Weekly#444

  • Amazon is close to launching its own TV in the US
  • NPM package with 3 million weekly downloads had a severe vulnerability
  • Apple Watch Series 7 reportedly facing production delays due to complex redesign
  • Kuo: iPhone 13 to support LEO satellite communication, allowing users to make phone calls and send texts without cell signal
  • Philips Hue partners with Spotify to turn all your lights into a music visualizer
  • Yandex to buy out Uber from Russian joint ventures in $1bn deal (FT)
  • Google Delays Mandatory Office Return to 2022 on Covid Surge
  • YouTube music services hit 50m subscribers in race to catch Spotify (FT)
  • Amazon now running 164 flights a day to deliver stock in US (FT)
  • Uber hired a top Amazon adtech exec as it steps up plans to grab a bigger slice of the $240 billion mobile ad market
  • Apple to Allow Media Apps to Link to Own Websites for Payment Options (WSJ)
  • Spotify, Netflix and Match Group shares rise after Apple relaxes App Store rules
  • Apple to Add Driver’s Licenses to Apple Wallet…Capability will first be offered to people in Arizona and Georgia (WSJ)
  • Fitness studios are combining virtual and in-person classes, so people can mix and match based on their needs (WSJ)
  • Cox Automotive acquires battery health company Spiers as ‘EVs take center stage
  • Insurify, a ‘virtual insurance agent,’ raises $100M Series B
  • Rocket Lab boosts its space systems division in quest to become an ‘end-to-end space company
  • Bright Cellars lands more funding to personalize its subscription-based wines
  • ‘Autonomous accounting’ platform Vic.ai raises $50M round led by ICONIQ Growth
  • Apple will ask before it targets you with its ads in iOS 15
  • Intuit in Talks to Buy Mailchimp for More Than $10 Billion
  • Amazon CEO unveils 55,000 tech jobs in his first hiring push…That’s equal to more than a third of Google’s headcount as of June 30, and close to all of Facebook’s.
  • Stanford researchers make rechargeable batteries that store six times more charge
  • First Autonomous Cargo Ship Faces Test With 236-Mile Voyage
  • NVIDIA’s latest tech makes AI voices more expressive and realistic
  • China may use an existing rocket to speed up plans for a human Moon mission
  • Motional and Hyundai reveal the first images of their forthcoming autonomous vehicle

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