Tuesday, September 23, 2014

 
FUTURISM UPDATE (September 23, 2014)


WASHINGTON POST: United Way to begin accepting donations in Bitcoin www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-switch/wp/2014/09/15/united-way-to-begin-accepting-donations-in-bitcoin-for-innovation-fund/

Computer Models Tell Us That This Ebola Pandemic Could Soon Kill Millions   http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/computer-models-tell-us-ebola-pandemic-soon-kill-millions/

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  The power of digitization http://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20140918-MARKETS-IN-YOUR-PALM/Cover-Story/The-power-of-digitization

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  With growth flagging, Vietnam kicks up privatization  http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/Policy-Politics/With-growth-flagging-Vietnam-kicks-up-privatization

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  US supports rapprochement between Japan, neighbors: Kennedy http://asia.nikkei.com/Politics-Economy/International-Relations/US-supports-rapprochement-between-Japan-neighbors-Kennedy

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW:  South Korean company feeding Southeast Asia's appetite for Japanese anime  http://asia.nikkei.com/magazine/20140918-MARKETS-IN-YOUR-PALM/Business/South-Korean-company-feeding-Southeast-Asia-s-appetite-for-Japanese-anime

REUTERS:  Apple sells more than 10 million new iPhones in first three days  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-apple-iphone-idUSKCN0HH1Q120140922

REUTERS: U.S. opposes linking Iran cooperation on Islamic State to nuclear talks  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-iraq-crisis-usa-idUSKCN0HH2B620140922

REUTERS:  White House intruder had 800 rounds of ammunition in car: prosecutor  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/22/us-usa-whitehouse-security-idUSKCN0HH29R20140922

DER SPIEGEL:  Europe's Original Sin: What Asylum Policy Says about the EU  http://www.spiegel.de/international/europe/eu-asylum-policy-reveals-uncomfortable-truths-about-europe-a-992995.html

DER SPIEGEL:  Sharing Burdens: Germany to Urge Shift in EU Refugee Policy  http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-to-urge-shift-in-eu-refugee-policy-a-993076.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Kudrin: Russia Faces Years of Stagnation http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/kudrin-russia-faces-years-of-stagnation/507565.html

MOSCOW TIMES: Kremlin Adviser Says Russia Should Return to Capital Controls  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/kremlin-adviser-says-russia-should-return-to-capital-controls/507554.html

NEW YORK TIMES: Hurd: Oracle Takes On Microsoft in the Cloud http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/22/hurd-oracle-takes-on-microsoft-in-the-cloud/?_php=true&_type=blogs&ref=technology&_r=0

Climate Skeptics Point to World Population as the Real Problem  http://www.21stcentech.com/climate-skeptics-point-world-population-real-problem/

NEW YORK TIMES: Making Big Data Think Bigger  http://bits.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/09/20/making-big-data-think-bigger/?ref=technology

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Obama Administration Issues New Rules to Combat Tax Inversions  http://online.wsj.com/articles/treasury-to-unveil-measures-to-combat-tax-inversions-1411421056?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  New Level of Smartphone Encryption Alarms Law Enforcement  http://online.wsj.com/articles/new-level-of-smartphone-encryption-alarms-law-enforcement-1411420341?mod=WSJ_hpp_MIDDLENexttoWhatsNewsThird

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  What Happens to Yahoo’s Stock Now that Alibaba Is Public?  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/22/what-happens-to-yahoos-stock-now-that-alibaba-is-public/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google’s Recipe for EU’s Digital Agenda http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/22/googles-recipe-for-eus-digital-agenda/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Yahoo’s Core Business Value Cut in Half to $6.8 Billion After Alibaba IPO  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/yahoos-core-business-value-cut-in-half-to-6-8-billion-after-alibaba-ipo/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL: Need Room Service? A Google-Backed Robot May Knock at Your Door  http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/need-room-service-a-google-backed-robot-may-knock-at-your-door/?mod=ST1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:   In Silicon Valley, Awe, Dread and Hope for Alibaba   http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/19/in-silicon-valley-awe-and-dread-for-alibaba/?mod=ST1

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: 3D printer, 20 mice now en route to space station  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/3D-printer-20-mice-now-en-route-to-space-station

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR: MAVEN now successfully orbiting Mars. What's next? (+video) http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/MAVEN-now-successfully-orbiting-Mars.-What-s-next-video

CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR:  Why is NASA flying planes over Alaska?  http://www.csmonitor.com/Science/2014/0922/Why-is-NASA-flying-planes-over-Alaska

NORWAY TODAY:  Arctic ice at its lowest level in years  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=13025

NORWAY TODAY:  Russia warns Finland against joining NATO http://www.norwaytoday.info/news_view.php?id=11410

NORWAY TODAY: PST: More Islamists back from Syria http://www.norwaytoday.info/news_view.php?id=10494

BLOOMBERG: Crackdown Targets Inversions Designed to Limit U.S. Taxes  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/treasury-unveils-anti-inversion-rules-against-tax-deals.html

GET READY GOOGLE AND MICROSOFT. BLOOMBERG: Alibaba Could Buy Yahoo for Free http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-22/alibaba-could-buy-yahoo-for-free

BLOOMBERG: World Bank Says Ebola’s Spread May Have Catastrophic Cost http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-21/world-bank-says-further-ebola-spread-would-see-catastrophic-cost.html

BLOOMBERG: Global Warming (Global Existential Risk of the Planetary Climate) Is Here: Live Coverage of Climate Week 2014  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/global-warming-is-here-live-coverage-of-climate-week-2014.html

BLOOMBERG:  Billionaire’s Supersonic-Jet Plan Gets Help From Airbus  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/billionaire-s-supersonic-jet-plan-gets-help-from-airbus.html

BLOOMBERG: Rockefeller Fund Built on Oil to Abandon Fossil Fuels  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/companies-pledging-action-as-leaders-set-to-talk-climate.html

LINKEDIN: Getting Fortune 500 Prospective Client's Cash, Continually and Successfully! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140831012719-34427457-the-9-rules-to-making-love-to-your-fortune-500-prospective-client-successfully

THE ECONOMIST:  Cloud computing. Silver lining. Tech giants are waging a price war to win other firms’ computing business http://www.economist.com/news/business/21614186-tech-giants-are-waging-price-war-win-other-firms-computing-business-silver-lining

BLOOMBERG:  China Manufacturing Gauge Tops Estimates in Support for Growth  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-22/china-manufacturing-gauge-tops-estimates-in-support-for-growth.html

THE ECONOMIST:  Corporate computing. The rise of cloud computing is forcing old adversaries to work together. http://www.economist.com/news/business/21580148-rise-cloud-computing-forcing-old-adversaries-work-together-ascending-cloud

NPR:  Experts Warn Of Turbulent Trip To Cloud Computing  http://www.npr.org/2011/06/14/137174402/experts-warn-of-turbulent-trip-to-cloud-computing

WIRED:  Money Is Pouring Into Tech Like It’s 1999—And That’s Not Good  http://www.wired.com/2014/09/money-pouring-tech-like-1999and-thats-good/?mbid=social_twitter

THE INTERCEPT:  Apple Still Has Plenty of Your Data for the Feds  https://firstlook.org/theintercept/2014/09/22/apple-data/

VENTURE BEAT: Eric Schmidt to European Union: Accept Uber-style disruption or face unemployment http://venturebeat.com/2014/09/22/eric-schmidt-to-european-union-accept-uber-style-disruption-or-face-unemployment/

Intel Powers DIY 3D-Printed Robots  http://www.psfk.com/2014/09/intel-powers-diy-3d-printed-robots.html?utm_content=buffer1d953&utm_medium=social&utm_source=linkedin.com&utm_campaign=buffer

NPR:  The Summer Of 2014 Has Been A Messy Time For The World  http://www.npr.org/2014/09/13/348286463/the-summer-of-2014-has-been-a-messy-time-for-the-world

KAI:  Ultra-thin diamond nanothreads are strongest, stiffest materials  http://www.kurzweilai.net/smallest-possible-diamonds-form-ultra-thin-nanothreads

KAI:  Russian scientists create ultrahard ‘Fullerite’ material at room temperature and lower pressure  http://www.kurzweilai.net/scientists-come-closer-to-the-industrial-synthesis-of-a-material-harder-than-diamond

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
White Swan Book Author
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