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U.S. stand-off with Iran? Investors in Defense companies inconsistent with Hawks.

U.S. stand-off with Iran? Investors in Defense companies inconsistent with Hawks.

With increasing rhetoric over a possible military action over Iran and its nuclear program, I thought it might be worth looking at the performance of defense companies to see if…

“Social time bomb” in Europe and the role of Banking.

“Social time bomb” in Europe and the role of Banking.

The chief executive of Deutsche Bank has warned of a “social time bomb” from wealth and income inequality. Josef Ackermann, who also heads the Institute of International Finance which represents…

Big Deal. French jet Rafale picked by India Air Force.

Big Deal. French jet Rafale picked by India Air Force.

French firm Dassault has emerged as the lowest bidder for a $10bn (£6.3bn) contract to supply India jet fighters. Dassault Aviation, as preferred bidder, will now enter final talks before…

French satellite “Pleiades” sent first pictures from Central Paris, will compete with GeoEye and DigitalGlobe.

French satellite “Pleiades” sent first pictures from Central Paris, will compete with GeoEye and DigitalGlobe.

Already placed in space, the new French high resolution imaging satellite “Pleiades” has sent down its first pictures like one shot of central Paris, showing the Tour Eiffel , the…

Eurostar trains affected by general strike in Belgium.

Eurostar trains affected by general strike in Belgium.

Eurostar travellers could have their Christmas getaway plans disrupted by a general strike in Belgium on Thursday. Scheduled services between London and Brussels will start and finish at Lille in…

Facebook´s IPO could exceed market value of Google.

Facebook´s IPO could exceed market value of Google.

The world’s No. 1 online social network -Facebook- prepares for a blockbuster initial public offering IPO to be launched at NASDAQ stock market. The market debut of Facebook in 2012…

Facial Detection & Recognition: new tool for personalized marketing, intel and surveillance

Facial Detection & Recognition: new tool for personalized marketing, intel and surveillance

Facial recognition and facial detection technology is the new trend in hi tech, acc to a report of the New York Times. SceneTap, a new app for smart phones, uses…

Czech Republic: Intelligence report “russian edge” on Temelin nuclear plant.

Czech Republic: Intelligence report “russian edge” on Temelin nuclear plant.

A classified Security Information Service (BIS) leaked to the news siteAktualne.cz on Oct. 13 informed that a Russian consortium has “the edge” in the bid to expand the Temelín nuclear…

After bombing Ikea in 5 european countries, two “terrorists” captured in Polen.

After bombing Ikea in 5 european countries, two “terrorists” captured in Polen.

Polish authorities have arrested and charged two suspects over a series of bomb attacks on Ikea furniture stores across five EU states. The men, named only as Adam K and…

Germany and France lead EU and will recapitalize banks in three steps. Changes in European Treaties will centralize economic policies.

Germany and France lead EU and will recapitalize banks in three steps. Changes in European Treaties will centralize economic policies.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Sunday that Paris and Berlin were “determined to do what is necessary to recapitalize (them) to ensure the banks lending to the economy” during a…