Mike's Industry View - Issue #177
AI / Creativity
The market for ‘crypto-clothing’ is booming — and reaching eye-watering prices.
Send This to Anyone Who Wants to Know WTF Is Up With GameStop Stock — www.vice.com How a horde of Redditors are destroying various hedge funds and becoming rich.
Only after 2 months established in the UK, the OOOOO app is now ranked N0 1 on the shopping app in the UK ahead Amazon.
Bitcoin could replace gold as store of value, Bank of Singapore says — www.independent.co.uk Cryptocurrency outperformed combined gains of gold and the Dow Jones stock market by a factor of 10 in 2020
Mark Zuckerberg says Apple is now one of Facebook's biggest competitors — www.cnbc.com Facebook has blasted privacy changes coming to iPhones and iPads that would reveal more details about what information Facebook collects.
Has the Pandemic Transformed the Office Forever? — www.newyorker.com Companies are figuring out how to balance what appears to be a lasting shift toward remote work with the value of the physical workplace.
Lego Vidiyo is a new augmented reality-powered version of TikTok — for your Minifigures — www.theverge.com Lego is launching Vidiyo, a new social music video service that lets kids scan Minifigure characters and dance with augmented reality versions of them, complete with TikTok-style AR effects. It’ll launch on March 1st.
Twitter acquiring newsletter publishing company Revue — www.axios.com The deal marks Twitter's first step into building out long-form content experiences on Twitter.