Amazon orders 100K electric delivery trucks from Rivian as part of going carbon-neutral by 2040 – TechCrunch
Amazon will be stepping up its efforts to reduce its climate impact, CEO Jeff Bezos announced on Thursday. The company will be ordering 100,000 electric delivery trucks from Michigan’s Rivian as part of this commitment, Bezos said. The commerce giant will seek to meet its goal of becoming car… ... See more
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Porsche Taycan vs Tesla Model S: Spec for spec, price for price
The Porsche Taycan is a missile aimed straight at Tesla. The German electric sedan packs everything needed to give the Model S its first real fight. The Porsche is just as fast, is sleeker thanks to a lower drag coefficient and packs several technical goodies missing from Tesla’s sedan. Howev… ... See more
SoftBank-backed Getaround is raising $200M at a $1.5B+ valuation – TechCrunch
And the next car-sharing unicorn is...
Recession Already Grips Corners of U.S., Menacing Trump’s 2020 Bid
The president’s trade wars are creating a scenario similar to 2016.
Apple reveals the powerful new iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max
Apple's iPhone 11 Pro and Pro Max feature three cameras, better OLED screens, and more power than ever before.
Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Artificial Intelligence
Supersmart algorithms won't take all the jobs, But they are learning faster than ever, doing everything from medical diagnostics to serving up ads.
School's facial recognition checks lead to fine
Sweden has fined a local authority £17,000 for using facial recognition on school students.
Gold has room to hit $2,000 as equities stumble – Citigroup
(Kitco News) - Global uncertainty continues to drive safe-haven demand, supporting gold prices and driving it to fresh six-year highs and one Citigroup analyst says the yellow metal still has room to move higher. ... See more
Bosch is working on glasses-free 3D displays for in-car use
German auto industry giant Bosch is developing new technology that will add glasses-free 3D imaging to future versions of its in-car digital display technology. These 3D displays use passive 3D tech, which means you won’t need to wear glasses to see the effect, and it also skips eye tracking,… ... See more
How young VCs bootstrap new venture firms
We spend a lot of time talking about new funds, and new startup venture raises, but we spend little time talking about the cash flow challenges of running a venture fund. Let’s change that today. Starting a new venture fund is extremely challenging. In addition to just the monstrous task of fundra... ... See more
Even Cryptocurrencies Are Now Getting Clobbered in This Market
Bitcoin is quickly losing the refuge designation bestowed by some advocates in recent weeks as the largest cryptocurrency joins the global slide in riskier assets. Smaller rivals tumbled even further.
This AI startup claims to automate app making but actually just uses humans
Who could have seen that coming?
Gold Prices To Hit $1,575 In 3 Months, $1,600 In 6 Months - Goldman Sachs
Editor's Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today's must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! (Kitco News) - Goldman Sachs Group upgraded its gold forecast for the first time this year, upping its 3-month and... ... See more
Amazon's self-driving delivery robots are coming to California
Scout, the self-driving delivery robot, will soon be delivering Amazon packages to some Californians.
Recession Warning in Bond Market Sharpens, Adding Pressure on Fed
A rush to safer investments has pushed government bond yields close to lows not seen since 2016, when a slowdown gripped the economy.
Chinese Investment in the U.S. Drops 90%
The steady flow of money that China once poured into the U.S. has shrunk since President Trump took office.
Department Store Barneys New York Weighs Bankruptcy, Reuters Says
Luxury department store Barneys New York is considering a bankruptcy filing, Reuters reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter.
YouTube is giving creators more ways to make money – TechCrunch
YouTube is rolling out more ways for its creators to engage fans and generate revenue, the company announced today at the VidCon event in Anaheim, Calif. Last year, YouTube used the event to launch new products like channel memberships, merchandise shelves, premieres and more. This time around, it&.... ... See more
Twitch continues to dominate live streaming with its second-biggest quarter to date – TechCrunch
Twitch continues to lead rivals including, YouTube Live, Facebook Gaming and Microsoft’s Mixer, when it comes to live-streaming video. Despite experiencing its first decline in hours watched in Q2 2019, the Amazon-owned game-streaming site still had its second-biggest quarter to date, with mo… ... See more