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The SNS Carbon Trifecta:
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“…the problem of global warming could indeed be solved, if we had real leadership on the issue….And yet there remains an almost palpable sense of hopelessness. With so much decisive science now in, there is no obvious excuse except to suggest that this behavior is driven by willful ignorance.”


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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.”

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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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  • Drones Pique the Interest of Entrepreneurs

    Wed, 25 May 2016 02:49:00 -0700

    Ryan Jenson showed its business potential in a demonstration for his new venture, HoneyComb. His idea was to use drones to scout fields for irrigation and pest problems. If not caught early, such problems can cost farmers thousands of dollars an acre.

  • HP Plans to Change the Way Our World Functions

    Tue, 24 May 2016 20:01:00 -0700

    Let me elaborate. Shane Wall, Chief Technology Officer at HP, drives the company’s technology vision and strategy, new business incubation and the overall technical and innovation community. One of his roles at HP is to predict and understand socio ...

  • Unwrapping Kandy in Real-Time

    Mon, 16 May 2016 02:23:00 -0700

    And it seems more and more people are of the same mindset. Paul Pluschkell on stage at Genband Perspectives 2016 Paul Pluschkell, Kandy founder and CEO, took the stage at Perspectives (rather eccentrically, I might add, having donned a Darth Vader-inspired ...

  • HARMAN appoints Henry Tirri as Chief Technology Officer

    Thu, 05 May 2016 00:30:05 -0700

    HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR), the premier connected technologies company for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, today announced that Henry Tirri will join ... responsibility at Nokia, helping usher the transformation ...

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    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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    Strategic News Service (SNS) has selected mPower Solar Generator 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 Economistas “the best technology conference in the […]

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    Fri, 15 Apr 2016 00:00:49 +0000

    Open Letter to US Hotel Owners and Managers Highlights Risks of Chinese Government Investment Strategic News Service’s INVNT/IP Consortium issued an open letter warning last week [March 24, 2016] regarding Chinese government investment in the US hospitality industry. The letter focuses on the recent offer by Anbang Insurance Group Inc., a Chinese government-owned conglomerate currently […]

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