Greg MillerGreg Miller

, Senior Analyst


Austin Voters Say “No” to Uber and Lyft

When it comes to taking the world by storm with innovative, disruptive business models, new-age taxi and ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft are the poster children for “disruption on the roads.” In a good way, of course. Their model is simple: Make it easier for customers to get around, put money in the pockets of...

Marines Taking Robots to Military-Grade Level

Things look pretty tough right now for the Terminator. Forget “I’ll be back”… some robots are struggling to even get there in the first place. Take Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL), for example, which recently put its Boston Dynamics robotics division up for sale. Having only acquired the company at the end of 2013, it’s not like...

Faraday Future: Is This Car Company Legit?

It’s no secret that a host of top automakers are making – or plan to make – all-electric cars. Tesla Motors Inc. (TSLA) and Toyota Motor Corp.’s (TM) Prius are arguably the most prominent among the crowd. But Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. (NSANY), Ford Motor Co. (F), Chevrolet, BMW (BMW.DE), and others are currently manufacturing...

Internet of Things: Nest Retires Revolv

At the height of the personal computer revolution in the 1980s, several companies saw the boom approaching and tried to profit from it by writing the operating software and making the machines that would lead the charge. The winners, of course, were Microsoft Corp. (MSFT) with its DOS software and Windows operating system, Intel Corp....

Verizon Issues “State of the Internet” Address

Coming soon to a universe near you: the internet. Not your regular, everyday internet, though. A ramped-up, turbo-charged version of the web that will dramatically change our lives. Don’t believe me? It’s already happening. We’ve previously written on the new “universes” that companies like Alphabet Inc. (GOOGL) and Facebook Inc. (FB) are creating that will...

Virtual Reality: Learning Goes to Higher Level

For students, a class field trip can be a welcome respite from seeing the same four walls of the classroom every day. Education, with an adventure thrown into the bargain. For teachers, however, it’s a different story. Getting permission slips, rowdy kids, the nightmare scenario of lost children, diet demands for lunch, bus breakdowns… the...

Facebook Dumps BlackBerry: The Key Lessons

As if longtime tech struggler BlackBerry Ltd. (BBRY) weren’t basically dead already, Facebook Inc. (FB) hammered another nail into its coffin on Monday. The social media giant announced that it won’t continue to support BlackBerry’s operating system on its platform. It follows a similar announcement from Facebook-owned messaging service, WhatsApp. For BlackBerry, it’s a monumental...

The Worrying Skill Gap That Threatens America

The United States has a manufacturing problem. We make more goods than ever before – but the sector’s future is in doubt. There are a few reasons for its relative decline over the past few decades. The main one is jobs. Numerous manufacturing jobs have gone overseas, where labor is cheaper. The absolute number of...

The Best Four Gun Stocks to Buy

Completely against his intentions, President Obama has proven to be the greatest gun salesman in American history. Throughout his presidency, the fear of more gun control regulations has sent gun sales soaring on several occasions. In turn, shares of gun manufacturers and gun-related stocks have risen sharply, too. In early January, Obama announced an executive...