Weekly#360

  • Nytimes: The Secretive Company That Might End Privacy as We Know It
  • World Economic Forum (Video)
  • More than 400,000 German jobs at risk in switch to electric cars
  • Apple acquires Xnor.ai, edge AI spin-out from Paul Allen’s AI2, for price in $200M range…The three-year-old startup’s secret sauce has to do with AI on the edge — machine learning and image recognition tools that can be executed on low-power devices rather than relying on the cloud…
  • Amazon Ring sales nearly tripled
  • Boston Dynamics appoints its first-ever new CEO
  • Scientists re-create voice of 3000-year-old mummy
  • NASA reveals the payloads for the first commercial Moon cargo deliveries… in total, there are 16 payloads
  • First space-baked cookies took 2 hours in experimental oven
  • Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029
  • Jira Software gets better roadmaps
  • What we can learn about robots from Japan
  • Tesla Surges Past $100 Billion Market Value, Eclipsing VW