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Will Automation And AI Endanger Your Real Estate Job?

The commercial real estate industry is getting bombarded with new tech platforms that use machine learning, predictive analytics and artificial intelligence. The supply of new software claiming to use AI to underwrite real estate transactions appears to be never-ending. With all of the headlines, …

CPPIB invests in Korean logistics facilities

The Canada Pension Plan Investment Board is partnering with a subsidiary of ESR, a pan-Asian logistics real estate platform, to invest about $653 …

Amazon hiring slows in favor of internal reshuffling as headcount hits 575K

Amazon’s headcount jumped to 575,700 people worldwide in the second quarter, but that figure isn’t rising as fast as it has in recent years.<p>RELATED: …

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Iraqi Armored Brigade Ditches U.S. M1 Abrams For Russian T-90 Tanks

The change in equipment comes after the United States put restrictions on the M1's use to keep them out of the hands of Iranian-backed militias.<p>Iraqi …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

The bureaucracy of evil: how Islamic State ran a city

<b>Part one – the rise</b>: It was in the Iraqi city of Mosul that Isis attempted to prove its legitimacy – by transforming from an insurgency into a state. Alongside the murders and mass terror ran a functioning bureaucracy, with streamlined rubbish collections and electricity smart meters<p>Every day, …

We've interviewed nearly 50 millionaires about how they invest their money — here are 5 strategies anyone can implement

<i>Each week on a podcast called "Millionaires Unveiled," Clark Sheffield and Jace Mattinson, both certified public accountants, interview a millionaire — someone with a current net worth of over $1 million. They ask them to share their story, investment strategies, and current portfolio …

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The US just changed course in Syria — and could now look to confront Iran

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson recently laid out a new US approach to the conflict in Syria, and two things became immediately clear — the US is staying in Syria and conflict with Iran could be coming.<p>Up until this point, the US presence in Syria has focused on fighting ISIS, the terror group …

So you're thinking about investing in bitcoin? Don't

A collective insanity has sprouted around the new field of ‘cryptocurrencies’, causing an irrational gold rush. I know you’re tempted, but don’t be a fool<p>I’ve been watching this bitcoin situation for a few years, assuming it would just blow over.<p>But a collective insanity has sprouted around the new …

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Trump Says He Doesn’t Expect a U.S. War With North Korea

President Donald Trump predicted the crisis between the U.S. and North Korea would be resolved without war, tamping down tensions that he has helped …

“The War-Game Solutions Are All Horrific”: Diplomats Fear a Deadly Miscalculation on North Korea

The absence of any Trump Doctrine has injected an alarming strain of unpredictability into an already volatile situation.<p>“I hope like hell that Trump resists the urge to start taunting or tweeting over the next few weeks,” <b>Brett Bruen,</b> a former Foreign Service officer, told me. For the last several …

North Korea's Nuclear Program Distracts Us From Kim Jong Un's Bigger Threats

As pressure mounts between the U.S. and North Korea, there’s good reason to worry. U.S. intelligence agencies have underestimated Pyongyang’s nuclear …

China, Japan Criticize Canada’s Bid to Play North Korea Mediator

Two of North Korea’s closest neighbors have criticized Canada’s effort to help coordinate the international response to Kim Jong Un’s weapons program.<p>…

Why Trump's national security adviser thinks it might soon be time to bomb North Korea

President Donald Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, seems to think the US's military and nuclear supremacy over North Korea cannot deter its leader, Kim Jong Un, from attacking the US — and that a strike is needed to stop him.<p>It also appears that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and …

Whole Foods has a 'high class' problem that's leading to 'entirely empty' shelves

Some Whole Foods stores are in disarray with "entirely empty" shelves and deteriorating produce, according to recent store checks by Barclays analysts.<p>In a research note published Tuesday, analysts said they encountered "high" out-of-stock issues last week in every department of one Midwest store …

Iran's supreme leader vows 'response' for unrest

Ayatollah Khamenei threatens retaliation against the US and UK for allegedly plotting to overthrow the Islamic republic.<p>Iran's supreme leader lashed out at the United States and Britain and vowed to respond against foreign powers he accused of attempting to overthrow the Islamic republic.<p>Ayatollah …

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Photographers captured these dismal scenes along the border area between North and South Korea

The world is watching the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) — a land strip that runs across the Korean Peninsula and serves as a buffer between North and South Korea — with bated breath.<p>For the first time since 2015, leaders from both countries sat down to discuss North Korea's potential involvement …

North Korea

It's Kim Jong Un's birthday, but nobody in North Korea is celebrating — here's why

Monday is Kim Jong Un's 34th birthday — but nobody in North Korea is celebrating with him.<p>The country's official calendar shows it as a normal workday, according to the BBC.<p>North Korea has attempted to cover up Kim's birthday in the past.<p>The former NBA star Dennis Rodman sang "Happy Birthday" to …

There are 5,000 tunnels under North Korea, and US soldiers are training to fight in them

Tensions are rising between the US and North Korea, and the US military is preparing. That means learning to deal with a unique tactical advantage that North Korea has within its borders: tunnels.<p>“The North Koreans are like mole people,” Dave Maxwell, a former Army colonel who fought in the Korea …

North and South Korea held their highest-level talks in years — here are the major breakthroughs

North Korea and South Korea sent 20 diplomats to the "truce village" on Tuesday, where the two states, technically still at war since 1953, talked about the coming Winter Olympics.<p>But early indications show that rising nuclear tensions remained the elephant in the room.<p>"This winter has seen more …

The secret lives of students who mine cryptocurrency in their dorm rooms

Mark was a sophomore at MIT in Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he began mining cryptocurrencies more or less by accident.<p>In November 2016, he stumbled on NiceHash, an online marketplace for individuals to mine cryptocurrency for willing buyers. His desktop computer, boosted with a graphics card, was …

The Latest: White House sees 'no way back' for Bannon

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the book "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House" (all times local):<p>4:15 p.m.<p>A White House spokesman says …

Rupert Murdoch reportedly called Trump a 'f---ing idiot' after explaining to him that Silicon Valley didn't need his help

Australian media mogul Rupert Murdoch reportedly called President Donald Trump "a f---ing idiot" after a conversation the two men had to discuss Trump's December 2016 meeting with Silicon Valley elite, according to a soon-to-be-released book from columnist Michael Wolff.<p>Excerpts from the book, …

A North Korean missile reportedly failed and crashed down in one of its own cities

North Korea reportedly launched a Hwasong-12 intermediate-range ballistic missile in April of last year that failed a few seconds into flight and came crashing down on a North Korean city.<p>The Diplomat's Ankit Panda and David Schmerler, of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, cited …

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Ten 2018 predictions from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

"You Can’t Make This S--- Up": My Year Inside Trump's Insane White House

Author and columnist Michael Wolff was given extraordinary access to the Trump administration and now details the feuds, the fights and the alarming …

Report: China secretly offered missiles and aid to North Korea

China's Communist Party adopted a secret plan in September to bolster the North Korean government with increased aid and military support, including new missiles, if Pyongyang halts further nuclear tests, according to an internal party document.<p>The document, labeled "top secret" and dated Sept. …

Your Complete Guide to the 2018 Tax Changes

Here's how the U.S. tax system is changing for 2018 and beyond.<p>President Trump recently signed the tax reform bill into law, and it makes major …