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Apple Still Limiting Performance of Old Phones

Business, Left Brain, Tech

November 7, 2018

After revealing in recent years that they have in fact been pointedly limiting the performance of older iPhone models to encourage sales of newer models, it has been reported that Apple plans on continuing with this process with regards to

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Will This Really Be Your Last Car?

Business, Left Brain

October 29, 2018

BBC News recently featured an article proposing the idea that you might have already bought your last car, thanks to the inevitable rise of self-driving cars and ridesharing networks. And while it makes many cogent points as to why the

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Major Tech Companies Lean Toward USB Type-C

Business, Left Brain, Tech

October 25, 2018

Recent releases from tech giants Apple and Google may serve as predecessors to an industry-wide embrace of the USB Type-C.

Apple recently released a new charging cord for the Apple Watch that terminates in a male Type-C plug. Additionally, Google

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New Paint Aims to Cool Buildings

Business, Left Brain

October 1, 2018

A new polymer coating has been proven to reflect a majority of solar energy. The polymer uses a network of micro cavities to reflect light rather than trapping it. The most immediate practical application of the new material is for

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Student Loan Debt May Be Next Financial Crisis

Business, Left Brain

September 19, 2018

Economic analysts have suggested that widespread student loan debt may represent the seeds of the largest financial crisis since the housing market crash of 2008.

While other varieties of loans have maintained a steady track of frequency in the U.S.,

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Juul Under Scrutiny for Attracting Teen Users

Business, Left Brain

August 27, 2018

Juul, an electronic cigarette from cannabis industry giant PAX, appears to have attracted many teen users. Now, the company is facing accusations that their advertising purposefully targeted teenage users in the U.S., and that now those users are likely to

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French Theme Park Hires Crows for Trash Removal

Business, Left Brain

August 20, 2018

The French theme park Puy du Fou recently hired six crows to pick up trash that has been improperly disposed of within the park.

The move is part of the park’s campaign to bring awareness to the importance of ecological …

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Nintendo Sues Rom Sites

Business, Left Brain, Tech

August 17, 2018

This week, one of the biggest video game companies on the planet, Nintendo, sued multiple websites that have been offering illegal versions of vintage video games, including many Nintendo titles. This very popular illegal format is called ROMs, and they’re

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Google Developing Windows Option for Chromebook

Business, Left Brain, Tech

August 14, 2018

Google is reportedly working to develop a support feature for Chromebook users which would allow users the option of booting up with Windows 10 instead of the Chromebook’s native OS.

The new feature would add a level of flexibility to

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Amazon Eyes Local Retail from Multiple Angles

Business, Left Brain, Tech

August 7, 2018

E-commerce giant Amazon has been slowly moving towards a future in which it becomes involved in more than one area of daily life.

In August of 2017, Amazon purchased Whole Foods Markets for $13.7 billion. This came alongside an announcement

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