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Uber Eats Postmates

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After Uber revolutionized transport and threatened the traditional taxi industry, many other companies followed suit. These corporations ushered in the establishment of the gig-economy, or in other words a market dependent on contractors or short-term workers. Although this economic model has brought significant backlash, specifically in regards to employee benefits and pay structure, it has […]

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The Return of Flip Phones

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For years, foldable technology has been categorized as something from the future. The thought of being able to fold your phone like a piece of paper seemed like pure science fiction. There were flip phones, but the need for physical keyboards essentially halved the screen sizes and doubled the thickness of these devices. Recently, smartphones […]

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The Future of the iPad

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Back in 2011 when the iPad was released, it was a game changer. Although it was merely a larger iPhone without the capabilities of a phone, people went crazy. After all, it was the Steve Jobs era. As the years went by, processors got faster, screens became sharper and bezels shrunk. However, the tablet market […]

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Uber’s Rocky Road

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Self-driving cars have always been part of the utopian future depicted in various sci-fi films. Now, companies such as Uber are attempting to create their own autonomous cars. However, Uber stands out from competitors like Tesla, Waymo, and Apple (with the exception of Lyft) because it has already established the ride-sharing aspect of the perfect […]

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The State of 5G in 2019

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Ever since the introduction of modern smartphones in the early 2000s, the world has become increasingly more Internet-connected. To do this, mobile carriers had to develop data services so that people could browse the web when not connected to Wi-Fi. In the beginning, data speeds were incredibly slow. As time progressed, both mobile carriers and […]

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Tesla in Transition

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Nowadays, most people in the U.S are familiar with Tesla. However, the Palo Alto, California-based company has been struggling as of late. In 2012, Tesla introduced the Model S. This was the company’s second production car after the Tesla Roadster in 2008. The Model S was built to compete with the industry’s best luxury offerings […]

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Finally, the Apple Card

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The introduction of the Passbook app to iOS in 2012 marked the start of a new movement for Apple. Later, when Apple Pay came to the iPhone in 2014, it showcased Apple’s vision for the future: quick, secure, and effortless payments. However, Apple Pay wasn’t without its downsides. At launch, only a handful of retailers […]

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2018 TechCrunch AI and Robotics Session

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If you haven’t heard of it before, TechCrunch is a fairly popular news outlet and organization based in Silicon Valley. Based on the name, you could probably guess that they mainly focus on technology. Every year, TechCrunch holds an event devoted to robotics and AI. CEOs of major companies and industry experts speak on panels […]