• Tech Stocker, Canada
  • September 16, 2019

The Pied-a-Terre Tax Is Making A Comeback. Is The Third Time The Charm?

The pied-a-terre tax has reared its head again, with New York Senator Brad Hoylman announcing a renewed fervor to see his bill through to fruition.  The tax, which would add an …

3 Questions To Ask If You’re Deciding Between An Adjustable-Rate Or Fixed-Rate Mortgage

When you’re applying for a mortgage, your interest rate can have a huge effect on your monthly payment. With home loans, there are two different ways that your interest rate can …

Priced Out Young Adults Shop for Investment Homes Far Away

Millennials who have been priced out of their local housing market are jumping online and searching for investment properties to buy elsewhere, Curbed.com reports. “We find that millennials see the investment …

Italy migrants: Pressure builds over Lampedusa rescue ship

Pressure has mounted on Italy after the UN and the European Commission called on Rome to end to its stand-off with a migrant rescue boat. The Sea-Watch 3 reached the Italian …

Supreme Court blocks census citizenship question for now

The US Supreme Court has blocked the Trump administration from adding a question on citizenship to the 2020 census for the time being. The White House has argued that the question …

Democratic debate: Heavyweights Biden and Sanders duel

Democratic White House front-runners Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders are offering starkly diverging visions for America in a TV debate. Mr Biden, a moderate, and Mr Sanders, an ultraliberal, are battling …

Amazon Working on Human Emotion-Detecting Wearable

It seems Amazon is preparing for a push into the wearable device market with a voice-activated gadget capable of detecting human emotions. As Bloomberg reports, the in-development wearable, which goes by …

Online Grocery Recommendations Are Lacking. 3 Young Entrepreneurs Have Created an AI-Powered Solution.

Not many people buy their groceries online — only about 3 percent of all food purchases are made through the internet, according to a report by Deutsche Bank. But those rates will steadily …

Vuzix to Equip Smart Glasses With Facial Recognition

For better or worse, a U.S.-based maker of smart glasses will merge its technology with a facial-recognition system in Dubai to help law enforcement in the Middle East catch criminals. About …

Doing Right by the Animals Used in Food Products Is a Costly But Worthy Business Investment

How far would you go to find humanely treated, sustainably raised cows? For me, the answer was Kilkenny, Ireland. I set out with a list of requirements in mind to fit my …

Realty Remains a Viable Investment Option

The Indian real estate sector is emerging out of the doldrums it had been caught up in since the 2008 global financial crisis. Numerous experts and reports have indicated how the …

Local Entrepreneurs Develop Their Growth Potential Through Incubator Initiative

Orange Corners South Africa is a Jozi-based business incubator, which empowers start-ups within Johannesburg and Diepsloot to accelerate the growth of their businesses through amongst other items, the delivery of physical …

Europe’s Biggest Economy Is Looking at World Without Bond Yields

The last glimmer of positive yields on German bonds is in danger of being snuffed out. Thirty-year yields turning negative would be a first among major bond markets, with a global …

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