Weekly#447

  • Delivery Hero Said to Invest in Gorillas at $3 Billion Value
  • “…To meet global demand, agriculture will need to produce almost 50 per cent more food by 2050. But yields could decline by 30 per cent in the absence of dramatic emissions reductions…”
  • Inside Amazon’s Department Store Plans: High-Tech Dressing Rooms, Its Own Apparel Brands (WSJ)
  • Amazon announces new Kindle Paperwhite lineup with 6.8-inch screens, USB-C
  • Uber on course to post first profitable quarter (FT)
  • The pandemic destroyed Uber’s core business. Here’s how it pivoted its ad strategy and saved itself with its delivery business.
  • FedEx uses autonomous trucks for first time on delivery route
  • Apple releases iOS 15 with Focus mode and more
  • Netflix’s $1B Roald Dahl Deal May Be the Biggest Investment in Kids Programming Yet
  • PayPal launches its ‘super app’ combining payments, savings, bill pay, crypto, shopping and more
  • NASA Reorganizing Human Spaceflight Division as Private Space Industry Expands (WSJ)
  • The Nigerian fintech boom, by the numbers
  • UK appeals court rules AI cannot be listed as a patent inventor
  • Livestream video shopping app NTWRK raises $50M from Goldman Sachs, Kering
  • Tim Cook says employees who leak memos do not belong at Apple, according to leaked memo
  • Secondhand furniture is set to become a $16 billion market. Vintage furniture startup Vinterior used to raise $11 million from investors.
  • Amazon plan to bring Alexa’s home-security system to your car
  • This Microchip With Wings Is The Smallest Flying Structure Humans Have Ever Built
  • TikTokers Are Trading Stocks By Copying What Members Of Congress Do

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