Media update w.1703 & 1704

President Donald J Trump is now sworn in as the 45th President of the United States of America – here’s how he’s delivering on his promises Link

– Amazon Alexa is conquering the world Link
– China’s Oceanwide acquires IDG Link
– Minecraft beats previous records an had Revenues of SEK 3.8 BN in 2016 Link
– SpaceX lands another rocket after having put 10 Iridium satellites in orbit Link
– Rocket Internet raise Europe’s largest fund to date with USD 1 BN Link
– Smartphone total app usage grew with over 150 BN hours compared to 2015 Link
– President Trump strips privacy rights from non-US citizens Link
– Facebook looking to start try monetising through Messenger Link

– Lyft drivers are happier and earn more money than Uber drivers Link
– Hyperloop Transportation Technologies to open factory in Toulouse Link

– Sprint to acquire 33% of Tidal Link
– The nominees for the Oscars is out with La La Land nominated for 14 categories (a tie with Titanic and All about Eve for most nominations ever) Link
– Swedish Guldbaggen winners Link
– Amazon becomes first “internet” company to earn Academy Award nominations Link

– HTC puts USD 10 M in VR-fund to create a more sustainable (VR-?)world Link
– Facebook seems to spend another USD 3 BN to VR Link
– Fox launches gaming division with AR/VR focus Link
– Two Bit Circus raise USD 15 M to build VR amusement parks Link
– Retailers trying Augmented reality apps and user appreciation is massive Link
– Facebook tries pop-up stores to get people in to Oculus Link
– Hugo Barra who lead smartphone activities at Xiaomi leaves the company to lead VR at Facebook Link



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