Posted November 7, 2005
Sometimes geopolitics seems more like high school. The self-assured jock (USA) begs all comers to "bring it on," while the brainiac (China) threatens to take his eminently copyable homework and go home.
Posted November 4, 2005
You may already know of Voice over Internet Protocol, also called VoIP. VoIP sends and receives vocal communication over the internet. The voice data runs over a packet-switched network instead of the traditional circuit-switched lines, which conventional telephones use today.
Posted November 3, 2005
Last week, I wrote about AMD and how I think they are positioning themselves for a real run at Intel. As I run the Asian Investment Desk here at Wealth Daily, my analysis stemmed mainly from the California-based firm's significant forays into the Chinese computing game.
Posted October 31, 2005
Transportation is now more than just a means for one individual. The growing market in developing countries will be huge in the years to come.
Posted October 31, 2005
I just finished reading the latest issue of the Petroleum Review. It knocked my socks off.
Posted October 27, 2005
Chinese InfoTech and the Logic of Industrial Parenting.
Posted October 26, 2005
Today, the Chinese petroleum industry achieved a hefty victory in its drive to procure enough oil to keep China burgeoning for decades to come. Chinese company CNPC has taken over Canadian-based Kazakh oil firm PetroKazakhstan (PKZ.TO) with a US $4.18 billion buyout.
Posted October 24, 2005
Picture a society of factories and filth. On city streets, the black smog is so thick, it's like sucking on an exhaust pipe.
Posted October 23, 2005
Luke Burgess here. I'm currently on a mini-vacation in beautiful sunny Myrtle Beach, the land of Harley Davidsons and Shag dancers.
Posted October 18, 2005
Six weeks ago my blood began to boil when I heard that the federal government issued debit cards worth $2,000 to each adult victim of Hurricane Katrina.
Posted October 17, 2005
The first time I stepped into my hotel room in China, I didn't know why it was dark. Every room I had ever entered in an American hotel-at least ones that could legitimately be called "hotels"-had at least a table lamp lit to welcome me.
Posted October 14, 2005
How real is the possibility that one day self-governing robots will be able to complete the same tasks as humans? According to claims by a growing number of enthusiasts: very soon.
Posted October 13, 2005
Sometime over the past summer the U.S. military acquired a letter from Ayman al-Zawahri, Al-Qaida's second in command, to his top deputy in Iraq.
Posted October 11, 2005
U.S. gold futures reached its highest point in almost 18 years yesterday at $482/oz.
Posted October 10, 2005
Despite the zeal of the environmentalist left, there's a possibly that the U.S will allow energy companies to build new oil refineries.