Ford Motor Co. posted a stronger-than-expected third-quarter net profit as demand for cars and trucks recovered from coronavirus shutdowns and the company sold more high-margin trucks
Quibi Is Shutting Down Just 6 Months After Launch. According to 'The Wall Street Journal,' the streaming service is to be one of the shortest-lived to date. The company launched on April 6, 2020, providing content to be specifically viewed on mobile devices. Two plans — one with ads and one without — were available for under $10 per month. . In July, app-tracking firm Sensor Tower claimed Quibi lost over 90% of its subscribers after the three-month free trial was up. . According to The Verge, Quibi has refuted those numbers but never provided alternate figures for reference. Factors that may have contributed to the company's demise include its mobile-only content as people are stuck at home amid the pandemic. or that short-form video content can be found for free with competitors such as YouTube and TikTok. Co-founder Jeffrey Katzenberg attempted to sell off the floundering company earlier this year, but no one took the bait
Venezuela’s president says a large oil refinery suffered a terrorist attack as his government struggles to provide domestic fuel to the crisis-stricken nation
Democrats are hoping to flip enough seats to take over the Senate, while Republicans hope to cling on to their majority. We examine the hottest contest in the country as election day grows ever closer. Steven Voss, professor of political science at Kentucky University, Paul Bentz, a campaign strategist at Higher Ground and Elizabeth D. Alvarez the Chief of Election Litigation at Guest and Grey share their thoughts.
Nokia to Build First Cellular Network on the Moon for NASA. On Monday, Nokia Oyj announced that they had been chosen by NASA to create the first ever cellular network on the moon. . The network is expected to be available by late 2022. . The Finnish telecommunications firm said that their partnership with NASA would create a “sustainable human presence on the lunar surface.” . The technology will be “ideally suited” for providing the technology that “astronauts need.” . It will make remotely controlled rovers, high definition streaming and real-time navigation possible. . Nokia is working with Intuitive Machines to integrate their work into a lunar lander for delivery and self-configuration on the surface of the moon. . The LTE/4G communications system will also be “ultra-compact, low-power” and “space-hardened.”. The solution has been specially designed to withstand the harsh conditions of the launch and lunar landing, and to operate in the extreme conditions of space, Nokia, via Bloomberg
The online sports betting company FanDuel will open an in-person sports book at Bally’s casino in Atlantic City once the casino’s sale to a Rhode Island company is finalized
Sony Releases Free , Black Lives Matter , PS4 Theme. On Oct. 19, Sony released the "Black Lives Matter Theme" on the PlayStation Store. When the theme is enabled, the bottom of the user interface appears with black and yellow graphics, as well as a raised fist. The hashtag #BLM also appears as part of the free theme. Other companies have taken similar actions. In June, Activision released a 'Call of Duty: Modern Warfare' update that displayed a message supporting the Black Lives Matter movement. Developer Bungie introduced several items supporting Black Lives Matter, including 'Destiny 2' emblems and a "be heard" enamel pin.
The coronavirus has forced many to turn to mail-in voting. Wth laws differing from state to state the process can often be confusing, we examine the impact of the move towards such voting and ask what it will mean for the result. Steven Voss, professor of political science at Kentucky University, Paul Bentz, a campaign strategist at Higher Ground and Elizabeth D. Alvarez the Chief of Election Litigation at Guest and Grey.
Twenty-six words tucked into a 1996 law overhauling telecommunications have allowed companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google to grow into the giants they are today
Both campaigns are desperately trying to reach undecided voters, but in our increasingly polarized times, do such voters even exist? Dr. Grant Davies Reeher, Syracuse University, Alex Vogel, CEO & Lobbyist Vogel Group and Matt Klink GOP Campaign Strategist argue the case.
With the election right around the corner and voting underway, Stringr took to the streets of some key swing states: Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania to find out what's on voters' minds. We ask them who they are voting for and what issues are most important to them this year.
Dr. Ross McKinney the Chief Scientific Officer at the Association of American Medical Colleges analyses which treatments have been effective in treating COVID-19 patients and explains what course of treatment a person suffering from the disease can expect.