Australia and New Zealand Banking Group [ASX:ANZ] (ANZ) yesterday announced 250,000 of their customers were using Apple Pay.
Your local petrol station could be one business that could rapidly change as a direct result from driverless cars.
Automation, robotics, and 3D printing will obliterate China’s low-cost, state-subsidised manufacturing industry.
We knew the romance around the ‘sharing economy’ wouldn’t last forever. Uber and other ‘sharing’ businesses have had a neat run of it.
Since 2000, gold has greatly outperformed every other asset you can think of. So in that sense, gold performs an important insurance function.
Generally speaking, buying back shares is seen as a good thing for companies to do. And it’s exactly what biotech company CSL Ltd [ASX:CSL] plans to do.
One of the most important recent developments is the emergence of virtual currencies (VCs). VCs are issued without the involvement or backing of a state.
If the Aussie government’s paranoia is about hacking and cyber attacks, then we should cut all ties with the US. And we should get pretty cosy with China.
Aside from this being expected of a public sector body, the reality is that economically, the NBN was doomed from the start.
If you wanted to invest in bitcoins and the blockchain, you wouldn’t go out and buy bitcoins. Instead it would be preferable to invest in companies on the forefront of blockchain technology.