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Zika Virus + Biopharma = Billions

Zika Virus + Biopharma = Billions

The Zika virus, according to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control) is a single stranded RNA (Ribonucleic acid) and belongs to Flaviviridae family. It is spread through an infested Aedes mosquito (mosquitos from tropical or subtropical regions)bite and was initially believed to be prevalent in Africa and Asia, although cases in South America appear to be widespread due to the mosquito f and the Car... »

5 Electric Concept Cars Will Give Tesla Nightmares

5 Electric Concept Cars Will Give Tesla Nightmares

Electric cars are fast becoming the most practical and high end sports car to be approved by car enthusiasts as they blend speed with pleasure. Here are some electric concept cars that are eco-friendly with mind blowing performance; 1. Dubuc Tomahawk Dubuc SLC, a Canadian Kit Car manufacturing company has recently unleashed the Dubuc Tomahawk. It’s a supercar with a striking interior, a mid-engine... »

Microsoft To Acquire Swiftkey For $250 Million

Microsoft To Acquire Swiftkey For $250 Million

Microsoft to buy London-Based Swiftkey. Financial Times reports, “Microsoft has acquired London-based Swiftkey, maker of a predictive keyboard powered by artificial intelligence”. Sources have stated the deal is worth an estimated $250 million USD or £171 million British Pounds. »

Apple Pay May Be Coming To An ATM Near You

Apple Pay May Be Coming To An ATM Near You

Apple Pay coming to ATM’s from Bank Of America And Wells Fargo Bank? Yes, you are hearing right. Wells Fargo and Bank Of America are working on combining Apple Pay into their ATM’s .Apple pay has been working on the technology that allows us to hook to digital wallets. It’s just giving users a more comfortable choice in case they don’t have their debit card with them. Main Features of Apple ... »

What is Walmart’s “OneOps” Open Source Cloud Service

Walmart has recently launched new open cloud software especially targeting ecommerce industry. Cloud users and developers understand very well that cloud operations are known for flexible, scalability and speed. Walmart OneOps has seven main benefits: 1) Cloud portability enables developers to consistent move databases, applications or entire cloud environments from one cloud provider to another. ... »

10 Most Stolen Luxury Cars in America

In America an estimated 900,000 cars and trucks are stolen every year. This list consist of cars like the 1994 Acura Integra (estimated value $900), the 1997 Ford F-150 (estimated value $1,400) pickup truck and the 2000 Dodge Caravan (estimated value $1,600), yes you read that correctly, a minivan made the list. A list with cars like that gives up the impression that those cars are easy for non-ca... »

Jet.com, Better Than Costco and Sam’s Club

Jet.com, Better Than Costco and Sam’s Club

Online wholesaler Jet.com has officially launched in the United States. The much anticipated website/marketplace sells a variety of daily use consumer products at wholesale prices. Unlike competitors Costco (NASDAQ:COST) and Sam’s Club (NYSE:WMT), Jet does not require its customers to purchase large quantities or weight of the products to save. Jet Founder and CEO Mark Lore “we charge ... »

Nokia sells HERE maps to German Premium Auto Partnership

Nokia sells HERE maps to German Premium Auto Partnership

Today Finish multinational communications and technology giant Nokia announced the sale of its Here Maps to a group of Luxury German Auto manufacturers for €2.8 billion ($3.1 billion). The auto partnership consists of Daimler (DAIGn.DE) B (BMWG.DE) and Volkswagen’s (VOWG_p.DE) premium division Audi (NSUG.DE). According to Bloomberg Business, “The world’s three largest makers of luxury ... »

Bachelorette Party American Style

Bachelorette Party American Style

Bachelorette Party, A GoPro Hero4 first look. Youtube After 3 minutes of in-depth thought and great office deliberation Wealth Wrap decided its time to add video to our “repertoire”. With a company trip planned for the Lake of the Ozarks that upcoming weekend there appeared to be no better time to make the plunge. Decision 1, which camera to buy? I’m no videographer but I do know... »

Alibaba To Launch Video Streaming Service Netflix In China

Alibaba To Launch Video Streaming Service Netflix In China

Chinese online mega-retailer Alibaba Holding Limited (BABA.N) announced plans to launch a streaming service in China very similar to Netflix (NFLX) and Time Warner’s (TWX)  HBOGO.  The company plans to release the service in 2 months according to Alibaba’s head of digital entertainment business Patrick Lui. Lui also states “Our mission, the mission of all of Alibaba, is to redefi... »

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