Ferrari plans to go public but refuses to sell out


Luxury automaker Ferrari S.p.A. is expected to have an initial public offering in 2016. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles owns Ferrari and expects to retain approximately 80 percent of the Italian sports car manufacturer. Approximately 10 percent of the remaining stock will go to Piero Ferrari with the remaining 10 percent hitting the market. Ferrari shares will… Read More

Mealworms to join the fight against plastic pollution

Pollution is a serious global problem.

Researchers have found that mealworms might help solve the global plastic pollution problem by eating the Styrofoam and plastic that contributes to the world’s excess waste.        According to recent studies published in Environmental Science and Technology, mealworms are able to biodegrade the polyethylene they ingest with help from microorganisms in their gut. In fact,… Read More

Amazon drops Apple, Google products: Who loses more?


The popular e-commerce company Amazon has made the decision to no longer sell Google and Apple streaming media players that aren’t easily compatible with its own streaming service.     According to Amazon, the Google Chromecast and Apple TV video streaming devices have compatibility issues with the company’s media-streaming service, Prime Video. Amazon sent an email… Read More

Tech’s biggest name: What to expect from Google’s new parent company

Alphabet logo

In December, Alphabet will officially become the parent company of Google. The creation of an umbrella company will help to separate Google’s core business units from the companies and patents it acquires and new projects it pursues.   Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin will transition from Google into new positions as CEO and… Read More

Daily fantasy sports: Gambling or skill game?

A man holds a giant check

The ESPN owned SEC Network has made the decision to stop airing commercials for daily fantasy sports websites, like DraftKings and FanDuel, because they believe these sites are a type of gambling.         Daily fantasy sports have been under debate recently, as some say it’s a form of gambling, while others believe it’s a… Read More

Americans, don’t be fooled: Unemployment rate decline does not tell full story


In the last few months, many well-known American companies — including Caterpillar, Wal-Mart, General Electric, and Hewlett-Packard — have announced large jobs cuts. At the same time, Bloomberg News has reported that the number of full time jobs in the United States surpassed pre-recession levels. Amid conflicting headlines and an incredibly volatile world economy, just… Read More