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Many of the “temporary” store closures from Covid-19 are going to be permanent

The shopping landscape post-pandemic is expected to look very different.
Airbnb’s Valuation Almost Halved to $18 Billion

Airbnb’s Valuation Almost Halved to $18 Billion

Love it or hate it, you can hardly blame Airbnb for a deflated valuation, although not all of the plunge is coronavirus-related. The pain that is infecting travel and other companies at this moment is

Coronavirus Puts 50 Million Tourism Jobs at Risk: Report

The global coronavirus outbreak means millions of travel and tourism jobs are at risk, says the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC). Asia faces faces the most risk, with up to 30 million possible

UK to spend $1.6 billion on the world's fastest weather supercomputer

The UK's weather service, the Met Office, will spend £1.2 billion ($1.6 billion) to acquire the world's most powerful climate supercomputer, the government has announced. That's over ten times more
Earth's Carbon Dioxide Level Is Set to Make One of Its Biggest Annual Leaps Ever Recorded
Gartner: 2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline

Gartner: 2020 device shipments to grow 0.9% to 2.16B thanks to 5G, before 2 further years of decline

The analysts at Gartner have published their annual global device forecast, and while 2020 looks like it may be partly sunny, get ready for more showers and poor weather ahead. The analysts predict

Improved Weather Forecasts Made Using Neural Networks

Using a vast neural network capable of making ultra-quick decisions based on images and predictive learning (rather than physics or meteorology), Google researchers may have finally figured out how to
2019 was Disney’s biggest year ever, but 2020 will be its most important

2019 was Disney’s biggest year ever, but 2020 will be its most important

Disney will have to prove it can leave Star Wars and Avengers behind to develop new franchises and succeed in the streaming era.
What to Watch Out for in the 2020 Travel Economy: New Skift Research

What to Watch Out for in the 2020 Travel Economy: New Skift Research

We head into 2020 with more question marks than any year of this cycle. Risks are rising and the global economy is slowing. Here's what you need to know to be prepared. -Seth Borko
Bitcoin forecasters had an embarrassing 2018

Bitcoin forecasters had an embarrassing 2018

At the end of 2017, the price of bitcoin was on a tear. At one point in December, it rose to within a hair of…
Here’s What Rich Countries Need to Do to Sustain Global Growth

Here’s What Rich Countries Need to Do to Sustain Global Growth

Economic growth in the U.S., Germany, France and Italy will slow, says OECD — but there are some fixes.

One day, a computer will fit on a desk

Arthur C. Clarke forecasts the future in 1974. We've come a long way. Kinda. (via r/ObscureMedia)
Will there be a blue wave in the midterms? Here’s what the evidence says

Will there be a blue wave in the midterms? Here’s what the evidence says

“If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary,”…
Is 2018 the Year Legal Cannabis Finally Comes of Age?

Is 2018 the Year Legal Cannabis Finally Comes of Age?

With the market maturing at a rapid rate, even skeptics are taking notice.
Is 2018 the Year Legal Cannabis Finally Comes of Age?

Is 2018 the Year Legal Cannabis Finally Comes of Age?

With the market maturing at a rapid rate, even skeptics are taking notice.
Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast Predicts Huge Rainfall

Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast Predicts Huge Rainfall

Florence's category strength has weakened, but it's now expected to park over South Carolina, raising fears of a Harvey-like event. The post Hurricane Florence Loses Steam, but Shifting Forecast
HTC answers ‘death of VR’ stories with record Vive sales

HTC answers ‘death of VR’ stories with record Vive sales

A blog post from HTC's Vive team says that "news of the so-called death of VR comes once a year and is greatly exaggerated," then rebuts the claims with a surprising new detail: Vive headsets recently

Cloudy With a Chance of Online Rage: Why Meteorologists Have so Many Haters

Meteorologists know online rage better than just about anyone.
What Weather Is in Store for the United States This Coming Spring

What Weather Is in Store for the United States This Coming Spring

From floods and rain to droughts and unseasonably warm conditions, here’s the weather that Americans can expect in the coming months. Read more...
Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors Are Flagging Slow Sales Growth in 2018

Hyundai Motor and Kia Motors Are Flagging Slow Sales Growth in 2018

They said demand was expected to soften in the U.S. and Chinese markets.