Articles by author: Taylor Bagley

Demystifying DAF Sludge

Have you ever twisted the top on a new bottle of soda to see bubbles appear, seemingly out of nowhere, and rise to the top? Do you remember the sound you heard when you twisted the cap? Odds are you know exactly what I’m talking about. But have you ever wondered exactly what’s going on […]

Read More

Latest

China Chip Controls manufacturing plant
Biden Nears Win as Japan, Dutch Back China Chip Controls
January 29, 2023

For more on the West’s race to implement China chip controls, read Bloomberg’s explainer on the computer chip “arms race.” (Bloomberg) — Japan and the Netherlands are poised to join the US in limiting China’s access to advanced semiconductor machinery, forging a powerful alliance that will undercut Beijing’s ambitions to build its own domestic […]

Read More
NYSE Mayhem Traced to a Staffer Who Left a Backup System Running
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — More than 700 miles from Wall Street, the New York Stock Exchange’s backup data center on Cermak Road in Chicago is supposed to safeguard US markets, standing by at all hours in case disaster ever strikes the world’s largest venue for trading shares. When markets are closed, it participates in a well-worn routine, […]

Read More
California storms farmers
California Storms Have Farmers Rushing to Avoid Crop Shortfall
January 28, 2023

(Bloomberg) — California farmers are facing costly damages from weeks of severe California storms that may trigger more expensive US fruits and vegetables in a time of massive food inflation. “The numbers are going to be somewhere in the hundreds of millions and perhaps in the billions,” Dave Puglia, head of the trade group Western […]

Read More
All Articles
Demystifying DAF Sludge
July 30, 2020

Have you ever twisted the top on a new bottle of soda to see bubbles appear, seemingly out of nowhere, and rise to the top? Do you remember the sound you heard when you twisted the cap? Odds are you know exactly what I’m talking about. But have you ever wondered exactly what’s going on […]

Read More
Netflix Puts Trademark Boots on Space Force Name, Edging Out U.S. Military: Business Casual
June 15, 2020

Powered by RedCircle While fans and critics may be clashing about the comedic success of the new Steve Carrell and Greg Daniels Space Force series that debuted on May 29th, Netflix is apparently winning the planetary battle against the U.S. military to trademark the show’s name. Starring Carrell as a decorated general tapped to lead […]

Read More
Business Casual: HBO Max Launch: Feat or Flop?
June 8, 2020

With virtually every network introducing their own streaming services, it’s no surprise that WarnerMedia has jumped on the streaming bandwagon as well. Boasting a library that includes the entire HBO services, films and TV from Warner Bros.’ 100-year content collection, top content from around the world, DC’s superhero films, classic films from Turner Classic […]

Read More
Business Casual: Germany’s Transition to EV Going the Distance
June 8, 2020

At a time when every country should be accelerating a shift to meet ambitious net-zero emission goals to save our planet, Germany is putting the pedal to the metal in the electric car transition. A recent McKinsey report pegs Germany to become the world market leader for electric cars by 2021, with more than […]

Read More
Business Casual: Signal App Downloads Escalate, Offering Enhanced Protestor Privacy Protection
June 8, 2020

Spiking in downloads while other “encrypted” messaging platforms like WhatsApp and Telegram stagnate, on this segment of Business Casual, Daniel Litwin, Taylor Bagley and Tyler Kern discuss the unprecedented rise in downloads of the privacy-focused Signal app since the unfortunate and highly-controversial death of George Floyd, a black man who tragically died after a […]

Read More
Business Casual: Google’s Watching – Alphabet, Inc. Facing Privacy Lawsuit
June 4, 2020

Google is facing a hefty lawsuit – three individuals in California have hit Alphabet, Inc. with a class action lawsuit worth $5 billion, alleging that the company has tracked sensitive personal browsing information even while users were engaged in “Incognito” browsing. The complaint asserts that, through Google Analytics, Good Ad Manager and more, Google […]

Read More
Business Casual: Has the Workplace Really Changed Forever in these 5 Ways?
June 4, 2020

The spread of the novel coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic have altered the way we collectively view many aspects of global society, and work is among those aspects being critically examined. However, as a new normal begins to dawn, how much will the world’s workplaces actually change? On this Business Casual snippet, hosts Daniel […]

Read More
Business Casual: GE Flips the Switch to Off on Lighting Business
June 1, 2020

For nearly 130 years, General Electric has been bringing good things to light, and throughout the 20th century, the company carried on its founder’s tradition of experimentation and innovation by perfecting the fluorescent bulb, halogen bulb and LED, among other lighting innovations. Founded in 1892 by Thomas Edison, the inventor of the incandescent bulb […]

Read More
Business Casual: Instagram Experiments with Creator Content Monetization Features & IGTV Ads
June 1, 2020

During the COVID-19 crisis, as creators embraced Live in new ways, Instagram viewership increased 70% from February to March. Offering new ways for creators to make money through Instagram Live and IGTV, on Wednesday, Instagram launched new tools aimed at boosting revenues for video artistes. While the features are currently in a testing phase, […]

Read More