Where Are The Rich Getting Richest?

Where Are The Rich Getting Richest?

A Wealth-X report from earlier this month found that the U.S. has the largest population of ultra-high-net-worth individuals (UHNWIs) worldwide. Defined as being worth $30 million or more, the U.S. has 80,000 such individuals (31 percent of the global population),...
FCC Gives Government Control Over 5G Rollout

FCC Gives Government Control Over 5G Rollout

As the push towards 5G-powered ‘Smart’ surveillance begins across the United States, the FCC has approved a new rule limiting the power of local authorities. On Monday October 1st, Sacramento, Houston, Indianapolis and Los Angeles became the first cities...
The Most Profitable Industry In Each State

The Most Profitable Industry In Each State

Diversification is a broadly accepted investment strategy designed to hedge against risk. If you invest all your money in one company or one industry, you flirt with disaster during an economic downturn. With that in mind, HowMuch.net asks, does the US have a diverse...
Nine Stats About Inflation

Nine Stats About Inflation

In a report on the history (and future) of inflation from Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid, the credit strategist notes that while it may not feel like it, but we live in inflationary times relative to long-term history. Before the start of the twentieth century prices...
Amazon Patents Cage For Warehouse Workers

Amazon Patents Cage For Warehouse Workers

Amazon has received a patent that would combine man and machine in a symbiotic, product-fetching cage enclosure capable of flying around their expansive warehouses on tracks currently used by robotic trolleys. The Seattle Times reports that the patent, granted by the...
Social Media And The Constitution

Social Media And The Constitution

An ancient Latin saying goes: “Quod licet Iovi, non licet bovi” (what is permissible for Jupiter, is not for an ox). It feels very much on topic when social media are concerned. And as the heat over their censorship is turned up, it may well be the decisive factor....