Google and Amazon Race to Electricity Sector

Google and Amazon Race to Electricity Sector

Based on reporting from WSJ’s Bradley Olson, “Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc. are taking early steps to expand into the electricity business, as home-energy automation emerges as a rich source of customer data.” Olson explains, “The technology giants aren’t interested in selling megawatts – at least not for now. But they are seeking ways […]

Montford Boys Basketball Kicks Off Season with Win

Montford Boys Basketball Kicks Off Season with Win

On January 23rd, the Montford Middle School boys basketball team opened their regular season by winning big at home against Ft. Braden (67-6). Despite having just two weeks to practice and gain team chemistry, the post game comments from Montford players and coaches revolved around teamwork. According to Finn Newsome (#34), the toughest part of […]

Amidst Concerns for Pandhandle, Senator Montford Says Governor is On the Right Track

Amidst Concerns for Pandhandle, Senator Montford Says Governor is On the Right Track

On Tuesday, January 22, the Network of Entrepreneurs & Business Advocates (NEBA) welcomed Florida State Senator Bill Montford as 2019’s first guest-speaker. Though nearing the end of his term limit (2020), Sen. Montford brought a fierce focus to the issues pressing our area while at the same time providing his familiar, appropriate humor. Sen. Montford’s […]

Amidst Competition for Content, Netflix Raises Prices

Amidst Competition for Content, Netflix Raises Prices

On Jan 16, WSJ writer, Joe Flint, reported that Netflix raised prices for its subscriptions, something the organization had not done since 2017. Specifically, the most popular subscription increased “by 18% to $13, from $11.” Upon announcing this hike, Netflix’s stock price also went up: 6.5%. Evidence suggests that the increase is aimed at paying […]