• Battle for Mars: Planet Bezos, Planet Musk, Planet Branson, or Planet New America?

    On July 20, 1969, Neil Armstrong took “one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” becoming the first human being to walk on the moon. NASA reported to Congress that the Apollo program cost $25.4 billion ($176 billion in 2019 dollars). At the time, there were only...
  • Politicians Say, “Break Up Big Tech!” But What Would That Look Like?

      Techlash has been brewing for years. No one should be surprised that “Break up big tech!” is a major talking point for many 2020 presidential hopefuls. But how, exactly, would this be accomplished? And, what would the world look like in the aftermath? Let’s start with a few observable...
  • Uber and Lyft Are Doomed

      Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are about to dramatically change the world of on-demand car services. Viewed through that lens, Uber and Lyft’s current business models are doomed to fail. Think about this… Big IPOs Uber and Lyft, the two biggest US-based on-demand car service companies, went public this year....
  • GOOGLE’S ONE BILLION DOLLAR AFFORDABLE HOUSING INVESTMENT

    Google just announced this week that $1 billion will be allocated to address the need for ‘20,000 affordable housing units’ in the ‘San Francisco Bay Area, which includes the Greater San José Metropolitan Area (Silicon Valley). This announcement was made using a social media blog entitled, “Google Pledges $1...
  • California demanda detener la fusión entre Sprint y T-Mobile

    SACRAMENTO, California. – La fusión propuesta entre T-Mobile y Sprint tuvo un gran obstáculo el martes 11 de junio, cuando los fiscales generales de California, Nueva York y otros siete estados y el Distrito de Columbia presentaron una demanda para detener el acuerdo, citando cuestiones antimonopolio. Las dos compañías...
  • California Sues to Stop Merger Between Sprint, T-Mobile

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The proposed merger between T-Mobile and Sprint hit a big roadblock on Tuesday June 11, as state attorneys general from California, New York and seven other states and the District of Columbia sued to stop the deal, citing antitrust issues. The two companies provide wireless service to 13...
  • New Xbox game console Project Scarlett to land in 2020

    Los Angeles – Microsoft announced Sunday that its new gaming console, called Project Scarlett, will hit stores in time for Christmas 2020. Microsoft’s head of Xbox, Phil Spencer, told the Electronic Entertainment Expo, known as E3, that Project Scarlett is “the most powerful and highest performing console” they have...
  • La nueva consola de juegos Xbox “Project Scarlett” aterrizará en 2020

    Los Ángeles: Microsoft anunció el domingo que su nueva consola de juegos, llamada Project Scarlett, llegará a las tiendas a tiempo para la Navidad 2020. El jefe de Xbox de Microsoft, Phil Spencer, dijo a la Electronic Entertainment Expo, conocida como E3, que el Proyecto Scarlett es “la consola...
  • iOS 13, iPad OS, a $35,000 (?!) Mac Pro and More: Everything You Need to Know About Apple’s WWDC 2019

    Apple officially unveiled a slew of new hardware and software at its annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) on Monday, May 3 in San Jose. Here’s everything you need to know. iOS 13 The major focus in iOS 13 is speed and performance. Whether you’re unlocking your iDevice with Face...

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