World GDP Forecasts for 2030

Standard Chartered forecasts the top 10 countries in the world by purchasing power parity GDP in 2030. 1. China: $64.2 trillion 2. India: $46.3 trillion 3. US: $31 trillion 4. Indonesia: $10.1 trillion 5. Turkey: $9.1 trillion 6. Brazil: $8.6 trillion 7. Egypt: $8.2 trillion 8. Russia: $7.9 trillion 9. Japan: $7.2 trillion 10. Germany: …

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Two New Airport MegaHubs Will Lower International Airfares in 2019

Instanbul Airport in Turkey and Daxing Airport in Beijing will both open in 2019 to add huge competition for international airport megahubs. The airports are state-supported and will provide airport competition and extra capacity for a combined 160 million passengers. This should lower airfares. More planes and companies will have space and the effect should …

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US Tariffs and Sanctions crushing Turkish Lira, Russian Ruble and other currencies

The Russian Ruble is at its weakest level in nearly two years with ruble touching 66.7099. The US will be applying new sanctions for Russia’s use of a chemical agent, Novichok, to poison former Russian spy Sergei Skripal in the UK. The US is doubling tariffs to Turkey’s metals. This has caused the Turkish Lira …

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Turkey, Japan and South Korea looking at F-35B jump jets for airwings for mini-aircraft carriers

Turkey might buy new generation F-35B jump jet stealth fighters. Turkey could join Japan and South Korea in using 20000 to 35000 helicopter carriers to base about 10-20 F35b with vertical takeoff and landing capabilities as mini-aircraft carriers. Japan is buying 20–40 F-35Bs over the next few years. Japan can also operate the STOVL planes …

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Realtime Air quality is worse in parts of Turkey and Mexico than Delhi India

There is realtime air quality tracking from around the world. 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 including Space, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, Medicine, Anti-aging Biotechnology, and Nanotechnology. …

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Liquid metal enable dynamically reconfigurable soft circuits

Researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, are setting the foundation for moving beyond solid state electronics towards flexible and dynamically reconfigurable soft circuit systems. Modern electronic technologies like smart phones and computers are mainly based on circuits that use solid state components, with fixed metallic tracks and semiconducting devices. Modern electronic technologies like smart …

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China will use G20 as an efficient platform for world governance

China will promote the G20 summit as an efficient platform for world governance including economic development, trade and investment, Turkish experts said on Monday. The upcoming G20 summit is to be held in September in Hangzhou with the theme of “Toward an Innovative, Invigorated, Interconnected and Inclusive World Economy.” It will be the first time …

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Automated detection and patching of software vulnerabilities demonstrated by DARPA cyber challenge winner

Automated system outperforms competing machines in high-stakes final event aimed at revolutionizing software vulnerability detection and patching Capping an intensive three-year push to spark a revolution in automated cyber defense, DARPA today announced that a computer system designed by a team of Pittsburgh-based researchers is the presumptive winner of the Agency’s Cyber Grand Challenge (CGC), …

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India should freeze the design for a larger fourth aircraft carrier by the end of this year

India has two active aircraft carriers now, with a third under construction and they are finalizing the design for a 65,000 ton fourth aircraft carrier India’s aircraft carriers INS Viraat: 28,700 tons, Centaur class carrier (ex-HMS Hermes) in service since 1987. INS Vikramaditya : 45,400 tons, Modified Kiev class carrier (ex-Admiral Gorshkov), in service with …

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New DARPA Chips Ease Operations In Electromagnetic Environs

Enhanced situational awareness could come from new chips that can sample and digitize battlefield radiofrequency signals at blazingly fast rates Competition for scarce electromagnetic (EM) spectrum is increasing, driven by a growing military and civilian demand for connected devices. As the spectrum becomes more congested, the Department of Defense (DoD) will need better tools for …

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Twitter reports that Gravitational Waves have been found and LIGO Observatory researchers are writing a paper

Lawrence Krauss, a cosmologist at Arizona State university, tweeted that he had received independent confirmation of a rumour that has been in circulation for months, adding: “Gravitational waves may have been discovered!!” The excitement centers on a longstanding experiment known as the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (Ligo) which uses detectors in Hanford, Washington, and …

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