SNS Predictions : West

The 3rd Annual
SNS Predictions : West

Tuesday, May 9, 2017
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An Inflection Point for Advanced Materials


As you will discover from Trevor’s discussion this week, these companies are turning dreams into solid stuff, “model materials” into commercial products, with properties and processes that would have seemed like a fantasy just a few years ago, but which now create incredibly strong, varied, and light-weighted materials fit for this new age.

For members interested in what will convert 3D printing from a hobby/prototype existence into a new wave of manufacturing, thanks to just such materials, just read on.


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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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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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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

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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Focus Channels


  • Viral video captures beaver herding a bunch of cows in Canada

    Fri, 21 Apr 2017 00:47:00 -0700

    Either those ranchers have turned beaver training into a high art, or there's something else going on here. We talked to Con Slobodchikoff, a biologist and animal behavior researcher at the University of Northern Arizona, to find out. What's the beaver ...

  • Venafi CEO: Symantec-Google certificates spat underscores machine identity risk

    Thu, 20 Apr 2017 22:56:00 -0700

    "You can't have security unless you have identity, and if you don't protect your identities, your identities aren't valuable," says Jeff Hudson, CEO of Venafi, a keys and certificates security business for private networks that counts many of the world's ...

  • North America business outlook positive, challenges ahead for Europe

    Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:19:00 -0700

    Deloitte’s chief global economist Ira Kalish said: “The rebound in confidence around the world is in line with the strengthening of economic growth that is evident in many parts of the world.” Two-thirds of CFOs said conditions in North America are ...

  • Immunomic Therapeutics Announces Winner of Cancer Discovery Incubator Award

    Thu, 20 Apr 2017 21:10:00 -0700

    The Midissia technology was chosen because it addresses a specific area of need in cancer treatment and the technology and entrepreneur wowed our selection committee,” said Bill Hearl ... visit Midissia Therapeutics (Midissia ...

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  • SNS FiRe Conference Names Haydale Technologies Inc. a 2017 FiReStarter Company

    Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:25:00 +0000

    Strategic News Servicetm (SNS) has selected Haydale Technologies Inc. (HTI) as a 2017 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 15th annual Future in Review (FiRe) Conference. FiRe 2017 will take place October 10-13 at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in […]

  • SNS FiRe Conference Names LINK3D a 2017 FiReStarter Company

    Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:13:29 +0000

    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected LINK3D as a 2017 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 15th annual Future in Review (FiRe) conference. FiRe 2017 will take place October 10-13 at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah. Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe […]

  • Global IP Protection Group Names New CEO

    Wed, 25 Jan 2017 19:09:39 +0000

    INVNT/IP names Evan Anderson to top post taking on the protection of crown jewel IP SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – January 25, 2017) – Inventing Nations vs. Nation-Sponsored Theft of Intellectual Property (INVNT/IP) has appointed Evan Anderson, formerly INVNT/IP’s Director of Research, as CEO. As past Director of Research, Anderson is the author of the group’s cabinet-level […]

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