verification code, which […]

Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying customers

  • Crystal Ng
  • 3 Days ago
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Starbucks’s new policy allows non-paying customers to sit in their cafes and use their restrooms. A video centered on two African American men in a Starbucks in Philadelphia spiraled out of control on the internet. It caught world-wide attention not long ago. The two men, Rashon Nelson and Donte Robinson, were seen to be ushered […]

Trump administration’s pro-life vs Planned Parenthood’s pro-choice

  • Crystal Ng
  • 4 Days ago
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Trump administration sets new policy towards anti-abortion plans. Planned parenthood chooses pro-choice over $60 million. The Department of Health and Human Services have announced the new rules for government spending towards reproductive health organization on Thursday night. The new policy under Trump administration is noticeably aiming to bring a halt to abortions. Owing to a […]

General Electric is selling its rail business

  • Ben Norman
  • 4 Days ago
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A pioneer is slowly collapsing. The company’s 111-year old branch will come to a close, according to General Electric on Monday. GE will sell its rail business to rival Wabtech for an $11 billion acquisition. The deal will give shareholders roughly a 40% stake in the combined company, and GE will have a 9.9% stake, […]

Obamas Sign 8-figure Deal with Netflix

  • Ben Norman
  • 4 Days ago
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Barack and Michelle Obama are the newest creatives at Netflix The former President and First Lady will soon be adding “film-producer” to their resumes. Video streaming leader Netflix announced on Monday that Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal to produce original content. According to Netflix, this includes “scripted series, unscripted series, docu-series, […]

Coca-Cola unveils Bluetooth-operated soda machine

  • Ben Norman
  • 5 Days ago
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Coca-Cola still hoping to rebound from the struggling soft drink market You may know of the Coca-Cola Freestyle dispensers, in which you can choose from tens of different options of drink flavors. These options range from Vanilla Coke to Raspberry Sparkling Aquafina. On Friday, Coca-Cola announced their new Freestyle 9100 dispensers, to which consumers can […]

Tesla unveils new $78,000 performance Model 3

  • Ben Norman
  • 5 Days ago
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Model 3 production may be looking up for Tesla The original Model 3 costs roughly $35,000, and this weekend Elon Musk announced that this price will be more than doubled for the high-performance Model 3. So, what makes it worth more than double the price? According to Musk, the new Model 3 has a driving […]

Starbucks rolls out non-customer sitting policy

  • Ben Norman
  • 6 Days ago
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Starbucks shows its challengers why it is the leading coffee chain once again In the past, a consumer who wanted to go into Starbucks to hang out and talk with friends could only do so by purchasing food or a drink. As of Saturday, that is no longer the case. A few weeks ago, two […]

Campbell Soup CEO announces retirement

  • Ben Norman
  • 6 Days ago
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Denise Morrison steps down after seven years Denise Morrison, one of just 24 Fortune 500 female CEOs, announced her abrupt retirement on Friday. Neither Morrison nor Campbell gave any reasoning behind the sudden retirement, but the seven-year CEO will be missed. Keith McLoughlin, a board member of Campbell, will step in as interim CEO until […]

Zoetis acquires veterinary research firm Abaxis for $1.9 billion

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Zoetis-Abaxis acquisition opens new doors for both companies On Wednesday, Zoetis – the largest animal health and service provider – announced its bid of Abaxis for $1.9 billion. Abaxis uses technology and diagnostics to predict and treat animal diseases like heartworm and Lyme disease. Diagnostics are becoming increasingly important in veterinarian health services, as (clearly) […]

PayPal acquires Swedish firm iZettle for $2.2 billion

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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On Thursday, the online payment system PayPal announced its purchase of iZettle, a mobile-card reader and point-of-sale analytics system, for $2.2 billion. The strategy is twofold for PayPal – first, this helps them breach the brick-and-mortar market by having a mobile card reader that is widely becoming popular in the US due to a similar […]

Suzanne Scott becomes Fox News’ first female CEO

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Until Thursday, Fox News never had a female CEO. That all changed as Suzanne Scott made history to lead one of the major news channels in the nation. The highly revered promotion is definitely deserved, as Scott has been doing a spectacular job at Fox News. Before her promotion, Scott was the president of programming, […]

Comcast’s acquisition of Fox only capable with a mountain of doubt

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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Comcast (CMCSA) is a global leader in cable, and it is seeking to expand its reach in media even further with the acquisition of 21stCentury Fox (FOXA) and British satellite broadcaster Sky. However, to do so, it would be digging itself into a massive financial trench. To acquire Sky, it would have to beat Disney […]

Amazon drawing customers back to brick-and-mortar stores

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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Everyone thought that grocery stores were slowly dying at the hands of Amazon, but the e-commerce giant is actually reversing the trend. With the purchase of Whole Foods and the continued development of its Amazon Go stores, Amazon wants to invest in the old brick-and-mortar system. With the growth of Amazon Prime Pantry, a service […]

Fire of a magnesium-parts plant suspends Ford’s F-Series

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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When the Meridian Magnesium Products of America’s main factory in Michigan was set ablaze by afire two weeks ago, so were the jobs and future sales of Ford and its employees. Magnesium parts have a high demand due to their light and sturdy attributes, which allow car manufacturers to increase fuel efficiency while keeping costs […]

Airbus-Boeing trade ruling ends long-term dispute and appeases both parties

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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Boeing (BA) and Airbus (EADSF), the two largest aerospace manufacturers, have been in heavy competition for over a decade – and Tuesday, they both took home a victory. Boeing has claimed that the European Union has supplied Airbus with over $22 billion in unfair subsidies that curbed the sale of Boeing’s jets, including its most […]

Tesla loses major executives during struggles with Model 3

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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Tesla has lost a couple of their major executives in the past week, foreshadowing a rapid decrease in stock price that has already started to creep up after concerns about the success of the Model 3. First, Tesla’s director of field performance engineering Matt Schwall left his position to join Waymo, a self-driving car technology […]

Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 23 Days ago
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iPhone X is not selling well because of its high price. Apple’s earnings report show an increase. Perhaps it’s because of how frequent each generation of iPhones are getting released, or maybe because of the increased number of competitions in the market, the latest iPhone, the iPhone X, seems to be lacking behind in the […]
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