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Car ownership to become a thing of the past

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By Filip Karinja Hollywood movies set in the future feature people traveling in flying vehicles piloted by a driver. Well I’m here to tell you that Hollywood has got it wrong on this one, just like they did with the movie Back to the Future predicting we’d have hover boards by now…I’m …

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TSA to increase level of molestation of passengers at airports

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While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now those options have been eliminated and replaced with a single universal approach. This time, you will notice. The new physical touching—for those selected to have a …

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How to Get Out of Loan Debts Smartly?

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Today, it is almost impossible to find a single Canadian household which doesn’t have debt or credit on its head. While most are living with it and managing the debt well by continuously paying off the loans and credit card bills, there are a few who end up borrowing more …

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Israel: the tech start-up capital of the world

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By Filip Karinja With a population of eight million people, Israel has made a name for itself as the Silicon Valley for tech start-ups. An innovator in the tech field, Israel has over 6000 start-ups in operation and attracts more venture capital per person that any other country in the …

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WikiLeaks to release megaleak of Turkey government documents

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WikiLeaks reported suffering a “sustained attack” after it announced the upcoming release of hundreds of thousands of documents relating to Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s Justice and Development Party (AKP) in the wake of a failed military coup. “Our infrastructure is under sustained attack,” WikiLeaks said on Twitter. “We are unsure of …

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Israel bombs Syrian airport in latest act of terrorism

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In the early hours of Friday morning, the Syrian Army reported that Israel had carried out missile strikes targeting the Mezzeh military airport southwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Syrian military command has since warned Tel Aviv that it may take retaliatory measures. Several explosions rocked the area near …

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Brexit strips world’s 400 richest people of $127bn

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Brexit-caused losses of the world’s 400 richest people amounted to an eye- watering $USD127.4 billion in a single day, Bloomberg estimates. Rich Britons have lost a “mere” $5.5 billion, according to reports. The British voters’ decision to leave the European Union caused profound ripples in all major global equity markets. …

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Obama & Trump Square out on Politics of Job Creation

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According to the recently released report by the Bureau of Labour Statistics, the US added 178,000 jobs in November. In addition, unemployment rate fell to the low levels of 4.6% which were last seen in 2007; a drop from 4.9% in October. This comes as some of the last economic …

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Top 10 emerging technologies of 2016 – World Economic Forum

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A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including batteries capable of providing power to whole villages, “socially aware” artificial intelligence and new generation solar panels, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, according to a list published by the World Economic Forum. “Technology has a critical …

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Turkey ‘demands deletion’ of German video exposing President Erdogan

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The Turkish government has reportedly ordered the deletion from the internet of a German satirical video that pokes fun at President Recep Tayipp Erdoğan and condemns his human rights record. Germany’s ambassador to Turkey, Martin Erdmann, was summoned to the foreign ministry in Ankara last week, according to German media, and asked to …

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War on Cash: the death of the $100 note

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group The global “war on cash” is back and bigger than ever. The move towards a cashless society seems to be final destination desired by governments and central banks around the world. Remember the days when you could park your hard-earned money in the bank and …

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ISIS declares the US dollar as its official currency

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ISIS may threaten violence against the United States and aim to rid the Islamic world of U.S. influence and U.S.-backed regimes, but if you want to do business in the group’s ersatz caliphate, you’d better have money backed by the full faith and credit of the U.S. government. The AP reports : Within …

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2016: Stock market off to worst start in history

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group What a start to the year it has been! If the first week of 2016 is anything to go by, then the stock market is in for a wild year ahead. Within the first 15 minutes of trade for the year, the Chinese stock market plunged 7%, …

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Four Technologies Required for Robots of the Future

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Introduction Innovation makes any future unperceivable and for robots receptiveness is the main chapter being tackled by improving 12 volt actuators (see more on AZ website) for augmented processing power plus planning and perception are new goals. Perception is necessary tool for robot to adapt to the environs. Through more …

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Fed rate hike is the beginning of the end

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group With the Federal Reserve set to meet next week to vote on what to do with interest rates, many are speculating that we may see a rate hike. This is something Janet Yellen has hinted at over the past few months but has kept delaying. Should …

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Stock prices of weapons manufacturers soaring since Paris attack

The Paris attacks took place on Friday night. Since then, France’s president has vowed “war” on ISIS and today significantly escalated the country’s bombing campaign in Syria (France has been bombing ISIS in Iraq since last January, and began bombing the group in Syria in September). Already this morning, as Aaron Cantú noticed, the stocks of the leading weapons manufacturers — …

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Act of War: Israeli warplanes begin bombing inside Syria

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Israeli warplanes have struck targets near the international airport in the Syrian capital, Damascus, Israeli and Syrian media says. The reports said the attack happened Wednesday morning. There were no immediate comments from the Syrian government on the issue. In October, the Israeli military launched a number of artillery attacks against Syrian …

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