Media update w. 1848


  • Mixpanel yearly report on e-commerce benchmarks Mixpanel
  • Amazon Echo now learns how to recognise who’s talking Express
  • Gaming company Starbreeze files for reconstruction Di
  • Atomico announced Angel investor network DiDigital
  • Kognity, selling smart educational material to schools wins Di Startup Tour 2018 DiDigital


  • Google, United Screens and Splay One in new unique deal DiDigital
  • How TVs only get dumber – without Playpilot that is WSJ
  • Netflix announces move to acquire Roal Dahl’s stories TheGuardian
  • Youtube to pull out of scripted content HollywoodReporter
  • Spotify release 2018 Wrapped – listening habits from the year. For instance the company revealed there are 28,802 playlists titled “God is a woman” and 6 named “God is a man” Wired
  • Ofcom calls for rally to beat/compete against international SVOD services like Netflix and Amazon FT


  • GM to discontinue production of 5 models and laying off 14,000 employees in the US to prepare for worse times and because trade wars hurt their production NyTimes
  • Uber in talks to acquire Bird (or maybe Lime) TheVerge
  • Tesla now produce 1,000 Model 3 every day raising to reduce cost and keep productivity Electrek


  • Sonic the hedgehog comes to AR UploadVR
  • Virtual desktop now available on Oculus Go RoadtoVR
  • How would voice and visual search impact the coming two decades EConsultancy
  • British Wave Optic signs deal with Google as supplier of AR glasses hardware Telegraph
  • Hololens wins USD 400 M bid on AR technologies for the US Army Wired
  • Ericsson showcases how fast 5G can be with VR game BBC
  • Techcrunch article saying there are bright spots in the VR market now TechCrunch
  • DigiLens working on holographic AR lenses raise capital from Niantic and Mitsubishi VentureBeat


NASA have released some beautiful pictures of Mars BeautyofPlanet


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