More Wall Street Pundits Caution Against Investing In Bitcoins

More Wall Street Pundits Caution Against Investing In Bitcoins
Published on January 22, 2018 at 05:34AM
Peter Boockvar is the Chief Investment Officer of Bleakley Financial Group, a $3.5B wealth management firm — and he predicts “an epic crash will hit the cryptocurrency market,” according to CNBC. “He isn’t sure if it’ll come to a grinding halt or be a slow and steady drop — but he says it’s coming.”
“When something goes parabolic like this has, it typically ends up to where that parabola began,” he said on CNBC’s “Futures Now.” Boockvar, a CNBC contributor, contends bitcoin is in danger of dropping 90 percent from current levels. He calls it a classic bubble. “I wouldn’t be surprised if over the read more

More Wall Street Pundits Caution Against Investing In Bitcoins

More Wall Street Pundits Caution Against Investing In Bitcoins
Published on January 22, 2018 at 05:34AM
Peter Boockvar is the Chief Investment Officer of Bleakley Financial Group, a $3.5B wealth management firm — and he predicts “an epic crash will hit the cryptocurrency market,” according to CNBC. “He isn’t sure if it’ll come to a grinding halt or be a slow and steady drop — but he says it’s coming.”
“When something goes parabolic like this has, it typically ends up to where that parabola began,” he said on CNBC’s “Futures Now.” Boockvar, a CNBC contributor, contends bitcoin is in danger of dropping 90 percent from current levels. He calls it a classic bubble. “I wouldn’t be surprised if over the read more

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?
Published on January 22, 2018 at 03:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes CNET:
Engineers from the University of Bristol have been able to trap (essentially levitate) objects using an acoustic tractor beam that is larger than the wavelengths of sound used by the device… [A]pplications could include touchless control of drug capsules or micro-surgical implements inside the human body using sonic tractor beams. It could also become possible to move and manipulate fragile items in a whole new way. “I’m particularly excited by the idea of contactless production lines where delicate objects are assembled without touching them,” said Bristol’s Bruce Drinkwater, who oversaw the work.
Futurism.com adds that other researchers are read more

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?
Published on January 22, 2018 at 03:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes CNET:
Engineers from the University of Bristol have been able to trap (essentially levitate) objects using an acoustic tractor beam that is larger than the wavelengths of sound used by the device… [A]pplications could include touchless control of drug capsules or micro-surgical implements inside the human body using sonic tractor beams. It could also become possible to move and manipulate fragile items in a whole new way. “I’m particularly excited by the idea of contactless production lines where delicate objects are assembled without touching them,” said Bristol’s Bruce Drinkwater, who oversaw the work.
Futurism.com adds that other researchers are read more

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?

Will We One Day Use Tractor Beams In Manufacturing?
Published on January 22, 2018 at 03:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes CNET:
Engineers from the University of Bristol have been able to trap (essentially levitate) objects using an acoustic tractor beam that is larger than the wavelengths of sound used by the device… [A]pplications could include touchless control of drug capsules or micro-surgical implements inside the human body using sonic tractor beams. It could also become possible to move and manipulate fragile items in a whole new way. “I’m particularly excited by the idea of contactless production lines where delicate objects are assembled without touching them,” said Bristol’s Bruce Drinkwater, who oversaw the work.
Futurism.com adds that other researchers are read more

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Published on January 22, 2018 at 01:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:
Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Wednesday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and Twitter for failing to co-operate with requests for information and assistance on the topic of Brexit and Russia — saying it will widen its investigation, per the committee’s request. Though he gave no firm deadline for delivering a fresh report — beyond estimating read more

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Published on January 22, 2018 at 01:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:
Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Wednesday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and Twitter for failing to co-operate with requests for information and assistance on the topic of Brexit and Russia — saying it will widen its investigation, per the committee’s request. Though he gave no firm deadline for delivering a fresh report — beyond estimating read more

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Published on January 22, 2018 at 01:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:
Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Wednesday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and Twitter for failing to co-operate with requests for information and assistance on the topic of Brexit and Russia — saying it will widen its investigation, per the committee’s request. Though he gave no firm deadline for delivering a fresh report — beyond estimating read more

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Published on January 22, 2018 at 01:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:
Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Wednesday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and Twitter for failing to co-operate with requests for information and assistance on the topic of Brexit and Russia — saying it will widen its investigation, per the committee’s request. Though he gave no firm deadline for delivering a fresh report — beyond estimating read more

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit

Facebook Reopens Probe Into Russian Involvement in Brexit
Published on January 22, 2018 at 01:34AM
An anonymous reader quotes TechCrunch:
Facebook has said it will conduct a wider investigation into whether there was Russian meddling on its platform relating to the 2016 Brexit referendum vote in the UK. Wednesday its UK policy director Simon Milner wrote to a parliamentary committee that’s been conducting a wide-ranging enquiry into fake news — and whose chair has been witheringly critical of Facebook and Twitter for failing to co-operate with requests for information and assistance on the topic of Brexit and Russia — saying it will widen its investigation, per the committee’s request. Though he gave no firm deadline for delivering a fresh report — beyond estimating read more