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Weekly#328

  • Microsoft to Test New Videogame-Streaming Project (Paywall)
  • Netflix Exec Reveals Character Details for ‘Stranger Things’ Game, Teases Mobile Content
  • In upcoming versions of iOS and macOS, the new Find My feature will broadcast Bluetooth signals from Apple devices even when they’re offline, allowing nearby Apple devices to relay their location to the cloud
  • A Californian business is using A.I. to change the way we think about energy storage
  • The electric scooter wars won’t end
  • SoftBank launches the Innovation Fund, committing $2B to invest in Latin America
  • Semi-autonomous robots to make decommissioning nuclear reactors faster and safer
  • Barclays estimates Uber has 140,000 drivers in California and Lyft 80,000. That implies that Uber would owe about $222 million in payroll taxes and training costs each year, and Lyft $127 million, if drivers were considered employees.
  • Huawei looks to self-driving cars in bid to broaden AI focus. (Paywall)
  • Lab-Grown Meat Will Overtake Plants by 2040
  • The long-awaited upgrade to the US weather forecast model is here

Internet Trends 2019 by on Scribd


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Weekly#327

  • The NHS App: a platform for innovation
  • In summary: Everything Apple announced in its WWDC 2019 keynote
  • George R.R. Martin’s next project is reportedly the video game, Elden Ring
  • Audi proves two little screens are better than one big screen
  • How to follow (and listen to) Recode’s 2019 Code Conference
  • Amazon’s real robot innovation is in the warehouse
  • Training a single AI model can emit as much carbon as five cars in their lifetimes
  • Disruption Starts with Unhappy Customers, Not Technology
  • Turkey Birth Rate 2017 2,07  2018 1,99  (below 2.1)
  • NASA’s Mars Helicopter Testing Enters Final Phase
  • Robots will take over manufacturing industry by 2024

Weekly#326

  • US launches large-scale project to store renewable energy
  • The 2050 Project
  • What Comes After Open Offices? It Doesn’t Matter, As Long As Culture Comes First
  • MSC, CMA CGM to board Maersk’s shipping blockchain platform
  • Apple’s time-saving Apple Pay Express Transit feature is coming to London
  • Turn a photo of data into a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet in a snap
  • Technology Drives Deals Because No One Wants to Be the Next Blockbuster
  • How new wave of robotic automation is reshaping industry
  • Foursquare buys Placed from Snap Inc. on the heels of $150M in new funding
  • What to expect from Apple’s WWDC 2019
  • Uber Eats, micromobility services are growing faster than Uber’s core ride-hailing business
  • How a Google Street View image of your house predicts your risk of a car accident

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Weekly#325

  • TransferWise now valued at $3.5B following a new $292M secondary round
  • Revolut launches Group Vaults as an alternative to joint accounts
  • Online ads can be targeted based on your emotions
  • NASA picks satellite maker Maxar to build the first crucial piece of its new lunar space station
  • The Age of Robot Farmers…Picking strawberries takes speed, stamina, and skill. Can a robot do it?
  • 5G could mean less time to flee a deadly hurricane, heads of NASA and NOAA warn…”…It’s because one of the key wireless frequencies earmarked for speedy 5G millimeter wave networks — the 24 GHz band — happens to be very close to the frequencies used by microwave satellites to observe water vapor and detect those changes in the weather. They have the potential to interfere. And according to NASA and NOAA testimony, they could interfere to the point that it delays preparation for extreme weather events…”
  • Huawei: ARM memo tells staff to stop working with China’s tech giant
  • The Number of ATMs Around the World Has Fallen for the First Time
  • PlayStation believes the streaming era is upon them.”…PlayStation Now expansion a key element of Sony’s next-gen plans. [PDF]
  • ABB launches blockchain-based inverters for solar energy



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