Business

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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