The Future Is Contactless Payments

Contactless payments have gained more and more traction since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the world. This explains why fintech companies are going full force to invest resources into developing new contactless solutions that will protect consumers and businesses while also ensuring efficiency and business continuity.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated September 16, 2020

Warren Buffett Bets Big on Snowflake

Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway has taken a big interest in the cloud-based data platform company Snowflake, Inc.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated September 9, 2020

A COVID-19 Winner

The video-conferencing company Zoom Video Communications (NASDAQ: ZM) continues to stand out after becoming a staple in many people’s everyday lives when the coronavirus pandemic hit. And the proof is in the numbers — early this week, the company reported a revenue increase of 355%.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated September 2, 2020

Airlines Are Facing the Harsh Reality

American Airlines (NASDAQ: AAL) said it plans on laying off or involuntarily furloughing 19,000 of its employees as of October 1. This plan could change as long as the airline is able to receive assistance from Congress.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated August 26, 2020

The Artificial Intelligence Revolution

The next big revolution is already here. The artificial intelligence revolution is here and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 42.2% in the next seven years. It’s already bringing major innovations to some of the biggest industries like agriculture.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated August 12, 2020

Could Microsoft Buy TikTok?

The Trump administration wants to ban the social media app TikTok over allegations the app poses a national security threat. Since then, there has been talk of Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT) purchasing the app from its Chinese parent company, ByteDance.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated August 5, 2020

A Big E-Commerce IPO

The Austin, Texas-based e-commerce company BigCommerce is expected to go public next week on Wednesday, August 5. 

By Jennifer Clark
Updated July 29, 2020

Jeff Bezos Is Only Getting Richer

This week, Amazon’s (NASDAQ: AMZN) CEO Jeff Bezos got even richer. On Monday, he added $13 billion to his net worth. He is now worth $189.3 billion and is on track to becoming the first trillionaire by 2026. So you could definitely say, coronavirus pandemic or not, Amazon continues to thrive.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated July 22, 2020

Apple Software Company Set to Go Public

Jamf Holdings, a cloud software platform that allows you to connect and manage Apple devices, has announced that it’s expecting to go public on Thursday, July 23 and aims to raise $272 million to $304 million from its IPO.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated July 15, 2020

Uber Buys Postmates

On Monday, Uber (NYSE: UBER) bought food-delivery startup Postmates for $2.65 billion. At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Uber realized it needed to push its business towards profitability and growth. With its Uber Eats division increasing by 53% in the first quarter of 2020, the obvious direction in which to go was the food-delivery market.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated July 8, 2020

Advertisers Are Boycotting Facebook

On Monday, Facebook shares fell close to 3% in early trading but eventually rebounded. The list of advertisers abandoning the site continues to grow. Some big companies, like Starbucks (NASDAQ: SBUX), Coca-Cola (NYSE: CCEP), and Hershey’s (NYSE: HSY), announced they would be pausing their advertising spending on the social media platform.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated July 1, 2020

U.S. Wants to Work With Huawei

It looks like the U.S. is going a different direction when it comes to 5G and China’s Huawei. On Monday, the U.S. will amend its prohibitions on U.S. companies doing business with Huawei.

By Jennifer Clark
Updated June 17, 2020

Wireless Charging is Here!