Weekly#291

  • As Magic Leap preps for its first developer conference, the focus shifts to content
  • Alexa skills can now offer one-time-use purchases, like in-game hints or points
  • Uber drivers and other gig economy workers are earning half what they did five years ago
  • Stripe is now valued at $20B after raising another $245M led by Tiger Global
  • UK cyber security firm Darktrace raises $50M, now valued at $1.65B
  • Google is using AI to predict floods in India and warn users… Google Blog Post
  • Daimler Changes CEO as It Focuses on Electric Future
  • Windows 10 passes 700 million devices
  • A Japanese company has announced a long-term plan to develop the Moon
  • eBay is now selling wireless plans with secondhand phones
  • WEF The Future of Jobs Report 2018