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August 2017 archive

Weekly#233

  • the fully autonomous … branded cars will start hitting … around 2020 and 2021
    “…DRIVE PX 2 AI car platform began shipping just one year ago, more than 225 car and truck makers, suppliers, research organizations, and start-ups have begun developing with it…” “…NVIDIA expected its DRIVE PX 2 platform to be capable of delivering Level 3 autonomy for cars, trucks, and shuttles by the end of the year, and Level 4 autonomy by the end of 2018…”
  • Infographic : Visualizing the Massive $15.7 Trillion Impact of AI
  • Google and Walmart are partnering on voice shopping in a challenge to Amazon’s Alexa
  • The solar eclipse was bigger for Facebook than any of the last four Super Bowls.
    Facebook says 66 million people “interacted” with the social network for the eclipse.
  • Uber drivers have earned $50 million in tips in just over 50 days
  • Full transcript: Lyft Director of Product Taggart Matthiesen on Recode Decode
  • Salesforce slides past its $10B annual run rate target
  • This European country may hold an ICO and issue its own cryptocurrency
  • Uber’s first pitch deck
  • Over a third of millennials say they’ll pay for Disney’s streaming service, survey finds
  • Lilium, a German company building an electric ‘air taxi,’ makes key hires from Gett, Airbus and Tesla
  • Top 7 startups from Y Combinator S’17 Demo Day
  • Walmart’s streaming service Vudu hits Apple TV
  • Innovation: HBR : How Gatorade Invented New Products by Revisiting Old Ones
  • Google is sharing its management tools with the world
  • Youtube Recommendation Algorithm 2016 Paper
  • Inside Waymo’s Secret World for Training Self-Driving Cars
  • Ads of future will be 6 seconds

 

Weekly#232

  • Ford unveils its new electric truck made with DHL
  • Gartner’s Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, 2017 Adds 5G And Deep Learning For First Time
  • China will use blockchain tech for tax collection and invoicing
  • Angry Birds’ Maker Rovio Plans IPO
  • Pandora Names Sling TV’s Lynch as New CEO
  • Amazon’s Alexa can now steer exoskeletons
  • A 21-Year-Old Developer’s Robotic Arm could be the future of prosthetics
  • Quantum Internet is 13 years away.
  • Andrew Ng is raising a $150M AI Fund
  • Apple is bringing a billion dollar checkbook to Hollywood and wants to buy 10 TV shows
  • Uber’s product manager of its developer platform, Chris Saad, is leaving the company
  • You can now make free phone calls with your Google Home
  • Amazon’s private label business is booming thanks to device sales, expanded fashion lines
  • Spectacular Eclipses in the Saturn System
  • Pirates 2.0: How hackers target shipping
  • AI creates fictional scenes out of real-life photos
  • The World’s Biggest Tech Companies Are No Longer Just American
  • Memories of fear could be permanently erased, study shows

 

Weekly#231

  • Ofcom Communications Market Report (3 August 2017) UK Stats
    • 3h32minutes spent watching broadcast TV per day
    • 183 minutes spent listening to radio per day (among radio listeners)
    • 25.3 million : Number of fixed broadband connections
    • 10.8 million:  Number of superfast broadband connections
    • 36.2 Mbit /s : Average actual fixed broadband speed
    • “…While 91% of UK adults watched live TV in an average week in 2016, data from BARB show that the amount of me UK adults spend watching has fallen since 2010, with a decline in average daily viewing me of 36 minutes (-14%) to 3 hours 51 minutes per adult (16+) per day in 2016…”
  • Korea takes first step to introduce ‘robot tax
  • Nvidia Once Ruled Video Games, Now It May Rule Self-Driving Cars
  • By Buying Mobileye, Intel Jumps Firmly Into Driverless Car Race
  • There’s a Plan To Rebuild the Colossus of Rhodes
  • GM is beta testing a ride-hailing app for autonomous EVs
  • Disney wants to make a huge shift in its business model — but it’s not ready to do it yet
  • SoftBank is pumping $1 billion into the online sports apparel retailer Fanatics
  • SoftBank leads $1bn investment in US biotech group…”…The investment in Roivant Sciences, which is developing experimental medicines for a range of illnesses spanning Alzheimer’s to rare diseases…
  • RBC Capital’s Mark Mahaney believes Snap will report ARPU of $1.19 per user in Q2, growth of 138 percent year over year.
  • Michelin’s 3D-printed tire is as stunning as it is futuristic
  • Fintech in China
  • How can creative industries benefit from blockchain?
  • SoftBank’s running list of deals show it’s the biggest, craziest investor in tech right now
  • TV is moving to the internet faster than you probably think
  • Facebook Watch and the reinvention of TV

Weekly#230

  • Google reportedly offered $30 billion to acquire Snapchat
  • Ethereum miners are renting Boeing 747s to ship graphics cards…AMD’s strong earnings due to digital currency mining demand for its graphics cards
  • Spotify has more than 60 million subscribers now
  • The hyperloop just had its fastest test yet, nearly hitting 200 mph
  • California Goes All In – 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2045…It would set in place a goal to produce 50 percent renewable energy by 2030 and 100 percent renewable energy by 2045…
  • Ikea now sells solar panels and batteries in the UK
  • The BBC just built an experimental iPlayer that knows who you are by your voice
  • “…Apple sold 41 million iPhones during the quarter, up slightly from 40.4 million a year earlier, while Mac sales rose slightly to 4.29 million units from 4.25 million units in the year-ago quarter following the introduction of a number of updated Macs in June…”
  • Game of Thrones script reportedly obtained by hackers
  • “...Instagram is most popular for people younger than 25, who the company says spend an average of more than 32 minutes a day on the photo-sharing app
  • Alexa AI Hack Allows For Remote Eavesdropping
  • Mozilla launches experimental voice search, file-sharing and note-taking tools for Firefox
  • The Makers of Roomba Want to Share Maps of Users’ Homes With Smart Tech Companies
  • Tesla saw about 63,000 cancellations of Model 3 preorders. The company had a total of 518,000 preorders but 455,000 net orders at last count.
  • Jack Dorsey wants Wall Street to know that Square Cash can be a real business. Square Cash, the company’s free, digital money-transfer service.
  • Tesla is worth more than Ford and GM, despite having just 1 percent of their sales
  • Since the iPhone launched, Apple has made as much as Microsoft and Alphabet combined
  • Blockchain-Enabled Electric Car Charging Comes to California.”…the company launched a beta test of a distributed, peer-to-peer charging marketplace in California that lets drivers pay each other for use of their home chargers…
  • Data Science Simplified: Principles and Process
  • First human embryo editing experiment in U.S. ‘corrects’ gene for heart condition
  • Why the death of the iPod nano is also the end of a gadget era
  • Developing product management disciplines that drive digital transformation
  • TED Talk : Tristan Harris

  • TED Talk : Marc Raibert, founder of Boston Dynamics : Meet Spot, the robot dog that can run, hop and open doors