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facebookFacebook App is the Data Vampire You Invited Onto Your Smartphone

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We have reported some on the many problems and bad behavior that have been revealed about Facebook. Facebook Propoganda and Bullying Facebook pushes negative stories about its competitors. This is quite clearly using the technique of Propaganda. There is a …

internetFacebook Spies on Everything – Confirmation of Pure Evil

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A UK Parliamentary report on internal Facebook documents and found that Facebook was not satisfied with just your information and activity on the social media site and spied on everything you do on your phone. Facebook Used All of Their …

carsBetter Commuting with Google Maps

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New features have been added to Google Maps to help you take control of your daily commute— enabling you to plan ahead, prepare for the inevitable disruptions, and possibly avoid them altogether. People in North America spend a full day …

chinaOnline services giant Meituan Dianping and is now worth $51 billion

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China food delivery service Meituan Dianping had a $4.2 billion IPO. The company’s market cap reached about HK$400 billion (US$51 billion). Co-founder Wang Xing’s now has a net worth US$5.3 billion. Wang Xing’s vision for Meituan is to be an …

demographicsAsian Americans have 39% more income are about $1 trillion in spending power

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Asian-American population will reach 25.7 million by 2019. Asian-Americans will outnumber U.S. Hispanics by 2055 according to U.S. Census Bureau projections. There are about 22.3 million Asian Americans not including multi-racial. Population levels are increasing by 500,000-700,000 each year from …

chinaFertility and IVF assistance tool has 8 million chinese users

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China has an algorithm-powered app called “Crazy for making babies” (aka Fengkuangzaoren). There are over 8 million users and 70,000 families successfully used it to help conceive over the past four years. The application provides an array of trackers such …

blockchainT.OS is a cryptocurrency that can match the speed and simplicity of mobile credit card payments

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Tosblock or T.OS is a cryptocurrency which has several innovations which make it realistic and practical for use in commercial transactions. The key innovations are * TOSC coin is used for trading on exchanges, and another stable coin (TOSP) for …

computer memorySamsung promises low prices where you will buy Terabyte SSD and huge smartphone memory

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Samsung is going to mass produce 1 Terabyte, 2 Terabyte and 4 Terabyte SSD drives at prices that will cause a massive move to terabyte-SSDs by consumers. I am thinking the prices need to be about $80 for 1 Terabyte, …

businessAnt Financial raises $14 billion and has $150 billion valuation

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China’s Ant Financial, the payment affiliate of Alibaba, has raised a total of $14 billion. It was a yuan and dollar-denominated tranches. Investors included Singapore’s sovereign wealth funds GIC and Temasek, Malaysia’s Khazanah Nasional Berhad and the Canada Pension Plan …

appleApple might become a trillion dollar company this week

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A bit more good news or upwards movement in stocks overall and Apple will be the first publicly traded trillion dollar company. It is at $957 billion today. Apple at $190 per share but at 198.5 it is a trillion …