Venmo: The Social Media of Finance

“Can I borrow some cash from you? I left my wallet at home.” “Ah, I actually don’t have any on me either; I only carry my card. I’ll pay, and you can just Venmo me.”…

Uber President Steps Down 

Uber President Jeff Jones has decided to step down and resign within fewer than six months of assuming the position at the titular ride-hailing company. Throughout this year, a large influx of controversies has entered…

Major US Airports Change Check-In Rules 

New US mandates require airlines from ten airports in eight nations to have passengers check-in electronics larger than a cellphone when traveling to the United States. Such electronics include tablets, laptops, and cameras. The countries…

America Online, Meet Election Online

In 1990, 0.8% of the United States of America’s population had an Internet connection. Ten years later, around the turn of the century, that percentage was 43.1% of the United States’ population. Ten years after…

President Trump Supports Women in STEM

Amidst the controversy surrounding President Trump’s time in office, from the travel ban to the buzz around his administration’s alleged ties to Russia, the President has also been busy signing other bills that are set…

Snap Inc. Premieres on the Stock Market

On Thursday, March 2nd, Snap Inc., the company behind Snapchat, became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), with the stock symbol SNAP. This comes after a better than expected initial…

The Rise and Fall of Beme

  It is not all that uncommon to see a social media platform rise and fall over the course of several months. There are many examples of platforms that experience a sudden (sometimes unexpected) initial…

NASA Finds 7 New Habitable Planets

Through a journal publication on February 22nd and a news briefing at the NASA headquarters in Washington, NASA revealed that its Spitzer Space Telescope discovered the first known system of seven Earth-sized planets around a…