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Tencent Overtakes Facebook As Hong Kong Stocks Flash-Smash Overnight

Hang Seng futures exploded over 5% higher as after hours trading began last night, then crashed back to unchanged as the underlying cash index hit its highest since Nov 2007 on the heels of a surge to new record highs for Chinese tech giant Tencent - which is now larger than Facebook by market cap.

The Wireless Power Grid: More Than A 100 Years In The Making

"If you can imagine a massive, horrifying beast with some 6 million miles of tentacles that costs up to $33 billion to feed and $5 trillion to replace, then you can imagine the U.S. electricity grid. But it’s a beast that can possibly be vanquished, finally..."

Amazon Announces "AWS Secret" Service For The CIA, US Intelligence

“The AWS Secret Region is a key component of the Intel Community’s multi-fabric cloud strategy. It will have the same material impact on the IC at the Secret level that C2S has had at Top Secret,” said John Edwards, CIO, Central Intelligence Agency."

The Approaching Silicon Valley Meltdown

"'The Valley' (and its entire ancillary complex aka 'the disruptor class') is on the verge of receiving a wake up call, the likes of which may make the dot-com era look relatively 'stable' in hindsight..."

How A Half-Educated Tech Elite Delivered Us Into This Chaos

"How could such smart people be so stupid? The cynical answer is they knew about the potential dark side all along and didn’t care, because to acknowledge it might have undermined the aforementioned licences to print money."

Unbridled Exuberance...

"...what is forgotten in today’s exuberant celebrations... is that both the economy and stock market historically peak when skies are blue and no storm clouds are in sight..."

America's Righteous Russia-gate Censorship

Arriving behind the anti-Trump “resistance” and the Russia-gate “scandal” is a troubling readiness to silence dissent in the U.S., shutting down information that challenges Official Narratives...