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Scientists detect security flaw in credit cards for the second time

After finding a vulnerability in certain credit cards for the first time last year, ETH researchers have now found a way to outsmart the...

What’s behind $15,000 electricity bills in Texas?

Texans who made it through February’s extreme cold weather without losing power or natural gas must have felt lucky. But for some, keeping their electricity...

Should Uber and Lyft be electrifying more vehicles?

Professor Jeremy Michalek and his Ph.D student Matthew Bruchon have published a study investigating what vehicle electrification would look like in a world where...

Over 20.5 million years of life may have been lost due to COVID-19

In a new study, researchers found that over 20.5 million years of life may have been lost due to COVID-19 globally, with an average...

Investors swoon over Bumble’s IPO – but what exactly is an initial public offering

Bumble raised US$2.15 billion in an initial public offering, or IPO, late on Feb. 10, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Investors swooned over the...

What’s next for Amazon after Jeff Bezos?

Jeff Bezos has announced he will stand down as chief executive of Amazon in the third quarter of 2021. The founder of the online retail...

Should short selling be banned following GameStop’s surge

It is often claimed that short sales are manipulative and drive down prices. Is this the case? Or are short sales in fact a vital part...

How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up...

Financial problems could be an early sign of dementia

A new study found that financial problems can be an early sign of dementia. Some older adults had such problems years before being diagnosed with...

What ‘GameStonk’ might mean for the market in the future

Spurred on by a Reddit message board, small investors snapped up shares of the retailer, spurring an investment frenzy. But what was the logic behind...