Can a trade war now defer the day when China makes competitive wide-body jets?

One of the stated aims of the Trump trade sanctions is to get China to respect US intellectual property protection. Many U.S. firms have been willing to transfer technology in return for access to China’s labor and consumer markets. US sanctions did hurt ZTE. Most companies are not as protective as SpaceX about innovation and …

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Moving towards blockchain registration control of Patents and Intellectual Property

As blockchain technology becomes mainstream, industry participants and blockchain developers will increasingly have to collaborate to develop standards and interoperability protocols. The World Intellectual Property Association has an article in WIPO magazine, “Blockchain and IP law: a match made in crypto heaven?” by Birgit Clark, Baker McKenzie, London, United Kingdom on Feb, 2018. This article …

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Venezuela’s leaders uncertain control of the Military and downward trend in oil production are the keys

Miami Herald and Marco Rubio are Anti-Maduro (leader of Venezuela). Conditions are terrible for the people in Venezuela. Gangs are fighting with machetes over “quality garbage”. There are shortages of running water and almost no medical supplies. The US has signaled support for any military coup in Venezuela. “The world would support the armed forces …

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US Trade problem is the ease of switching from Boeing to Airbus or European wine instead of California wine

An all-out trade war between the US and China would seem like a problem for the USA. A batch of Boeing orders would be replaced by Airbus. US auto and iPhone sales in China would suffer a setback, and US soybean and maize imports would be halted. California wine can be replaced with European and …

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Track prices on more cryptocurrencies and tokens

Coinlib.io tracks over 2700 cryptocurrencies and over 650 tokens. This is 1100 more cryptocurrencies than what is covered by Coinmarketcap. Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million readers per month. His blog Nextbigfuture.com is ranked #1 Science News Blog. It covers many disruptive technology and trends …

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Quantized Majorana conductance is progress to Topological Quantum Computers

Since the breakthrough discovery of the Majorana particle in 2012 in Delft, researchers faced great challenges. The group of professor Leo Kouwenhoven at QuTech and Microsoft collaborated with theorists and material scientists of various institutes to understand the next steps required to improve the experiments. Now, the scientists provide a definite proof for Majorana existence …

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Quantum Computer spending should rapidly scale towards the $300 billion per year semiconductor level

The market for quantum computing is projected to be around $5 billion to $10 billion a year by Morgan Stanley in the next 10 years. A report by Homeland Security Research estimates that the global market for quantum computing and technologies will grow at a CAGR of 24.6% throughout 2018-2024. By 2024, products and services …

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Recording memory patterns and feeding back can boost memory by up to 37% in Alzheimers patients

Scientists at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and the University of Southern California (USC) have demonstrated the successful implementation of a prosthetic system that uses a person’s own memory patterns to facilitate the brain’s ability to encode and recall memory. Advanced Lifelogging seems needed to support memory boosting. Most Healthy early lifelogging adopters found it …

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SpaceX successfully deployed 10 Iridium NEXT Communication satellites

SpaceX had a successful launch of a Falcon 9 using a previously used booster. They successfully deployed 10 Iridium NEXT satellites. Successful deployment of all 10 @IridiumComm NEXT satellites to low-Earth orbit confirmed. — SpaceX (@SpaceX) March 30, 2018 Brian WangBrian Wang is a Futurist Thought Leader and a popular Science blogger with 1 million …

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