News 

Glencore targets key role in electric vehicle revolution

“Mining giant Glencore is looking to become a key player in the electric vehicle revolution by doubling its production of cobalt, a metal used in car batteries” writes Jon Yeomans for telegraph.co.uk. The metal is an essential component in car batteries but is only produced by a handful of companies and the majority of supply comes from the Democratic Republic of Congo, where Glencore is one of the few foreign investors. Cobalt prices on the London Metal Exchange have risen 127pc this year alone as car makers scramble to secure…

Read More
News 

Are you Premier League? The wearable technology revolution comes to…

“Underage teams and amateur league teams have never truly been able to measure this data in the same kind of way” reports sportingnews.com. It has become second nature for fans to watch matches on television and be given access to player data.Playertek has the potential to revolutionise any amateur game – from elite underage teams right down to weekday evening five-a-sides.Wearable technology company Catapult Sports supplies equipment and data for over 1,500 professional sports teams all over the world, including Neymar’s Brazil and Real Madrid. Source: sportingnews.com Share This:

Read More
News Stocks 

How to invest in stocks powering the electric-car revolution

“Of course, higher battery demand translates to greater demand for EV battery materials and tightens the commodity markets while supporting prices within them” writes Michelle Jones for businessinsider.com. As far as individual stocks for EV battery materials go, he notes that not all nickel producers are equal. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

Read More
News 

Deltic reignites advances on Revolution Bars as it snaps up 1.5m shares

“Nightclub owner Deltic has reignited its advance on rival Revolution Bars after its merger attempt was spurned earlier this year” writes Jeremy Warner for telegraph.co.uk. But now, just over a month after Revolution shareholders voted down the Stonegate bid, Deltic has snapped up a 3pc stake in its would-be target – equivalent to 1.5m shares.At the time of publication, Revolution shares were up 2.3pc at 175p – below the 200p price they listed at in March 2015. Broker Peel Hunt said the longer Revolution, whose chief executive resigned in October, delayed…

Read More
News 

Driverless revolution may exact political price…

“But at a recent hearing, lawmakers absorbed an economic argument that illustrated how the driverless revolution they are encouraging could backfire politically, particularly in Trump country” writes Evan Halper for latimes.com. Driverless vehicles threaten to dramatically reduce America’s 1.7-million trucking jobs.Such a move would have its own economic fallout, as companies developing the vehicles could merely move abroad. Source: latimes.com Share This:

Read More
News 

The driverless revolution may exact a political price

“But at a recent hearing, lawmakers absorbed an economic argument that illustrated how the driverless revolution they are encouraging could backfire politically, particularly in Trump country” writes Evan Halper for latimes.com. Driverless vehicles threaten to dramatically reduce America’s 1.7-million trucking jobs.Such a move would have its own economic fallout, as companies developing the vehicles could merely move abroad. Source: latimes.com Share This:

Read More
News 

China pledges more ‘toilet revolution’ to boost tourism

“The toilet revolution … is an urgent and necessary measure to transform and upgrade our tourism industry,” CNTA director Li Jinzao was quoted by Xinhua as saying” writes unknown author for cnbc.com. China announced on Sunday plans to build and upgrade 64,000 public toilets between 2018 to 2020 as part of its “toilet revolution” aimed at boosting tourism and lifting the sector’s contribution to economic growth.Since 2015, China has poured 1.04 billion yuan into building and renovating 68,000 toilets, far exceeding its three-year goal of 57,000, state news agency Xinhua…

Read More
Crypto News 

Blockchain + Identity Verification. THEKEY Will Start a Revolution on Internet IDV Solution

“By leveraging DMI and blockchain technology, Blockchain Based Dynamic Multi-dimension Identification (BDMI) constitutes a value transmission network of identity information” writes unknown author for cryptocoinsnews.com. Recently, THEKEY project team has made an official announcement about establishing an Identity Verification (IDV) ecosystem based NEO blockchain.Then the script invokes DMI data exchange interface, process the identity information and form a decentralized P2P network with other nodes.Currently, THEKEY has connected personal identity data of 210 million people in 66 cities authenticated by the relevant government authorities, on a real-time basis.According to different application…

Read More
Crypto Markets News 

Latium Founder: ‘We Are At the Start of the Cryptocurrency Revolution’

“Johnson believes that given time, the cryptocurrency market will change how money is used forever, reports The Express” writes Rebecca Campbell for livebitcoinnews.com. The founder of cryptocurrency platform Latium has said that market is just beginning its revolution as it steadily continues to dominate the financial market.Many, however, fear that the cryptocurrency market is simply being used by criminals to fuel underground activities, which is why they are avoiding them.Despite this, though, Johnson remains confident in where the cryptocurrency market is heading, adding: Yet, he admits that not everyone is going…

Read More