Nov 9, 2014

FUTURISM UPDATE (November 10, 2014)

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FUTURISM UPDATE (November 10, 2014)

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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. http://lnkd.in/dAjHdHj

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. http://lnkd.in/d2Mcz9R

NEW YORK TIMES: A Strategy for Rich Countries: Absorb More Immigrants http://lnkd.in/dJUabhh

WASHINGTON POST: HP’s bold plan to become the first mainstream 3D printing company http://wapo.st/1ttYWiZ

THE ECONOMIST: America’s crackdown on tax evasion: Weil walks http://econ.st/1vTJRsK

Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370? THE ECONOMIST: Hacking aircraft. Remote control http://lnkd.in/d9wd_-Y

CHINA DAILY USA: Canada becomes first yuan clearance hub in Americas http://ow.ly/E1NmW

ENGADGET: 3D Robotics is building the drones that just about anyone can fly http://lnkd.in/d45qtd8

THE ATLANTIC: This Cyborg Cockroach Could Save Your Life Someday. Bugs backpacked with microphones could be deployed to disaster zones in the future. http://lnkd.in/dD_yQ9r

THE ECONOMIST: It is the 0.01% in America who are really getting richer http://econ.st/1uG8hLx

BLOOMBERG MARKET: Jack Ma, China’s richest man, plans to make #Alibaba the go-to global marketplace: http://bloom.bg/1ynfCgl

FINANCIAL TIMES: China’s answer to Warren Buffett, Guo Guangchang, talks tai chi over #LunchwiththeFT http://on.ft.com/1EbpEmH

PHYS ORG: ‘Big data’ takes root in the world of plant research http://lnkd.in/dSRtJJJ

THE ECONOMIST: James Lord of Morgan Stanley, a bank, labelled Brazil, India, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey the “fragile five” http://econ.st/1zA1K6k

COMPUTERWORLD: An Internet sales tax would cost online shoppers billions http://lnkd.in/dfyQ57k

WALL STREET JOURNAL: How China’s new trade routes center it on the geopolitical map http://on.wsj.com/1ymYcR0

WIRED: A Military-Grade Drone That Can Be Printed Anywhere http://lnkd.in/dYyDeJH

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 http://lnkd.in/dnGtkQZ

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. http://lnkd.in/d_hCySg

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

REUTERS: Samsung Electronics near license for new $3 billion Vietnam mobile phone plant http://lnkd.in/dxeEcH5


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