Media update w. 1741

HelloFresh to seek SEK 2.9 BN while going public Link
– Why a Bitcoin bubble bursting could impact the tech industry Link
Alibaba looks to triple its R&D spendings to USD 15 BN over the coming three years to find the next big thing through its DAMO (Discover, Adventure, Momentum and Outlook) Academy Link
China seeks to build the world’s most powerful facial recognition system powered by Machine Learning supposed to match someone’s face with 90% accuracy Link
– How online dating is changing the nature of society (see statistics below) Link
IKEA announced they’re going to test selling products on Third party websites Link

NVIDIA introduces a computer chip for level 5 autonomous cars Link
Shell acquires NewMotion charging network in the company’s fist Electrical Vehicle deal Link
Lyft drove its 500 millionte ride last week and is now available to 95% of the US population Link

Google acquires Relay Media to speed up the loading times of webpages Link
Netflix beats earnings estimates and expects to spend more than USD 8 BNin programming for 2018 Link
US box offices posted the worst summer season in over ten years in number of visitors Link

Nokia is reducing its VR engagements by pulling the plug to their Ozo camera but remain interested and focused on VR experiences Link
Oculus held its Oculus Connect 4 (OC4) and launched a USD 200 wearable VR headset called Oculus Go and announced they now have over 100 M app downloads (!) Link
Shanghai now has more than 100 VR Arcades Link
Zuckerberg aims to get 1 BN people to VR by the price cut of Oculus products Link
Magic Leap seems to be raising up to USD 1 BN in a Series D round Link

GAFA have 3x the revenue as Wintel – look at the growth! Link


GAFA’s growth!

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How GAFA spends on CapEx

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How online dating changes the nature of society

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Lyft’s rider growth

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