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More Upside Ahead in AMD Stock Markets have their ups and downs, but Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) stock just kept climbing. In the past three months, AMD stock skyrocketed more than 60%. To me, though, this doesn’t really come as a surprise. More than three months ago,…

Bold Forecasts from Peter Thiel If you haven’t heard of Peter Thiel, then it’s time to leave that cave you’ve been hiding in. He is one of the greatest investors and entrepreneurs of our time, having cofounded PayPal Holdings Inc (NASDAQ:PYPL) and having been an early investor in…

No Uber Car Coming, CEO Says The rumor mills were buzzing about it for weeks, but now it appears there won’t be any “Uber Car” rolling off assembly lines. Considering that Uber Technologies Inc. and Daimler AG are nearly equal in market value, you would expect the two…

Don’t Count Out Elon Musk Every era has its heroes. From Da Vinci to DiCaprio, there are always people with the talent and ambition to transcend the ordinary. Elon Musk is certainly one of those people. The guy is a self-made billionaire, genius, and iconoclast. But more than…

Entertainment Industry In-Fighting Benefits Users (FOR NOW) In my essays here, I spend a lot of time on the Gold Wars. There is, however, another war with which most of us are somewhat familiar but do not realize quite how intense the hostilities have become. I am referring…

Elon Musk’s New SpaceX Timeline Is Absurd Elon Musk, the man behind Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA), a creator of electric sports and luxury cars, is also the founder of SpaceX, a commercial space rocket service. Perhaps to distract the Tesla fanboys—the most hardwired and fundamentalist of fans—away from…

Another SpaceX Landing Earlier this week, SpaceX successfully launched and landed its “Falcon 9” rocket on a drone ship in the Atlantic Ocean. It was the second time SpaceX pulled off the ocean landing and this one was even more impressive than the last. The rocket was traveling…

A SpaceX Mission to Mars? Elon Musk has always been pretty open about his ultimate ambition: to set foot on Mars. He even founded a company, SpaceX, to fulfill this wildly ambitious goal. In setting up a space-faring venture, Musk basically catapulted out of the realm of corporate…

Blockchain—The Next Big Thing No One Understands Can you guess what these historical events have in common with blockchain technology? * At the turn of the century, a breakthrough Internet communication technology called “peer-to-peer” (P2P) debuts and is deployed mainly to assist like-minded individuals in sharing music over…

The United States is sunnier than you think. Solar power developers added a record 7.3 gigawatts (GW) of capacity in 2015, up 17% from 2014 and exceeding natural gas installations for the first time. The gains show how fast demand is growing for clean energy sources, as the…

Advocacy group Understand Solar is projecting the rise of power alternatives like solar energy could send silver prices skyrocketing. Silver is essential to the solar market, the group said in a blog article posted on its web site on Sunday. Silver has the highest electrical and thermal conductivity…

Solar Energy Could Dominate All Others Critics often dismiss solar energy as an unworkable idea, even by green energy advocates. The common criticism is that solar power requires a lot of real estate to become viable. But France may have found a solution that would decimate the oil…

Paul Allen’s Next Project Could Be Huge for Space Travel The airplane boasting the largest wingspan in the world is still in its project stage, but Paul Allen of Microsoft Corporation fame, one of the key figures behind the plane’s development through his company Vulcan Aerospace, is sure…

Mark Zuckerberg Talks About His Vision for Facebook, Inc. What’s next for Facebook, Inc. (NASDAQ:FB)? After having taken over the social media world, Mark Zuckerberg finds himself under pressure to increase returns for Facebook stock. Luckily for FB stockholders, Zuckerberg is not short on ideas. As the founder…