Amid rising threats, US imports forecast to build

Just when the global economy starts to gain momentum from synchronized regional expansions, a trade dispute between the United States and China threatens to escalate into a full-blown trade war. Above: containers at the Port of Shanghai. Photo credit: Shutterstock.com. Forecast strong import growth through this summer at major US ports… Source: http://www.joc.com

April 6, 2018
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Researchers Develop Device That Can ‘Hear’ Your Internal Voice

Researchers have created a wearable device that can read people’s minds when they use an internal voice, allowing them to control devices and ask queries without speaking. From a report: The device, called AlterEgo, can transcribe words that wearers verbalise internally but do not say out loud, using electrodes attached to the skin. “Our idea was: could we have a computing platform that’s more internal, that melds human and machine…

April 6, 2018
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Classified ads site Backpage.com shows a message stating it and affiliated websites have been seized by US law enforcement (Blake Montgomery/BuzzFeed)

April 6, 2018

Blake Montgomery / BuzzFeed: Classified ads site Backpage.com shows a message stating it and affiliated websites have been seized by US law enforcement  —  The classified ads site displays a message “backpage.com and affiliated websites have been seized.”  —  Backpage.com, the popular classified ads website … Source: http://www.techmeme.com

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Your Strategic Plans Probably Aren’t Strategic, or Even Plans

An anonymous reader shares a report: Unfortunately, while C-suite executives talk “strategy,” they’re often confused about what it means. Why this confusion? The problem starts with the word itself — a scarily misunderstood concept in management and board circles. The most basic mix-up is between “objective,” “strategy,” and “action.” (I see this frequently in published strategic plans as well.) Grasp this, I tell my audience, and your day will be…

April 6, 2018
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