Daily Bulletin


  • Written by News Company

Smart speakers have enjoyed an astronomical rise in the last couple of years – with the percentage of Australians owning such a device rising from zero to about 29% in an 18-month period stretching to the end of 2018. That will, of course, have continued on an upward trajectory since then, with about six million people thought to own a smart speaker in this country alone.

Yet, controlling a device with our voices might seem suitably cutting edge and futuristic now, but some people are already predicting the rise of a new form of technology that has the power to make this seem pretty basic.

Forex trading experts IG have looked at how current technological trends could change the world of trading by 2069.

In the Future of Trading, it demonstrates how thought powered technology could be possible in 50 years.

It says that traders will be able to translate electrical signals from the brain into digital decision making without the need for a keyboard and mouse – and looks in detail at how this will work, with repercussions for fields well beyond financial trading.

Its guide states: “It might sound like the stuff of science fiction, but thought-powered trading, hardware-induced neural stimulation and brain-to-brain communication have already been subject to extensive research by academics and commercial entities.”

The full guide below goes into more detail about thought-powered trading, as well as other technological trends that will influence the next 50 years.

By then, the smart speakers of today will be on the list with Walkmans, VCRs and Atari games consoles in terms of technology that used to seem futuristic…

Brought to you by IG

Writers Wanted

Top 5 Restaurants in Sutherland Shire, NSW, Australia


Yes, baby teeth fall out. But they're still important — here's how to help your kids look after them


The Conversation


Ray Hadley's interview with Scott Morrison

RAY HADLEY: Prime Minister, good morning.    PRIME MINISTER: G’day Ray.   HADLEY: I was just referring to this story from the Courier Mail, which you’ve probably caught up with today about t...

Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison - avatar Ray Hadley & Scott Morrison

Prime Minister's Remarks to Joint Party Room

PRIME MINISTER: Well, it is great to be back in the party room, the joint party room. It’s great to have everybody back here. It’s great to officially welcome Garth who joins us. Welcome, Garth...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Prime Minister Interview with Ben Fordham, 2GB

BEN FORDHAM: Scott Morrison, good morning to you.    PRIME MINISTER: Good morning, Ben. How are you?    FORDHAM: Good. How many days have you got to go?   PRIME MINISTER: I've got another we...

Scott Morrison - avatar Scott Morrison

Business News

Tips to find the best plastic manufacturing supplier for your needs

Plastics are very much an important part of all of our lives, but they’re particularly valuable to a wide variety of industries that rely on their production for their operations. The industries, ...

News Co - avatar News Co

7 foolproof tips for bidding successfully at a property auction

Auctions can be beneficial for prospective buyers, as they are transparent and fair. If you reach the limit you are willing to pay, you can simply walk away. Another benefit of an auction is tha...

Dominique Grubisa - avatar Dominique Grubisa

Getting Ready to Code? These Popular and Easy Programming Languages Can Get You Started

According to HOLP (History Encyclopedia of Programing Languages), there are more than 8,000 programming languages, some dating as far back as the 18th century. Although there might be as many pr...

News Co - avatar News Co

News Co Media Group

Content & Technology Connecting Global Audiences

More Information - Less Opinion