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SHTFplan: United States Facebook Users Change Their ‘Relationship’ With Social Media

Prepare yourself. Buy physical silver and storable food. A large part of the population has taken the initiative to revamp their relationship with Facebook and other social media platforms. Whether they are concerned about privacy simply seeking a more peaceful life, Americans are becoming less interested in the dynamics of the social media scene. Just […]

Visualizing The Future Of Shipping: Green & Autonomous

Space travel may be exciting, and self-driving cars certainly get a lot of hype. However, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins points out, there remains a good argument that the world’s oceans – and the ships that roam them – often get overlooked when it comes to advances in transportation technology. How will shipping change in […]

The 10 Most Interesting Predictions From 2018 Forecasts

Via Nicholas Colas of DataTrekResearch, Tis the season for predictions… In fact, it seems to us that the requisite crystal ball gazing gets more popular every year. A nice compact list of bite-sized thoughts makes for easy social media sharing, after all. But the really interesting thing to us is not “What” a person or organization […]

The 10 “Grey Swans” Events For 2018

One of the traditional push backs against attempts to predict “black swan” events is that they are by default unpredictable, rendering the entire exercise moot. However, for the second year in a row, Nomura’s Bilal Hafeez has found a loophole, or rather loop-animal: the grey swan. As Hafeez writes, while he would like to be […]

Air France-KLM Launches Ludicrous New Airline To Attract Hipster Millennials

There’s a new budget airline serving Europe, and eventually long haul destinations from Paris, and its name is…Joon. That’s “riffing”, apparently, on the French word “jeune” which means young, and is meant to attract a clientele of millennials who can’t see past a very uncool airline conglomerate, Air France-KLM Group's, attempt at rebranding. According to […]

Tencent Overtakes Facebook As Hong Kong Stocks Flash-Smash Overnight

Hang Seng futures exploded over 5% higher as after hours trading began last night, then crashed back to unchanged as the underlying cash index hit its highest since Nov 2007 on the heels of a surge to new record highs for Chinese tech giant Tencent – which is now larger than Facebook by market cap. […]

Hackers Crack Apple’s Face ID With $150 Mask

Here’s the latest sign that the long-awaited facial recognition technology introduced by the iPhone X that caused production delays and myriad other headaches for Foxconn and its suppliers doesn’t live up to Apple’s lofty claims: A group of Vietnamese hackers became the first in the world to defeat the phone’s Face ID security, accomplishing the […]

Apple To Dump Qualcomm Chips As iPhone 8 Sales Collapse In China

The bitter legal dispute between Apple and Qualcomm has escalated sharply overnight as the former designs out Qualcomm components from future products. According to the WSJ, Apple, locked in an intensifying legal fight with Qualcomm, is designing iPhones and iPads for next year that would jettison the chipmaker’s components. Apple is considering building the devices […]

Doug Casey: How I Learned To Love Bitcoin – Part 1

Via CaseyResearch.com, Bitcoin is up 495% this year. Ethereum, another major cryptocurrency, is up 3,507% since the start of the year. Smaller cryptos have soared more than 10,000%. When you see gains like that, it’s natural to think that you missed out. I even felt this way for the longest time…that is, until I talked […]

Meet The 31-Year-Old Austrian Anti-Immigrant Who Just Became The World’s Youngest Leader

As discussed earlier, Austria’s young conservative star, Sebastian Kurz, is now assured of becoming the country’s next leader, projections of Sunday’s parliamentary election result showed, but his party is far short of a majority and is likely to seek a coalition with the resurgent far right. Sebastian Kurz arrives to cast his ballot on Oct. […]