Tuesday 27 June, 2017
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Category Archives: Business
Uber

Ridesharing company Uber announced on Tuesday that it will now allow drivers to collect tips through its phone app. This is a sudden reversal from previous company policy. This new policy comes as Uber continues to deal with a series of scandals...

By Lawrence Lease on Jun 21st, 2017

Cover artwork: Gray Malin The amazing work of famed fine-art photographer Gray Malin graces the cover of the current issue of Hamptons magazine. In this issue, Gray opens up about his incredible eye for photography, excellent business sense,...

Nike

Nike slashing jobs as customers turn to online shopping The leader in sports shoes and apparel has announced it is cutting 1,400 jobs with intention of selling its products more directly to customers. Nike has over 70,000 employees worldwide...

By Lawrence Lease on Jun 17th, 2017
Amazon

Amazon will now capitalize in the grocery market Amazon has come out publicly an announced their intention to buy organic grocery chain Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, a move that plunges the e-commerce leader into thousands of stores...

By Lawrence Lease on Jun 16th, 2017
Emil Michael

Uber exec  Emil Michael walks away amid scandals Emil Michael, Vice President of Uber resigned from the ride-sharing service company as the company faces complaints of sexual harassment and an ongoing internal investigation. Michael was CEO...

By Lawrence Lease on Jun 13th, 2017
Bob Iger at the World of Color Premiere Disney California Adventure. [Featured image by hyku/Wikimedia Commons]

Tycoon Bob Iger, the chief executive officer (CEO) of the Walt Disney Company, was on Trump’s Strategic and Policy Forum making America great again.  After President Trump withdrew from the Paris Climate Agreement, Iger resigned.  Since...

By Lucy Santos on Jun 12th, 2017
Verizon

Communications giant Verizon announced they are cutting their staff by 15 percent, once the AOL-Yahoo merger closes. Verizon is paying $4.48 billion for Yahoo, who approved the sale Thursday. The sale will be completed on Tuesday, June 13. The...

By Lawrence Lease on Jun 9th, 2017

UTSA Alumni Gala Features Unique Art Auction Benefiting the UTSA Alumni Scholarship Fund “Atotonilco El Alt”, by Joel Salcido     Advertisement (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   “Couples...

Smokestacks from a wartime production plant during World War II. Telecommuting reduces air pollution. [Featured image by Alfred Palmer/Wikimedia Commons]

On a busy Monday morning, the roads are filled with cars.  There is bumper to bumper traffic. Buses also pass through the roads filled with commuters.  As you walk,  you can  smell the foul odor from the pollution.  On cloudy days, smog...

By Lucy Santos on May 22nd, 2017
Tourists gather around Charging Bull to take photos. Now Fearless Girl faces Charging Bull. [Featured image by Beyond My Ken/Wikimeida Commons]

Ever since 1989, Charging Bull was the only statue in the Financial District of Manhattan, but the bull is no longer alone.  Now there is a Fearless Girl looking directly at the bull.  The two famous statues, that now face each other, have...

By Lucy Santos on May 8th, 2017