Is Facebook a Sin Stock?

Is Facebook a Sin Stock?

Those who want to strictly regulate Facebook or indeed Google or Amazon are baying at the moon. Take the example of Facebook. Yesterday we had the spectacle of Zuckerberg donning sackcloth and ashes before Congress. But this Facebook scandal will be a nine day...

Shenzhen: the next Silicon Valley

Shenzhen: the next Silicon Valley

In 1986, Toshiba manufactured the first laptop computer in a bid to satisfy Japanese consumers’ needs for space and convenience. It was largely the work of an engineer, Tetsuya Mizoguchi, working on his own steam at the company’s Ome factory, 25 miles outside Tokyo....

How to solve the Meltdown/Spectre problem

How to solve the Meltdown/Spectre problem

Faster, Faster Tech is Running Wild Three Ways to Build a New Architecture Last summer, a group of Google researchers sent Intel a message warning them of an industry-shaking flaw in their chips. This flaw, which allowed access to 'partitioned' kernel memory, allowed...

How Long Before the Internet is Throttled?

How Long Before the Internet is Throttled?

Invest in "Bottleneck Engineering" Companies highlighted: American Tower, China Tower, Finisar, Luminum, Oclaro, Intel   Remember the dial-up internet and the finger tapping timpani it yielded? Well, maybe a new era of the 'world wide wait' looms. Global internet...

The future according to Larry Page

The future according to Larry Page

Why Google could be the first trillion dollar company Humans: our place in the IoT A few unusual facts about Larry Page… He believes in the Singularity – and is planning to stay alive long enough for a radical reinvention of human intelligence and anatomy. He believes...

What is eating Elon Musk?

What is eating Elon Musk?

The Unified Field Theory of Elon Musk A Word on the WannaCry attack Here’s the agenda… 1. Colonise Mars.2. Decarbonise planet earth with solar powered electric vehicles and an ‘enernet’ of storage batteries,3. See off the prospect of algorithmic apocalypse. Welcome to...

My Four Criteria for Companies to Buy Now

My Four Criteria for Companies to Buy Now

  Apple 2020: deeply undervalued Beware the "President of the Internet"   Ace fund manager Terry Smith, now settled in balm of the Maldives, famously said that there are only 75 companies in the world worth owning. There are probably fewer companies today. When we...