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asia7-Eleven and convenience stores are winning retail in Asia while private label and ecommerce are global trends

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Shoppers are shifting multi-national brands to retail store brand products. For the first time in over a decade, shoppers in the U.S. actually made more trips to stores in 2016, taking an average of 109 trips per household. Despite this …

buildingCustom prefab factory construction of buildings is already a multi-billion dollar unicorn

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Katerra is taking systems approaches to remove unnecessary time and costs from building development, design, and construction. Katerra is off to a fast start with more than 1500 employees, offices in four countries, a growing number of factories, and dozens …

artificial intelligenceAI Business value is $1.2 trillion in 2018 and will be $3.9 trillion in 2022

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Global business value derived from artificial intelligence (AI) is projected to total $1.2 trillion in 2018, an increase of 70 percent from 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. AI-derived business value is forecast to reach $3.9 trillion in 2022. The Gartner …

businessWorld's Richest man cannot beat SpaceX

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SpaceX has growing revenue which is crushing Amazon stock funded Blue Origin. Blue Origin new Glenn rocket might be flying by 2020 and could have 3 to 8 commercial flights by 2023. By the end of 2020, SpaceX should have …

businessWorld’s Richest man cannot beat SpaceX

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SpaceX has growing revenue which is crushing Amazon stock funded Blue Origin. Blue Origin new Glenn rocket might be flying by 2020 and could have 3 to 8 commercial flights by 2023. By the end of 2020, SpaceX should have …

businessThe Price Of This Essential Mineral Could Skyrocket

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This might be the smartest mining opportunity in 2018. It’s not coal, oil, copper. Nor is it silver, gold or platinum. But one little-known miner called Vatic Ventures (TSXV:VCV.V) with a simple business strategy… is sitting on a potential find …

blockchainBillion dollar blockchain investment funds and industrial parks in China

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The Xiongan Global Blockchain Innovation Fund was jointly funded (raised) by the Yuhang District Government, the Future Science and Technology City Administrative Committee, and Hangzhou Haoyu Investment Management Co., Ltd. The scale of the fund is up to 10 billion …

businessTesla Model S and Model 3 dominate the large, small and midsize US luxury car category

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The Tesla Model S had 6730 sales in the first quarter of 2018, which was more than the second and third place luxury car sales combined. The Tesla Model S was 34% of all luxury car sales in the USA. …

artificial intelligenceGoogle AI staff balk at helping US military keep AI lead over China

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Defense One Technology Editor Patrick Tucker has reported on August 2017 meetings between US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Google founder Sergey Brin and CEO Sundar Pichai. Over a half day of meetings, Google leaders described the company’s multi-year transition …

businessSynthetic diamonds are in jewelry stores for about 40% lower cost

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Ada Diamonds offers only laboratory-grown diamonds in our fine jewelry. Ada’s sustainably cultured diamonds have the exact same crystal structure, chemical composition, optical properties, and physical properties as mined diamond. Ada’s gemstones are graded on the exact same criteria as …