Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma

Rakesh Sharma is a freelance journalist interested in the intersection between business and technology. An alumnus of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, he has written for Active Trader, India Abroad, InvestorPlace, and Forbes. 

  1. Investing Strategy

    Amazon Is Sued By Makers Of Snuggies Blankets (AMZN,BABA,EBAY)

    The suit claims that counterfeit versions of their products have "hijacked" the Seattle company's platform.
  2. Artificial Intelligence

    FB, GOOGL, MSFT, TWTR Pool Images to Scan for Terrorist Recruiters (FB, MSFT)

    The four tech giants will post flagged content into the shared database. Facebook is also asking users for help in identifying ...
  3. Artificial Intelligence

    Facebook Is Using AI To Tackle Fake News (FB, GOOG)

    The algorithm will detect content that violates the company's guidelines.
  4. Investing

    Amazon Launches AmazonGo, the Future Of Grocery Stores (AMZN, WMT)

    The store, which will open in Seattle in 2017, uses technology from self-driving cars.
  5. Investing Strategy

    iPhones Shut Down Unexpectedly Due To Battery Problems (AAPL)

    It could be a hardware or an iOS update issue. So are there any phones that do not have battery problems right now?
  6. Investing

    Offline Viewing Finally Comes To Netflix (NFLX, AMZN)

    The streaming service announced that the availability of offline viewing for select titles in its library in a blog post ...
  7. Company Insights

    McDonald's Automation is the Fault of Wage Demands, Says Ex-Exec (MCD, AMZN)

    According to him, McDonald's introduced self-service kiosks in response to increased wage demands from workers.
  8. Investing Strategy

    Amazon Redesigns Its Connected Speaker (AMZN, AAPL)

    The Seattle company is adding a touchscreen to enable scrolling and adjusting the placement of its speakers.
  9. Company Insights

    Alibaba Opens Four New Data Centers (BABA, AMZN)

    The Chinese e-commerce giant's cloud division, which is estimated to have grown by 128% during the third quarter, is a strategic ...
  10. Company Insights

    Tesla Powers Island With Solar Power (TSLA, SCTY)

    The project is intended to showcase the potential benefits of its merger with SolarCity.
  11. Cybersecurity

    This Malware Video Will Crash Your iPhone (AAPL)

    So maybe don't view the video below if you are viewing this on an iPhone
  12. Investing Strategy

    Marijuana Sales Bump Up During Thanksgiving

    An analytics firm crunched sales data and found an increase in marijuana sales around Thanksgiving, a time of family get-togethers. ...
  13. Company Insights

    Tesla and SolarCity Shareholders Approve Merger (TSLA, SCTY)

    The controversial merger is finally happening. Musk said production on solar roofs, which he unveiled earlier this month, ...
  14. Investing

    Amazon Offers 20% Discount For Prime Membership Nov. 18 (AMZN, NFLX)

    The discount is to promote The Grand Tour, Amazon's streaming service's new motoring show.
  15. Investing Strategy

    Why Did Snap Inc. File For A Confidential IPO? (FB, SQ)

    Confidential IPOs have become a favorite tool for startups to test the waters for an IPO without involving media scrutiny. ...