Mediaupdate w.1644


– Last week held several Earnings reports from Facebook, the media companies and its peers. Consumer Services index on Dow Jones was down 1.6% during last week, though.
– For the sustainable future, Leonardo diCaprio released his documentary “Before the flood” available on – Youtube for another day for free in collaboration with National Geographics YouTube
– Finally, tomorrow is the US Presidential election day, the latest weighted polls are available on FiveThirtyEight and the East Coast swing states are to announce their results at 1 AM CEST.


– Google AIs create encryption so strong another AI can’t break it Techcrunch
Insider trading suspect and CEO of Hexagon Ola Rollén is the largest investor in NEO technology’s new SEK 300 M round DiDigital
– Incell International the “battery for the future” company raise another SEK 20 M BreakIT

– Ben Evans (KPCB) argues we’re moving from mobile first to mobile native BenEvans
– Facebook had a solid 3rd quarter and beat estimates but share price dropped because it said its now at maximum ad capacity TechCrunch
– Google Pixel seems to be selling very well, all models are now on a pre-order basis as stock has sold out Google

– Tesla/SolarCity revealed its solar roof tiles, making it possible to cover your house roof with solar tiles that looks just like – or at least similar to – regular tiles Bloomberg

– The driverless America in 2021 already as described by Secretary of Transportation TheVerge
– Fisker launched the plans for another EV last week – the Emotion Wired
– GM now rents cars by the week to Uber drivers as well Vanityfair
– Tesla revealed a silver Model 3 version at an employee event on Friday TeslaRatti

– The 9 Netflix additions in November you apparently don’t want to miss according to Wired
– Tove Heckscher becomes Discovery Networks Nordics new Content Director DagensMedia
– Tobii eye tracking announce another emission to raise SEK 450 M to increase eye tracking R&D in the AR/VR fields BreakIT

– New York Times reports an 18.5% drop in print ad revenue and a 21.4% increase in digital ad revenue Politico
– GoPro had a really bad 3rd quarter showing its earnings TechCrunch
Interesting study on what Millennials feel about adsSnap and InstagramAdWeek

– YouTube Red seems to be struggling with subscribers as users are expecting Youtube content to be “free” TheVerge


– Google Tango, its AR prepared mobile OS takes off and shows some cool AR skills TechCrunch
– Wearables sales are growing again thanks to Magic Leap Vator
– Swedish AR/VR motion control software company Crunchfish goes public DiDigital
– HTC aims to open 1000 VR arcades in China and Taiwan before 2017 ends in order to emphasise the growth of its VR-platform HTC Viveport DiDigital
– Intel acquired Voke VR in a bet to build its portfolio in immersive sports Newsroom
Another sneak peak into the world of Magic LeapForbes & Futurism
Why MR/AR/VR will be the fourth wave in the computing/digital age TheWrap


Facebook numbers from their earnings report:
Current probable outcome according to FiveThirtyEight:
Social media usage:

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