How will the antitrust investigations affect tech companies?

How will the anti-trust investigations affect tech companies?

In the long run, it could totally transform them. In the short run, it will make them more circumspect in acquisitions and how aggressive they are. And that's a good thing.

Are bots easy to identify?

No. There's a new California law trying to regulate bots. And one of the problems is it's very hard to tell what is a bot. What exactly is just a computer program trying to pretend to be a human. Particularly as it gets easier for computers to imitate humans.

ARE CAPS USEFUL?

I love the way that typing, language you use, and texting, are actually evolving in interesting ways and there are different emotions you can put it in like putting words in ALL CAPS which can add affect or can just make it look like you're screaming.

THE RANT: Equifax

They let all your data out there to the world get your money from them. They're giving you either $125 or free credit monitoring. Get the money. I just got mine.

Paper was originally made from rags until the introduction of cellulose in 1800. Since then, it has transformed into a "circular" industry, with 55% of paper produced in Italy recovered. It no longer just comes from trees, either. Some companies produce paper with scraps from the processing of other products like wool and walnuts.

Learn more about this rags to riches story in Eni's new Energy Superfacts series.

Donald Trump can still win re-election in November, but foreign governments read the same polls we do. They know that Joe Biden heads into the homestretch with a sizeable polling lead — both nationally and in the states most likely to decide the outcome. Naturally, they're thinking ahead to what a Biden foreign policy might look like.

They're probably glad that Biden gives them a half-century track record to study. (He was first elected to local office in 1970 and to the US Senate in 1972.) The six years he spent as ranking member, then chairman, of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, his term as co-chairman of the Senate's NATO Observer Group, and his eight years as Barack Obama's vice president tell them that he's essentially a "liberal internationalist," a person who believes that America must lead a global advance of democracy and freedom — and that close cooperation with allies is essential for success.

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On GZERO World, Ian Bremmer explores the escalating tension between the world's two biggest geopolitical and economic players—the US and China. With guest Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist, Bremmer discusses the modern history of China after the fall of the Soviet Union and why another Cold War might be inevitable.

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On the GZERO World Podcast, Ian Bremmer explores the escalating tension between the world's two biggest geopolitical and economic players—the US and China. With guest Zanny Minton Beddoes, Editor-in-Chief of The Economist, Bremmer discusses the modern history of China after the fall of the Soviet Union and why another Cold War might be inevitable.

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