Weekly#378

  • Wuhan Tests Nine Million People for Coronavirus in 10 Days…”…Using sample pooling, Wuhan authorities collected samples one by one from citizens, and then processed five to 10 of them at once in a single nucleic-acid test. By bundling multiple samples, Wuhan was able to immediately clear all of the citizens included in one test—as long as the test came out as negative—thereby significantly cutting the number of total nucleic-acid tests required” WSJ (Paywall)
  • Facebook rebrands Libra wallet Calibra to Novi
  • Spotify removes the cap from users’ libraries, letting you save unlimited songs, albums and podcasts
  • Microsoft Teams DAU: 75 million, Office Paid Seats 258 million
  • Robot barista helps South Korean cafe with social distancing
  •  TV ad impressions drop nearly 27% for gaming brands
  • Cybersecurity Leadership Principles: Lessons learnt during the COVID-19 pandemic to prepare for the new normal (World Economic Forum)
  • China Social Credit System Infographic
  • Google testing a new feature that enables you to pay the bill by your own voice
  • Amazon in advanced talks to buy self-driving startup Zoox
  • The most powerful Raspberry Pi now has 8GB of RAM
  • Sony confirms PS5 will have exclusive games playable only on next-gen hardware
  • Investment in global energy to drop by $400bn