Media update w.1841

One sentence from last weeks two great conferences remains and will stay for quite sometime. It takes some inspiration to really grasp the width of what it means as it relates to the Magic Leap platform. When you do though – it sticks and you can’t go back thinking inside the box ever again.

I’ve sold my TV and will likely never own a new one.



  • H&M invests in Klarna to get assistance in and with invoicing DiDigital
  • Microsoft is scrapping Minecraft from AppleTV TheVerge
  • Apple bought another chip manufacturer as well TheVerge
  • Google+ shuts down after being hacked TechCrunch
  • An argumentative post about why openness at Google makes the job easier and more accelerating. Medium
  • Why San Francisco banned the shared economy services Birds and Limes etc. DiDigital
  • VC investments were significantly reduced in Q3 2018 VentureBeat


  • Apple original content to be free for holders of Apple produts according to rumours TheVerge |CNBC
  • Award winning short movie on happiness by Steve Cutts – message is clear – don’t get trapped Anewkindofhuman
  • Warner Media plans to unveil streaming service in late 2019 NyTimes
  • Katzenberg and Whitman announced four filmmakers to provide content for NewTV that now officially will launch their service Quibi (short for Quibi) Deadline
  • Snap unveils eight new original series and docuseries Engadget
  • European SVOD market on pace to become the Second largest in the world and on pace to grow to USD 12.5 Bn per year by 2023 Hollywoodreporter



  • When the screens around you are taking over too much you can escape with these glasses Wired
  • Atomico invests roughly USD 30 M in Finnish Varjo DiDigital
  • News all relating to Magic Leap’s developer event. My key takeaways: Bold initial statement envisioning an inclusive, gender equal platform with focus on inviting people to each other instead of separating one another TechCrunch| TheVerge| VentureBeat | RealityNews
  • Magic Leap CEO Rony Abovitz thereafter says the company could seek to go public as soon as developer commit to the platform VentureBeat
  • Facebook rolling out 3D photography support in news feed TheVerge
  • Apple acquires Danish computer vision start-up Spektral in a move towards Augmented realities TechCrunch


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