According to new research by the IMF, the robots really are coming for our jobs. And when they do, the world is doomed to economic collapse. Reports like this IMF article are actually a great reminder that more needs to be done. But, wallowing in misery at the fact that our future is hopeless is too defeatist for my liking.
A disastrous network outage added fuel to the fire earlier this week, but in an interesting turn of events, multinational investment firm UBS have upgraded Telstra to a ‘buy’ rating.
I’m often amazed at the kinds of tech being developed every day. When you stop to really look at the world, it’s full of wizardry. So where is the next revolution coming from? Who or what will have the next iPhone moment or World Wide Web moment or bitcoin moment?
Today I want to share with you three technologies I think will be game changers over the next decade. You’ll probably have heard of all of them at some point. But you might not realise just how huge they could be…
In the last five years, the All Ordinaries (largest 500 Aussie stocks) is up. But it’s nothing to write home about. Those that have ‘bought the index’ are up around 25%, before fees. Over a five-year stretch, that’s about 4.6% each year. It leaves a lot to be desired.
Today, subscribers of Telstra’s services experienced a power outage across the company’s mobile network. This marks its second nationwide mobile outage this month.
But while investors have been more interested in the price of cryptos, companies are interested in the underlying technology — blockchain. It’s been around for a while, but let’s have a quick refresher. The best way to describe blockchain is to think of a ledger.
Why is Amazon so successful? You could ask the same of hundreds of other successful businesses and the answer would be the same. They focus on added value for the customer. If customers want faster delivery times, Amazon will do it.
Jack Ma, a young start-up founder, walked into the office of Japanese telecom, SoftBank, in the late 1990s. He wasn’t there to strike a mobile deal for his employees. He was there to find an investor. He had heard the founder of SoftBank, Masayoshi Son, was interested. With millions in cash left over from his telco business each year, Son spent a lot of his time looking for potential investments.
Snapchat [NYSE:SNAP] has had the slowest user growth it’s ever experienced as its shares drop by 3.01%. They went through a new redesign which many users did not favour. Snapchat struggled to attract new users to its platform, which resulted in the app having a hard time keeping up with its figures from last quarter.