Daimler, Bosch and NVIDIA team up for Robot Taxi

Predictably, up to 25 companies signed onto NVIDIA’s robot taxi effort, a press release indicates. The organizations in NVIDIA’s driverless taxi effort range from startups like NuTonomy and Yandex to the world’s oldest automaker; Daimler, and Volkswagen (ETR: VOW3) one of the world’s largest automakers.

The market for driverless taxis will be huge if Bosch, Daimler, and NVIDIA can get them to work. Even if regulators refuse to allow robot taxis on the streets, the technology will have many other uses.

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Have Scientists Found the Secret to Hot Fusion?

The magnetic flux pumping can make hybrid scenarios that allow plasma to operate in any state. That would make a commercial fusion reactor possible. Advantages to this can include self-regulating fusion reactors.

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Is Waymo Worth $175 billion?

Such valuations definitely justify Waymo’s business plan of providing the operating systems for other companies’ autonomous vehicles. That includes Peterbilt semi-tractors in Atlanta, Chrysler Pacific Minivans in Phoenix, and Jaguar IPaces in Arizona.
A huge advantage is to this plan is that the manufacturing is left to the companies that specialize in it. A great benefit is that Chrysler Fiat (NYSE: FCAU), Tata Motors (NYSE: TTM), and PACCAR (NASDAQ: PCAR) take many of the risks. Tata owns Jaguar and Peterbilt is a PACCAR subsidiary.
Waymo avoids the expense of building a factory and setting up dealerships, and all the trouble of dealing with the United Auto Workers (UAW). Companies with existing factories, supply chains, dealerships and union contracts take the risks.

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Progressive Basic Income vs Income Inequality

A Progressive Basic Income would create economic activity without expanding bureaucracy or increasing government spending.
The money would go to average Americans not to bureaucrats, politicians, and government contractors. They would spend the money in America’s communities not in Washington or Wall Street.
A $500 a month basic income would give the Amazon worker making $28,446 a year, a $6,000 annual boost income. That would raise his or her pay to $34,446 a year.
A married couple that worked at Amazon would receive $12,000 which will raise their annual income to $68,842. That would put them well over the National Median Income of $59,095.
An Amazon fulfillment couple with a child would receive $18,000 a year, raising their income to $74,842, a year. Married fulfillment workers with two children would receive $24,000 a year raising their income to $80,892 a year.

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How Cryptocurrency might Fight Income Inequality

Therefore, paper money is a cause of Income Inequality. That inequality is getting worse because America now has two economies.
We have a high-speed digital economy for the rich, big business, and increasingly the middle class. Then there is a slow-speed paper economy for the poor.

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The Slow Agonizing Death of Barnes & Noble

The most logical future for Barnes & Noble would be for Amazon to buy it. Owning Barnes & Noble would make a lot of sense for Amazon.

Such an acquisition would give Amazon 630 locations across the US to use as pickup and drop-off locations for merchandise and returns. Logically, local Barnes and Noble stores can function as neighborhood fulfillment centers for same-day delivery.

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Why did Ontario Kill Basic Income?

The most obvious and important lesson is that the traditional welfare or social-services system will never implement a basic income. The social services infrastructure exists to provide jobs for middle-class bureaucrats with college degrees, not to combat poverty.
To succeed, a basic income must be delivered outside the traditional social services and welfare infrastructure.

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Why is Nordstrom Making Money?

America will soon no longer be a middle class nation which is good for Nordstrom. There are more Americans with the money to shop at Nordstrom than ever before.

Bizarrely Nordstrom is a deep discounter, it just is not as public about it as TJX (NYSE: TJX) which operates TJ Maxx. Unlike TJX; which brazenly runs its stores like a giant bargain basement, Nordstrom is a quiet discounter.

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Are Online Banks Safe for Consumers?

A powerful security procedure is two-factor authorization, in which you must provide a second piece of data in addition to your password when signing in. For example, you may be asked to create a PIN (personal idea number), which is a four or five-digit number that serves as a secondary password.

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Liberated Stock Trader PRO Stock Market Training Course Review

Refreshingly, this course does not insult the intelligence of investors or confuse students with technical jargon. Creator Barry D. Moore provides investors with the basic knowledge needed to make informed decisions in clear and concise English.
Instead of offering a one-size-fits-all solution, Moore provides comprehensive introductions to key concepts, strategies, and ideas. The course lays out several of the most popular theories of stock market operation. Then lets participants choose which theories and strategies they want to apply.

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