Venture Capital Investment in Space Startups Surged in 2015
Based on a report from defense and aerospace consulting firm there was a huge increase for investment in space travel during 2015. Space startup investment in last year were accounted two-third of the 15 years in total.
Feb 24, 2016 09:16 AM EST
Victoria's Secret CEO Announced Resignation, Parent Company's CEO to Assume Leadership
Victoria’s Secret CEO Sharen Turney announced her resignation on Friday, concerning investors and briefly crash the parent company’s shares after the news. However, the company had assured investors that the company will retain its success with the parent company’s founder and CEO Les Wexner assuming the role and Turney remaining as the lingerie brand’s advisor.
Feb 23, 2016 09:33 AM EST
Facebook Plans to Monetize Messenger; Will Allow Businesses to Send Ads
A leaked document revealed Facebook’s plan to start monetizing on of its fastest-growing and most popular product, the Messenger. The document stated that in the second quarter this year, a new feature would be launched, allowing businesses to send advertisement chats via Messenger.
Feb 19, 2016 09:25 AM EST
Samsung Ventures into Smart Shoes As Well, Targeting On Fitness And Golf
Salted Venture, one of Samsung start-up companies, has developed a smart shoe aiming to be used for fitness and golf. The shoe features an advanced technology that will provide users with data, which is very useful for their sport activities.
Feb 16, 2016 07:04 AM EST
Company Report: Hong Kong Disneyland Reported $19.1 Million Loss As Fewer Chinese Tourists Visit the Theme Park
Hong Kong Disneyland reported its first loss since 2012. Fewer tourists had come to visit the resort and theme park, with the biggest decline from Chinese tourists. China’s economic slowdown, along with political instability and the emergence of Shanghai Disneyland is believed to have affected the Chinese tourists.
Feb 16, 2016 06:53 AM EST
Tesla's Summon feature to Fortify Company's Entry into Autonomous Driving
Tesla has release it's Summon software update that will allow users of its Model S to remotely park their cars. The technology will also increase the safety for the driver.
Feb 12, 2016 07:37 AM EST
Stentrode to channelize power of mind to move bionic limbs
The Royal Melbourne Hospital is on the verge of a medical breakthrough with its 'Stentrode' - a small, paper-clip-like brain implantation that is said to bring back mobility to paralyzed patients. This cure will eliminate the need of an open brain surgery, and the first clinical trials on human are slated to begin in 2017 in Melbourne.
Feb 10, 2016 08:16 AM EST
Advisory Services of Barclays, Credit Suisse and Evercore Fail To Protect Apollo Education From Acquisition
Barclays, Credit Suisse and Evercore have acted as financial advisers to Apollo Education. Despite their advisory efforts, the institution has incurred a loss of $60.8 million during the last concluded fiscal quarter. Finally, Apollo Education has been compelled to go through acquisition for $1.1 billion.
Feb 09, 2016 09:37 AM EST
Ebola Vaccine Will Now Be Available As Gavi Signed $5 Million Deal To Prevent Future Outbreaks, Commits Merck To Keep 300,000 Vaccines Ready
Gavi, a world vaccine alliance, has made a $5 million deal with Merck regarding vaccine supply for future outbreaks. Merck has to provide 300,000 vaccines as a preparation to protect people from the next Ebola crisis.
Jan 25, 2016 08:38 AM EST
Freshii to Help Consumers Through 'These Dark Hours' as Chipotle Closes Stores Nationwide for Employee Meeting
Chipotle will close their stores across the country on February 8 for a few hours so that corporate officials can discuss the new steps the company is taking about food safety. The chain has been hit by frequent outbreaks of food-borne illnesses in the past year, with the cause not yet announced.
Jan 21, 2016 07:53 PM EST
Jobs That Are Most Stress Free And The Brighest
Stress at work sometimes cannot be avoided. However, certain jobs have lower stress levels, including Information Security Analyst, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer, University Professor, and Hair Stylist.
Jan 18, 2016 09:27 PM EST
5 US airlines hike base fares
The US-based five airlines - Delta, Southwest, American, United and Virgin America have raised base fare on domestic travel. The hike is effective for corporate, leisure and discounted fares. Airlines are bullish on margins as business travel is expected to be stable even leisure travel takes a dip. The five airlines control 80 percent of the US domestic travel. Airlines are set to post surge in operational profits owing to lower fuel costs.
Jan 08, 2016 04:56 AM EST