EarthNow is a new company looking to provide satellite imagery and live video in virtually real-time. Its unsettling pitch describes a network of satellites that can see any corner of the globe and provide live video with a latency of about a second.
Microsoft's Bill Gates is backing a start-up that will provide 'live and unfiltered' high definition footage of every inch of Earth. The startup, EarthNow, plans to launch 500 satellites to cover Earth's atmosphere in 'Big Brother' rea
The Rockefeller family's venture-capital arm is moving into cryptocurrencies. Venrock ("Venture" plus "Rockefellers") is partnering with the cryptocurrency investor group, CoinFund, to help entrepreneurs launch blockchain-based businesses.
It's been a few months since I've traveled to Medellin- I have a number of investments and business interests in this region, and I like to check in on them from time to time.
shuttle called Black Ice...A massive airplane being built by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen moved a step closer to flight last week, when it crept out of its hangar in Mojave, Calif., and practiced rolling down the runway, hitting a top speed of 46
In our discussion on Monday, we talked about the latest annual letter from Berkshire Hathaway, Warren Buffett's holding company.
When Democrats talk about evil "Republican billionaires" like Sheldon Adelson and the dreaded Koch Brothers, it's always in apocalyptic terms. They are trying to "buy" elections and hide their influence with "dark money" schemes.
Which cities are the world's economic powerhouses, and what portion of global wealth is located in these key urban centers? Today's chart pulls information from the latest report from market research firm New World Wealth, which Visual Capital
Within the last week, Facebook announced a ban on all advertisements about bitcoin, initial coin offerings and other cryptocurrencies.
The luxury Italian sports car, Lamborghini, otherwise referred to as the "Lambo" has become a 'holy grail' for some cryptocurrency enthusiasts. As ridiculous as $200K+ automobile may sound to some individuals after bitcoin's rise in 2017 th
Ogling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It's been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who's Who, a 250-page guide "of living noteworthy and influential individuals, fro
(By Roger Stone) Foreign nationals are banned by law from contributing to American politicians' campaign coffers. They are not, however, banned from contributing to private foundations. According to Ken Thomas of the Washington Post, "Republicans
One has to ask why there is a crisis in US-Russia relations since Washington and Moscow have much more in common than not, to include confronting international terrorism, stabilizing Syria and other parts of the world that are in turmoil, and prevent
Thanks to the wealth created by cryptocurrency, breakthrough studies involving MDMA in the treatment of PTSD will soon be taking place.
Mike Novogratz, who recently scrapped plans for a cryptocurrency hedge fund, is launching a merchant bank for cryptocurrencies and blockchain-based ventures that he intends to take public, according to Bloomberg.
Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies will definitely come to a bad end, according to the 'Oracle of Omaha', Warren Buffet. In an interview with CNBC Jan. 10, billionaire manager of Berkshire Hathaway investment group said he believes that there is
Peter Thiel, the billionaire entrepreneur and venture capitalist, and his VC firm Founders Fund have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in bitcoin, as CCN previously reported.
Having soared 36,000% last year and continuing its crazy run in 2018...Ripple has surged ahead of Ethereum as the second-largest cryptocurrency by market cap... Bitcoin $246BN Ripple $143BN Ethereum $97BN
Former White House Chief Strategist Stephen Bannon has reportedly lost the support of billionaire backer Rebekah Mercer after he suggested he might run for president himself.
One of Silicon Valley's most respected venture capital firms has stockpiled hundreds of million dollars in bitcoin.
In response to the tax bill which will lead to a lot more money in her pocket, Abigail Disney, heiress to the Walt Disney Company fortune, said she would be donating that tax break to a worthy cause of her choosing.
Birmingham, ALABAMA -- An organization partnered with a George Soros-financed group and led by a radical leftist who is the half-brother of the infamous controversial Rev. Al Sharpton has been diligently working over the past few weeks to register c
Prince Harry knew Meghan Markle was 'The One' as happy couple reveal engagement ring in official photocall The smitten royal has popped the question after a whirlwind romance with the actress
So far, high-profile Silicon Valley venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel isn't saying publicly why he gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to the campaign of a state attorney general who's just launched an antitrust probe of Goog
The founder and chairman of electronic brokerage firm Interactive Brokers has said that while bitcoin is a great idea it should stay away from the 'real economy.'
Time Inc. is said to be in talks to sell itself to the Meredith Corporation, in a deal backed by Charles G. and David H. Koch, the billionaire brothers known for supporting conservative causes.
Exploiting Mentally Ill People...The release of the Paradise Papers, a leak comprised of over 13.4 million documents, is giving insight into the tax havens of the world's elite, with a special focus on Britain's offshore empires, raising question
What is ceremonial magic? The works of multiple scholars, from Plato to Manly P. Hall and further down the line, suggest it is essentially the use of rituals and techniques to invoke and control "spirits" or lifeforms that could be existing withi
Once we wake up to how the game is being played, then we will have a real shot at changing things