Weekly#441

  • The slow collapse of Amazon’s drone delivery dream
  • EBay’s Active Buyers Declined 2% (WSJ)
  • Transforming the Driver Experience
  • Zoom announces new ‘Focus’ mode to keep students from getting distracted
  • Apple releases new developer tool to test iOS 15 feature that prioritizes 5G over Wi-Fi
  • Three more high-profile Blizzard employees are no longer at the company, including Diablo 4’s director
  • Google is adding an interactive periodic table to search
  • China Smart-Car Makers Required to Store Key Data Locally
  • WhatsApp to allow chat history transfers between iOS and Android
  • Space manufacturing startup Varda inks deal with Rocket Lab for three spacecraft…”…potential market for bioprinted organs, specialized semiconductors, fiber-optic cables or pharmaceuticals — products that you can’t make in Earthbound-conditions — is high enough to make the costs of building a spacecraft and launching to space more than worth it…
  • Google launches Android 12 beta 4, hitting the platform stability milestone
  • Hyzon Motors has begun shipping hydrogen fuel cell trucks to customers
  • “…Amazon’s $1.5 billion air cargo hub in Northern Kentucky opened Wednesday, the latest effort by the e-commerce giant to connect a network of 40 sites and control all aspects of delivery as demand for speed and convenience accelerates
  • Sicily hits nearly 48.8°C (119.8°F) , may have set Europe’s all-time heat record
  • Pay cut: Google employees who work from home could lose money
  • NASA to Study a $700 Quintillion ‘Goldmine’ Asteroid
  • Where and how will we get the metals to feed our future technology needs?
  • TikTok overtakes Facebook as world’s most downloaded app
  • How Turkey became a star of European tech (FT)
  • NASA has a new challenge to reaching the moon by 2024: Its $1 billion spacesuit program

Comments are closed.