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October 2017 archive

Weekly#242

  • A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world. John le Carré
  • HBR: 3D Printing Gives Hackers Entirely New Ways to Wreak Havoc
  • HBR: Selling Products Is Good. Selling Projects Can Be Even Better
  • Amazon will start delivering packages into the homes of Prime members. The program is called Amazon Key.
  • …Amazon will own the bigger piece of e-commerce sales this year owning about 44 cents out of every e-commerce dollar spent in the U.S., up from 38 cents the previous year, according to new estimates from public companies from research firm eMarketer
  • Hulu’s CEO is going to run Sony TV, and another Fox exec is going to run Hulu
  • Delphi is one of the first automotive suppliers to acquire a self-driving software startup. Delphi has bought nuTonomy for $450 million.
  • …The average price for a smartphone in North America rose 4 percent to over $400 in the third quarter of 2017 compared with a year earlier. In China, it rose 15 percent to $327 in that same time
  • Square is expanding its lending business through partners to try to reach millions of more small businesses. Merchants using delivery service Caviar will also be eligible for Square Capital loans.
  • Most Netflix customers don’t pay for other streaming services. But Hulu and HBO Now subscribers do.
  • Microsoft finally kills off the Kinect, but the tech will live on in other devices
  • Apple lowers Face ID specifications to ramp up iPhone X production, report says
  • Amazon debuts Cloud Cam and Key to take on Nest, August and others in home security
  • Apple purchased a company with technology that would allow an iPhone to charge without being plugged in
  • Apple drives native AI adoption in smartphones
  • Russia will Require Cryptocurrency Miners to Register With the Government in 2018
  • Daimler unveils heavy-duty all-electric truck concept with ‘up to 220 miles’ range
  • Singapore aims to be 25% solar-powered by 2025
  • Balloon navigation breakthrough helps extend cell service in Puerto Rico
  • LinkedIn plans to teach all its engineers the basics of using AI
  • Amazon rolls out cash payments in Mexico
  • A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.
  • Saudis Are Talking to Amazon, Alibaba Over New City, Prince Says…in talks with some of the world’s biggest companies to develop technologies that will power life in the $500 billion city he’s planning to build on the Red Sea.

Weekly#241

  • Lyft Raises $1 Billion in Round Led by Alphabet’s CapitalG
  • Nokia partners with AWS on cloud migration, 5G and IoT strategies
  • When $100BN is not enough… Softbank is planning Vision Fund sequels…SoftBank could commit as much as $880 billion to tech investments in the coming years
  • LG, Qualcomm 5G & autonomous car partnership boosts share prices
  • Garmin’s Speak puts Alexa-powered navigation in your car
  • TV producers can now see how many people are watching Netflix shows
  • PayPal’s quarter exceeded expectations across the board
  • Microsoft’s Market Value Hits a Dot-Com Era Milestone: $600 Billion
  • Facebook to Test News-Subscription Sign-Up…The program will begin on Android devices only with publishers including Washington Post, the Economist
  • Verizon’s streaming TV service reportedly delayed until spring 2018 at the earliest
  • Blue Origin fires up its next big rocket engine for the first time
  • August Home, one of the buzziest names in smart locks, has been acquired by Assa Abloy, the world’s biggest lock maker and the owner of a multitude of lock brands, including Yale.
  • New neural network teaches itself Go
  • Google Calendar for Web gets its first redesign since 2011
  • YouTube UK Ads Leaderboard: September 2017

Weekly#240

  • Charlie Rose : A conversation with the president of Didi Chuxing, the world’s largest ride-sharing company.
  • Branson’s Virgin Group invests in Hyperloop One
  • Decoding the Chinese Internet (BCG Report)
  • How failed OS startup Cyanogen pivoted into self-driving construction equipment
  • Report: Apple to kill Touch ID on all future iPhones
  • …For Advertisers, Amazon’s NFL Telecasts Are a Promising Experiment
  • Alphabet Gets Approval for Giant Balloons to Restore Puerto Rico’s Wireless Service
  • LinkedIn is finally selling autoplay video ads
  • Lyft adds in-app navigation for drivers via Google Maps
  • Spotify launches an app for artists with real-time streaming data, audience demographics
  • Alphabet quietly made its experimental balloon project a full-fledged corporation — a first step to a new Google spinout
  • “…Instead of hiring a professional photographer, models, and a studio, retailers only have to take a picture of the garment laid out on a plain surface. The AI can generate a human figure, then predict how the garment would fit. Since there is no real-life model, the AI can generate any kind of body or skin type…”
  • “…Alibaba will nearly triple spending on research and development, to more than $15 billion over the next three years, as the Chinese e-commerce company seeks to keep pace with Western rivals such as Alphabet Inc. and Amazon.com Inc…”
  • Estonia ‘first country in world able to function without physical land
  • “…Last month a $60,000 flat in Kiev, Ukraine, became the world’s first property to be sold using a blockchain…”

 

 

 

 

 

Weekly#239

  • Why is there no Nobel Prize in technology?
  • Scientists have built a new soft robot that can heal itself
  • LinkedIn to launch Talent Insights, a new analytics tool, as it dives deeper into data
  • Amazon brings Echo and Alexa to India and soon Japan, its first markets in Asia
  • The Pixel market share chart Google
  • Dropbox Redesigned After 10 Years With a Focus on Creativity
  • Satya Nadella – Charlie Rose
  • Google Hardware Event 2017
  • Amazon has hired some 1,000 newly minted M.B.A.s in the past year
  • Facebook quietly launches Mac and PC Workplace Chat apps with screen share
  • Amazon Is Testing Its Own Delivery Service to Rival FedEx and UPS
  • …Amazon is on track to sell more than 70 million Echos through 2022, according to BI Intelligence estimates
  • A new app called Dust aims to change that by automatically investing your spare change in bitcoin, litecoin, or ethereum.
  • AIM is shutting down on December 15 after 20 years
  • Netflix shares rise as company announces subscription price hike
  • Google Cloud instances can now use 96 vCPUs and 624GB of memory
  • AI and VR will help students get more from a K-12 education