Weekly#303

  • For the first time, a Chinese car is coming to the US—and it’s electric…China adds a London-sized electric bus fleet every five weeks…
  • Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry
  • AI chip startup Graphcore closes $200M Series D, adds BMW and Microsoft as strategic investors
  • Globally, new solar power plants added almost 35% to new power generating capacity in 2017
  • SoftBank Leads $385 Million Bet on Fair, a Subscription-Car Startup
  • App Store Review guidelines hint that users will soon be able to gift in-app purchases, not just apps
  • Google Lens can now identify more than one billion products—four times the number it covered at launch.
  • Scientists to give artificial intelligence human hearing
  • SoftBank’s Vision Fund is preparing to invest $1 billion in Grab
  • Amazon Air expands with 10 more cargo aircraft, bringing fleet to 50 planes
  • Google AI Principles updates, six months in