Weekly#267

  • Netflix added more than seven million subscribers during Q1
  • Walmart is in advanced talks to acquire Amazon’s India rival Flipkart
  • SoftBank is in talks to invest in data storage company Cohesity at a $1 billion valuation
  • SpaceX’s valuation is expected to climb to $24 billion
  • Google initiative looks to preserve walkable copies of Earth’s historical sites on the web
  • Scientists accidentally create a mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles
  • This clever new font combines braille with Latin and Japanese alphabets
  • Uber Eats is the fastest-growing meal delivery service in the U.S.
  • Jeff Bezos says Amazon has more than 100 million Prime members
  • Netflix launches 30-second preview videos on mobile
  • EarthNow promises real-time views of the whole planet from a new satellite constellation
  • McKinsey: Notes from the AI frontier insights from hundreds of use cases
  • China’s WeChat Isn’t Just An App—It’s A Cross-Cultural Education
  • Apple is planning to launch a premium subscription for news, Bloomberg reported Tuesday.
  • Chaos Engineering
  • React OS
  • Personalize Your Alexa Experience in Minutes with Alexa Skill Blueprints