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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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What Recent IPOs May Be Telling Us About the Economy

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If you follow the financial news, you’re probably familiar with the recently called-off WeWork initial public offering, or IPO, for short. With a valuation that reached levels as high as $47 billion and balance sheets indicating a company hemorrhaging cash, WeWork’s plan had all the indications of the 1999-era excess and technology bubble. With a […]

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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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Facebook’s New Cryptocurrency Libra Draws Controversy

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Facebook’s announced cryptocurrency, Libra, has made quite the splash since it was first announced. For starters, it is already more well-known among the public than any other crypto besides Bitcoin. That includes staples of the cryptocurrency world, such as Litecoin and Ethereum, both of which have been around for years. While masses sit on the […]

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Facebook to Launch Cryptocurrency

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Facebook. This web-based tech giant has become a household name over the past 15 years. Many associate it with social media, photo-sharing, and due to recent events, a danger to personal privacy. However, through acquisitions and mergers, Facebook has bled into multiple other industries, such as fitness, virtual reality, and artificial intelligence. The February 2019 […]

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Strong Potential for Tech IPOs in 2019

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In past months, a plethora of tech startups have hinted at going public in 2019. But, concerns regarding trade, the longest recorded government shutdown in history, and general uncertainty regarding the fate of the American economy and stock market may have hindered these IPOs from being filed in the past months. Not to mention, recent […]