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Hyperloop One Intends to Build Ultra Fast Transport in Finland, Netherlands and Dubai

Hyperloop One Intends to Build Ultra Fast Transport in Finland, Netherlands and Dubai

Hyperloop One is a system invented by Elon Musk for ultra fast transport similar to a subway system. They signed a letter of intent with governments in Finland and the Netherlands exploring the idea of building their transport systems there. These transport systems will work by magnetically propelling pods through large tubes at up to 750 mph. With these systems, a two hour train trip would be cut... Read More »

Trump Might Block AT&T Deal, Time Warner Shares Drop

Trump Might Block AT&T Deal, Time Warner Shares Drop

Donald Trump claimed to prevent an $85 billion dollar acquisition by AT&T during his campaign. Because of this, after he was elected, Time Warner shares dropped by over 2% due to fear that Trump will make good on his promise. In October, during Trumps campaigning, he said that AT&T’s plans to purchase CNN, HBO and the Warner Bros studio is a prime example of “power structure” poised agai... Read More »

It’s Not China Taking Our Jobs, It’s Robots

It’s Not China Taking Our Jobs, It’s Robots

Politicians tend to blame China and Mexico for taking our manufacturing jobs, saying that we don’t make anything in this country anymore. However, the truth is our countries manufacturing production is flourishing. The dilemma, automated machine production continues to increase, taking more and more jobs away from factory workers. Since the peak of manufacturing employment in the United States in ... Read More »

Small Business Owners Give Paid Poll Breaks

Small Business Owners Give Paid Poll Breaks

Complaints about long lines at the polls for early voting urges some small business owners to give their employees the morning off. Not wanting to give their employees and ultimatum such as getting to work on time or voting. Small business owners who don’t want to impede their employees civic duty to vote are offering flex times, poll breaks, or in some cases the morning off. Some companies ... Read More »

Hidden Fast Food Ads Targeting Children Causing Health Problems

Hidden Fast Food Ads Targeting Children Causing Health Problems

Ads are everywhere on the internet. You are exposed to ads in social media, games, search engines, emails, videos and even music. To make these ads more cost effective, companies spend boat loads of money on targeting specific groups of people likely to be interested in their ads. Well, it’s no surprise that a study by the World Health Organization revealed children in Europe being showered with j... Read More »

Is Daylight Savings Time Helping or Hurting?

Is Daylight Savings Time Helping or Hurting?

It is bright and sunny as I drive home from a long day at work today, but this weekend tradition will implore us to set the clocks back on Sunday, November 6th. This Monday, many of us will commute home in the dark. Shifting out circadian rhythms, this bi-annual tradition shakes our schedules and casts our society into a collective of grogginess. On top of that, many are confused on what the benef... Read More »

Stock Market Down for 8 Days Straight – Longest Decline Since 2008

Stock Market Down for 8 Days Straight – Longest Decline Since 2008

Stocks have continued to decline this Thursday as investors wait in nervous anticipation on next week’s nail biting presidential election. Investors like to bet on sure things, or at least stable things. So they have generally been in favor of a Clinton victory as she is seen as being reliable. While her competitor, Trump, has policies that are vague and uncertain. This has caused a bit of chaos i... Read More »

Loans Given to Help Small Businesses With Flood Damage

Loans Given to Help Small Businesses With Flood Damage

A nonprofit company based in the Rocky Mountains has given small businesses suffering flood-damage from Hurricane Mathew some financial assistance. The nonprofit Golden Leaf Foundation allocated one million to North Carolina Small Business Development Fund to give emergency interest-free bridge loans for small businesses and farms suffering from damage due to Hurricane Mathew. The president of the... Read More »

Amazons Black Friday Deals Come Early This Year

Amazons Black Friday Deals Come Early This Year

It’s the biggest shopping day in the US, the day after Thanksgiving and market specialists are saying that it’s to be the biggest shopping day ever. It started as an American tradition, but recently has spread to other English speaking countries such as the UK and Australia, where online shoppers alike can save huge amounts on new items despite the different currency. Until recently deals for onli... Read More »

VW’s Long Road to Winning Back Trust

VW’s Long Road to Winning Back Trust

New CEO promises more strict adherence to government standards Matthias Mueller has a huge task ahead of him as he attempts to pull his company out of the disastrous scandal over pollution test rigging. The former Porsche chief was recently appointed CEO saying that he intends to win back trust for the company. “Under my leadership, Volkswagen will do everything it can to develop and impleme... Read More »

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