New York Sets Cap on Ride-Sharing App Vehicles

The City of New York is to enforce new regulations regarding the cap of ride-sharing vehicles and the minimum hourly pay rates. The new regulations will immensely effect ride-sharing giants Uber and Lyft. Mayor Bill de Blasio is a big supporter of the new regulations. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted: “Our city […]
  • August 9, 2018

Florida-Based Company ‘College Hunks Hauling Junk’ Makes Moving Less Stressful

Moving company, College Hunks Hauling Junk, is headquartered in Tampa Florida and has been posting strong numbers since their appearance on Shark Tank. The company started in 2003 when founders Omar Soliman and Nick Friedman were attending the University of Miami. They are running the business out of a 10,000-square foot building in Ybor City […]
  • August 10, 2018

Bitcoin and Ethereum are both down significantly

What is the future for cryptocurrencies? At their highest points, Bitcoin and Ethereum were valued at $20,000 and $1,400, respectively. Since then, they have slid to $6,250 and $290, respectively. These 68 and 79 percent decreases have exemplified the rapid fall and distrust of cryptocurrencies – even the most popular ones. The exploding growth of […]
  • August 15, 2018

Trump’s Lawyer Calls Questions About Firing Mueller Unconstitutional

On the show, Fox & Friends, Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, explained that he believes that it is unconstitutional for Mueller to question the president regarding his firing. “The idea that a president could be asked questions… it’s counter to the constitution,” said Sekulow. Meuller was fired while he was conducting […]
  • August 13, 2018

China will implement more tariffs

Tit-for-tat escalates China announced on Friday that it will implement up to 25 percent tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods if President Trump follows through with his plan of taxing $200 billion worth of Chinese goods. The move is the latest in a tit-for-tat standoff between the two countries. Tariffs have been increasing […]
  • August 3, 2018

T-Mobile rolls out new unlimited plan

Does T-Mobile have too many plans? T-Mobile announced on Tuesday that it is rolling out a cheaper unlimited plan for users, which undercuts both Verizon’s and AT&T’s unlimited plans. In fact, the plan even undercuts their own T-Mobile ONE plan, though it does offer fewer services. This plan marks T-Mobile’s fourth unlimited plan, which is […]
  • August 9, 2018

Bitcoin and Ethereum are both down significantly

What is the future for cryptocurrencies? At their highest points, Bitcoin and Ethereum were valued at $20,000 and $1,400, respectively. Since then, they have slid to $6,250 and $290, respectively. These 68 and 79 percent decreases have exemplified the rapid fall and distrust of cryptocurrencies – even the most popular ones. The exploding growth of […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 15, 2018
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Google is spending $600 million on data center

Data development Google announced that it will invest $600 million into its data center outside Charleston, South Carolina. The data center is integral to Google’s company, as it is one of their only data centers. It helps operate some of its flagship programs like Gmail and Google Drive, which many consumers use and love. Google […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 15, 2018
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Blender blunder? Vitamix is recalling over a thousand blenders

Vitamix announced on Monday that it will recall roughly 105,000 blenders after multiple consumers cut their hands on the blades. The company stated on its website, “Vitamix has received 11 reports of lacerations when consumers’ hands came in contact with exposed blades.” This occurs after the main portion of the blender is separated for cleaning, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 15, 2018
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Trump’s Lawyer Calls Questions About Firing Mueller Unconstitutional

On the show, Fox & Friends, Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, explained that he believes that it is unconstitutional for Mueller to question the president regarding his firing. “The idea that a president could be asked questions… it’s counter to the constitution,” said Sekulow. Meuller was fired while he was conducting […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 13, 2018
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Thousands Sign Petition To Replace Betsy DeVos with LeBron James

Lebron James’ fans started a petition to replace Betsy DeVos as education secretary after the NBA star started a school in the neighborhood where he grew up in Akron Ohio. Thousands of people have signed the petition and the document may be sent to President Trump. Sections of the petition read: “Unfortunately, Trump and his […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 13, 2018
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Nasal spray recalled, your health at risk?

Nasal nightmare CVS Health’s 12 Hour Sinus Relief Nasal Mist is one product that was removed from shelves on Wednesday after the FDA found that the nasal spray contained a microbiological contaminant. FDA officials state that the contaminant is called Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a clear liquid that can lead to infection in the colon. In fact, […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 13, 2018
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Dropbox beat expectations but saw stock slide

Dropbox dropping On Thursday, Dropbox gave their quarterly report, delivering figures of revenue and earnings that beat expectations. However, shares still dropped for the tech company. In fact, on Friday, Dropbox’s stock dropped almost eight percent and COO Dennis Woodside announced that he will be stepping down. JMP Securities Analyst Greg McDowell explains that the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 10, 2018
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U.S. Territory Legalizes Marijuana

Lawmakers in the U.S. territory, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI), have approved a bill that legalizes marijuana. It was an 18-1 vote. Lawrence Duponcheel of Sensible CNMI said in a statement: “The people of the CNMI recognize that the prohibition of marijuana has been terribly misguided and harmful, and our leaders are in touch with […]
  • Peter Boyer
  • August 10, 2018
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Roku rolls out streaming service

Roku enters streaming industry Roku announced on Wednesday that their free streaming service, which is run through ads, is available on computers and mobile devices. Originally, the service – called The Roku Channel – was only available for those who had a Roku TV. The channel is not targeted at avid TV-viewers, as it does […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 10, 2018
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