Weekly#370

  • Google Maps Community Mobility Reports (Thanks to Önder)
  • Spotify and Warner Music Group have renewed their global licensing partnership
  • Mobile app spending to double by 2024, despite economic impacts of COVID-19
  • Our Post-Covid World
  • WSJ: Instagram Encroaches on Amazon With New Shopping Feature (paywall)
  • How Many Jobs Can be Done at Home?
  • Apple’s iOS 14 may turn iCloud Keychain into a true 1Password and LastPass competitor
  • Ford, GE plan to produce 50,000 ventilators in 100 days
  • 775 per cent increase in usage of Microsoft Azure cloud services
  • Modern meteorology was born 60 years ago today
  • SoftBank is letting internet satellite company OneWeb file for bankruptcy
  • Scott Kelly on isolation
  • The US Army’s Virus Research Lab Gears Up to Fight Covid-19
  • Coronavirus Ended the Screen-Time Debate. Screens Won
  • Apple buys weather app Dark Sky
  • Ikea acquires AI imaging startup Geomagical Labs to supercharge room visualisations
  • Apple accidentally confirms the existence of an unreleased product, AirTags
  • Peloton launches an Android TV app
  • In a depressing turn of events, one group of hosts still receiving bookings through Airbnb are those offering properties close to hospitals. FT (paywall)
  • “...An epidemic poses special challenges to face-to-face retail…In normal times, “60 cents of every food dollar spent in New York City is spent in restaurants,” he says. “Let me say that again: 60% of the food eaten in New York is made by restaurants…There will be the next generation of packaging…WSJ (paywall)