Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

Silicon Valley vs. Wall Street: The Battle for Your Money

The word “investments” may conjure scenes of important-looking businesspeople in suits, frantically shouting “buy” and “hold” on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. But in the digital age, it is sounding more and more like the whirring of servers and the tapping of mobile keyboards as new competitors enter the marketplace not from…

Avocado Toast Isn’t Dooming Millennials, But Conventional Financial Advice Might Be

Avocado Toast Isn’t Dooming Millennials, But Conventional Financial Advice Might Be

Fifty-three percent of Americans hope to live to be 100, but 51% aren’t sure their savings will last that long, a recent Business Wire report found. Nearly 60% of people actually feared running out of money more than they feared death itself. For millennials, living to 100 appears to be an increasingly attainable goal, even…

How Artificial Intelligence is Challenging Gender Bias

How Artificial Intelligence is Challenging Gender Bias

Artificial intelligence is no longer limited to science fiction. Every time you surf the web, check your email, or use a voice assistant, AI is helping you. Without AI, we wouldn’t have predictive search engines, accurate spam folders, or a voice on our phone that can make appointments and crack jokes with us. All of…

HBO Max Makes a Strong Case for Ditching Netflix

HBO Max Makes a Strong Case for Ditching Netflix

WarnerMedia announced new details about its upcoming streaming service, including the platform’s name: HBO Max. WarnerMedia is the parent company of Warner Bros., DC Entertainment, and HBO, among many others, and it’s following Disney and NBCUniversal into the standalone streaming service world. In fact, there are so many companies entering the fray, viewers are going…

If You’ve Been Thinking About Signing Up For Amazon Prime, Now Is The Time To Do It

If You’ve Been Thinking About Signing Up For Amazon Prime, Now Is The Time To Do It

Reviews.com is reader-supported. If you click on or buy something via a link on this page, we may earn a commission. With Amazon Prime membership over 100 million, nearly one in three Americans are paying for premium services when they shop the retail giant. Amazon is technically free to use, but to benefit from its…

Will an Amazon Worker Walkout in Minnesota Affect Your Prime Day Deals?

Will an Amazon Worker Walkout in Minnesota Affect Your Prime Day Deals?

Every month, there are more visitors to Amazon than there are births in an entire year. But how many of those Amazon shoppers do you think have paused to consider the logistics behind their purchase? Probably not many, but Amazon warehouse workers in Shakopee, Minnesota, are trying to change that, as Bloomberg reported earlier this…

Cord Cutters: Watch for These Amazon Prime Day Deals

Cord Cutters: Watch for These Amazon Prime Day Deals

If you’re one of the 40% of Americans still paying for traditional cable, the case for cutting the cord is stronger than ever. Doing so can help you cut down on your monthly bills, but usually requires a bit of investment in equipment up front, mostly in the form of a streaming device. Luckily Amazon…

Netflix’s Original Content Will Determine Its Fate

Netflix’s Original Content Will Determine Its Fate

Netflix has long stood atop other streaming services, continually gathering subscribers even as it has increased the cost of monthly subscriptions. But a surge in competitors is going to put a stress test on the strength of Netflix’s original content, which will ultimately determine how well the service can compete against the likes of Disney+…

Samsung Takes on Amazon, Google With Cheaper Smart Home Devices

Samsung Takes on Amazon, Google With Cheaper Smart Home Devices

On Monday, Samsung released a trio of smart home devices — SmartThings Cam, SmartThings Wi-Fi Smart Plug, and SmartThings Smart Bulb. These first-generation smart home devices from Samsung solidify the company as a low-priced competitor on its own developer platform, Works with SmartThings, as well as those of Amazon and Google. The SmartThings devices themselves…

A Prime Day Shopping List to Build Out Your Smart Home

A Prime Day Shopping List to Build Out Your Smart Home

Reviews.com is reader-supported. If you click on or buy something via a link on this page, we may earn a commission. It’s officially summer now that Amazon has confirmed the dates of its biggest sale of the year: Prime Day. Last year, shoppers purchased more than 100 million products during the 36-hour event, despite a…