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Digital imperialism

Over a hundred years ago, the instruments of extraction economics drew forth oil from the Middle Eastern earth and funnelled it away for sale in Europe. 380 more words

Uber is temporarily pulling out of Morocco

Morocco has become the latest country where Uber’s plans for world domination has been halted by local regulation.

In a statement, the ride-hailing giant has announced that it will temporarily shutter operations in Casablanca this week given the lack of “clarity about integrating applications like Uber into the existing transport model.” Uber launched in Casablanca, the only Moroccan city where it operates, … 208 more words

Boston Dynamics' Latest Scary Robot Opens Doors for Its Friends

When the robots decide to become your overlords, what defensive measures are you hoping to deploy? If your answer is “doors,” then you’re unfortunately fresh out of luck. 268 more words


Thanks, Boston Dynamics! We are doomed.

I’m sorry to inform you, but it appears the end is nigh.

Boston Dynamics, the robotics company now owned by SoftBank (and once deemed too creepy for Google to keep its hands on), released a new video today (Feb. 161 more words

SoftBank Group is Undervalued

Heavily leveraged balance sheet may deter conservative investors

(SoftBank Vision Fund and Delta Fund-1, Presentation)

Share price SoftBank Group, an $89.2 billion investment holding company led by the 83rd richest man-Masayoshi Son, has fallen 12% from its peak since November. 211 more words

Value Investing

Softbank & Swiss Re - is Masa Son just losing it ?

As I have covered Softbank just recently (part 1, part 2 ) and as I consider Insurance companies to be somehow in my circle of competence, the n… 994 more words

Anlage Philosophie