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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 06 May 2020

* China launches new experimental crew spacecraft, testing out its deep-space ambitions >>
* NASA confirms work on a Tom Cruise movie to be shot aboard the ISS >>
* Scientists Create Antibody That Defeats Coronavirus in Lab >>

* The Telecoms.com Podcast: Nokia, China and quarterlies >>
* Netflix lays out plans to reopen production on shows and films >>
* University of Chicago’s Nick Feamster: Staying connected in a pandemic >>

* Vodafone’s IoT tech to play role in employee-scanning system for post-coronavirus return to work >>
* The first ‘Space Force’ trailer has Steve Carell dancing to the Beach Boys >>
* Australian military gets first drone that can fly with artificial intelligence >>

* 44 million US adults now use ‘borrowed’ accounts to access streaming services >>
* TED2020: The Prequel: How we’re using AI to discover new antibiotics >>
* Online contact tracing service cuts out the need for Covid-19 tracking apps >>

* Elon Musk shows off Starship prototype’s rocket engine ahead of test fire (photo) >>
* Pfizer’s Coronavirus Vaccine Begins Human Testing >>
* The Movie That Might Change Hollywood Forever Is…Trolls? >>
* L.C.D Turns 50 in the Year of Screens >>
* A Time for Women Leaders to Shine >>

* IBM Think 2020 Keynote Analysis | IBM THINK 2020 >>
* IBM and Red Hat expand their telco, edge and AI enterprise offerings >>
* Red Hat Summit 2020 | Digital >>
* IBM Think Digital Experiance >>

* Increasing serverless capabilities are pushing architecture to market maturity >>
* An AI can simulate an economy millions of times to create fairer tax policy >>
* Google and Apple ban location tracking in their contact tracing apps >>

* AI-powered traffic lights hold drivers on red for longer to delay arrival in air pollution hotspots >>
* The subatomic age: Asia’s quantum computing arms race >>
* Japan’s shipbuilders jump at prospect of first hospital ship >>

* Apple’s online-only WWDC starts on June 22nd, and it’s free >>
* EA’s not-E3 event will stream June 11th >>
* Comms giant Telefonica confirms O2 in talks to merge with Virgin Media >>

* The impact of COVID-19 on future mobility solutions >>
* Large LEO satellite constellations: Will it be different this time? >>
* Pricing in a pandemic: Navigating the COVID-19 crisis >>

* Ford shares a year’s worth of self-driving car data >>
* Halo 2: Anniversary arrives on PC May 12th >>
* Forza Street, Microsoft’s free-to-play racing game, is out now for iOS and Android >>

* The UAE is going to Mars. Here’s the plan for its Hope orbiter. >>
* The moon isn’t ‘dead’: Ridges on lunar surface show signs of recent tectonic activity >>

* US sets up new open RAN group amid telecom slugfest with China >>
* Telcos are making a mess of enterprise 5G, says new research >>
* Disney’s streaming strategy gains strength as the rest of its business suffers >>

* Virgin Atlantic to cut third of staff to survive Covid-19 crisis >>
* Citing revenue declines, Airbnb cuts 1,900 jobs, or around 25% of its global workforce >>
* Europe’s leading global airline is losing $1 million an hour and needs a bailout >>

* Sony VR Patent Reveals Work On Face Tracking >>
* New VR Game Releases For May 2020 >>
* An ancient river on Mars may have flowed for 100,000 years >>

* Wi-Fi 6 devices: All the compatible phones, laptops and gadgets so far >>
* Managing AI and ML in the Enterprise >>
* Working from home: The future of business is remote >>

* Study: Life might survive, and thrive, in a hydrogen world >>
* Radio Corona, May 5: Vint Cerf, internet pioneer and covid-19 survivor >>
* Nvidia acquires Cumulus Networks >>

* Thermal Cameras Are Being Outfitted to Detect Fever and Conduct Contact Tracing for COVID-19 >>
* Gender Equity Starts in the Home >>
* Elon Musk wasn’t kidding, he’s actually selling his houses >>

* The UK starts testing its contact tracing app this week—but will it work? >>
* Three Pillars, No Answers Helping Platform Teams Solve Real Observability Problems >>
* Alice Springs desert plane storage: Singapore Airlines A380s, 777s arrive in Australian desert >>

* In a Downturn, Include Your Employees in Cost-Cutting Decisions >>
* Impossible Burger is coming to Kroger grocery stores throughout the US >>
* How Struggling Businesses Can Renegotiate Rent >>

* As Uber (reportedly) squeezes Lime, scooter startups run low on juice >>
* Amazon’s free-to-play hero shooter ‘Crucible’ arrives May 20th >>
* AWS launches the $995 Elemental Link for streaming video to its cloud >>

* A Trip to the Movies May Soon Feel Like Going to the Airport >>
* Contact-tracing is basically CRM so we think we’ve got it sorted, says Salesforce >>
* How to Implement a Software-Defined Network (SDN) Security Fabric in AWS >>

* How Medical Robots Will Help Treat Patients in Future Outbreaks >>
* Dilbert: Tuesday May 05, 2020: Sending Data To Elbonia >>
* xkcd: 2020 Google Trends >>

* IBM Research AI at ICASSP 2020 >>
* AI and Efficiency, OA (44✕ improvement in CNNs since 2012) >>
* Google Podcasts finally gets listener analytics >>
* Firefox update offers better password security and proper Zoom support >>
* Android’s real-time captioning is coming to Chrome on desktops >>

* New Zealand PM: No open borders for ‘a long time’ >>
* UK death toll from virus becomes highest in Europe >>
* Even a small return to normal in Italy could unleash a second and more deadly wave in some cities >>
* Donald Trump just broke the most basic rule of politics >>
* Covid-19 news: Europe’s first case may have been in December >>

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