Weekly#428

  • Android Automotive OS review: Under the hood with Google’s car OS
  • Apple invests $45 million more in Gorilla Glass-maker Corning
  • 96% of US users opt out of app tracking in iOS 14.5, analytics find
  • Sony says PS5 could be difficult to find into 2022
  • Chip shortage continues, US asks Taiwan to prioritize automakers. Ford, Renault, and Stellantis warn that Q2 production will be heavily affected.
  • Facebook wants to make sure you’ve read the article you’re about to share
  • Lidar startup Innovusion closes $64M round led by Temasek
  • In the emptiness of space, Voyager 1 detects plasma ‘hum
  • The Digital Farmers’ Market: New Shortcuts to the Freshest Food (WSJ)
  • The brain game: What causes engagement and addiction to video games?
  • Electric cars ‘will be cheaper to produce than fossil fuel vehicles by 2027
  • Avoid inbox panic and save your sanity with a digital disconnect (FT)
  • How E-Commerce Fits into Retail’s Post-Pandemic Future
  • EY: The Now, Next, Beyond Consumer
  • Ford will start rolling out major over-the-air software updates to its vehicles this year
  • Sony has 25 PS5 games in the works, including characters you’ve never seen
  • Korea Unveils $450 Billion Push for Global Chipmaking Crown
  • NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Heads for Earth with Asteroid Sample
  • Apple Gave Zoom Access to Special API to Use iPad Camera During Split View Multitasking
  • Move over CRISPR, the retrons are coming
  • eBay embraces NFTs
  • Uber used 50 Dutch shell companies to dodge taxes on nearly $6 billion in revenue
  • Softbank just shocked its critics by landing the biggest profit in the history of a Japanese company
  • Supermarkets of the future: deploying AI in your grocery store
  • Pipeline Hack Points to Growing Cybersecurity Risk for Energy System