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Weekly#307

  • Tesla unveils first home charging station that can be plugged into a wall outlet
  • IBM and Vodafone form $550M venture to develop cloud, 5G and AI business solutions
  • Coursera moves into healthcare education with 100 courses and 2 masters degrees
  • AWS launches Backup, a fully-managed backup service for AWS
  • New pre-seed fund powered by First Round Capital will target recent graduates
  • The history of Netflix price increases in a single chart
  • CES 2019: A Show Report
  • Birds Can See Earth’s Magnetic Fields, And Now We Know How That’s Possible
  • China grows first ever plant on Moon
  • Gradually, Then Suddenly
  • Facebook’s 10 Year Challenge
  • Hydrogen Cells Best Batteries in Hour-Long Drone Test Flight
  • Google’s new US data centers will run on 1.6 million solar panels
  • Industrial Exoskeletons Give Workers a Lift
  • Payments company Square launches debit card for small businesses
  • CES 2019

Weekly#306

  • Alibaba acquires German big data startup Data Artisans for $103M
  • Nvidia dives into a new business segment with Drive AutoPilot
  • Toyota is developing fighter jet-inspired safety features for cars and wants to share it
  • Amazon’s cashierless Go stores could be a $4 billion business by 2021, new research suggests
  • Apple’s growing attraction to non-iPhone revenue in one chart. Services now account for 16 percent of Apple sales.
  • Apple is going to sell its Apple TV service on Samsung TVs, because Apple wants to be a service company
  • CRISPR might soon create spicy tomatoes by switching on their chili genes
  • Never mind killer robots—here are six real AI dangers to watch out for in 2019
  • 32 new unicorns are romping in Silicon Valley this year
  • Physics explains why time passes faster as you age
  • Amazon’s IMDb launches a free streaming service, Freedive
  • Report: Amazon to double down on gaming with a new streaming service
  • The Instagram-Husband Revolution
  • Strong and Weak Technologies
  • Google Assistant will soon be able to translate conversations on-the-fly with ‘Interpreter Mode

Weekly#305

  • China’s lunar probe makes history by successfully soft-landing on the far side of the moon
  • FT: Chinese merchants refuse cash as mobile payments take off
  • US founders predict the best entrepreneurs will come from these 11 companies
  • Artificial Intelligence Can Detect Alzheimer’s Disease in Brain Scans Six Years Before a Diagnosis
  • Battery-powered, full-body exoskeleton lets users lift 200 pounds
  • Scientists Have ‘Hacked Photosynthesis’ In Search Of More Productive Crops
  • Apple App Store breaks records, customers spent $1.22B in one week
  • Sony Boosts 3D Camera Output After Interest From Phone Makers
  • Challenger bank Monzo has quietly begun working on a U.S. launch
  • Scratch 3.0 is now available
  • 35 years ago, Isaac Asimov’s 2019 predictions
  • Engineers can now reverse-engineer 3D models
  • More than 100 million Alexa devices have been sold

Weekly#304

  • 2018’s tech trends and tribulations in 14 charts
  • Belgian drone traffic management startup Unifly raises €14.6 million
  • New solar technology could be the next big boost for renewable energy
  • A homework app that instantly solves problems for students with the snap of a photo is now worth $3 billion
  • Willy Wonka and the Medical Software Factory
  • Fortnite sends Epic Games to a $3B profit in 2018: Report
  • Amazon’s R&D spending is poised to top the GDP of Iceland…Amazon has ramped its research and development spending in the last decade, growing it from $1.2 billion in 2009 to $22.6 billion in 2017…
  • The EU is giving Netflix and Amazon two years to make 30% of their catalogues European
  • You can catch a mood from watching YouTube videos
  • Netflix releases interactive episode of dystopian drama Black Mirror
  • Preemptive Transformation: Fix it before it breaks
  • Naval Twitter | Naval Quotes

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