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iPhone 12 shock: Appleā€™s price changes revealed | Forbes

In case you are in the market for a new iPhone, it might be worth considering the new changes. The iPhone 12 is expected to hit the market soon. When it does, the box will no longer come with a charger or headphones. The new iPhone is also going to have a smaller battery and better camera capabilities. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/gordonkelly/2020/07/30/apple-iphone-12-prices-cost-upgrade-iphone-11-pro-max-update/#3a35de94f617 Read More »

Boeing slashes jet output, eyes factory shake-up as COVID-19 hammers sales | Reuters

Due to COVID-19 and the steadily decrease in sales, Boeing is choosing to sunset their iconic 787. They also cancelled the production of two of their new jets and delayed the 777x. All of these decisions are being made after the company felt the effects of COVID-19, and the refusal from China to buy U.S. made jets. Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-boeing-results/boeing-unveils-sweeping-production-cuts-as-pandemic-hammers-sales-idUSKCN24U1SV Read More »

Forbes announces inaugural Next 1000 Initiative to spotlight and accelerate rising entrepreneurs forging the path forward to redefine the American dream | Forbes

This project is being called Forbes1000. Forbes is planning to find people who are truly the example of the American dream. It will consist of those from different backgrounds and walks of life and will especially focus on those who have overcome adversity. Source: https://www.forbes.com/sites/forbespr/2020/07/29/forbes-announces-inaugural-next-1000-initiative-to-spotlight-and-accelerate-rising-entrepreneurs-forging-the-path-forward-to-redefine-the-american-dream/#23c8429d74a6 Read More »

Cost of 401k investing continues dramatic decline | 401k Specialist

New data from the Investment Company Institute is showing that the cost of investing in a 401k is going down. Those with equity and hybrid mutual funds also saw this fall last year in 2019. This recent data shows a healthy environment for investing with a competitive marketplace. Source: https://401kspecialistmag.com/cost-of-401k-investing-continues-dramatic-decline/ Read More »

The Cold War bunker that became home to a dark-web empire | The New Yorker

The old bunker is located in Traben-Trarbach, a small tourist German town known for its aesthetics. However, now it holds a cyber company that provides a host to many adult websites. The owner of the company, Herman-Johan Xennt is known to be an odd man by his programmers. Xennt provides a space for a lot of dark web websites but ... Read More »

The Marine Corps is officially getting an exoskeleton to haul heavy crap like Ripley in ‘Aliens’ | Task & Purpose

A super cool looking exoskeleton will help Marines say goodbye to the days of hustling and balancing heavy equipment while traveling. It can lift up to 200 pounds for 6 hours and is rechargeable. Salt Lake City-based Sarcos Defense has been awarded a contract to make this happen by the end of 2020. Currently, other branches of the military are ... Read More »

CES, the biggest tech show of the year, will be canceled in 2021 and held digitally | Business Insider

It was not a shock when CES announced this yearā€™s convention will be online, as most things have been cancelled or moved online this year due to COVID-19. Hosting the convention digitally rather than in Las Vegas will help ensure social distancing and accessibility since travel from certain states has been limited. CES has plans to return to Sin City ... Read More »

Senate CARES Act 2.0 includes more stimulus checks, unemployment benefits | Forbes

The Senate have been at a discussion on just how much assistance they should provide. COVID-19 has wrecked the economy and has put many out of jobs. The Senate CARES Act 2.0 is now being put onto the Senate floor. This would provide assistance in the form of stimulus checks and unemployment benefits to those who qualify. Forbes has highlighted ... Read More »

Google will keep 200,000 workers home through next summer | ARS Technica

One of the most well-known companies is planning to keep 200,000 workers at home for at least another year. This would account for most of Googleā€™s employees. This decision was made by Google CEO Sundar Pichai last week. The company originally planned for employees to come back in January, but the coronavirus pandemic and changing times has lead to the ... Read More »

Don’t hold your breath for a coronavirus vaccine | Business Insider

Many experts predicted that the vaccine would be ready at the end of this year or early into 2021. Some factors include distributing the vaccine and making it affordable. So far there are many competitors racing to find immunity. However, even if a vaccine is found there are still political barriers. Some Americans might benefit off of herd immunity, however ... Read More »