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Uber to build flying taxis in France

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 […]

Facebook is changing its advertisement policy

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 cu...

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 P...

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

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

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, […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up to Amazon

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up ...

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

Walmart and Target doing all they can to catch up ...

Can anyone keep up with Amazon? Amazon, which seems unstoppable as a retail giant, continues to grow daily. Brick-and-mortar stores like Walmart and Target are the closest competitors, and even they are struggling to keep up. Walmart, Target, and Kroger are implementing any and all strategies to stop the e-commerce giant. They have raised their […]

President Trump loosens bank regulations

Congress reaches bipartisan agreement on bank regulations On Thursday, President Trump rolled back regulations on small- and mid-size banks. The Obama administration signed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act (abbreviated as Dodd-Frank) to increase financial stability after the 2007-2008 financial crisis. Dodd-Frank was successful in stabilizing the economy, but critics believed that […]

Tesla set to unveil thousands of Superchargers

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Don’t sleep on Tesla In an effort to encourage more people to buy a Tesla, Elon Musk plans to unveil thousands of new Superchargers this year. Tesla entered 2018 with 1,124 Supercharger stations and 9,721 individual Superchargers, and it has already added 121 in the first four months of the year, which is a lightning-quick […]

Holographic smartphone to be released this year

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Technology is finally approaching movie-level sophistication With the creation of the Nike MAG from Back to the Future, robots that complete tasks, and now interactive holograms, the world is gradually becoming many films’ portrayal of “the future.” The RED Hydrogen One will be releasing on Verizon and AT&T later this year, the company announced this […]

Can anyone save the toy market?

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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Mattel, Hasbro, and others must make changes in a changing industry With the fall of Toys “R” Us, toy manufacturers are seeing their profits plummet. Mattel – the toy manufacturer that owns Barbie and Fisher-Price – has seen its shares decrease rapidly over the past few years; compared to this time in 2018, their stock […]

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 […]

Senate rules to overturn FCC’s net neutrality repeal

  • Ben Norman
  • 8 Days ago
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On Wednesday, the Senate approved to overturn an attempt by the FCC to roll back the net neutrality rules created under the Obama administration. The net neutrality bill prevents Internet service providers from slowing down or speeding up certain websites, depending on traffic and popularity. Republican representatives, who are the ones most in favor of […]

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 […]

China’s OneSpace launches successfully launches rocket

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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China, we have liftoff. On Thursday, OneSpace, a privately-owned startup in Beijing, will become the first private company to launch a rocket into space. OneSpace plans on using its rockets for testing and research primarily, but it will also assist companies in bringing small satellites into orbit for purposes such as improving internet in planes, […]

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 […]

Trending games “Fortnite” and “PUBG” are helping the gaming industry grow

  • Ben Norman
  • 9 Days ago
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If you’re ever around a friend who games even occasionally, chances are they’ve mentioned either “PUBG” or “Fortnite.” These games have taken the world by storm within the past eight months, with celebrities and athletes like Drake, Travis Scott, JuJu Smith-Schuster, Ben Simmons, and Karl Anthony-Towns streaming their games for the general public and generating […]

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 […]

In a time when the retail industry is struggling, Macy’s is thriving

  • Ben Norman
  • 10 Days ago
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The retail world has faced tremendous struggles in the past few years. With the growth of e-commerce and its drivers such as Amazon, Walmart, and Target, increasingly fewer people shop at physical retail stores. However, Macy’s seems to be a diamond in the rough, as they are the only retail store that is sustaining growth. […]

Carolina Panthers bought by hedge fund founder for $2.2 billion

  • Ben Norman
  • 10 Days ago
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The Carolina Panthers are officially the most expensive franchise NFL team in history. After being purchased for $2.2 billion by David Tepper, the founder of hedge fund Appaloosa Management, they have eclipsed the Buffalo Bills as the NFL team with the highest purchase price. In 2014, the Bills were purchased for $1.4 billion, nearly a […]

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 […]

Is Amazon making its profit off Prime members?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 25 Days ago
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Amazon’s earnings in the first quarter is twice of its earnings before. The company plans to increase its Prime membership fee by 20%. Towards the end of last month, Amazon has announced that its earnings have exceeded expectations, reaching an astronomical sum of $1.6 billion. That is twice of its earnings before. With that said, […]

Are synthetic cannabinoids causing severe bleeding?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 25 Days ago
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Rat poison has been found in synthetic cannabinoids. The use of synthetic cannabinoids has been reported to cause severe bleeding.  As recreational marijuana becomes legalized in more states, the market behind it has become much larger. As such, companies have come up with an alternative good, which is the synthetic cannabinoid. However, some health risks […]

Did the scandal actually affect Facebook’s stocks?

  • Crystal Ng
  • 27 Days ago
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Facebook first-quarter reports show that its earnings and shares are all soaring up. The company has far exceeded Wall Street predictions. Despite the horrendous scandal that Facebook had gone through just weeks ago, it seems that the company is still going strong in its stocks, as reported by Business Insider. Click here to be directed […]
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