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1. Huawei’s folding Mate X: a more in-depth look
Brian Heater received to take a look at the foldable telephone (with a Huawei rep driving the demo), and he says it ran fairly easily. It’s additionally surprisingly skinny, each folded and unfolded.
The Mate X appears to be like cool, however with a value of €2,200, Huawei in all probability doesn’t anticipate to promote plenty of these. As an alternative, you must in all probability consider this as a proof of idea.
2. Microsoft CEO defends work on half-billion-dollar HoloLens navy contract
“We made a principled determination that we’re not going to withhold expertise from establishments that we’ve got elected in democracies to guard the freedoms we take pleasure in,” Satya Nadella mentioned in an interview.
three. Fortnite’s income dropped 48 % in January, however the lull probably gained’t final lengthy
New numbers from SuperData present that income throughout platforms dropped by a hard-to-ignore 48 % between December 2018 and January 2019. It’s price remembering, nonetheless, recreation like Fortnite is designed to be cyclical, with gamers rotating in as recent content material debuts.
four. Pandora Tales launches, combining music and podcasting in a brand new format
The characteristic permits artists to construct music playlists mixed with voice tracks, the place they’ll add a story and deeper insights — explaining, for instance, what a music means for them, what impressed their music or the story behind the music.
5. Walmart acquires Israel’s Aspectiva, which analyses UGC to advocate merchandise to customers
The startup shall be becoming a member of Retailer No. eight, Walmart’s in-house incubation arm established in 2017 to assist the corporate develop and roll out extra modern purchasing experiences.
6. Tinder launches a Spring Break mode
The characteristic will permit college students to swipe by means of potential matches earlier than heading out to their Spring Break vacation spot.
7. YieldStreet raises $62M to democratise different investments in transport, actual property and extra
Thus far, YieldStreet has seen greater than $600 million invested on its platform from over 100,000 members, with an anticipated 12 % IRR.