2019-01-05

Tech Review | 5G Roll Out: What's Coming In 2019 (video)

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Tech Review (TR 2019-01-05)--Domain Mondo's weekly review of tech investing news with commentary, analysis and opinion: Features • 1) 5G Roll Out: What's Coming In 2019, 2) Office 3.0 - As Robots Take Over, 3) Investing: The Week, Notes,  4)ICYMI Tech News: Apple, Amazon, Tesla, Tencent, YouTube.

1) 5G Roll Out: What's Coming In 2019

5G Will Be Ultrafast, but the Roll Out May Not Be. WSJ.com video above first published Nov 14, 2018. See also:

2) Office 3.0 -- As Robots Take Over

As robots take over mechanical tasks, is going in to the office simply a way to interact with others? This is the belief that has shaped Office 3.0, an office design philosophy which runs through the headquarters of The Agnelli Foundation in Turin. FT.com Content Solutions video above first published Jun 6, 2018.

3) Investing
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The Week (Friday close to Friday close) ending January 4, 2019: 
NASDAQ Composite +2.36% | S&P 500 Index +1.76% | DJIA +1.53%
NASDAQ Composite
S&P 500
DJIA
Sign of the times: DrudgeReport.com headlines, Jan 4, 2019:
JOBS UP BIG! +312,000 RECORD NUMBER WORKING -- MANUFACTURING BEST IN 20 YEARS -- HISPANIC UNEMPLOYMENT LOWEST EVER -- DOW +750
"One fact that no one is talking about, the S&P is up 60+% in the last 30 months. Markets don’t go up forever, they do have corrections."--seekingalpha.com
Long View:
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Investing Notes:
  • The Best And Worst Performing Hedge Funds Of 2018--zerohedge.com.
  • Better Days Ahead For Tech--the downturn has created an opportunity for investors with a long-term view--seekingalpha.com.
  • US equities are still very tech-centric, subjecting the S&P 500 to both valuation contraction and regulatory uncertainty. Just five tech companies--Apple, Microsoft, Alphabet/Google, Amazon, and Facebook--represent 14.6% of the S&P 500, more than all Financials (13.2%) and close to all Health Care (15.4%).--datatrekresearch.com.
  • China’s Startup Bubble Runs Aground: Bike-share companies, among the hottest startups, are wiping out investors--WolfStreet.com.
  • Euroone: at 20, euro is currency giant on fragile footing--France24.com.
  • 2019: The year after peak global growth--dw.com.

4) ICYMI Tech News:
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  • India: New Regulations a Massive Blow For Amazon--Amazon will be disadvantaged versus Flipkart-(Walmart)--seekingalpha.com. But Amazon is opening tiny stores, adding local language descriptors, and accepting cash payments to target the 800M people living outside India's big cities--wsj.com.
  • Amazon is planning to build and expand Whole Foods stores across the U.S. to put more customers within range of its Prime Now two-hour delivery service--wsj.com.
  • Tesla names Oracle's Larry Ellison to the Board of Directors. Ellison owns nearly $1 billion of $TSLA stock.--reuters.com.
  • "Everything Is Fake"--Ex-Reddit CEO Confirms Internet Traffic Metrics Are Bullshit--zerohedge.com.
  • YouTube says over 200M people view gaming content each day globally, and 50B+ hours of gaming videos were viewed in the past year--venturebeat.com.

-- John Poole, Editor, Domain Mondo  

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