European Commission fines Google $5 billion

Google faces another European lawsuit The European Commission announced on Wednesday that it is fining Google €4.34 billion ($5 billion) for forcing its Google apps onto smartphone users. Antitrust official Margrethe Vestager had this to say about the fine: Google has used Android as a vehicle to cement the dominance of its search engine. They […]
  • 15 Hours ago

Small marijuana companies cut prices as regulation nears

Weed regulations weeding out smaller firms Starting July 1, marijuana retailers must meet strict safety requirements in order to sell. Because of these approaching regulations, smaller companies that grow in less regulated environments are selling for much cheaper prices. The state policy gave all marijuana sellers a 6-month window to sell their products before being […]
  • 20 Days ago

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 seven different majors and will cover tuition and fees, books, and supplies. 99% of workers […]
  • 1 month ago

Millennials are relocating to Sacramento

Sacramento has come in third as the city that millennials are moving to. This should motivate employers to move to the city as well. A recent report published by Smart Asset, a personal finance information company has revealed some of the top cities that millennials are opting to move to. One of which, unsurprisingly, is […]
  • 1 month ago

Shale boom in Texas means low unemployment – maybe too low

Bloomberg News reports that the Shale boom is having a paradoxical effect on local economies in areas of shale production. “It’s fueling the region and starving it at the same time.” On the one hand, tax revenues have received a huge boost from shale sales, allowing local governments, such as Midland, Texas, to carry out […]
  • 1 month ago

Starbucks’s new policy towards non-paying customers

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 […]
  • 2 Months ago

Are you willing to pay $999 for an iPhone?

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 […]
  • 3 Months ago

Is Amazon making its profit off Prime members?

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, […]
  • 3 Months ago

Are synthetic cannabinoids causing severe bleeding?

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 […]
  • 3 Months ago
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