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Things Are Not Going Well For MoviePass
This is far from a summer blockbuster for MoviePass. The subscription service known as the "Netflix of the movies" on Tuesday announced that it was increasing its monthly fee to $14.95 from $9.95 within the next month, part of "several new measures aimed at accelerating the plan for profitability," the company said in a statement. The announcement follows a string
How the Tariff Threats Could Impact Smartwatches
President Donald Trump recently announced plans to impose tariffs on $200 billion in goods imported from China. The decision could affect products from Fitbit, Inc (NYSE: FIT), as well as other smartwatch manufacturers. What Happened The tariffs could have direct ramifications on certain popular products in the U.S. U.S. Customs and Border Protection considers Fitbit products to be “data transmission
Report: Demand for These Skills Will Rise Dramatically by 2030
Here’s further evidence that robots and automation aren’t going to replace workers. A new McKinsey Global Institute paper looked at 25 core workplace skills today and in the future for the U.S., France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the U.K. The report found that there will be significant changes in what workers need to know in the coming decade. Here’s what
If Your Smart Home Doesn't Have a Smart Doorbell, Can it Really Be That Smart?
Amazon has been bulking up its smart-home offerings over the past year, pushing out the Cloud Cam - which is a fairly basic home security camera - and its Amazon Key, which allows couriers to open your house, as long as you have a smart lock and the Amazon Cloud Cam, naturally. But even though you may have a smart
Tech Execs React to Shooting at YouTube's Offices
After a woman wounded three and then killed herself in a shooting at YouTube's corporate offices in San Bruno, California on Tuesday, some of the top names in Silicon Valley called for stricter gun control laws, as CNBC reports. The shooter was identified as Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 38, and was active on YouTube, posting videos about veganism, exercise and other
Experts: It's Time to Freak Out About Artificial Intelligence - Or Not
When it comes to the potential dangers that artificial intelligence poses to our way of life as a human species, no one has been more outspoken than Elon Musk. The man who has utilized technology to help change the way we make payments or drive cars or maybe someday travel to space, has a view of AI that is often
Dating is Good Business on Wall Street — Now Users Can Also Turn a Profit
Online dating is one of the most popular ways for singles to find others looking for some kind of relationship or another — it is just so easy and convenient. The proliferation of online dating platforms such as Match Group Inc (NASDAQ: MTCH), Tinder, and OKCupid has fueled an increase the number of people searching for romantic partners online. However,
Report: Facebook is Bleeding Young People From its Platform Faster Than Expected
It's pretty well established that as moms, dads, grandmothers and crazy uncles increasingly joined Facebook, younger people became a lot less willing to share their lives on the platform. But a new study by eMarketer shows that young people between the ages of 17 and 24 in the U.S. dropped 9.9 percent in 2017, or equal to 1.4 million total
Elon Musk's Boring Company Has Already Reaped Millions on Pre-Orders For a Flamethrower
In case you were unaware, Elon Musk's Boring Company - which plans to take human beings to Mars or something - is currently taking pre-orders for what it calls the "world's safest flamethrower." No, really. https://www.instagram.com/p/BeeUSFwgLrM/?utm_source=ig_embed&utm_campaign=embed_ufi_test The Boring Company Flamethrower, which is apparently being sold for reasons, is fully functional and is meant to "liven up any party!" according to
Mark Cuban Says Dallas Mavericks Will Allow Fans to Buy Tickets With Cryptocurrencies Next Season
Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says that his team will allow fans to purchase tickets next season using cryptocurrencies, as Bloomberg reports. Cuban revealed the franchise's decision in response to a person on Twitter who asked him when the Mavericks would allow fans to buy tickets through bitcoin. He later confirmed the news to Bloomberg, adding that the organization would