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AIA: "Architecture billings remain positive in March"

AIA: "Architecture billings remain positive in March"
  • FOU: AIA: “Architecture billings remain positive in March”

    Note: This index is a leading indicator primarily for new Commercial Real Estate (CRE) investment. From the AIA: Architecture billings remain positive in Marchhe American Institute of Architects (AIA) today reported that architecture firm billings rose for the sixth consecutive month in March, although the pace of growth slowed modestly…

  • Why entrepreneurs start companies rather than join them FOU: Why entrepreneurs start companies rather than join them

    GUEST: If you asked me why I gravitated to startups rather than work in a large company I would have answered at various times: “I want to be my own boss.” “I love risk.” “I want flexible work hours.” “I want to work on tough problems that matter.” “I have…

  • ProBeat: My Facebook News Feed has been hijacked by Zuckerberg BFF spam FOU: ProBeat: My Facebook News Feed has been hijacked by Zuckerberg BFF spam

    OPINION: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn’t concede much during his two hearings in front of the U.S. Congress this week. The most frequent solution he cited to the various problems raised was using AI, but he admitted that was still five to 10 years away. I believe him. The BFF…

  • Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building its first full-scale system in Toulouse, France FOU: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies starts building its first full-scale system in Toulouse, France

    Hyperloop Transportation Technologies has delivered the first tubes to its research center in the southwest of France as it begins construction on its first Hyperloop network to carry people and freight. The company expects to complete a 320-meter system that will go into operation later this year, and it will…

  • President Trump is taking a ‘serious look’ at policy options on Amazon FOU: President Trump is taking a ‘serious look’ at policy options on Amazon

    (Reuters) — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he would take a serious look at policies to address what he says are the unfair business advantages of online retailer Amazon.com. Speaking to reporters while traveling back to Washington from West Virginia on Air Force One, he accused Amazon of…

  • Cryptocurrency and taxes – it’s complicated FOU: Cryptocurrency and taxes – it’s complicated

    GUEST: The IRS has its eye on cryptocurrency investments. If you traded or sold any kind of cryptocurrency last year, here’s what you need to know before tax day. In 2014, the IRS issued one notice — IRS Notice 2014-21, 2014-16 IRB 938 — about cryptocurrency (let’s call it “the…

  • How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions FOU: How Cambridge Analytica Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

    Tens of millions of American Facebook users had their data harvested by Cambridge Analytica and a British-based researcher. Here’s how it happened.

  • Under scrutiny, Huawei downplays 5G while slating phone for mid-2019 FOU: Under scrutiny, Huawei downplays 5G while slating phone for mid-2019

    With Huawei’s 5G sales growth prospects clouded by increasingly international concerns over network security, rotating chairman Eric Xu today downplayed the next-generation wireless technology at the company’s Analyst Summit in Shenzhen, China, reports the Financial Times. Xu surprised listeners by characterizing 5G as “just one p…Read More

  • Where game investors are putting their money FOU: Where game investors are putting their money

    Investing in games has often been an occasional preoccupation for venture capitalists, who are wary of trying to pick the hits in a hit-driven business. But at our GamesBeat Summit 2018 event, we had a panel of seasoned game investors who are charging into game investments. Eric Goldberg, managing director…

  • Baby born FOUR YEARS after his parents died in a car crash FOU: Baby born FOUR YEARS after his parents died in a car crash

    A BABY has been born four years after his parents died in a car crash in an unprecedented medical development.

  • The Thin Silence brings pixel art and puzzles together to support a mental health charity FOU: The Thin Silence brings pixel art and puzzles together to support a mental health charity

    The Thin Silence is an adventure game that explores a dark fantasy world. It also delves into the struggles of depression, so indie developer Two PM Studios has pledged to donate 10 cents of every sale to the Australian gaming-based nonprofit CheckPoint. The game will launch in Steam Early Access…

  • Microsoft doubles down on IoT security with Azure Sphere FOU: Microsoft doubles down on IoT security with Azure Sphere

    Microsoft announced a new program called Azure Sphere today aimed at better securing the millions of devices coming online as part of the internet of things (IoT) that are powered by microcontrollers. And it includes a previously unthinkable move: Microsoft is launching a custom Linux kernel. The system comes in…