Technology and Innovation
Technology and Innovation
trade war
This Trade War May Have Little to Do with Trade
trade warChina is no longer a copycat of the West. They’re quickly becoming an innovation nation just like they’ve been saying. The government just spent US$10 billion to build a quantum lab. According to the OECD, China is now the second largest scientific powerhouse, behind the US. And as you can see, China is pumping out patents like crazy.
Everyone Wants Your Data, Get Over It!
facebook data breach scandalSecuring data is now on everyone’s minds thanks to Facebook, Inc. Common Stock [NASDAQ:FB]. But most of the discussion is utter drivel. Yes Facebook takes your data and allows advertisers to target ads. They’ve been doing it for years. But all of a sudden, this agreement between Facebook and users is no good.
How to Have Your Say on Tax and Crypto: Part One
crypto tax lawsThe ATO has put out a public consultation on their application of antiquated existing tax law and the new crypto revolution. Through their ‘Let’s Talk’ portal anyone can make a public submission on the treatment of crypto for tax purposes. I’ve made my submission already, and I felt it important to share my feedback to the ATO with you as well.
Investing in EV Infrastructure
investing in EV infrastructureMass EV adoption won’t be immediate. But it does seem like the industry will continue to grow over the next decade or two. For investors like you, it’s worth digging around. It’s still slim pickings for listed EV infrastructure investments. But as time rolls on, you’d expect some of these businesses to list for funding or growth reasons.