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Jun23, 2018

Supreme Court Online Tax Ruling

On Thursday, the Supreme Court ruled that states are now allowed to collect sales tax from online retailers. The vote was close at 5-4. President Trump has been advocating for this ruling since his political venture started and he is…
Jun20, 2018

GE kicked from Dow

GE faces the end of an era On Tuesday, the S&P Dow announced that Walgreens Boots Alliance will replace General Electric in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, marking the first time in 110 years that the company will not be…
Jun20, 2018

Bithumb most recent crypto exchange to get hacked

Crypto hacks continue Cryptocurrency rates fell as South Korean crypto exchange firm Bithumb gets hacked on Wednesday – the second firm in a month to be breached. Bithumb reported on Wednesday that hackers stole roughly 35 won ($32 million) in…
Jun20, 2018

Uber Releases Two New Projects

Waiting for your Uber driver just became a way of saving money on travel. Uber, the ridesharing company founded back in 2009, now offers a new feature which lets riders wait longer in exchange for cheaper fares. The new feature…
Jun20, 2018

Microsoft could lose employees over its partnership with ICE

Microsoft facing workforce turmoil This week, the US Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has created controversy over its separation of families at the border and confinement of children in cages. News also surfaced that Microsoft has ties to ICE and…
Jun20, 2018

SurveyMonkey Expected to go Public

After 20 years of existence, SurveyMonkey is finally going public. The survey-software company started during the dot-com era and has become the largest survey company in the world. The company helps their customers collect online survey data to people around…
Jun20, 2018

Google invests in Chinese e-commerce firm JD.com

Google hoping to gain an edge in the e-commerce industry In an attempt to grow its e-commerce arm and combat giants like Amazon and Alibaba, Google and JD.com announced that they will create a partnership. Google announced that it will…
Jun19, 2018

Ford Motor Co. Buys Michigan Central Station

Michigan Central Station is no longer abandoned after decades of vacancy. Ford Motor Company has purchased the 18-story building and executive chairman Bill Ford plans on upgrading. Bill Ford, the great-grandson of Henry Ford, issued the following statements: “I kept…
Jun19, 2018

New College Search Engine By Google

The college application process is both stressful and scary. On Tuesday, Google announced that they are developing a new feature. The feature will make college information more accessible to prospected college students. It’s been reported that this information will include…
Jun18, 2018

Tesla making progress on Model 3

Slow and steady wins the race, right? Tesla announced on Saturday that it is finally producing 3,500 Model 3’s a week – a figure that comes closer to their original 2017 goal of 5,000 per week. Electrek received the news in…
Jun18, 2018

This company can alter rain patterns

No rain dance necessary US company Weather Modification International has capabilities of making it rain in certain areas. They use a technique called cloud-seeding, where planes target specific clouds to extract more rain from them. Pilots travel to specific clouds…
Jun18, 2018

“Incredibles 2” posts box office record for animated movie

Disney bounces back from “Solo” disappointment The highly anticipated sequel to the 2004 animated film “Incredibles” dominated in the box office weekend, raking in $183.2 million domestically. This figure eclipsed “Finding Dory,” another sequel to a popular Pixar movie, by…
Jun16, 2018

Oprah signs deal with Apple

Apple trying desperately to catch up to Netflix and Amazon Apple announced Friday that Oprah Winfrey has signed a multiyear deal to create original content for the tech giant. The deal gives Apple a special weapon to hopefully help the…
Jun15, 2018

Royal Caribbean acquires Silversea

Royal just became more luxurious On Thursday, Royal Caribbean Cruises announced its purchase of privately-owned Silversea Cruises. The deal is worth roughly $2 billion and will give Royal Caribbean a 66.7% stake in Silversea. Royal has stated that it will…
Jun15, 2018

What’s happening with oil prices?

The US, Saudi Arabia, and Russia may be coming to an agreement Every automobile driver in the US knows that gas and oil prices are through the roof these days. A gallon of oil costs $67 today, compared to just…
Jun15, 2018

Domino’s will fix potholes

Philanthropic pizza paving potholes In an attempt to help the fate of their customers’ pizza and the face of their company’s brand, Domino’s will fund the fixation of potholes in chosen cities. Anyone with access to the Internet can nominate…
Jun15, 2018

Toyota invests in ride-hailing firm Grab

Toyota grabs Grab Japanese car manufacturer Toyota announced on Wednesday that it will invest $1 billion in Singapore-based ride-hailing firm Grab. Although many people attribute ride-hailing and ride-sharing with companies like Uber and Lyft, Grab has made a name for…
Jun15, 2018

SpinLaunch will launch rocket without fossil fuels

SpinLaunch plans to do just that -- launch a rocket from electric spinning Silicon Valley startup SpinLaunch announced on Thursday that it will launch a rocket into space without the use of fossil fuels – a feat that has never…
Jun14, 2018

Seattle City Council Repeals Head Tax On Large Corporations

A 7-2 vote last Tuesday by The Seattle City Council is a surprise victory for huge companies including Amazon and Starbucks. The vote repeals a head tax for all big companies in the city. The meeting was called by Council…
Jun13, 2018

Discover will offer college scholarship for employees

It’s a great day for Discover employees Discover will follow the lead of Walmart and various other companies, offering its employees a scholarship pursuing a degree related to business or computer science. According to Discover, the scholarship is available for…
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