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Amazon and Microsoft Compete Over US Military “War Cloud” Contract

A $10 billion "war cloud" contract will be awarded to the company that is able to produce the best pitch at the end of August. Both Amazon and Microsoft are expected to be bidding for this contract, also known as the Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure (JEDI). The JEDI plan is intended as a way to cloud compute warfare, improving upon national security and war strategy. Artificial intelligence and cloud computing will work together to help the country strategize during times of war, producing effective and accurate methods of limiting damage and meeting strategic objectives. Amazon Expected to Take the Prize ...Continue reading

There Were Some Serious Problems with Amazon Prime Day 2019

Prime Day is Amazon's yearly answer to "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday." Since 2015, Prime Day has been a highly-publicized assortment of sales and promotions. These promotions are targeted solely towards Amazon Prime subscribers. But while Amazon Prime Day certainly seems successful every year, it's also led to widespread criticism. Amazon Prime Day Now Tied to Strikes Since 2018, Amazon workers have been organizing strikes on Prime Day. Prime Day is one of the busiest sales for Amazon, and consequently the date is chosen for impact. Further, during busier times, Amazon workers (such as drivers and warehouse workers) need to ...Continue reading

The Fed is Now MORE Likely to Lower Interest Rates — Here’s Why

Jerome Powell, chairman of The Federal Reserve, seemed to suggest in testimony on Capitol Hill that a reduction in the interest rate is on the way, perhaps even as early as the end of July. This comes after four increases to the interest rate in 2018, despite President Donald Trump regularly bemoaning such increases, fearing they'll be bad for the stock market and for sustained economic growth. Powell's testimony all but ensures that a rate dip is on its way, and as he stated in his prepared testimony before the House Financial Services Committee, it's largely to stabilize what could ...Continue reading

Identity Theft Scammers Have a New Target: Children

When most people hear the term “identity theft,” what comes to mind is likely an adult’s credit card getting hacked or their social security information being compromised. You wouldn’t think that identity theft would as common with a much, much younger generation of Americans — like kids. Unfortunately, kids are becoming a favorite target for scammers, as it’s estimated that more than 1 million children are annual victims of identity theft, with the average amount stolen totaling more than $2,300. According to a report from Javelin Strategy & Research, about two-thirds of those children who were hacked were under 7 ...Continue reading

Morgan Stanley Downgrades View on Global Stocks

Though domestic stocks have been going strong all year, Morgan Stanley has downgraded its view on global stocks. Lower GDP and slowed economies around the world have inspired general skepticism regarding the market's future performance. This combines with other indicators that the world as a whole may experience slowed growth in 2020. Investors Should Be Prepared for a Pull Back Over the next year, there may be a significant economic slowdown. While easy policy has bolstered the market thus far, weak growth is likely to eventually overpower it. That means that even though stocks have been performing well, they are ...Continue reading

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