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JUUL Raises $325 Million

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 21, 2019

E-cigarette giant, JUUL Labs has raised $325 million, but this comes at a time when stricter regulations are being put in place for e-cigarette products and accessories. Is the company’s plan to expand its market abroad a realistic response to regulations happening at home?

Apple Soars on Tariff Delays

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 14, 2019

It’s been a hectic few months between the U.S. and China over trade negotiations. A recent delay on tariffs on certain items has companies hopeful and could buy trade negotiators more time.

Self-Driving Trucks Are Ready to Do Business

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted August 7, 2019

Silicon Valley natives Don Burnette and Paz Eshel's Kodiak Robotics announced that Dallas, Texas, will be where the startup will open up business and oversee its first commercial route for self-driving trucks.

Uber Plans to Lay off 400 Employees

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 31, 2019

Uber Technologies (NYSE: UBER) announced that it has plans to lay off close to one-third of its 1,200-person marketing department. This comes only a few months after the company had its IPO.

How Safe Is Your Personal Information?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 24, 2019

The need for cybersecurity is at an all-time high. Back in 2017, Equifax (NYSE: EFX) experienced one of the largest data breaches in history. And on Monday the company reached a settlement to compensate consumers who were affected by the breach.

Artificial Intelligence Is Helping Discover New Drugs

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 17, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) has been touted as being the next biggest technology. It's been playing a huge role in helping discover more effective drugs.

U.S. Consumer Debt Increases Nearly $4.1 Trillion

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted July 10, 2019

On Monday, the Federal Reserve reported that consumer credit increased 5% to $4.1 trillion in May.  Is this good or bad news?

Could Paris Be the First City With Flying Taxis?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 26, 2019

Paris is planning for flying taxis by 2024. In five short years, the country wants to incorporate flying taxis into its public transportation. How likely could this become reality?

Slack Goes Public This Week

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 19, 2019

Popular messaging and cloud platform company Slack will go public on Thursday, June 20.

CBD will be Sold in One of the Largest Grocery Retailers

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 12, 2019

The cannabis compound, CBD, has been one of the hottest consumer trends as of late. Now, one of the nation’s largest grocery retailers, Kroger, will begin selling CBD in about 1,000 of its stores.

Amazon Introduces One-Day Shipping

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted June 5, 2019

On Monday, the e-commerce giant announced that there are now over 10 million items that are available for one-day shipping to Prime members.

The TSA Just Changed Its Marijuana Policy

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 29, 2019

Over the Memorial Day weekend, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) made some big changes, updating its policy on cannabis.

President Trump Alters the U.S. Ban on China's Huawei

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 22, 2019

On Tuesday, U.S. President Donald Trump modified the ban on Chinese technology company Huawei.

Amazon Wants You to Start Your Own Delivery Business

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 15, 2019

Amazon announced a new incentive program this Monday. The company says that it is willing to fund up to $10,000 in startup costs and provide three months of pay to any employee who decides to make the jump to owning their own delivery business.

Is a Trade War Near?

Written by Jennifer Clark
Posted May 8, 2019

Over the weekend, Trump did what he does best and went to Twitter to tweet about his opinions on trade negotiations between the U.S. and China.