Tag: economy

Could Bitcoin technology help science?

The much-hyped technology behind Bitcoin, known as blockchain, has intoxicated investors around the world and is now making tentative inroads into science, spurred by broad promises that it can transform key elements of the research enterprise. Supporters say that it could enhance reproducibility and the peer review process by creating incorruptible data trails and securely Read More

Amazon to be first $1 trillion firm, says Morgan Stanley

Amazon to be first $1 trillion firm, says Morgan Stanley

Amazon could be history’s first company with a $1 trillion valuation, according to Morgan Stanley analyst Brian Nowak, who broke down the calculations in this best-case scenario in a research note to clients this week. How Amazon could double in value:┬áInvestors already prize Amazon highly relative to its typically meager quarterly profits, but Nowak argues Read More