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SpaceX confirms Starlink internet private beta underway, showing low latency and speeds over 100Mbps. The service has demonstrated latency low enough to allow it to play the “fastest multiplayer” networked online games, and that it has also shown download speeds in excess of 100Mbps, which is fast enough to stream multiple HD video streams at once.
Process automation startup Hypatos has raised a €10 million (~$11.8 million) seed round of funding from investors. The Germany and Poland-based company applies deep learning tech to power a wider range of back-office automation, with a focus on industries with heavy financial document processing needs, such as the financial and insurance sectors.
QuantumScape, the solid-state battery company backed by Volkswagen Group, has agreed to merge with a special purpose acquisition company. as it aims to raise the capital it needs to commercialize solid-state batteries for electric vehicles.
Dell’s U3219Q 32-inch 4K monitor provides a perfect home office upgrade. What has changed is that more and more, people are looking for external monitors to complement their work laptops as they shift to more remote work.
The world of retail has been absolutely rocked by the coronavirus pandemic. Stores closed across the country, and at the same time, online sales went through the roof. Direct-to-consumer brands, many of which are masters of both online and brick-and-mortar channels, experienced unprecedented change in a matter of weeks and months.
Facebook is sharing some new growth numbers around its video destination that Facebook Watch is now receiving more than 1.25 billion visitors every month. Product lead Paresh Rajwat said there was “a really big surge” at the beginning of lockdown and social distancing, and that the surge has not subsided as society begins to reopen.
The continual uncertainty around TikTok’s future may have provided a big boost to Snapchat in August.
Earlier this week, in Brooklyn, near the waterfront, Amazon opened what looks from the outside like a typical Whole Foods store. It isn’t open to the public, however; it’s a new fulfillment center.
“Grocery delivery continues to be one of the fastest-growing businesses at Amazon,” the company said in a statement about the location.
Discount carrier Spirit Airlines today announced that it is introducing biometric check-ins in its ticket lobby at Chicago’s O’Hare airport to streamline the check-in process and reduce face-to-face interactions between its employees and passengers during the pandemic.
SpaceX completes another successful short test flight of its Starship spacecraft prototype.