Thursday, September 25, 2014


FUTURISM UPDATE (September 25, 2014)

LINKEDIN:  "Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Strategy Into For-Cash Victory!" by  http://www.linkedin.com/pulse/article/20140924064538-34427457-litmus-testing-your-corporate-strategy-into-for-cash-victory

FAST COMPANY: DHL Will Begin Testing Drones (Flying Robots) Deliveries On Friday  http://www.fastcompany.com/3036215/fast-feed/dhl-will-begin-testing-drone-deliveries-on-friday

GNC:  Soft robots will go where first responders can’t  http://gcn.com/blogs/emerging-tech/2014/09/soft-robots.aspx?s=gcntech_240914&m=1

INC:  What Google Looks for in New Hires  http://www.inc.com/business-insider/what-google-looks-for-in-job-candidates.html?cid=sf01001

FORBES:  Nearly A Third Of All Female Prisoners Worldwide Are Incarcerated In The United States [Infographic]  http://www.forbes.com/sites/niallmccarthy/2014/09/23/nearly-a-third-of-all-female-prisoners-worldwide-are-incarcerated-in-the-united-states-infographic/?utm_campaign=forbestwittersf&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

GIZMODO:  Meet Google's Robot Army. It's Growing. http://gizmodo.com/a-humans-guide-to-googles-many-robots-1509799897

DAILY MAIL: Google's robot dog 'Cujo' goes on patrol with the Marines as it carries up to 400lbs of their kit and weapons  http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2692328/Here-Cujo-Marines-let-Google-owned-Big-Dog-robot-live-military-trial.html

WRONG, WRONG, WRONG.  FORBES: Is Strategy Dead? 7 Reasons The Answer May Be Yes http://www.forbes.com/sites/ricksmith/2014/09/22/is-strategy-dead-7-reasons-the-answer-may-be-yes/

BLOOMBERG:  Occupational Hazards of Working on Wall Street  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/occupational-hazards-of-working-on-wall-street

BLOOMBERG:  Obama's War Isn't Bush's Mistake  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/obama-s-war-isn-t-bush-s-mistake

BLOOMBERG:  Rich-on-Rich Warfare in U.S. Politics  http://www.bloombergview.com/articles/2014-09-24/rich-on-rich-warfare-in-u-s-politics

CSC: 3D Printing and the Future of Manufacturing [REPORT]   http://assets1.csc.com/innovation/downloads/LEF_20123DPrinting.pdf

ZDNET: UPS expands 3D printing services across US http://www.zdnet.com/ups-expands-3d-printing-services-across-us-7000033972/

THE ECONOMIST:  Global Markets and the world's economy, Losing momentum  http://www.economist.com/blogs/buttonwood/2014/09/markets-and-economy?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/losing_momentum

FINANCIAL TIMES: Philippines swings into trade deficit http://on.ft.com/1mWa7EW

CNBC:  How 3-D printing will radically change the world  http://www.cnbc.com/id/101638702

FORBES:  The Future Of 3D Printing And Manufacturing   http://www.forbes.com/sites/rakeshsharma/2014/01/15/1255/

HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW:  3-D Printing Will Change the World  http://hbr.org/2013/03/3-d-printing-will-change-the-world/

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Google’s Moonshot Chief Claims Progress on Project Loon Balloons   http://blogs.wsj.com/digits/2014/09/24/googles-moonshot-chief-claims-progress-on-project-loon-balloons/

THE ECONOMIST: Tesco's accounting problems. Britain's biggest retailer is in worse trouble than previously thought. http://www.economist.com/news/business-and-finance/21619783-decline-britains-biggest-retailer-has-begun-look-sai-turning-orange?fsrc=scn/tw_ec/turning_orange

TECH COCKTAIL:  5 Experts Weigh In on the Future of 3D Printing  http://tech.co/future-3d-printing-2014-07

REUTERS:  GM compensation fund makes first offers to victims, gets more claims  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-gm-recall-compensation-idUSKCN0HJ2DI20140924

REUTERS: Apple iPhone rollout marred by ‘bendgate,’ dropped cell service  http://www.reuters.com/article/2014/09/24/us-apple-iphone-bend-idUSKCN0HJ20B20140924

READY NASA.  MOSCOW TIMES: Russia to Inject Massive New Funding Into International Space Station http://www.themoscowtimes.com/business/article/russia-to-inject-massive-new-funding-into-international-space-station/507779.html

MOSCOW TIMES:  Poll: Putin Seen by Russians as Highest Moral Authority  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/putin-is-top-moral-authority-for-russians-poll-shows/507773.html

NEXT GOV:  FBI Plans Rapid DNA Dragnets  http://www.nextgov.com/emerging-tech/2014/09/fbi-plans-rapid-dna-dragnets/94892/?oref=ng-skybox

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  Need to Know Memo: A Strategic Approach to Cybersecurity  http://www.govexec.com/technology/2014/06/need-know-memo-strategic-approach-cybersecurity/86284/?oref=ng-earthbox

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  CDC Predicts As Many As 1.4 Million Ebola Cases by Early 2015  http://www.govexec.com/defense/2014/09/cdc-predicts-many-14-million-ebola-cases-early-2015/94832/?oref=skybox

BLOOMBERG:  Goldman Sees Topix Decline as Abe Exhausts Policy Tools  http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-09-24/goldman-sees-topix-decline-as-abe-exhausts-policy-tools.html

GOVERNMENT EXECUTIVE:  5 Factors That Reduce Cloud Complexity (While Increasing Security)  http://www.themoscowtimes.com/news/article/putin-is-top-moral-authority-for-russians-poll-shows/507773.html

DER SPIEGEL:   The Syrian Front: Waiting to Die in Aleppo  http://www.spiegel.de/international/world/death-and-dying-in-aleppo-as-syria-civil-war-rages-on-a-993123.html

DER SPIEGEL:  German Central Bank Head Weidmann: 'The Euro Crisis Is Not Yet Behind Us'  http://www.spiegel.de/international/business/interview-with-bundesbank-head-jens-weidmann-on-euro-crisis-and-ecb-a-993409.html

NORWAY TODAY:  Environmental activists disappointed over Norway at climate summit  http://www.norwaytoday.info/home_view.php?id=13075

HEW YORK TIMES:  Exposing Hidden Bias at Google http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/exposing-hidden-biases-at-google-to-improve-diversity.html?ref=technology&_r=0

NEW YORK TIMES:  Under New Leadership, BlackBerry Unveils the Passport, Its Newest Smartphone  http://www.nytimes.com/2014/09/25/technology/under-new-leadership-blackberry-unveils-its-newest-smartphone.html?ref=technology

NO DOPE BUT WORK. WALL STREET JOURNAL:  China's Tech Factories Turn to Student Labor  http://online.wsj.com/articles/chinas-tech-factories-turn-to-student-labor-1411572448?mod=LS1

WALL STREET JOURNAL:  The U.S. Postal Service wants to deliver more groceries for Amazon.com Inc.,  http://online.wsj.com/articles/postal-service-seeks-to-extend-grocery-deliveries-1411581993?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_NeedToKnow

I FORESEE A HUGE INTRANET FOR AND BY CHINA, RUSSIA, INDIA, BRAZIL.  WALL STREET JOURNAL:  Russia Steps Up New Law to Control Foreign Internet Companies  http://online.wsj.com/articles/russia-steps-up-new-law-to-control-foreign-internet-companies-1411574920?mod=WSJ_TechWSJD_NeedToKnow

FORBES:  Mobile Master: KakaoTalk Creator Becomes One Of South Korea's Richest Billionaires  http://www.forbes.com/sites/ryanmac/2014/09/24/mobile-master-kakaotalk-creator-becomes-one-of-south-koreas-richest-billionaires/

FORBES:  Amazon Begins Contacting Developers For Secret Smart Home Projects  http://www.forbes.com/sites/aarontilley/2014/09/24/amazon-smart-home-plans/

FORBES:  Molten Salt Nuclear Reactors: Part Of America's Long-Term Energy Future? www.forbes.com/sites/peterdetwiler/2014/09/22/molten-salt-nuclear-reactors-part-of-americas-long-termenergy-future/

FORBES:  Wal-Mart Really Wants To Be Your Bank, Retailer Launches Mobile Checking Account  http://www.forbes.com/sites/samanthasharf/2014/09/24/wal-mart-jumps-deeper-into-banking-with-new-mobile-checking-account/

FORTUNE: General Motors appoints its first cybersecurity officer  http://fortune.com/2014/09/24/general-motors-appoints-its-first-cybersecurity-officer/

FUTURE OBSERVATORY:  Litmus-Testing Your Corporate Strategy Into For-Cash Victory! https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140924064538-34427457-litmus-testing-your-corporate-strategy-into-for-cash-victory

KAI:  New UHF RFID technology helps robots find household objects  http://www.kurzweilai.net/new-uhf-rfid-technology-helps-robots-find-household-objects

KAI:  Soft robotics ‘toolkit’ features everything a budding robot-maker needs  http://ln.is/www.kurzweilai.net/ERPSy …

THE GUARDIAN:  Russia’s eavesdropping on phone calls examined by Strasbourg court  http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/sep/24/strasbourg-court-human-rights-russia-eavesdropping-texts-emails-fsb-

A RESERVE-CURRENCY UNDERMINER. THE GUARDIAN: Bitcoin-mining computer company faces shutdown by US authorities www.theguardian.com/technology/2014/sep/24/bitcoin-mining-computer-company-faces-shutdown

BUSINESS INSIDER:  This Giant Solar-Powered Plane Is Going To Circumnavigate The Earth  http://www.businessinsider.in/This-Giant-Solar-Powered-Plane-Is-Going-To-Circumnavigate-The-Earth/articleshow/43368438.cms

I FEEL SORRY FOR BOEING. CNN:  Airbus to help develop first supersonic business jet  http://edition.cnn.com/2014/09/24/travel/airbus-supersonic-jet/index.html?hpt=hp_c4

Authored By Mr. Andres Agostini
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