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Netflix jockeys for subscriber growth

Netflix jockeys for subscriber growth

Aditya Saxena

October 27, 2019

As fall recedes, the streaming wars portend uncertainty for Netflix, which missed its subscriber growth target for the second consecutive quarter. The company reported a fall of 22% in common stock over the past three months, stoking fears in investors about its ability to perform against traditional ...

Facebook will continue to promote lies

Facebook will continue to promote lies

Aditya Saxena, Contributor

October 26, 2019

It has become a known fact that with every passing year, Facebook, Inc., a namesake holder of gargantuan products, continues to dwindle into oblivion. The struggle to match the plethora of emerging products worldwide is only met with the cheeky candidness of its biggest stockholders in the face of cal...

U.S. and Turkey reach an agreement after months of sanctions wars

U.S. and Turkey reach an agreement after months of sanctions wars

Aditya Saxena, Contributor

October 24, 2019

President Trump announced on Oct. 23 that he is lifting sanctions imposed against Turkey (on Oct. 14) as the Turkish forces suspended their offense against Kurdish fighters in northern Syria, a decision that instigated an agreement with Russia, allowing their security forces to patrol nearby and at ...

The Apple Card, destined for success

The Apple Card, destined for success

Aditya Saxena, Contributor

September 26, 2019

Of the slew of products unveiled by Apple in the past few weeks (including the hushed iPhone 11), the one that intrigued me the most was a credit card. Apple card,  a physical extension of Apple Pay rather than a real credit card, is a white titanium slab consisting of no numbers or expiration date â...

The U.S. Open severely disappoints

The U.S. Open severely disappoints

Aditya Saxena, Contributor

September 12, 2019

Like the millions of devoted tennis spectators worldwide, I too, ardently kept myself abreast with what rather ended up as a dull and mostly disappointing season of the U.S. Open. The 139th edition of this hard-court grand slam tournament was indicative of an uncomfortable change in the internationa...

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