Weekly#302

  • Facebook wants you to buy HBO on Facebook and watch HBO on Facebook
  • 2018’s tech trends and tribulations in 14 charts
  • Pimcore closes $3.5M for its open-source data platform to expand in the US
  • Facebook open sources PyText NLP framework
  • AI 2018 Index – Annual Report
  • AI Transformation Playbook
  • This drone shrinks to fit
  • International money transfer company TransferGo scores $17.6M Series B
  • Netflix is testing a new feature that lets you instantly replay scenes (for some reason)
  • Starbucks adding delivery services to more than 2,000 stores via Uber Eats
  • Starting in 2020, all new homes in California must come with solar panels. Builders are getting ready
  • A Google-backed vertical farm startup just raised another $90 million to build in cities across the US
  • Electric cars will soon be cheaper to make than gas cars: battery-maker ...Electric vehicle batteries will cost less than $100-per-kWh to make by 2020; and less than $50-per-kWh by 2025...
  • Powering customer journeys in the age of AI
  • At least 15 central banks are serious about getting into digital currency