Jon Markman

Jon Markman is editor of the independent investment newsletter The Daily Advantage.

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Medical Robot Maker Could Be Top Winner in a Sped-Up 5G World

Medical Robot Maker Could Be Top Winner in a Sped-Up 5G World

Imagine a world where virtual and remote objects can be manipulated as if they were sitting on a nearby table. That is the promise of fifth generation wireless.

'Birdbox' Success Shows How Netflix Can Tell What You'll Like -- Blindfolded

'Birdbox' Success Shows How Netflix Can Tell What You'll Like -- Blindfolded

Netflix is quietly transforming the entertainment industry with data.

As Carmakers Change Business Models, This Chip Firm Is Perfectly Positioned

As Carmakers Change Business Models, This Chip Firm Is Perfectly Positioned

As young, nimble companies are building a future of mobility less reliant on vehicle ownership, one chip company is in the right place, with the right product.

Apple Has No One to Blame but Itself for Its Current Troubles

Apple Has No One to Blame but Itself for Its Current Troubles

I hate to beat a dead horse, but it makes me cringe to hear Apple blaming Chinese consumers for its woes.

New Internet Privacy Laws Could Help -- Not Hurt -- This Tech Giant

New Internet Privacy Laws Could Help -- Not Hurt -- This Tech Giant

Pundits say privacy is under assault, while politicians claim new regulations and walls around existing violators will help. They are both wrong, and one company in particular could benefit from changes.

Disruptive 'Precision Farming' Spells Opportunities for This AgTech Company

Disruptive 'Precision Farming' Spells Opportunities for This AgTech Company

The world is going to run out of food. Don't worry, the best minds are on it. They are using robots, better seeds, lighting and irrigation systems to reimagine farming.

As Online Video Gaming Goes Global, Here's One Company to Watch

As Online Video Gaming Goes Global, Here's One Company to Watch

Online video gaming has become a giant business, with entire ecosystems built around publishing and merchandising.

Gene Editing Offers Promise of Personalized Health Care -- Here's How to Play It

Gene Editing Offers Promise of Personalized Health Care -- Here's How to Play It

CRISPR is a gene-editing technique that uses molecular scissors to precisely snip genetic code. With it, researchers have modified genes to help blind people see, cure sickle cell disease in some patients and speed up the development of numerous new drug treatments.

Amazon's Investment in Digital Healthcare Could Nip Your Medical Bills

Amazon's Investment in Digital Healthcare Could Nip Your Medical Bills

The healthcare plans of Amazon.com are slowly coming into focus. No surprises, the Seattle ecommerce giant plans to upend everything, again.

Blockchain Will Survive the Cryptocurrency Apocalypse

Blockchain Will Survive the Cryptocurrency Apocalypse

The problem with bitcoin, and cryptocurrency in general, is not forking. It's that developers should not be able to create currency, at all.