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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Elon Musk considering taking Tesla private

Tesla tossup Elon Musk announced on Tuesday that he is considering taking the company private, as he loathes having to constantly answer to investors. In fact, Elon Musk even tweeted that he had secured funding to make it go private “at $420.” Although nothing has been confirmed, investors are still shaking at the thought of […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 7, 2018
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Apple reaches $1 trillion

That’s a lot of zeroes On Thursday, Apple officially became the first American public company to reach $1 trillion in value. Their stock rose over $207 on the day, allowing the company to cross that milestone. Apple’s shares jumped on Wednesday after their earnings report exceeded expectations, which caused the climb. This stems from the […]
  • Ben Norman
  • August 3, 2018
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Amazon beats Q2 expectations

Amazon continues to dominate Amazon exceeded investors’ expectations in the second quarter, causing their stock to jump almost four percent on Thursday. In fact, Amazon more than doubled analysts’ forecasts last quarter. They posted a $2.5 billion profit, $52.9 billion in revenue, and $5.07 per share. In fact, there’s a chance that Amazon might double […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 27, 2018
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Netflix stock drops after not meeting expectations

Netflix’s victories still fall short with investors Netflix gained over five million subscribers last quarter, but that was still not enough to appease investors, who estimated they would gain closer to six million. Even though Netflix continues to dominate the media market, investors are still not impressed; indeed, it seems as if the bar is […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 18, 2018
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JetBlue purchases new Airbus A220s

JetBlue takes flight with A220 purchases JetBlue announced on Tuesday that it will buy sixty of Airbus’s new A220 model, manufactured in Mobile, Alabama. Airbus is making the JetBlue with smaller jet manufacturer Bombardier – in fact, Airbus is even hijacking their name, changing it from the Bombardier C Series to the Airbus A220. JetBlue […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 12, 2018
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Fox raises bid for Sky

Sky’s the limit for Fox 21st Century Fox announced on Wednesday that it has upped its bid for UK broadcaster Sky to $32.5 billion (£24.5 billion). Fox has been deadlocked in a bidding war with Comcast over Sky since April, and this most recent bid eclipses Sky’s by 12 percent. In fact, it’s 30 percent larger […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 11, 2018
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Amazon buys PillPack for $1 billion

Amazon adds to its portfolio PillPack, a Boston-based pharmacy startup, has just made a $1 billion deal with Amazon, from which the two co-founders will make $100 million each. The five-year-old company uses software to speed up the refill and co-pay processes; plus, it ships combined prescriptions for people that take multiple kinds of drugs. […]
  • Ben Norman
  • July 3, 2018
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GM and Softbank invest in autonomous cars

All aboard the self-driving bandwagon GM and Softbank are the most recent firms to invest in self-driving cars. Japanese holding company Softbank announced its investment of $2.25 billion into GM’s self-driving development. In December, the firm purchased a 15% stake in Uber, who is also testing self-driving functionalities. GM will follow suit, investing $1.1 billion […]
  • Ben Norman
  • June 1, 2018
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