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Operation BedBug

China’s Stealth Campaign
       to Buy the World’s Hotels

Locations of Chinese government-owned, controlled and affiliated hotel properties. This map currently contains 2,818 locations worldwide, properties with a total valuation of hundreds of billions of US dollars.

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SNS Events in the News

SNS Predictions : West

From The San Francisco Examiner:

“Hurd’s business strategy, especially when it involves cloud services, is clearly grounded in the long-term view. He characterized the evolution of Oracle’s cloud business as a ‘ten year journey’…”

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Future in Review 2016

Join us for FiRe 2016, September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge in Park City, Utah.

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Theft Nation

Theft Nation is “the best available description of the Chinese national business model and its effect on the global economy,” according to a top official at the US Department of Justice.

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SNS Top Tech & Economy Predictions for 2016

Mobile retail purchasing explodes, 3D printing goes mainstream, the EU wins on data privacy … In this video, Mark Anderson presents his just-released Top 10 Predictions for 2016, recorded 12/3 at the 11th annual SNS Predictions Dinner in NY.


FiRe 2015 Launches Pattern Computing Startup

The first computer system incorporating IBM’s TrueNorth computer chip was conceived in Deer Valley, Utah last month, in a mere four days at the Future in Review conference.

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China: Innovator or Thief

“50% of [China’s recent] growth has been founded on stealing [W]estern business ideas, via old-fashioned industrial espionage and more sophisticated state-sponsored hacking.”


SNS was first to recognize the pattern. Ongoing coverage: Chinese Economy Facing Collapse | BBC Business Daily | Chinese & US Markets: Part One | Part Two | Part Three


FiRe 2015 Featured Film

SNS FiReFilms was pleased to screen Racing Extinction at FiRe 2015

The 2nd film by Oscar® winner Louie Psihoyos goes behind the scenes to document today’s breathtaking rate of species and ecosystems extinction at the hands of humans, in a dramatic warning as beautiful and suspenseful as it is a call to urgent action.

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The Sony Hack and Nortel’s Demise

Piracy vs. Crown Jewel Theft

At Mark discusses the impact of cyber espionage on the tech industry:

“In the last few years, we’ve seen a continued exponential increase in cyber attacks, with different purposes in mind: … listening to military communications, stealing customer IDs, and taking the greatest secrets held by corporations & governments – their ‘crown jewel’ secrets.”

Read more at Forbes


SNS Calls the Crash:
Peak Pricing, Not Peak Oil

The most important economic prediction
of the decade

“$50/bbl should do it. … And since this will change almost everything in global economics, it seems worth sharing… I don’t think oil is ever coming back.”

– 7/12/14, Mark Anderson, SNS Global Report

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SNS Connects: FiReStarters

The FiReStarters program is just one SNS Connection Hub, showcasing businesses with new and emerging technologies – nominated by trusted strategic investment SNS members – at SNS FiRe conferences & beyond. We believe these businesses are making strides in improving our world.

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SNS: Special Letter: Where Are the Sensors for Smell and Taste?

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    Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:03:00 -0700

    During the press events ahead of the official Gigafactory grand opening celebration, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told reports that the Model 3 could generate upwards of $20 billion in annual revenue with a gross profit of approximately $5 billion. Additionally ...

  • Tesla, SolarCity Close To Finalizing Deal

    Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:48:00 -0700

    It was also reported that many other top executives at both companies will not partake in the vote. Musk’s cousins, Lyndon Rive, SolarCity CEO, and Peter Rive, SolarCity board member, have also been removed from the voting process. Musk is hoping that ...

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    Fri, 29 Jul 2016 02:38:00 -0700

    Ray Rothrock, CEO of cybersecurity analytics company RedSeal, described the potential implications of Wikileaks malware as alarming. “The motivation would be to release a slew of juicy emails – allegedly with amazing scary stuff – get curious people ...

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    Marc Lipschultz, Owl Rock Capital Partners cofounder and former global head of energy and infrastructure at KKR. Carlo Allegri/ Reuters Owl Rock Capital Partners, a credit fund started by private equity veterans Marc Lipschultz and Doug Ostrover, has ...

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  • China Gains Stealth Access to World’s Hotels

    Sun, 12 Jun 2016 18:19:30 +0000

    The SNS INVNT/IP Global Consortium’s Code-named “Operation BedBug” has Just Uncovered a Massive Spree of Acquisitions in the Hospitality Industry by the Chinese Government and Its Affiliates, Sparking Major Security Concerns for Global Business Leaders and Government Officials The Strategic News Service (SNS) Global Consortium, Inventing Nations vs. Nation-sponsored Theft of Intellectual Property (INVNT/IP), has […]

  • SNS FiRe Conference Names Atrin Pharmaceutical a 2016 Firestarter Company

    Mon, 16 May 2016 19:16:56 +0000

    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected Atrin Pharmaceutical, Doylestown, PA, as a 2016 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 14th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference […]

  • SNS FiRe Conference Names First Light Biosciences a 2016 FiReStarter Company

    Tue, 10 May 2016 16:48:52 +0000

    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected First Light Biosciences as a 2016 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 14th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2016 will take place September 27-30, 2016, at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in […]

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