Uber Eats Hopes Drones Can Lift It to Profitability
Uber reveals the design of a drone with six rotors that change position for vertical takeoffs and landings. It can stay aloft for 18 minutes, with a range of 18 miles.
VC Ben Horowitz on WeWork, Uber and one cultural value his employees can’t break
Ben Horowitz, the co-founder of the venture firm Andreessen Horowitz, has a new book coming out this coming Monday titled “What You Do Is Who You Are,” which takes a look at how to create “culture” at a company. It’s a word that’s thrown around a lot but thatR… ... See more
The World Loses $400 Billion of Food Before It Reaches Stores
The world loses about $400 billion of food before it even gets delivered to stores, according to the United Nations.
The present and future of food tech investment opportunity
There is no bigger industry on our planet than food and agriculture. But despite a stalwart customer base, the food industry is facing unprecedented challenges in production, demands and regulation.
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Banks Must Act Now or Risk Becoming a ‘Footnote’: McKinsey
More than half of the world’s banks are already in a weak position before any downturn that may be coming, according to a report from consultancy McKinsey & Co.
WeWork’s Lifeline Could Wipe $39 Billion Off Its Valuation
The company has two proposals on the table to save it from ruin. Either would prove to be humbling.
High-Speed Robot Hand & Eye
Ishikawa Komuro Lab's high-speed robot hand performing impressive acts of dexterity and skillful manipulation. For more information, see Hizook.com -- http:/...
Apple creates its own TV studio, will produce WWII drama ‘Masters of Ai'
While Apple has a long list of new programming lined up for its TV+ subscription streaming service, the company won’t actually own any of the announced shows — until now. That’s changing because Apple has formed its own in-house studio, which will produce “Masters of Air,” a… ... See more
Porsche and Boeing are partnering to develop ‘premium’ electric flying cars
The electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) industry is heating up, with a lot of companies finding dance partners for what looks like could be a boom industry — provided the significant technical and regulatory hurdles still standing in the way of viable commercial consumer air travel… ... See more
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Libra Loses a Quarter of Its Members as Booking Holdings Exits
The Libra Association hasn’t officially launched but has already lost a quarter of its membership, as Booking Holdings Inc., an online travel company that operates websites including Kayak.com and Priceline.com, joined Visa Inc., Mastercard Inc. and four other companies in leaving the controversia... ... See more
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
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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.