The Rising Economic Tide and How It’s Affecting Silicon Valley Startups

Posted on October 28, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on The Rising Economic Tide and How It’s Affecting Silicon Valley Startups

About one-fourth of U.S. adults plan on moving within the next five years. Many of these Americans, especially young people, will migrate to the tech capitol of the world, Silicon Valley, in San Francisco, California. With an estimated 3 million people currently living in this tech hub, the area has some of the most lucrative opportunities, financially stable businesses, and an extremely high rate of stress due to the constant fear of failure. “Suddenly, the valve in my heart twists … Continue reading “The Rising Economic Tide and How It’s Affecting Silicon Valley Startups”

Report: Trump and Clinton Economic Plans Will Both Increase National Debt

Posted on October 27, 2016, Updated October 27, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Report: Trump and Clinton Economic Plans Will Both Increase National Debt

With election day less than two weeks away, critics, supporters, and neutral analysts alike are zeroing in on the two major presidential candidates’ plans and platforms, particularly when it comes to reducing the national debt. According to a new report from the nonpartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, both Democrat Hillary Clinton’s and Republican Donald Trump’s proposed tax plans would significantly increase the current $20 trillion national deficit, despite their vastly opposing economic plans. In spite of her claims … Continue reading “Report: Trump and Clinton Economic Plans Will Both Increase National Debt”

Donald Trump’s Childhood Home to Be Auctioned Off After Election

Posted on October 25, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Donald Trump’s Childhood Home to Be Auctioned Off After Election

If you’re among the three percent of Americans who invest in real estate and plan to buy property within the next 12 months, you may want to keep an eye on one property in particular. The childhood home of hotel tycoon and Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will soon be up for auction. The brick and stucco Tudor house in Queens, New York was all set to go to auction last Wednesday, October 19; however, the owners chose to postpone … Continue reading “Donald Trump’s Childhood Home to Be Auctioned Off After Election”

America is Overwhelmed by Debt

Posted on October 24, 2016, Updated October 24, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on America is Overwhelmed by Debt

It’s no secret that the U.S. is riddled with debt. However, until recently, few have known how much the average American is in the hole. In total, the U.S. owes a total nationwide debt of $12.29 trillion dollars. About two-thirds of this debt is home mortgage debt, which may be the result of 59% of homeowners misunderstanding the terms and details of their mortgage. If they perhaps had understood their agreement, they may not have been in such debt. Additionally, … Continue reading “America is Overwhelmed by Debt”

Samsung Note 7 Issues to Cost $3 Billion in Lost Sales for Phone Company

Posted on October 19, 2016, Updated October 19, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Samsung Note 7 Issues to Cost $3 Billion in Lost Sales for Phone Company

Samsung has announced that its Galaxy Note 7 recall will cost them approximately $3 billion as a result of discontinued sales. After weeks of reports that the device was overheating — and even bursting into flames — the South Korean company halted production early last week. Issues were thought to have been resolved when replacements were issued, but those too began to overheat and catch fire. The company expects most of the lost sales to hit bottom during the next … Continue reading “Samsung Note 7 Issues to Cost $3 Billion in Lost Sales for Phone Company”

New Device Uses Spinning Bike Wheels to Generate Compressed Air for Under-Inflated Tires

Posted on October 17, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on New Device Uses Spinning Bike Wheels to Generate Compressed Air for Under-Inflated Tires

Approximately 70% of all manufacturing facilities use a compressed air system, but these days, compressed air is being used for so much more. Thanks to France’s Production Functional Factory, cyclists can now use a small, hand-held compressed air system to reinflate their bikes’ tires. Many cyclists currently use a compact hand pump or CO2 cartridges to keep their high-pressure tires inflated on long trips. However, hand pumps take a lot of time and effort, and CO2 cartridges are expensive and … Continue reading “New Device Uses Spinning Bike Wheels to Generate Compressed Air for Under-Inflated Tires”

Data Breaches On Track to Exceed 1 Billion by the End of 2016

Posted on October 17, 2016Categories Featured News   Leave a comment on Data Breaches On Track to Exceed 1 Billion by the End of 2016

Although 2015 saw a few major, headline-grabbing data breaches, it looks like the overall amount of record breaches will increase by more than 56%. “What makes the large-scale data breaches somewhat disconcerting is that they came despite the fact that so many enterprises are supposedly bolstering their defenses in response to previous high-profile breaches,” read Breach Level Index’s official report. According to Dark Reading, during the first half of 2016, more than 554 million records — compared to the 707 … Continue reading “Data Breaches On Track to Exceed 1 Billion by the End of 2016”