Weekly#286

  • Alibaba cloud business grew 93 per cent in the most recent quarter to $710 million
  • World Bank launches first bond instrument built on a blockchain with the Australian Bank
  • Waymo has opened a subsidiary in China…The unit, called Huimo Business Consulting Co., opened in Shanghai on May 22…
  • AWS cuts in half the price of most of its Lightsail virtual private servers
  • Jeff Bezos could buy all of Amazon’s inventory, and then buy all of Boeing’s and Walmart’s too
  • Apple, IBM, and Google don’t care anymore if you went to college
  • A Kenyan nonprofit’s innovative aerial water system just won it the world’s largest humanitarian prize
  • Danish Maersk container ship trials Arctic route from South Korea to St. Petersburg
  • Q-Yachts delivers first all-electric day cruiser yacht
  • Tesla is working on ‘car karaoke’ mode with version 10 software update, says Elon Musk
  • Eventbrite files for $200 million IPO
  • Apple Has Hired 46 Ex-Tesla Employees This Year: Report
  • In 1973, an MIT computer predicted the end of civilization. So far, it’s on target.
  • Why mining the water on the Moon could open up space exploration
  • Self-driving cars will destroy a lot of jobs—they’ll also create a lot