Much has changed in both technology and in the business world since 2006. A decade ago, the smartphone boom hadn’t started, Apple started its MacBook series of laptops (replacing the previous iBook and Powerbook lines), and social media was just taking off.
On the business side, the most valuable public companies in 2006 were mostly energy companies or banking. However, the next 10 years would see big changes for both sectors.
Since its release last week, “Pokemon Go” has become a huge phenomenon, having taken the country by storm. One reason might be to take our minds off of less-than-pleasant recent world events. Another is the game itself being enjoyable by many. It’s also a nostalgic throwback for millennials that grew up with “Pokemon.” I’ve usually been … Read more
Nielsen has released figures for music sales for the first half of 2016. Along with recent news on Spotify’s growth comes news that audio streaming usage has nearly doubled from the first half of 2015. Music video streaming (presumably mainly YouTube) has also risen, though not by nearly as much. The only physical media sales growth has been in vinyl.