Nov 23, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Toys “R” Us Filed for Bankruptcy in Sept. 2017, Crippled by Competition and Debt. Who will move in to fill the space under your tree?
Nov 11, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Sears, the original everything store that once was one of the largest retailers with more than 125-year history, filed for bankruptcy protection. Today, Sears is drowning in $5.5 billion of outstanding debt.
Aug 27, 2018 · 5 MIN READ
It is no secret that the American film industry overwhelmingly favors male actors. Only one woman has ever won an Oscar for best director, Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker in 2009. Learn how The Muse Project is working to change just that.
Apr 20, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
On Saturday, March 17, 2018, The New York Times first reported Cambridge Analytica ‘improperly’ harvested millions of Facebook users’ data. Facebook says as many as 87 million people may have had their data accessed. Facebook’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to the situation. “We have a responsibility to protect your data, and if we can’t then we don’t deserve to serve you.”
Mar 11, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
China’s legislative body, the National People’s Congress, has voted overwhelmingly to remove presidential term limits from its constitution, giving President Xi Jinping “the right to remain in office indefinitely.” The vote was widely regarded as a rubber-stamping exercise. Two delegates voted against the change and three abstained, out of 2,964 votes.
Mar 5, 2018 · 2 MIN READ
Tariffs are a political tool that has been used throughout history to restrict the flow of imports into a country. A defiant President Trump tweeted on Friday, March 2, 2018, “trade wars are good, and easy to win.” China has clearly indicated that if necessary they will take action.
Feb 11, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
Blockchain is a very strange thing — simultaneously the most overhyped, least understood and most disruptive technology of our time. The Invisible Technology has potential to transform the way we use the internet.
Feb 27, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
It is no secret that Amazon has been dominating the online retail sales in the US. Walmart is looking to make a bigger splash in e-commerce market in 2018. Immediately after Amazon acquired Whole Foods in 2017, Walmart announced to acquire online men’s fashion retailer Bonobos for $310 million. Walmart even changed its official name from ‘Wal-Mart Stores’ to ‘Walmart’, reflecting its increase emphasis on e-commerce.
Jan 4, 2018 · 3 MIN READ
Google acquired the U.S. restaurant reviews specialist Zagat back in 2011 for $151 million. It was one of 57 deals completed completed by the online giant in just first nine months of 2011. Google previously tried but failed to acquire Yelp.
Jan 23, 2018 · 4 MIN READ
Amazon Web Services that was launched in 2006 generates well over $10 billion in revenue annually. Amazon could soon become an operating system for all e-commerce businesses. Amazon stock gained 58% in 2017. At the rate it is growing and expanding, it could be a trillion dollar company in just a few years from now.