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SpaceX Internet Is One Step Closer To Reality, Satellite Launch Backed By FCC Chair

Feb 20, 2018 05:10 am UTC| Technology

Elon Musks private space agency, SpaceX has been considering launching satellites into space with the main goal of delivering high-speed broadband internet connection. This ambition is now one step closer to becoming a...

Facebook Sinks To New Lows, Uses Two-Factor Authentication To Spam Users

Feb 20, 2018 05:09 am UTC| Technology

The two-factor authentication system is meant to provide users with extra security to protect themselves from threats like getting hacked or getting spammed. Facebook, like many other tech companies these days, employs...

Facebook Slammed For Offering VPN That Does The Opposite Of What VPNs Do

Feb 20, 2018 05:08 am UTC| Technology

Virtual private networks (VPN) are supposed to help users get away from the usual data-tracking schemes that both tech companies and governments have been cooking up. They basically cover the users tracks, thus allowing...

Peter Thiel Escapes Silicon Valley, Moves To Los Angeles

Feb 20, 2018 05:06 am UTC| Technology

Peter Thiel is a controversial figure in the tech industry because unlike many of his colleagues, he is an avid Donald Trump supporter. It seems the backlash for his political leanings have finally taken its toll since a...

Google’s High-Speed Internet Service Is Now Available In 170 Countries

Feb 20, 2018 05:05 am UTC| Technology

Google just expanded the coverage of its Project Fi service from 135 countries to 170, bringing much-needed diversity in options to places that might not have access to reliable internet connections. Aside from the fact...

Twitter To Capitalize On Breaking News From Local Media

Feb 20, 2018 05:02 am UTC| Technology

As one of the most accessible tools for spreading information fast and with ease, Twitter has always had its fingers on the pulse of news in every corner of the country. Recently, the social network had decided to...

Bayonetta On Switch Expected To Be Yet Another Massive Success

Feb 20, 2018 05:01 am UTC| Technology

As if there was any doubt, the Switch port of the hugely popular Bayonetta title is currently anticipated with overwhelming enthusiasm from players as it approaches release. Based on benchmark tests conducted and the...

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Economy

JGBs trade sideways ahead of January national CPI, BoJ member Funo’s speech eyed

Japanese government bonds traded sideways Tuesday as investors await the Bank of Japans policymaker Funos speech, scheduled to be held on February 21 by 01:10GMT, besides, the countrys national consumer price inflation...

Australian bonds slump after policymakers remain optimistic over growth outlook in February minutes

Australian bonds slumpedon Tuesdayafter policymakers showed optimism over economic growth outlook in February minutes, mapping out a steady course for rates at its first meeting of 2018 this month. The yield on the...

UK gilts suffer ahead of BoE Governor Carney’s speech, January employment report

The UK gilts suffered during European session Monday as investors wait to watch Bank of England (BoE) Governor Mark Carneys speech, scheduled to be held later today and the countrys employment report for the month of...

German bunds slump ahead of February ZEW economic sentiment index, manufacturing PMI

The German bunds slumped Monday ahead of the countrys ZEW economic sentiment index and the manufacturing PMI for the month of February, scheduled to be released on February 20 and 22 by 10:00GMT and 08:30GMT...

German bunds slump ahead of February ZEW economic sentiment index, manufacturing PMI

The German bunds slumped Monday ahead of the countrys ZEW economic sentiment index and the manufacturing PMI for the month of February, scheduled to be released on February 20 and 22 by 10:00GMT and 08:30GMT...

Politics

For black celebrities like Oprah, it's impossible to be apolitical

Oprah Winfreys rousing Golden Globe speech has many speculating whether the media mogul will become a presidential candidate in 2020, with some pundits questioning the merits of another celebrity president. But to...

Politicians are inflating the evidence used to justify tax increases

Chris Doucouliagos, Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Deakin Business School and Alfred Deakin Institute for Citizenship and Globalisation, Deakin University Many government policies are flawed because...

GOP tax plan doubles down on policies that are crushing the middle class

The U.S. middle class has always had a special mystique. It is the heart of the American dream. A decent income and home, doing better than ones parents, and retiring in comfort are all hallmarks of a middle-class...

What does Ramaphosa's victory mean for South Africa's economy?

A great deal is expected from Cyril Ramaphosa who was elected as the president of South Africas governing party, the African National Congress (ANC). This positions him to become the countrys president in 2019. Sibonelo...

Cyril Ramaphosa prepares to confront South Africa's bleak future

Among all the remarkable turns in African politics this year, one of the most momentous was Decembers ANC party congress in South Africa, where the party chose a new president: Cyril Ramaphosa, who narrowly bested...

Science

UBI Helps People Be More Productive And Work More, Study Claims

The topic of universal basic income (UBI) has been a hot-button issue among economists, financial experts, legislators, and tech industry giants for years. Some say that it will increase productivity while others claim the...

Startup Raises $250M To Use Placenta To Extend Life And Cure Cancer

Companies have been trying to unlock the secrets to regenerative medicine for years and one startup just raised $250 million by intending to use human placenta to do so. The company believes that using the disposable...

Perfumes, Cologne And Other Chemicals Contribute To Air Pollution As Much As Cars

Environmentalists often blame cars for being the biggest contributors to air pollution thanks to the smog coming out of them. However, recent data shows that aerosol chemicals are also huge contributors to making the...

Potential Tests For Autism Using Blood And Urine Developed

Autism remains one of the biggest mysteries in the medical industry right now, with the root cause still being unidentified. Whats worse is that early detection of the illness has been rather unreliable. This may soon...

Ozone Layer Update; Not Recovering As Expected For Unknown Reasons

In the late 90s, the issue regarding the hole in the ozone layer was big in the public consciousness, but it quickly faded in light of a new gigantic threat in the form of climate change. In recent years, scientists have...

Technology

SpaceX Internet Is One Step Closer To Reality, Satellite Launch Backed By FCC Chair

Elon Musks private space agency, SpaceX has been considering launching satellites into space with the main goal of delivering high-speed broadband internet connection. This ambition is now one step closer to becoming a...

Facebook Sinks To New Lows, Uses Two-Factor Authentication To Spam Users

The two-factor authentication system is meant to provide users with extra security to protect themselves from threats like getting hacked or getting spammed. Facebook, like many other tech companies these days, employs...

Facebook Slammed For Offering VPN That Does The Opposite Of What VPNs Do

Virtual private networks (VPN) are supposed to help users get away from the usual data-tracking schemes that both tech companies and governments have been cooking up. They basically cover the users tracks, thus allowing...

Peter Thiel Escapes Silicon Valley, Moves To Los Angeles

Peter Thiel is a controversial figure in the tech industry because unlike many of his colleagues, he is an avid Donald Trump supporter. It seems the backlash for his political leanings have finally taken its toll since a...

Google’s High-Speed Internet Service Is Now Available In 170 Countries

Google just expanded the coverage of its Project Fi service from 135 countries to 170, bringing much-needed diversity in options to places that might not have access to reliable internet connections. Aside from the fact...
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