Online Shopping 101 These days, everyone wants your attention. Especially leading up to this holiday season, you will no doubt be bombarded with sales, specials, and recommended products. But the marketing techniques of yesteryear are long gone. Now, we have mountains of data to work with. There are 2.5 quintillion bytes of data created every day. Even in 2013, the vast majority of data in existence was created in the previous two years. This data
Ever follow someone on Instagram or Twitter and instantly get a message: “Hey, thanks for the follow! When you have a chance, check out _______ and let me know what you think”? Or you go to a retail website and a program pops up with a message: “Hi, what can I help you with?”. Of course you have. In fact everyone who has accessed social media or bought something online has spoken with a “chatbot”.
That’s right, the crypto craze is over. No more Youtube videos about self-made millionaires who cashed in their bitcoin before 2018. No more frat boys from the other side of the office telling you how they signed up with Coinbase and what currencies to buy… For now. Bitcoin, Litecoin, Altcoin and other strong competitors have all been on a downward trend since the beginning of 2018. Most people have lost interest in the game, but
The largest growth in the Aerospace industry has occurred in the last 13 years. Spending in the industry almost doubled in the U.S. from 2005 to 2014. Now the Aerospace industry has almost doubled in value 2014 according to Aerospace – Defense stocks and company portfolios. This is outstanding growth considering that the first human to fly into space was almost 60 years ago! In recent years, it seems that there has been a revival to
Net Neutrality no longer exists. On December 14th, 2017 the F.C.C. (Federal Communications Commission) repealed the Net Neutrality which regulated internet service providers to ensure equality between all internet services. In effect, this means that the agency no longer puts restrictions on internet service providers, which gives those providers the ability to charge more to certain internet based companies. This can create a trickle down effect to corporations and ultimately consumers. The question is whether or
If you’ve dabbled in Virtual Reality, you probably know that Oculus Rift was the most up and coming VR start up in the last 5 years. In March 2014, Facebook purchased Oculus for $2.3 billion. This may seem like a large investment, but this is a small price to pay for one of Facebooks biggest power plays on the digital world. Soon after the purchase, Oculus announced it’s partnership with Microsoft in 2015. They also announced that