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policyUS government does not trust AT&T and Verizon to build a 5G network competitive with China’s 5G

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A leaked memo that revealed the U.S. administration was considering building its own 5G network to bring super-fast Internet to consumers and businesses — a government effort designed to thwart what the Administration and some lawmakers say is potential Chinese …

boring companyInfrastructure plan could have $200 billion in projects and de-regulation that could clear the way for Hyperloops

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Within the next two weeks, the White House could unveil an infrastructure proposal. It is believed to have at least $200 billion in infrastructure projects over the next decade and would incentivize an additional $800 billion in state and local …

chinaChina’s economy could drop by 25% by 2050 unless population policy is fixed

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China must take urgent action on birth controls to cope with the “grim” reality of its rapidly aging society. The Chinese Academy of Social Sciences said the country must consider either relaxing birth controls further or getting rid of them …

antiagingPathway to radical longevity – Induced Tissue Regeneration explained

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Attacking the core biology of aging. Full regeneration and immortalized cells exists in humans two weeks after conception. There is work to re-activate those capabilities with adult cells. The video and screenshots below are from the the CEO of AgeX …

antiagingEmbryos have full human regeneration and regeneration could be key for radical life extension

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Nextbigfuture interviewed Michael West, CEO of the startup AgeX for nearly three hours today. The key to human regeneration is from week 3 to week 8 after fertilization of the egg when we are an embryo. In week one and …

economyUS corporate tax cut will trigger global race to the bottom with Europe and China

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Canada, Europe and China are focused on the US tax cut bills bringing US corporate tax rates down to the average OECD tax rate. A likely response will be further corporate tax cuts in a global race to the bottom. …

canadaGame changing nuclear molten salt reactor will be cheaper than natural gas

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Recently , Terrestrial Energy Inc.’s (TEI) announced the completion of the first phase of the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission’s (CNSC) pre-licensing vendor design review. They submitted the Integral Molten Salt Reactor (IMSR) design to CNSC in the fall of 2016, …

economic impactSenate passes a tax bill

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Senate Republicans passed a $1.4 trillion tax bill. The Senate bill will have to be reconciled with house tax bill. This process is likely to be completed before christmas 2017. The Senate bill includes the following * the corporate tax …

internetComcast will charge for internet fast lanes when net neutrality is repealed

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Ars Technica reported that Comcast dropped its no paid prioritization pledge from its net neutrality page. Comcast has drawn a distinction between “paid prioritization” and “anti-competitive paid prioritization.” Paid prioritization should not be banned entirely, but “anti-competitive paid prioritization” should …

futureTissue engineering, replacement organs and regenerative medicine are getting friendlier regulations

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The FDA (Food and Drug Administration) is rolling out a new “regulatory framework” aimed at encouraging and speeding legitimate development of regenerative therapies. The FDA intends to promote the “least burdensome” rules for companies big and small that are seeking …