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Yusaku Maezawa Fills Up Flight Around The Moon

Yusaku Maezawa Fills Up Flight Around The Moon

Alexis V., Writer

September 21, 2018


Filed under Big News

Yusaku Maezawa will be the first private customer who will ride in the Big Falcon Rocket soon to be flown around the moon. SpaceX, owned by Elon Musk, is responsible for building the rocket and the flight. Maezawa plans to take artists with him, so he purchased all nine seats on the rocket. The projec...

Hurricane Florence Takes Over

Hurricane Florence Takes Over

Celine T., Writer

September 19, 2018


Filed under Big News, Showcase

A tropical storm named Florence has caused over one million people to evacuate their homes on the East Coast. The disaster has closed more than 100 roads, and cut off the power to almost 500,000 homes and businesses. At least 18 people have died, including a one-year old boy who ripped from his mother...

WNBA Finals

WNBA Finals

Raghu C., Writer

September 13, 2018


Filed under Big News

The WNBA finals came to an end on September 12 as the Seattle Storm completed their 3-game sweep against  the Washington Mystics. The Seattle Storm dominated the entire series. In Game 1, they won 89-76 with three players combining for 64 points. The Storm also took Game 2, 75-73 with Breanna Stewart ...

Google’s Smart Assistant Can Make Phone Calls

Google’s Smart Assistant Can Make Phone Calls

Joshua B., Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Big News

In Google’s 2018 I/O event, the company displayed their newest piece of artificial intelligence: making phone calls on your behalf. This new feature is intended to help users create reservations or schedule appointments. For example, a user could ask Google to “make [them] a haircut appointment on...

Three North Korean Captives Are Released

Three North Korean Captives Are Released

Joshua B., Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Big News

The remaining three U.S. captives in North Korea returned home on Thursday, May 10th, 2018. President Donald Trump was surprised that the North Korean dictator would release the detainees prior to their meeting on June 12th. The captives were sent to the Walter Reed Medical Center for a medical evaluation...

Apple Will Create A New Apple Pay Credit Card

Apple Will Create A New Apple Pay Credit Card

Joshua B., Writer

May 11, 2018


Filed under Big News

With the help of Goldman Sachs, Apple will create an Apple Pay credit card. The new credit card will likely launch in early 2019, and with over 100 million active Apple Pay users, the new credit card will likely be widely used. The credit card industry is currently worth about one trillion, so it appea...

Ford Develops A Way For The Blind To ‘Feel The View’

Ford Develops A Way For The Blind To ‘Feel The View’

Joshua B., Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Big News

Ford recently developed a car window that would allow a blind individual to ‘feel the view.’ The window utilizes a camera that takes photos of the outside surroundings. The image is then projected onto the window, and the window will vibrate when touched. A blind person could recreate the view using v...

Hawaiian Volcanic Eruption Causes Evacuations

Hawaiian Volcanic Eruption Causes Evacuations

Joshua B., Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Big News

The Kilauea volcano in Hawaii erupted on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018. The volcano released lava into a residential area, causing mandatory evacuations. About 1,700 individuals were affected by this evacuation. The volcano erupted after numerous earthquakes shook the island. "I urge residents in Leilani Estates and the...

T-Mobile And Sprint Decide To Merge

T-Mobile And Sprint Decide To Merge

Joshua B., Writer

May 2, 2018


Filed under Big News

Recently, the third and fourth largest wireless carriers, T-Mobile and Sprint, agreed to merge. They previously attempted to merge back in 2014, but were rejected by the Department of Justice. Under the business-friendly Trump Administration, T-Mobile and Sprint hope they will be accepted. "The probl...

Subway Will Close 500 Stores In The U.S.

Subway Will Close 500 Stores In The U.S.

Joshua B., Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Big News

Subway will close 500 stores in the U.S. in order to expand their international presence. Globally, Subway has the most stores at 26,000—12,000 more than McDonald’s. However, they need to close 500 stores in the U.S. in order to fund the expansion of their “restaurant empire.” These closings...

Amazon Raised Price For Amazon Prime By 20 Dollars

Amazon Raised Price For Amazon Prime By 20 Dollars

Joshua B., Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Big News

On May 11th, 2018, Amazon will raise the price for its Prime service from 99 dollars to 119 dollars annually. Jeff Bezos announced that Amazon prime has more than 100 million members worldwide. The price change is due to the drastic increase of items that are eligible for two day shipping. In 2014, ...

Amazon Can Now Deliver To Your Car’s Trunk

Amazon Can Now Deliver To Your Car’s Trunk

Joshua B., Writer

April 26, 2018


Filed under Big News

Only a couple months ago, Amazon started Amazon Key. This would allow Amazon delivery workers to enter your house to deliver your package. Now, Amazon has created a new program that would allow Amazon to deliver to the trunk of your car. Amazon created this program to allow anyone who lives in an un...

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