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Podcast: Will JD.com dethrone Amazon?

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

In the second episode of Peters MacGregor Global Investing Podcast, join Wayne Peters, Chief Investment Officer, and Alex Haynes, Head of Distribution, as they turn their attention to Chinese technology giants Baidu, Tencent and JD.com to discuss the markets they operate in and how these businesses stack up against US... Show More

The Rules of Investing: Global tech giants

Livewire Exclusive

Disruption is everywhere these days. Whether it’s Amazon and Kogan disrupting traditional retail, Facebook and Google disrupting print and television advertising, or Netflix disrupting pay TV, it’s impossible to avoid. Incumbents face the dilemma of disruption: adapt to new ways and risk hurting their existing business, or stick to their... Show More

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China’s Tech Giants Are Leapfrogging the U.S. in Mobile Innovation

Paul Hennessy

China’s internet companies are developing cutting-edge mobile applications and leapfrogging the titans of U.S. technology in certain respects. China is no longer simply a tech copycat: Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu are playing a leading role in China’s shift to a consumption-led economy. Capital Group expects increasing amounts of mobile innovation... Show More

MIT’s ‘terrifying’ robot cheetah video, and what it means to Google’s self driving car

Alex Pollak

MIT last week released footage of a “dog” robot that could run at 8km/hour and negotiate hurdles – it has been referred to as a ‘terrifying cheetah’ (watch it on our website and read the full article here http://www.loftuspeak.com.au/players-line-up-to-take-on-googles-self-driving-car-published-afr-3-june-2015/ ). The technology to do this is awesome, involving object recognition... Show More