Media update w.1718

last night the French voters chose Emmanuel Macron and his party EnMarche! to lead the country. It was the lowest turnout of voters in 40 years and the greatest success for a far-right party in French history nonetheless  Link

Huawei is now the leading smartphone in China with 18% market share of new sales ahead of Opportunity Link
Amazon released their Amazon Echo Look – that can give you advise on what to wear Link
Facebook educates users how to critically filter between fake news and shut down accounts distributing the same Link | Link

Didi raise over USD 5.5 BN in record funding from SoftBank, Silver Lakeand others at a USD 50 BN valuation ramping up the ride-sharing industries in Asia Link | Link
BlaBlaCar reveals daily commute service BlaBlaLine Link

– Podcast startup Acast raise SEK 30 M from existing investors looking for SEK 70 M more Link
Netflix signs partner distribution agreement with iQiyi to license its series in China Link
Ifpi report show how Sweden and Swedish music companies helped grow music revenues (8%) – again Link
Facebook adds 3,000 people to monitor live video feeds Link

– Here is what applied AR could look like in a police chase Link
Penrose studios earns more praise for their Arden’s wake Link
Wonderworld secures distribution agreement for e-sport league ESL Link
– Global VR/AR investments breakdown by Pitchbook Link
Facebook shuts down Oculus Studios Link

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