Archive for March, 2018

The Hidden Message – Here’s Why Russia Tests Its Invincible “Satan 2” Missile … Again

It appears that Vladimir Putin is playing the same game Kim Jong-un had played. That game is lobbing ICBM (intercontinental ballistic missile) as if it was hamburgers, to get the attention of the West, or to send a message. Unlike North Korea, however, there has been almost zero criticism from the world when Putin tested […]

... written on Mar 31 2018

Growth At Any Cost, Even If People Get Killed – Leaked Memo Exposed The Greed Of Facebook

Companies like Facebook and Google have a different business model as compared to brick-and-mortar stores like Apple. Yet, they are all giant tech companies. Both Apple and Facebook command planeloads of customers. Apple sells gadgets to its legions of loyal customers, while Facebook sells its targeted customers’ personal data to advertisers.   Mark Zuckerberg becomes […]

... written on Mar 30 2018

Adding Salt To Injury – As Facebook Losses $100 Billion, Cook Mocked Zuckerberg About Privacy

Eight years ago, Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs warned and lectured the young Mark Zuckerberg on issues about privacy. “Privacy means people know what they’re signing up for, in plain English and repeatedly,” – Jobs said in 2010. If only the young Zuckerberg had listened to the wise man who saw it coming.   […]

... written on Mar 29 2018

Kim Meets Xi – North Korea Is Committed To Denuclearization … But There’s A Catch

After two days of speculations, China finally put to rest rumours on social media about the VVIP from North Korea visiting Beijing. There could only be one guy qualified to travel in a heavily armoured green train – Kim Jong Un. But by the time China announced on Wednesday that Kim had visited Beijing and […]

... written on Mar 28 2018

Malaysia Becomes North Korea – Biggest Fake News Sponsor Najib Wants To Outlaw Fake News

Taking a page from Donald Trump, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has tabled a bill in parliament on Monday outlawing “fake news”, a term popularized by the U.S. president. Under the Anti-Fake News 2018 bill, anyone who publishes so-called fake news could face fines of up to RM500,000 (US$128,550; £90,310), up to 10 years in […]

... written on Mar 27 2018

Exposed!! Facebook Collects Your Personal Calls & Text Messages For Years – Here’s How To Download Them

As Facebook stock price continues taking the beating, thanks to Cambridge Analytica scandal, founder Mark Zuckerberg has been busily apologizing. It has gotten so bad that the world’s largest social media network was reduced to running advertisements in British and U.S. newspapers – Observer, Washington Post, New York Times and Wall Street Journal – apologizing […]

... written on Mar 26 2018

American Trash Talk – After Trade War, Now U.S. Hopes Can Still Dump “Garbage” In China

After President Trump proudly signed an executive memorandum to slap tariffs on up to US$60 billion in Chinese imports on Thursday, the Dow Jones dropped 724 points. The U.S. DJIA plunged another 425 points on Friday after China strikes back with its own counter-tariff measures. It appeared the markets were sending a message to Trump. […]

... written on Mar 25 2018

Here’s How Much Your Private Data Is Worth – From $5.20 For Facebook To $247 For PayPal

Zuckerberg has finally apologised after the Cambridge Analytica scandal erased tens of billions of dollars from his company’s market capitalization. But the defiant billionaire did so only after he was criticised for his failure to apologize in his initial admission in a Facebook post that he “made mistakes” and would “do” more to protect users’ […]

... written on Mar 24 2018

You Want Trade War, Here’s The War!! – China Strikes Back, And It’s Just The Appetizer

President Donald Trump, as anticipated, signed an executive memorandum that would impose tariffs on up to US$60 billion in Chinese imports on Thursday. Unlike the earlier tariffs of 25% on steel imports and 10% on aluminium imports signed earlier this month, the latest tariffs are designed to specifically punish China unfair trade practices with the U.S.   […]

... written on Mar 23 2018

A Boost To China Economic Powerhouse – Loyalty For Local Brands Skyrockets

One of the reasons why North America, particularly United States of America, has reigned supreme for nearly a century as the world’s strongest and biggest economy is because of its consumption-based economy. Although some may argue that production, not consumption, is the true source of wealth, U.S.’ consumption-driven society is one of the main contributors. […]

... written on Mar 22 2018

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