Happy New Year

My presentation is scheduled January 23 at David Game College Training Room / you can check the Eventbrite


  • SoftBank and its co-investors have successfully acquired at least 13 percent of Uber
  • Researchers at Stanford have trained an AI to predict a person’s political leanings based on his or her neighbourhood and choice of vehicle
  • Netflix’s ‘Bright’ reached 11M viewers in its first three days, according to Nielsen“…the first episode of Stranger Things 2 reached 15.8 million people in its first three days, while the second season premiere of The Crown reached nearly 3 million viewers in the same time frame…”
  • 2018 Preview: Satellite industry 2.0…OneWeb is shooting for 2021 to achieve 2.5 gigabits per second direct to a rural home
  • Trends in drone technology [PDF]
  • Apple apologizes for iPhone slowdown drama, will offer $29 battery replacements for a year
  • China begins regulating QR code payments
  • YouTube has been deactivated on the Fire TV
  • Ripple briefly overtakes Ethereum as the No. 2 crypto
  • Hyundai and Kia are developing AI assistants for cars
  • Britain’s digital banks: profitable or just popular?
  • Google is making moves towards mobile-first search
  • The Leader’s Guide to Corporate Culture
  • Google Search: Year in 2017
  • Why digital transformation is now on the CEO’s shoulders
  • Management is about handling complexity. Leadership is about creating simplicity. — Peter Docker
  • WeChat App to Become Official ID
  • Tinder has 2.5m paid users