Netflix Plans a Price Increase in 2020

Netflix increased its standard and premium plans prices this Thursday. From $12.99 and $15.99, it raises to $13.99 and $17.99 (per month). According to the company, the pricing changes will be seen on the customers’ bills for the next two…

Apple Creating Own Search Engine as Google Alternative

After the U.S. Justice Department filed its anti-competitive lawsuit against Google, reports say that Apple is stepping up to create its search engine to rival Google search. Tech giant and U.S. bigtime company Apple has been reportedly increasing its development…

Tech Giants Facebook, Twitter, and Google CEOs Testify in Congress

Facebook, Twitter, and Google testified before a Senate Committee regarding their moderation practices last Wednesday. The hearing held by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation tackled the same issue before Congress. Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook, Jack Dorsey of…

Chewy Starts Telehealth Vet Visits Amidst Pandemic

Telehealth of Chewy launches as demand for pet growth blasts in the pandemic. It will allow virtual visits with licensed veterinarians and free for customers who are part of the Autoship program. Chewy CEO Sumit Singh announced the company has…

Biden Election Win May Shake Up U.S.-Ireland Economic Ties

Joe Biden, the Democratic presidential candidate, has an Irish-American heritage which can be traced back to the mid-1800s, shortly after the Great Irish Famine forced his ancestors to emigrate. The Bipartisan Group previously endorsed Joe Biden. Biden has been using…

Facebook Political Advertisers Having Trouble with Ads Despite Following Rules

Political advertisers express that they are experiencing trouble with ads that were already approved before Facebook started its planned blackout term for new political ads heading to the election. Last month, Facebook announced that starting October 27, Tuesday, it would…

Holiday Season Flight Bookings Not Yet Affected by Rising COVID-19 Cases

Chief Executive Robin Hayes told CNBC last Tuesday that despite the rising COVID-19 cases across the U.S., JetBlue’s demands for the upcoming holidays have not yet declined. “We continue to see a fair bit of interest for travel around the…

University Revokes Ban on Students Anti-Abortion Group

The University of Northern Iowa repudiates the student government’s contentious decision of restraining students on the Students for Life of America (an Anti-Abortion group). The student ban is a violation of the First Amendment if it will be prosecuted, says…

Facebook Helps More than 4 Million People Register for Upcoming Election Day

On Monday, Facebook said it helped 4.4 million people register to vote on its platforms, surpassing a June metric it set for itself. This past summer, Mark Zuckerberg announced the launch of a voter information tool and said he wanted…

Royalist and Pro-Democracy Protests in Thailand Could Lead to Military Junta

Protest encounters of Royalists and Pro-democracy in Thailand will go under the military junta if things turn violent. The uprisings brought out thousands of people after the government’s ruling to impose emergency measures. That includes banning political gatherings and publication…