Adam Blunden

GameStop Might Go, But Game Is Here To Play

Troubled US gaming retailer GameStop revealed recently that it made 120 employees redundant as part of a restructuring initiative, representing over 14% of the company. The news comes after the company announced a $673 million 2018 loss back in April, the largest in its history and a certain surprise after...
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Posted Sep. 3, 2019

Is this purr-fect bank card too much?

There’s always been change in the financial sector, all the way back to exchanging notes for pieces of gold. The arrival of fintech (integrating new technology into the financial sector) is no different to this, but are the latest developments in fintech a step too far? ANNA, a startup launched...
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Posted Mar. 17, 2019

Why is the government turning shops into homes?

Economists often fear the law of unintended consequences when making policy recommendations, where policies can have unexpected effects elsewhere or even make the original problem worse. Chancellor Philip Hammond could have used this policy in his recent Budget and made an attempt to solve two of the UK’s long-term economic...
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Posted Nov. 13, 2018

Life is Strange, a change of heart and of narrative lead

Some franchises are lucky to see a single game in the space of four years. Life is Strange is about to get its third. The first episode of a five-part series introduced the town of Arcadia Bay, where players joined high school student Max Caulfield as she was bestowed the...
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Posted Sep. 27, 2018