Economy Tech

A Transition to E-commerce

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E-commerce, or commerce conducted over the Internet, is the future of business with over 1.8 billion people worldwide purchasing products online in 2018. By the year 2040, it is estimated that 95% of transactions will be done online. This rush for online products has only been accelerated by the COVID-19 pandemic. As a majority of […]

Silicon Valley Tech

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 […]

Silicon Valley Tech

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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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 […]