As the celebration fades, the new president of France faces a harsh reality: Voters didn’t really buy what he was selling. After the shock of Brexit in June and the surprise victory of Donald Trump in
To Chinese search engine operator Baidu, the future is set in stone. The company, dubbed the Google of China, has been investing heavily in artificial intelligence, betting that smart machines will disrupt
Trump is distracting last chance efforts to save the world from irreversible global warming destruction
Paris (AFP) - For the first time since Donald Trump's ascent to the White House, UN negotiators gather next week to draft rules to take forward the climate-rescue Paris Agreement he has threatened to The
"Imagine a technology that could preserve our freedom to choose for ourselves and our families, to express these choices in the world, and to control our own destiny, no matter where we lived or were What
Fintech investor: 'Anything that has machine learning or blockchain in it, the valuation goes up, 2, 3, 4, 5x'
Andy Stewart, a managing partner at Motive Partners, said at the International Fintech conference in London last week: "I would call valuations right now frothy in general... tech generally is frothy."
The current bull market is eight years old. A few bull runs have lasted longer, but not many. Stocks are down a bit from their highs in March. What if we have seen the top, and it’s time for a harrowing
Just as the internet has connected people beyond borders, weaponized information is reshaping war, espionage and propaganda globally. “There are no front lines in war or peace,” the late Israeli leader
SHANGHAI — President Trump appeared to follow through on Friday on his promises to get tough on trade with China, less than a week before he is to meet with President Xi Jinping of China. In two executive
He responds with one of the his company's core values: "Provide omotenashi." The Japanese philosophy of whole-hearted hospitality is one that powers both the business and the company's culture. "The easiest
With the consequences of Brexit and an increasingly inward-looking United States still unfolding, 2017 is likely to be an economically tumultuous year. Some African countries, however, could see sustainable
Carbonclean is turning planet-heating emissions into profit by converting CO2 into baking soda – and could lock up 60,000 tonnes of CO2 a year A breakthrough in the race to make useful products out of
Josh Feinman, Deutsche Asset Managment's global chief economist, says in a recent note to clients that anti-globalization sentiment has "unleashed a political backlash, an anti-establishment revolt— "a
This machine lets users practice their rock climbing skills even in confined spaces. Manufactured by Joyride, Climbstation is a rock climbing wall with a rotating system that enables users to climb indefinitely.
Ethical Hacking from Beginner to Advanced Techniques Get Paid to Hack Computer Networks When You Become a Certified Ethical Hacker You hear about it all the time: companies getting hacked, having their
Christopher Barrington-Leigh is assistant professor in the School of Environment at McGill University In 2016, renewable energy surpassed coal as the largest source of installed power capacity in the China's
Angus Deaton, who won the Nobel Prize last year for his work on health, wealth, and inequality, told the Financial Times he believes robots are a much greater threat to employment in the US than globalisation.
Bridgewater Associates has a team of engineers working on a project to automate decision-making to save time and eliminate human emotional volatility The world’s largest hedge fund is building a piece
fastcoexist.com - About the author Adele Peters is a staff writer at Fast Company who focuses on solutions to some of the world's largest problems, from climate change to homelessness. Previously, she worked with GOOD, BioLite, and the Sustainable Products and Solutions program at UC Berkeley. More
Dave Lutz, the head of Exchange Traded Funds at JonesTrading, has a brief overview of what traders are watching on Monday: Markets: Very Quiet globally. US Futures up small with Industrials leading. In
“The fact that we have an administration that’s saying Blackstone should be involved in directly creating our policies, for us it’s the fox in the henhouse,” Tony Romano, organizing director of low-income
“Increased productivity leads to more wealth, cheaper goods, greater spending power and ultimately, more jobs,” said the Wall Street Journal in the latest entry in the counterpoint to articles declaring
Jeffrey Sachs: Economics is “horrendously misguided” and obsessed with “completely unimportant things”
The economics profession has lost its moral groundings, according to one of its most outspoken practitioners. As a result, economists are failing to provide a basic service: helping people. According Jeffrey
Keeping your details safe in a database is the least a site can do, but password security is complex. Here’s what it all means From Yahoo, MySpace and TalkTalk to Ashley Madison and Adult Friend Finder,