Tesla is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees

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Tesla is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees The Washington Post via Getty Images Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that the company is laying off 7 percent of its full-time employees in an effort to cut costs and increase…

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2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades

2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades

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2019 Lexus ES 300h review: Luxury and efficiency in spades The ES 300h is the more fuel-efficient version of Lexus‘ midsize sedan, with its hybrid powertrain burning about 40 percent less fuel than the gas-only ES 350. That makes it one of…

Cord cutting has grown by 50 percent in the last eight years

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Cord cutting has grown by 50 percent in the last eight years SIPA USA/PA Images A new Nielsen study has found that the number of cord cutters in the US has grown by 48 percent over the past eight years. Apparently, 16…

Netflix is raising prices across of all of its tiers

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Netflix is raising prices across of all of its tiers Chesnot via Getty Images Netflix is raising prices across all of its streaming plans, increases that amount to 13 to 18 percent, marking its largest price hike to date. CNBC reports that…

Cryptocurrency Markets Slump Midweek as Ethereum Hits New 2018 Lows

Cryptocurrency Markets Slump Midweek as Ethereum Hits New 2018 Lows

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Cryptocurrency Markets Slump Midweek as Ethereum Hits New 2018 Lows Cryptocurrency markets are feeling the pressure from an extended downturn on Wednesday, September 12, with Bitcoin (BTC) losing 2.5 percent and Ethereum (ETH) hitting its lowest levels since May 2017. Data from…

Beaten-down cryptocurrency XRP surges 80% in 24 hours, nearly triples in value on week

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Beaten-down cryptocurrency XRP surges 80% in 24 hours, nearly triples in value on week One of the worst performing cryptocurrencies this year is making a comeback.

SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its staff to fund projects

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SpaceX will lay off 10 percent of its staff to fund projects Mike Blake / Reuters SpaceX is letting around 10 percent of its 6,000-plus employees go, according Reuters and Ars Technica. The private space corporation previously said it’s been profitable for…

Bitcoin price predictions 2019: What experts forecast for cryptocurrency

Bitcoin price predictions 2019: What experts forecast for cryptocurrency

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Bitcoin price predictions 2019: What experts forecast for cryptocurrency 2018 was not a great year for cryptocurrencies. Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency, plunged nearly 75 percent in the year to date. In December 2017, bitcoin was worth nearly $20,000. Now, as 2018…

Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone production by 10 percent

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Apple is reportedly cutting iPhone production by 10 percent Shannon Stapleton / Reuters Apple lowering its earnings guidance by a whopping $5 billion is probably a big enough indicator that the tech giant is feeling the effects of struggling smartphone sales and…

Cryptocurrency: What is a 51 percent attack and how could hackers bring down bitcoin?

Cryptocurrency: What is a 51 percent attack and how could hackers bring down bitcoin?

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Cryptocurrency: What is a 51 percent attack and how could hackers bring down bitcoin? A so-called 51 per cent attack on ethereum classic, a spin-off of the world’s second most popular cryptocurrency, saw cyber criminals make away with more then $1.5 million…

Has peak cryptocurrency already come and gone? – The Boston Globe

Has peak cryptocurrency already come and gone? – The Boston Globe

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Has peak cryptocurrency already come and gone? – The Boston Globe By Kenneth Rogoff   December 24, 2018 With the price of Bitcoin down 80 percent from its peak a year ago, and the larger cryptocurrency market in systemic collapse, has “peak…

Marlboro owner invests $12.8 billion in e-cigarette maker Juul

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Marlboro owner invests $12.8 billion in e-cigarette maker Juul ASSOCIATED PRESS Tobacco giant Altria (which owns Marlboro and Virginia Slims) has bought a 35 percent stake in Juul for $12.8 billion. The major deal pegs the e-cigarette company’s valuation at $38 billion,…

Microsoft Office app for Windows 10 provides a hub for all your work

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Microsoft Office app for Windows 10 provides a hub for all your work Microsoft Microsoft’s revamped Office.com portal has apparently been a hit with the productivity crowd (over 40 percent of Office 365 users start there), and now it wants to turn…

Degrading permafrost puts Arctic infrastructure at risk by mid-century

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Degrading permafrost puts Arctic infrastructure at risk by mid-century Seventy percent of the current infrastructure in the Arctic has a high potential to be affected by thawing permafrost in the next 30 years. Even meeting the climate change targets of the Paris…

Bitcoin price pain continues as the cryptocurrency plummets to a 15-month low

Bitcoin price pain continues as the cryptocurrency plummets to a 15-month low

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Bitcoin price pain continues as the cryptocurrency plummets to a 15-month low This week brought more bad news for bitcoin investors.