How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis

How Does Terrorism Affect Global Trade – Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
To get international attention, terrorists often target tourism, transportation or foreign-owned businesses, affecting a nation’s exports and imports. Among businesses, the manufacturing sector suffers the most from terrorism, economists have found, with high-skilled production harmed more than low-skilled production.
https://www.stlouisfed.org/on-the-economy/2016/december/how-terrorism-affect-trade

2016 Was An Excellent Year for Angel Investor Celebrating Exits – Angel Capital
For many ACA members, 2016 was a great year with the presents of portfolio company acquisitions not just for the holidays, but all year long. Join the celebration by seeing an incomplete list of 60 exits last year. Some organizations had multiple exits in 2016. FundersClub had ten, OurCrowd and Tech Coast Angels had six. New York Angels had five, and the Alliance of Angels and Houston Angel Network had four each. And 2016 also saw the first $1 billion exit via AngelList. A list of ACA members organized by groups and platforms is here.
https://www.angelcapitalassociation.org/blog/2016-was-an-excellent-year-for-aca-members-celebrating-exits/

The Hottest American Cities for New Businesses in 2017 – Inc
San Francisco and New York might still be the kings of venture capital, but startup activity is heating up in unexpected parts of the U.S.
http://www.inc.com/anna-hensel/the-startup-hot-spots-to-watch-in-america-in-2017.html

Americans and Cybersecurity – Pew Internet
Many Americans do not trust modern institutions to protect their personal data, even as they frequently neglect cybersecurity best practices in their own personal lives. Data security is a personal issue for many Americans: The survey finds that a majority of the public has noticed or been notified of a major data breach impacting their sensitive accounts or personal data.
http://www.pewinternet.org/2017/01/26/americans-and-cybersecurity/

Using Artificial Intelligence to Identify Skin Cancers – Stanford Medical
Deep learning algorithm does as well as dermatologists in identifying skin cancer. In hopes of creating better access to medical care, Stanford researchers have trained an algorithm to diagnose skin cancer.
http://news.stanford.edu/2017/01/25/artificial-intelligence-used-identify-skin-cancer/


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