New Horizons’ next target might have a moon

NEW ORLEANS — The New Horizons team may get more than it bargained for with its next target. Currently known as 2014 MU69, the object might, in fact, be two rocks orbiting each other — and those rocks may themselves host a small moon. MU69 orbits the sun in the Kuiper Belt, a region more … Continue reading New Horizons’ next target might have a moon

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Amid tax-bill euphoria, one big part of the stock market is getting left behind: Tech

Tech is the one sector that may not make out better with corporate tax reform, and it has been lagging the market this week as tax legislation seems to be making progress Foreign operations of U.S. companies have been hoarding cash overseas so as not to pay U.S. taxes, but congressional tax plans would encourage … Continue reading Amid tax-bill euphoria, one big part of the stock market is getting left behind: Tech

China’s Tencent is quietly surrounding US tech giants with Trojan horse investments

Tencent made a series of significant investments in Western companies this year Many of them may not seem related to Tencent's core business, but they do rival opponents like Facebook and Apple Chinese billionaire Pony Ma does not flaunt his strategies like Alibaba's Jack Ma or Japanese mogul Masayoshi Son. Pony Ma's company, Tencent, has … Continue reading China’s Tencent is quietly surrounding US tech giants with Trojan horse investments

The age of cash is almost over, says tech entrepreneur

Paying for things with traditional bank notes is increasingly dwindling Though most payments are still made with cash, Sohn said a demonetarization is taking place A world without paper payments is rapidly approaching, the co-founder of the Sohn Conference Foundation said Thursday. Evan Sohn told CNBC that paying for things with traditional bank notes is … Continue reading The age of cash is almost over, says tech entrepreneur