Founded in 2009, Rivian is an electric automotive company that has recently developed and produced its first vehicle models, these include an SUV, pick-up truck, and delivery van. They are technological innovators and have pioneered the design of a chassis that contains all the vehicle’s key components. Named a ‘skateboard’ chassis because of its distinctive…

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Inside nearly every electronic device are tiny fragments of silicon, called semiconductors, which are crucial for the appliance to function. This makes them the backbone of the modern world, and the technology sector are forever demanding them to be smaller and more efficient. However, in this sector, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) rise above the…

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The video streaming service industry has blossomed since Netflix’s introduction of a subscription-based, over-the-top (OTT) service (one offered directly to viewer via the Internet) in 2007. The industry has rapidly developed since, growing from a small number of firms offering these services to over 50, continuing to flourish, with its newest entrants being Disney Plus…

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On Friday, February 19, the UK supreme court ruled that Uber’s drivers can no longer be legally classified as self-employed, and should be recognised as the company’s employees going forward. Uber Technologies Inc. (NYSE: UBER) has slid by 13.97% over the course of the week that followed. As reported by the Financial Times, the landmark…

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Japanese multinational conglomerate SoftBank last month purchased a 350 million USD equity stake in UK satellite internet provider OneWeb, in return for a 25% stake. This not only marked a milestone in the satellite industry, which for the first time received investment from a state-backed entity but also showcased a continued interest in an industry…

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Amid the global pandemic outbreak and ensuing lockdown restrictions, the vast majority of people have been forced to stay at home and transition a number of aspects of their lives online. A COVID-19-driven, steep increase in the demand for electronic goods translated to a global semiconductor supply shortage as chipmakers quickly reached capacity constraints. This…

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The education technology (edtech) industry refers to the integration of digital tools and processes to improve learning environments. Currently valued at 89.07 billion USD, the market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.1% to 285.23 billion USD in 2027. Edtech has become increasingly more prevalent as COVID-19 and ensuing…

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Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (ZM) began trading in April 2019, in the same quarter as the likes of Lyft, Pinterest or Uber. Contrary to their fellow debutants, many of which were household names, Zoom was not a widely recognized brand at the time. The company was perceived merely as one of many newly listed tech…

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Video games served as a panacea to many throughout 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns caused individuals to spend significantly increased amounts of time at home. As a result, the global gaming industry thrived in 2020 with the total market value figure reaching 162.3 billion USD, a 7.06% increase on 2019. Major gaming…

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