Apollo Fintech Launches Stratus.co as World’s Most Expansive Unbiased Social Ecosystem

11/29/2020, Pretoria, South Africa // KISSPR //

Stratus.co offers users freedom of speech, unparalleled social options and true data protection.

Technology company  Apollo Fintech  is launching Stratus ( Stratus.co ), the world’s most expansive unbiased social ecosystem on November 27th. Stratus provides a  censorship-resistant  platform, combines  comprehensive features  of top social sites, and protects user info by never selling or distributing personal data.

Stratus was born out of an intense determination to completely eliminate reliance on big tech and solve the biggest issues with mainstream platforms, such as censorship, data tracking and misuse, biased fact checking, security vulnerabilities and many more. Stratus now offers unprecedented security, freedom and convenience.

Stratus is different than other platforms for 5 reasons:

1. Convenience

Stratus has been working over 6 years to create the largest social ecosystem on Earth and offers the functionality of the two largest social media platforms, Twitter and Facebook. Over

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Behind the decline of the world’s oldest ad agency J. Walter Thompson

  • J. Walter Thompson was the world’s oldest ad agency, but revenue at the largest office in New York is now a fraction of its peak.
  • The JWT name disappeared in a merger in 2018, marking an end to an agency that produced timeless campaigns for clients like Kraft and Kellogg’s, and is about to move out of its longtime New York headquarters.
  • JWT suffered from a faltering digital transformation, financial pressure at the holding company level, and a lawsuit accusing its former CEO of sexism and racism that scared potential clients and hires away.
  • Today, JWT stands as a cautionary tale and reflection of an industry shaken by changes in consumer behavior and the rise of Facebook and Google.
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In early 2016, United Airlines needed help. Its stock price was down, CEO Jeff Smisek had resigned over a DoJ investigation into alleged political

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Elon Musk is now tied with Bill Gates as world’s second richest man

By Michelle Toh | CNN Business

Elon Musk’s rocket-like climb up the ranking of the world’s richest men continues.

The Tesla CEO’s net worth soared on Monday as shares of his electric automaker hit a record high, boosting his net worth to $127.9 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires index, which tracks the world’s 500 wealthiest people.

For a couple of hours that put him slightly above Bill Gates, the co-founder of Microsoft and world’s second-richest person, who was estimated to be worth $127.7 billion. The latest readout from the Bloomberg index has the men tied on $128 billion each.

Musk’s fortunes are directly linked to those of Tesla. His biggest asset is the company’s stock, of which he last owned about 20%, according to Bloomberg.

This year has been very good for the entrepreneur. So far in 2020, Tesla’s stock has shot up almost 524%, helping Musk add more

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Elon Musk overtakes Bill Gates to become world’s second richest person behind Jeff Bezos

Elon Musk has passed Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates to become the world’s second richest person, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index. The Tesla CEO’s net worth now sits at around $128 billion, after increasing by $100 billion this year. There is a sizable gap between Musk and the number one spot, which is currently held by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos who has a reported net worth of around $182 billion. In January, Musk ranked 35th on the list, Bloomberg reports.

For an idea of how the wealth of these men compares to the average American household, check out this amazing data visualization produced earlier this year in which every pixel represents $1,000.

Musk’s rapid ascent up the list has mainly been driven by Tesla’s share price. The car company currently has a market cap of almost $500 billion, after starting the year at under $100 billion. The Guardian reports that

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World’s Largest Free-Trade Pact Inspiration for Global Recovery

After four long years of diminished prospects, stagnation, and divisive geopolitics, four summits could show the way toward a better future.

Recently, Moscow hosted the 12th BRICS Summit. Malaysia is hosting the APEC Summit. And Riyadh will welcome the world leaders into the highly-anticipated G20 conference.

Importantly, these high-level events followed the signing of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), the world’s largest free-trade pact, which could help build multiple new paths toward a shared future.

The global economy is expected to shrink by 5 percent in 2020. World trade is likely to plummet by 20 percent. After misguided trade wars and the pandemic, global cooperation across all differences is vital to defeat the pandemic and facilitate economic recovery.

World’s largest free-trade pact, to act as inspiration

In the ASEAN Summit last weekend, after nearly a decade of talks, 15 countries signed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP).

The

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World’s biggest computer chip can simulate the future ‘faster than the laws of physics’, creators claim

A recent test of the biggest computer chip in the world found that it can predict what is going to happen in the future “faster than the laws of physics produce the same result”, researchers have said.



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The Cerebras CS-1 chip, which contains 1.2 trillion transistors, performed 200-times faster than a supercomputer when simulating combustion within a powerplant.

The 462 cm2 chip proved so powerful in analysing over a million variables – from fluctuating temperatures to 3D air movement – that it was able to show what would happen faster than real-time.

Developed in partnership with the US Department of Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory, the Cerebras CS-1 is described as “the world’s most powerful AI compute system”. The number of transistors is 22-times that of the recently announced Nvidia A100 80GB chip, designed for state-of-the-art supercomputers.

“This work opens the door for major

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Tachyum Joins I4DI to Design World’s Fastest AI Supercomputer in Slovakia

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 23, 2020 — Tachyum Inc. today announced the formation of I4DI (Innovations for Digital Infrastructure), a partnership of innovative EU and global technology leaders brought together to develop European-based supercomputing solutions to advance the region’s capabilities in solving the performance, power and efficiency issues challenging the industry today.

In addition to Tachyum, fellow founding members PosAm and Towercom are lending their expertise, along with partners SAV (Slovak Academy of Science) and MIRRI (Ministry of Investment, Regional Development and Informatization) who are bringing their relevant capabilities and experience to the development of the National Supercomputing Centre (NSC) in Slovakia.

This Slovakian universal computing center will showcase the world’s first universal processor Prodigy, capable of switching seamlessly among hyperscale, AI and HPC workloads. Its class leading performance, efficiency, and cost is expected to garner international attention while accelerating migration of Prodigy-based solutions to public and private cloud infrastructures.

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What is Chromium? A guide to Google’s open-source software project, which runs some of the world’s most popular internet browsers



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This computer is running Microsoft Edge, a Chromium-based browser. Microsoft

  • Chromium is an important piece of software that helps run some of the most popular internet browsers in the world, including Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.
  • You can also download Chromium and use it as its own internet browser, but it’s not stable and is missing many of the features present in modern browsers.
  • Chromium is open-source, meaning that anyone can take the software and make their own program using it.
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Chromium, first released by Google in 2008, is one of the most popular software projects in the world. A vast majority of internet users use Chromium in some way — it’s the software unpinning both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge.

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The reason that Chromium is so popular is that it’s open-source, meaning that anyone can use

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SVP Worldwide Introduces the World’s First Cloud Subscription Service for Embroidery Editing & Design Streaming

LA VERGNE, Tenn., Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — SVP Worldwide announces the launch of the mySewnet™ Embroidery Software, the world’s first cloud-based subscription service for sewing and embroidery. mySewnet™ is a subscription-based collection of software, embroidery designs, and apps designed to enhance your sewing and embroidery creativity. The service is easily accessed through an Internet connection, so location is never an issue, and you no longer need a CD or USB stick. Whether you are in your sewing room, by your computer, on your sofa with a tablet, or on the bus with your smartphone, mySewnet™ connected products and tools make it possible to be creative anywhere.

mySewnet™ unleashes a universe of sewing and embroidery possibilities with free cloud-based storage, free sewing apps and advice, and machine monitoring. The free Project Creator web service, inspiration, and ideas featured in the mySewnet™ Blog live feed may also be directly accessed through

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The world’s largest wealth manager names 4 sub-sectors poised to be the ‘next big thing’ for investors

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  • After tech and consumer discretionary sectors dominated the last decade, investors should look elsewhere for the next market leader, Mark Haefele, chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management, said Wednesday.
  • After a decade of outperformance, the sectors have a 25% chance of becoming one of the two worst-performing groups over the next 10 years, UBS said. They only have an 8% chance of repeating their previous outperformance.
  • “We think the next decade will reward investing in the disruptors in sectors undergoing technological transformation,” Haefele said.
  • Here are the 4 sectors set to be the “next big thing,” according to the world’s largest wealth manager.
  • Visit the Business Insider homepage for more stories.

Investors should look elsewhere for the “next big thing” following a decade of tech-sector dominance, Mark Haefele, chief investment officer of UBS Wealth Management, said Wednesday.

Since 1973, sectors that led the market over an

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