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chinaDebating China’s BRI and Being Home to the Next Silicon Valley

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China’s Belt and Road has some questionable economic return potential. However, the Belt and Road is providing geopolitical returns. The Belt and Road has successful projects in Pakistan, Greece and some other countries. The projects are boosting the volume of …

5gVerizon Launches 5G Phone

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Verizon is launching 5G in Chicago and Minneapolis and then they will follow with 30 more US cities. The Verizon 5G will only be available in a few parts of those first cities. Service will start April 11, 2019. The …

chinaChina’s Provincial GDP for 2018

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China’s National Bureau of Statistics has released GDP for each province for 2018. The provinces that are as rich as Guangdong and above the World Bank per capita $12,055 GNI per capita level to count as high income. The World …

ecommerceTrusting Zuckerberg and Facebook Is Like Chickens Trusting KFC

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In 2010, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Privacy is Dead and for people to get over it. In 2010, Mark said if he were to create Facebook again then all user information would by default be public. Mark Zuckerberg has …

businessTrading & Investing with Disruptive Technologies

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The term ‘Disruptive Technologies’ has become a catchphrase to many traders and investors. It evokes that proverbial call to action, requiring a sense of urgency on the part of the business community. Money management companies have studied the performance of …

communicationsBuild Trust Internationally with a Virtual Office Abroad

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Globalisation has brought down many barriers to trade. No longer do you have to pay high import/export tariffs making new international markets accessible ready for your offering. It is quite easy to deploy a remote team or be part of …

futureMeasuring Quantum Computer Power With IBM Quantum Volume Metric

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If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it. IBM created the Quantum Volume metric to measure the power of quantum computers. Quantum Computers have the potential to be vastly more powerful than regular computers. IBM created a Quantum Volume …

artificial intelligenceUdacity Offering Free TensorFlow 2.0 AI Course

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Dr. Mat Leonard of the Udacity School of AI. Udacity and Google have created a free course to help software developers to learn code AI applications. There will be 3 to 4 lessons released every few weeks. The …

batteriesTesla Shanghai Gigafactory Completion Within 85 Days

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Chen Mingbo, head of the Shanghai city economic and information technology commission, has stated that Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory should be completed in May 2019. This was reported by Reuters from statements made at a Parliamentary meeting in Beijing. Chen also …

carsTesla Will Unveil Model Y March 14

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Elon Musk has tweeted that Tesla will unveil the Model Y on Marhc 14. The Model Y will be 10% bigger than the Model 3. It will be a SUV-crossover vehicle. It will cost 10% more than the Model 3. …