Posts Tagged ‘Technology’

  • What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    08.11.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on What to Expect for Bitcoin’s Upgrade This Month

    Bitcoin futures are a big deal – but the future is bringing something that could be even bigger. In mid-November, there will be a code fork. This is essentially “round two” of the squabble that recently created the newcomer cryptocurrency called

  • Do NOT Count on Bitcoin for Your Retirement

    08.11.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Do NOT Count on Bitcoin for Your Retirement

    We repeat our caution to readers. Bitcoin is not an investment; there’s no way to analyze or estimate the likely return. It’s not a speculation or even a gamble; there’s no way to compute the odds. But it’s hard to resist an asset that doubles every

  • Back to the Future with a Futuristic Car Implosion

    02.11.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Back to the Future with a Futuristic Car Implosion

    Tesla has almost as high a market cap as GM, which had more than $9 billion in earnings last year… and which sold 10 million vehicles versus Tesla’s 76,000. We reach back into our memory. There, the image of John DeLorean sits sadly next to an automobile

  • In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    31.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on In 2017, This Asset Is Up 523% So Far

    Bitcoin has smashed through to a new all-time high… Just over a week after passing the $6,000 mark for the first time, the world’s first cryptocurrency hit its highest price ever of $6,221.

  • Cooling the Planet Could Be as Easy as Spraying Seawater

    25.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Cooling the Planet Could Be as Easy as Spraying Seawater

    Andrew Lockley – Exponential Investor (United Kingdom) – Yesterday, Exponential Investor discussed a squabble I’d had in Berlin, with one of the world’s leading experts in solar radiation management climate engineering, David Keith. Simply

  • London Futurist Shares Tech Secrets That Will Boost Your Portfolio

    23.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on London Futurist Shares Tech Secrets That Will Boost Your Portfolio

    Andrew Lockley – Exponential Investor (United Kingdom) – The future is a mysterious place. While it’s pretty obvious how mass-market technology will unfold over the next five years, it’s much harder to look five decades a. Five years will

  • The Pink Energizer Bunny is Going, Going …Gone

    19.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Pink Energizer Bunny is Going, Going …Gone

    Andrew Lockley – Exponential Investor (United Kingdom) – Recent government announcements have shown it’s beyond doubt we’re in the middle of a dramatic energy storage revolution. The Tories have announced that the electricity market is going

  • New Vision-Sharing Tech Will Literally Change How We See the World

    16.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on New Vision-Sharing Tech Will Literally Change How We See the World

    As this new vision-sharing technology rolls out, ordinary tasks may get easier, from giving directions to helping people locate missing items. Commercially, these applications encompass maintenance, security, and much more. That’s where AMA XpertEye comes

  • Startup Brings “Technical Lego” to the Self Driving Car Industry

    12.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Startup Brings “Technical Lego” to the Self Driving Car Industry

    We’re focusing in on lowering the cost of innovation in connected, self-driving vehicle technology. Initially we’re going to be selling a self-drive ready car, the StreetDrone ONE. From there, we’ll provide a platform on which self-driving technologies

  • This New Technology Could Change the Power Storage Game

    11.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This New Technology Could Change the Power Storage Game

    If this technology makes it to production at a reasonable cost, it will unlock not only smarter smartphones, but also trigger an energy storage revolution. This will mean we could have everything from electric aircraft, to compact home electricity storage –

  • Faithful Tech Investors Banking On an Act of God

    10.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on Faithful Tech Investors Banking On an Act of God

    Tesla, Snap, Uber, and more lose billions of dollars, year after year. But investors see a corner… and they’re sure these techies will turn it. Netflix, for example, announced in April that it hoped to lose “only” about $2 billion this year, but

  • This Smart Tech Can Hear What Appliances You Left On

    09.10.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This Smart Tech Can Hear What Appliances You Left On

    Verv “listens” for appliances in your home by analyzing electrical waves in your power supply. Right now, Verv’s crowdfunding round gives you the opportunity to back the firm, and its smart technology.

  • You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    03.10.2017 • United StatesComments Off on You Can Officially Refer to Bitcoin as Money

    Anything can be a medium of exchange, as long as it’s accepted. And bitcoin increasingly is. It fulfills that—or is in process of doing so. It will become more accepted as government fiat currencies approach their intrinsic values—essentially

  • Making Life Easier for Migrant Workers

    28.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Making Life Easier for Migrant Workers

    70% of the population of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries don’t earn enough money to open a bank account. Since many of these people come from poorer countries, and remit their earnings back home, any improvement to the remittance process could

  • Silicon Valley Doesn’t Need More Money – It Needs Ideas!

    27.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Silicon Valley Doesn’t Need More Money – It Needs Ideas!

    Ultimately, attention to incomes and profits disappears. The evaluations do not depend on it. Ideas, not dollars, make the law in the San Francisco or Manhattan areas.

  • This New Tech Protects Family Farms Against Volatility

    22.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This New Tech Protects Family Farms Against Volatility

    With the complications of weather, disease, and difficult demand estimation, farm planning turns into a financial headache. This muddle is a great opportunity for innovation – and it’s no surprise that technology is disrupting this market.

  • The Adult Genre Could Send This Tech Soaring

    12.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on The Adult Genre Could Send This Tech Soaring

    A couple of weeks ago, I read Supertoys Last All Summer Long by Brian Aldiss. It’s all about how humans could develop feelings for machines – and it’s great but far-fetched, however; its ethical issues could be a problem for subsequent generations

  • This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick

    07.09.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick

    This Radical Nanotechnology Is Only One-Atom-Thick. This new material, made primarily in the UK, can be used in hundreds of applications like high-strength materials and desalination. Today, I talk to the man whose firm is at the forefront of this

  • A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    01.09.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on A Crypto-Critic’s Worst Nightmare

    You may think that you've missed the crypto-currency boat, but that assumption would be dangerously wrong. Expert, Philippe Herlin, describes the coming events set to send cryptos stratospheric.

  • Bitcoin Soaring to €100,000

    31.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Bitcoin Soaring to €100,000

    If you didn't know, there is a set limit on how many bitcoin will ever be mined: 21 million. With a limited quantity and growing demand, bitcoin's long-term value can only grow higher.

  • Virtual Strippers Could Generate Obscene Profits

    24.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on Virtual Strippers Could Generate Obscene Profits

    We're trying to find out which industries will drive the mainstream adoption of virtual reality, and it's clear the the future is not in cinema...so which sector should you back?

  • There’s Nothing Virtual About VR Revenues

    23.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on There’s Nothing Virtual About VR Revenues

    This recent flurry of news has probably started you wondering about the commercial potential for VR – and the investment risks. So, what’s the story?

  • If You Can’t Explain Technology, You’re a Slave to It

    14.08.2017 • United KingdomComments Off on If You Can’t Explain Technology, You’re a Slave to It

    Our disconnection from the natural world has disempowered us, as tilling land, forging blades, and other timeless skills have become largely absent in the first world.

  • Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    14.08.2017 • SwitzerlandComments Off on Crypto Prices Heat Up in the Face of the Global Meltdown

    Following the Bitcoin craze, hundreds of cryptos hover around 10, 100, or even 1000 times their January value per coin.