Virgin Galactic to Go Public

Virgin Galactic to Go Public

Virgin Galactic, founded by billionaire Richard Branson, used to be the big name in space tourism before it was passed by SpaceX and Blue Origin. The company struggled through the 2010s, especially after a fatal crash in a test flight in 2014 and the cutting of ties...
‘Sir Jonathan’ Leaves Apple to Form Own Company

‘Sir Jonathan’ Leaves Apple to Form Own Company

Sir Jonathan Paul Ive, or Jony to his friends and fanbase, has put his mark on the world. The descendant of a jeweler and an engineer, he brought his background of industrial design and Bauhaus minimalism to Apple in 1992. He was a key part of Steve Jobs’ revival of...
WeatherTech’s David MacNeil: Where Is He Now?

WeatherTech’s David MacNeil: Where Is He Now?

David MacNeil, founder and CEO of WeatherTech, is probably one of the best-known CEOs in America. His company sells high-quality car and truck accessories ranging from digitally made mats to cup holders and even pet ramps. The story of how MacNeil mortgaged his house...
Boeing Space Division Moving to Florida

Boeing Space Division Moving to Florida

At a space-themed corporate summit in Boston on June 19, 2019, Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenberg announced that Boeing will be moving the headquarters of its space division from Arlington, Virginia, to Titusville, Florida. Currently stationed near the Pentagon, the...
Two Big Defense Contractors to Merge

Two Big Defense Contractors to Merge

In the world of defense contractors, consolidation has long been the name of the game. The lion’s share of the business has always been controlled by a select few companies. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and only a small handful of others have secured all of the major...
Google Alleged to Treat Its Contract Employees Poorly

Google Alleged to Treat Its Contract Employees Poorly

Over the last two decades, Google has become one of the most successful companies on Earth—and one of the world’s great model employers, to boot. The Google brand has become synonymous with everything workers want in a job, including great pay, solid benefits, and a...
Huawei Blacklisting Has Worldwide Consequences

Huawei Blacklisting Has Worldwide Consequences

Last week, the U.S. decided to restrict Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei’s access to U.S. technology, saying that this access poses a security risk. This decision has had worldwide consequences. What the blacklisting means is that Huawei can no longer source software...
Network TV Strong Despite Streaming Services

Network TV Strong Despite Streaming Services

If you’re paying attention to the trends being talked about in tech blogs and on social media, you might be led to believe that traditional television is dead, and that streaming services like Netflix will soon have a total monopoly over people’s viewing habits. And...
The Uber IPO in Two Words: Womp Womp

The Uber IPO in Two Words: Womp Womp

Uber had its IPO today—May 10, 2019—but it turned out to be kind of a bummer for the company. It priced its shares at $45 for its IPO, but it began trading on the New York Stock Exchange at $42 per share. Three dollars per share doesn’t sound like a lot, but when you...
Marriott Tries New Airbnb-Style Strategy

Marriott Tries New Airbnb-Style Strategy

Throughout the last decade, there’s been an undeniable trend in the hospitality industry: people are increasingly turning away from traditional hotel accommodations and instead using home-sharing platforms like Airbnb to find a place to stay. For tech startups and...
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