Month: December 2019

Small Business & Entrepreneur Tips From “Shark Tank”

1. Ideas Are Not Businesses Just because you have a great idea or product, it doesn’t mean you have a viable business. A thriving company has plans, goals, marketing techniques, an online presence, and, above all, a leader who is dedicated to success. While a number of good products have been showcased on “Shark Tank,” the sharks […]

Newest Star Wars Film Produces Another Box Office Hit for Disney

Newest Star Wars Film Produces Another Box Office Hit for Disney

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker took in $175.5 million in its opening weekend in the U.S. and Canada, delivering yet another hit in what has been a record year for Walt Disney Co. While still ranking as the third-biggest December opening of all-time, the results trailed what some forecasters were estimating. Ticket sales came […]

Business ideas to start at university

How to come up with a business idea Do some research: what do people need or want? Think of an everyday obstacle – how can it be overcome? If you could provide or invent something that would make life easier, better, safer, fairer or cheaper – what would it be? What are you really good at or love doing? Perhaps […]

Apple Buys Startup That Puts A.I. to Work for Better  Smartphone Photos

Apple Buys Startup That Puts A.I. to Work for Better Smartphone Photos

Apple acquired a U.K.-based startup with technology that improves photos taken on smartphones. According to filings made public in the U.K. on Thursday, Apple corporate lawyer Peter Denwood was recently named a director of Cambridge, U.K.-based Spectral Edge, while the startup’s other advisers and board members were terminated. The documents show that Apple now controls Spectral. Similar filings in […]

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Take Flight After All

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Balloons Take Flight After All

The beloved balloons were flying, if lower than usual, as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade began after an anxious weather watch Thursday morning. Astronaut Snoopy, a new version of a longtime parade favorite, was among the giant inflated characters leading the lineup. Parade officials and the New York Police Department had been keeping an eye on wind […]