The game of rock-paper-scissors uses a simple set of rules—rock crushes scissors, scissors cut paper, and paper covers rock—to generate a seemingly random series of wins, losses, and ties based on the decisions players make within the count of three.
The second quarter 2018 earnings report from Grubhub, the online meal ordering and delivery service, should make the restauran
“Lower forever” is a term used inside oil giant Shell to describe future oil prices. Not “temporary downturn” or “entering a new cycle,” but “lower forever.”
You don’t have to look far to find stories of legacy companies that have been damaged or bankrupted by disruption emerging from the Internet economy. Borders and Blockbusters are already the stuff of M.B.A. courses, while daily headlines announce the woes of companies like Sears and JCPenney.
It’s hard to imagine that in America—where cars are a defining part of our culture and our economy—we would have a scooter company valued at $2 billion. But we do.
Amazon is experimenting with same-day delivery by drones, delivering packages inside your home even when you are away, and eliminating traditional check-out from retail stores.