Business

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…
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