Month: December 2017

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2017 To Be Remembered For Women Speaking Up

The Year 2017 saw renewed political activism and may well be remembered as the Year of the Women By Anne Howard and Brandon Hinojos We may not have witnessed the election of United States’ first female president, but 2017 has triggered an unprecedented number of women actively getting involved in politics and running for office. Read More

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Countries Prepare for Cryptocurrencies Role in 2018

The Global Take on Blockchain & Digital Currencies The talk surrounding cryptocurrencies has been all the rage this year with the value of Bitcoin skyrocketing and plummeting virtually overnight. Financial institutions and government agencies have been having one hell of a time trying to figure out how to manage the public’s growing interest in a Read More

The World’s 1% Strike it Big in 2017 & New Tax Plan May Keep it That Way

Bloomberg Releases its Billionaire Index Bloomberg’s Billionaire Index reported that the world’s wealthiest people have grown $1 trillion richer in 2017. As of yesterday, the top 500 billionaires now control over $5 trillion, an increase from $4.4 trillion at the end of 2016. The president’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 may keep this Read More

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2017  Editor’s Pick Winner – Andalou Naturals Plant Stem Cells Skincare

2017 Editor’s Pick Winner: Andalou Naturals Plant Stem Cells Skincare – Ethical, Cruelty-Free but Does It Work? Andalou Naturals Age Defying with Resveratrol Q10 Passes the Test With Flying Colors. Special Offer for  The Scope Weekly Readers The good folks at Andalou Naturals were so happy when I informed them that they were the 2017 Editor’s Pick Read More

2017 in Review: Highs & Lows of Google, Facebook & Apple

Can you believe that 2017 is coming to a close? It seems like just yesterday we were watching the ball drop for last year’s annual celebration. Our favorite tech titans, Google, Facebook, and Apple had their fair share of highs and lows this year. Below is this year’s review of the best and worst moments Read More

Drone, Robot, AG – Top 3 Most Useful Technologies for Entrepreneurs

A Look at Drone, Robot, Augmented Reality Startups We don’t need to tell you how vital technology has become for entrepreneurs, startups and the well-being of our global economy. What you may need to know is which technologies are going to last and be worth investing in. That way, you and your team of brilliant minds Read More

James Mangold to Direct a Patty Hearst Biopic Based on Jeffrey Toobin’s book “American Heiress”

For the third time, a filmmaker is going to tackle the 1974 Patty Hearst kidnapping and her subsequent transformation from a victim to a sympathizer and the event leading up to her capture and the attention-grabbing court case. This time,  James Mangold following up on “Logan“, a 2017 sci-fi which has grossed $616.8 million globally will direct Read More

A Look At Driverless Cars and GM’s Acquisition of Cruise Automation

San Francisco-based Company, Cruise Automation, was purchased by GM for $1 Billion Although many are still disappointed over the lack of hovermobiles in 2017, there is no doubt that vehicle technology is becoming more innovative than ever before. In 2016, General Motors (GM) acquired the San Francisco-based company known as Cruise Automation for $1 billion. Read More

App Promises To Keep the Flu Away From You 

App Forecasts & Tracks Flu and other illness to Keep You Healthy The World Health Organization has predicted that this year could be a major flu season but due to many unpredictable factors can’t provide exact numbers or where it will strike exactly. “I wouldn’t,” Dr. Kanta Subbarao, director of the World Health Organization’s influenza Read More

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Facebook Accused of Age Discrimination in Ads Triggers Federal Lawsuit

Ageism in the Age of Facebook Facebook has been recently accused of intentionally filtering out users over the age of 40 in their advertisements. The New York Times and ProPublica both conducted an investigation determining that this discrimination hindered older applicants from applying to companies such as Target, Amazon, Goldman Sachs and Verizon. Facebook disabled Read More

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