Sunday, November 9, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 10, 2014)

 MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW: Google ALSO Wants to Store Your Genome. For $25 a year, Google will keep a copy of any genome in the cloud.

 POPULAR SCIENCE: Bionic Bird Drone May Fool Actual Birds. This biomimetic flying device can be controlled by a smartphone, to entertain people and cats alike.

 NEW YORK TIMES: A Strategy for Rich Countries: Absorb More Immigrants

 WASHINGTON POST: HP's bold plan to become the first mainstream 3D printing company

 THE ECONOMIST: America's crackdown on tax evasion: Weil walks

 Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370? THE ECONOMIST: Hacking aircraft. Remote control

 CHINA DAILY USA: Canada becomes first yuan clearance hub in Americas

 ENGADGET: 3D Robotics is building the drones that just about anyone can fly

 THE ATLANTIC: This Cyborg Cockroach Could Save Your Life Someday. Bugs backpacked with microphones could be deployed to disaster zones in the future.

 THE ECONOMIST: It is the 0.01% in America who are really getting richer

 BLOOMBERG MARKET: Jack Ma, China's richest man, plans to make #Alibaba the go-to global marketplace:

 FINANCIAL TIMES: China's answer to Warren Buffett, Guo Guangchang, talks tai chi over #LunchwiththeFT

 PHYS ORG: 'Big data' takes root in the world of plant research

 THE ECONOMIST: James Lord of Morgan Stanley, a bank, labelled Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey the "fragile five"

 COMPUTERWORLD: An Internet sales tax would cost online shoppers billions

 WALL STREET JOURNAL: How China's new trade routes center it on the geopolitical map

 WIRED: A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere

BBC: 3D printing helps make drones faster. 3D printing has been described as the "future of manufacturing" and is increasingly being used to make everything from film props to food. The technology is also being used to make unmanned aerial vehicles as the parts can be designed quicker and made...more

 BBC: Parkinson's stem cell 'breakthrough'. Stem cells can be used to heal the damage in the brain caused by Parkinson's disease, according to scientists in Sweden.

 THE ECONOMIST: East Asian firms in China: Taiwan, Japan and South Korea employ huge numbers of mainland Chinese

 REUTERS: Samsung Electronics near license for new $3 billion Vietnam mobile phone plant


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