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This News Makes a Perfect 2017 Start for Elon Musk SpaceX news over the past few months has usually been on the disappointing side. However, that is going to change now with what the company did on early Saturday morning. On Saturday, Elon Musk’s SpaceX successfully accomplished the…

Biotech Industry: Not a Trump Stock  President-elect Donald Trump had some harsh words for the biotech industry at his first press conference since his election, affecting both health and biotech shares. This will undoubtedly sour Trump biotech relations, as well as clearly define the industry as being a…

Robots Are Coming to Take Our Truck Jobs Drivers beware: robots are coming for your truck jobs. Or at least, that's the latest grim prediction coming from the White House, which is claiming that an estimated 3.1-million people driving for a living today could have their jobs taken…

France Records First with Solar Energy With the tumultuous year that was 2016 limping to a finish, solar energy looks to end an already strong year on a high note. France has announced that it has opened the world's first solar panel road, in a Normandy village. While…

More Evidence of Global Climate Change While global climate change may seem like a vague and distant worry to most people, the truth is that 2.34 million square miles of sea ice have disappeared from the Arctic and Antarctic coastlines. But here’s the scary part: that’s roughly equal…

Bill Gates Lends Support for Solar Power & Cleantech As the world’s richest man and a generally all-around-swell-guy, everybody expects Bill Gates to do the right thing for solar power and cleantech. Little did they know he would go above and beyond by starting a clean energy fund with…

Is Solar Energy About to Surpass Oil in Cost Efficiencies?  Solar energy enthusiasts, evangelists, and even doubters take note: the energy singularity may have happened and we didn't even notice. A new scientific review claims that scientists are using solar panel data that is at least seven years…

SpaceX Launch Explosion Not Yet Resolved This week’s big piece of SpaceX news has less to do with what happened, and more to do with what didn’t happen, at Elon Musk’s space venture; namely, another SpaceX launch in 2016. CEO Elon Musk previously said that a SpaceX launch…

Are Marijuana Stocks a Bust?  The wild ride of marijuana stock continues, now with some analysts claiming that marijuana stocks are overvalued and headed for a bubble. With the drug slated to be legalized in Canada in 2017, investors are rolling in, their engines sparked, hoping to take…

Elon Musk May Not Like This SpaceX News There is never a dearth of SpaceX news, nor of news about any other companies headed by Elon Musk. But this story is definitely a blow to the company’s ambitious plans. British satellite company Inmarsat Plc (LON:ISAT) announced on Thursday that it has…

AT&T Inc. To Defend the Merger Today AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T) has been under fire ever since President-elect Donald Trump gave the company a piece of his mind about AT&T-’s $85.0-billion deal with Time Warner Inc (NYSE:TWX). This deal makes Trump uncomfortable, as it would lead to a concentration of…

A Warning from Stephen Hawking The rise of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics is threatening America’s middle class jobs, says renowned physicist Stephen Hawking. Yes, that Stephen Hawking. Worse still, Hawking says that academic and business elites are ignoring the social costs of progress. He argues that robotics…

A Good Piece of Climate Change News As a follow-up to last year’s historic Paris Accords, President Francois Hollande of France has announced that all coal plants within his country will close their doors by 2023. Since three-quarters of France runs on nuclear power, ending coal production there…

SpaceX News: What Can You Do With 4,425 Satellites?  Another day, another round of SpaceX news. The latest is that Elon Musk wants to blanket the entire planet in thousands of satellites in order to provide a worldwide, well, web of one gigabit per second broadband Internet coverage. Simple, yeah?…

What to Look for on Amazon Black Friday We all know that offline and online, Black Friday—the holiday shopping ritual that is officially kicked-off following the end of Thanksgiving—is a huge boon for retailers like Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN). But just how big is an Amazon Black Friday? Here…

Clean Energy Snowballs to Success Although Donald Trump promised to roll back clean energy policies once he enters the White House, there’s new evidence that says the economics of clean energy are beyond his grasp. Put simply, it shows that the price of coal started to rise at the…

Stock Market News: Tech Stocks Rise The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 ended the trading session on Thursday marginally higher, and the NASDAQ posted good gains. Expectations of high growth and inflation are getting stronger as President-elect Donald Trump fills key posts which, together…

Ford Stock in Jeopardy? Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) executives have got to be a little nervous now that Donald Trump is going to be sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. The incoming president has been critical of F stock at times, particularly over Ford's…

What Does Tesla's Latest Purchase Mean for Tesla? Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) agreed to buy manufacturing-technology provider Grohmann Engineering GmbH as Tesla CEO Elon Musk attempts to ramp up Tesla's production sixfold by 2018. With the release of the "Model 3" fast approaching, it appears that Tesla is looking for…

Asian stock markets witnessed mayhem as the news of Republican candidate Donald Trump all set to walk the White House floated in. Donald Trump led the victory by winning 278 electoral votes against 218 by Hillary Clinton. In a remarkable no-holds-barred  U.S. election result, which has taken the…