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Fed will keep interest rates near zero through 2023

The Federal Reserve committed Wednesday to do more to help the U.S. economic recovery, promising more asset purchases and lower interest rates for even longer than it previously expected. The outlook is “highly uncertain,” given the pandemic. Jerome Powell left the world the strong impression that interest rates will stay near zero until 2023. Fed said it […]

Believing in technology: Nicole Junkermann

Nicole Junkermann is a believer. A believer in digital innovation, experimental technology, artificial intelligence. To sum up, a believer in the future. German-born (April 27, 1980),  London-based, Nicole is an entrepreneur, investor and business leader focused primarily on the crossover between the media and technology sectors. She is the founder of NJF Holdings, an international […]

Quantum supremacy, the computer revolution

It’s a major a major early milestone in the field of quantum computing. Researchers at Google have created a computer that can carry out calculations way beyond the reach of traditional computers, it has been reported. The scientists say it marks the achievement of something called “quantum supremacy”. Quantum supremacy is when a special device, […]

K2-18 b, there is life on an alien world

Scientists have announced the discovery of water vapor and, likely, clouds and rain, on a far-away planet. K2-18 b, the potentially habitable world, is now considered one of the best known candidates to host alien life. The far-off planet (it’s about 110 light-years away) was discovered in 2015 by NASA’s Kepler space telescope. The alien world is […]

Defense: child’s drowning death is not crime

The attorney representing a western Pennsylvania man charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment in the drowning death of his 3-year-old daughter calls the case “a horrible, tragic accident.” The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports that defense attorney Casey White says 27-year-old Charles Mitchell “was not reckless nor grossly negligent,” and the case is an accident rather than a crime. […]

Amazon devices are manufactured by chinese teenagers

According to a report from China Labor Watch, at least 1,000 Chinese teenagers have been working long and illegal hours in a Chinese factory producing Amazon Alexa devices. The teenagers, aged between 16 and 18, were employed as “interns” at a Foxconn factory in Hengyang, China. Chinese schools were reportedly paid to send students to the factories […]

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