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Even in Coal-Heavy Kentucky, Corporations Can’t Stay Away From Solar Power

In Kentucky, coal still generates the vast majority of electricity: 75 percent in 2018, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. That dominance is waning, however.  Last year, renewable-powered electricity in the U.S. surpassed coal-fired power, and two of the largest coal plants ...

Sony sells 3M Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets in line with Digi-Capital AR/VR/XR Analytics Platform forecasts

Sony announced that is has sold over 3 million Playstation VR (PSVR) headsets to date, making it the clear market leader in the premium/standalone VR platform sector over its HTC Vive and Oculus Rift competitors. These numbers are exactly in line with the hardware sales forecasts in Digi-Capital ...

Angola’s new diamond trading policy yields positive results

Angola’s new diamond trading policy generated an average annual growth of gross revenue of about 8.5% in the past two years. googletag.cmd.push(function() {googletag.display('div-gpt-ad-1561499308230-0');}); According to a media statement issued by Sodiam – the National Diamond Trading Company ...

Cool Video: Bloomberg Clip US Growth in Relative Terms

With a jam-packed week for investors, and several high profile earnings reports, first look at Q4 GDP, the resumption of US-China trade talks, the FOMC meeting, and US jobs, it was a good time to be invited on the set of Bloomberg TV, with David Westin and Lisa Abramowicz.  The clip here is ...

Some 2019-2020 Toyota and Lexus hybrids recalled for coolant leak concern

Toyota and its Lexus luxury brand will recall 44,191 vehicles—including four hybrid models—from model years 2019 and 2020 over possible coolant leaks. The recall includes the 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, 2020 Camry Hybrid, and Lexus ES 300h, as well as the Toyota RAV4 Hybrid from model years 2019 ...

Technical Correction Spurred by Fundamental Trigger

The Bank of England seems to purposefully like to surprise investors and managed to do so again last week, as three of the nine MPC members, including the chief economist, dissented in favor of an immediate hike.  The move caught the market leaning the wrong way. A few hours before the announc ...

Halted Botswana diamond mine to be sold at online auction

A diamond mine in Botswana, owned by now extinct Australian miner Kimberley Diamonds, is going up for sale at an online auction to be held Monday, as its liquidators failed to secure viable offers. The Lerala Mine was opened in 2008 and had to be shut twice due to weak sales, until it finally was p ...

Our Devices Are Getting Smarter – But That Also Makes Them Obsolete Sooner

In the span of a single decade, we basically let a computer-centric mindset around planned obsolescence threaten to ruin the long-term usability of entire categories of products unnecessarily. – Vice ...

Hashtag Trending – Huawei wants patent fees; CAMH adds AI to research; AT&T cancels Galaxy Fold pre-orders

Huawei asks Verizon for patent fees, CAMH to use AI to improve mental health research, AT&T cancels Samsung Galaxy Fold pre-orders. That’s all the news that’s trending today. It’s Friday, June 14th, and I’m your host, Tom Li. https://www.theglobeandmail.com/business/international-business/us ...

Curaleaf Holdings has massive upside, Beacon Securities says

The closing of a major acquisition is good news for US cannabis company Curaleaf Holdings (Curaleaf Holdings Stock Quote, Chart, News CSE:CURA), according to Beacon Securities analyst Russell Stanley, who in a Monday update to clients reiterated his “Buy” rating and C$25.00 share price for CURA ...

Say hello to Microsoft’s new Chromium-based browser

Microsoft officially launched its new Edge Chromium browser across both Windows and macOS operating systems this week and is available for download now. One of the biggest issues facing IT professionals is high costs and the complexity in managing enterprise companies that support two or more brows ...

Oil Rises Above $70 Ahead of Central Banks

Oil prices rose back above $70 a barrel on Monday, with U.S. crude on pace for its best one-day dollar gain in over a month, after four weeks of losses for the benchmark. The contract to deliver international benchmark Brent crude for September was up 83 cents, or 1.1 percent, at $75.12 a barrel by ...

Tech Talk for Thursday June 7th 2018

  Observations U.S. Dollar Index and its related ETF are rolling over from overbought levels. Biotech was one of the leading sectors yesterday. Reverse Head & Shoulders pattern by BBH! Junior Biotech ETF XBI moved to an all-time high. ‘Tis the season for strength in the Biotech sector to at ...

If Your Theatre Company Wants To Produce More Plays By Women, Here’s Where To Find Some

For five years now, a collective called The Kilroys has been releasing an annual list of recommended new plays, as yet unproduced or “under-produced,” by female, transgender, and non-binary writers. “The list appears to be having an impact. The organization says that 100 plays it has named h ...

New Google Patent Could Turn Your Bathroom Mirror Into A Medical Device

The biggest players in tech are increasingly going after the healthcare space. Patent activity, in particular, gives a window into where tech giants are investing in health tracking R&D. Amazon has patented heart-rate detection by smartphone and Apple has patented smartphone-based  health trackin ...

Big deals arrive on 2019 Chevy Volt: Get one while you can

In an effort to clear out the last of its inventory, General Motors has added the Chevrolet Volt to its list of models eligible for an 18 percent discount off sticker price this month. When it went on sale in December 2010, the Volt was the first mainstream-brand plug-in car of the modern era (beat ...

There’s still upside to Aurinia Pharma, says Mackie Research

All eyes are on a 2021 launch of voclosporin, lead candidate from drug developer Aurinia Pharmaceuticals (Aurinia Pharma Stock Quote, Chart, News NASDAQ:AUPH), but the stock received a target price trim from analyst André Uddin of Mackie Research on Friday, going from $24.00 to $22.00 per share. V ...

How To Buy Bonds

Over time, bonds should find a place in your portfolio. How much you should have will definitely depend on your investment strategy and appetite for market swings. If you are in the market for bonds, you can get in on ... Read more ...

CDPQ Warms Up to Solar

Today, the Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (CDPQ) announced a loan of $260 million or £150 million to Lightsource BP, whose major stakeholder is British Petroleum (BP):The facility will initially be used to finance a diversified portfolio composed of over 100 solar projects located across v ...

Geometry Has a New Shape. Meet the 'Scutoid.'

This shape is new to math, but not to nature ...