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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 31 July 2020

* Perseverance robot launches to detect life on Red Planet >>
* US economy contracted record 32.9% in Q2 >>
* SpaceX fires up Starship SN5 rocket prototype ahead of first test flight >>

* Converged Infrastructure Past Present and Future >>
* Lawmakers blast big tech at antitrust hearing, but how much will change remains in doubt >>
* Zoom Bug Allowed Snoopers Crack Private Meeting Passwords in Minutes >>
* Huawei wrests crown of world’s biggest smartphone vendor from Samsung on strong China sales >>

* Nasa Mars 2020: First aircraft to fly on another planet >>
* Why NASA’s Perseverance Mars Rover Uses Nuclear Energy >>
* 16 Minutes on the News #37: GPT-3, Beyond the Hype >>

* Smart devices, a cohesive system, a brighter future >>
* Sergey Brin’s Revolutionary $19 Airship >>

* Airbus to build the first ‘interplanetary cargo ship’ that will carry Martian rock samples back to Earth in 2031 >>
* Plants Have Hormones, Too, and Tweaking Them Could Improve Food Supply >>

* Donald Trump suggests delay to 2020 US presidential election >>
* Republicans openly challenge Trump’s tweet on delaying election >>
* Why Trump Might Quit >>

* Dickens, masks, meatballs and Cable Next-Gen >>
* PacketFabric CEO Dave Ward on the future of networking >>
* AT&T Business EVP reveals how the carrier uses AI to keep customers happy >>

* Microsoft’s new Flight Simulator is a beautiful work in progress >>
* Covid-19 infections leave an impact on the heart, raising concerns about lasting damage >>
* Digital Bollywood: Can Amazon and Netflix save Indian cinema? >>

* We’ve finally figured out where Stonehenge’s giant boulders came from >>
* Construction site of China’s first tunnel across Yellow River in Jinan >>
* Links between brain disorders and coronavirus infections under investigation in the UK >>

* Facebook, Amazon, Google and Apple respond to Congress about whether China steals US technology >>
* Rocket launch startup Astra readies for orbital test flight as early as Sunday >>
* Boom Supersonic enlists Rolls-Royce to help build the engines for world’s fastest commercial aircraft >>

* Openai’S Latest Breakthrough Is Astonishingly Powerful, But Still Fighting Its Flaws >>
* As Trump Undercuts Aid Talks, White House Says Extra Jobless Benefits Will Lapse >>
* GDP Falls By Record Rate >>
* Technologists and business leaders don’t see eye to eye on artificial intelligence >>

* Oculus Quest 2? Everything We Know About Facebook’s Next VR Headset >>
* VR Download: Quest 2 IPD, Frostpoint, OpenXR, Onward’s Port >>
* Big Tech’s antitrust hearing is over. Now the real action starts >>
* American parents are setting up homeschool “pandemic pods” >>

* US economy suffers sharpest postwar contraction in second quarter >>
* GDP Report Set to Show Extent of Pandemic Economic Damage >>
* How Portland Became a National Battleground >>

* Rise of No-Code: Rewriting the Standards of Developers >>
* 5 Kubernetes Security Tools You Should Use >>
* Running a Cost-Effective DynamoDB-Compatible Database on Managed Kubernetes Services >>

* Automating cloud architecture creation. >>
* Sandboxing and Workload Isolation >>
* What is the PCI of Bank Payments? >>

* Google’s problems are bigger than just the antitrust case >>
* Fintech pursues Gen Z; How COVID-19 hit big banks; New credit builder products; and more >>
* Juniper’s Mist AI navigates fog in the WAN >>

* Harmonic adds Vodafone to its ‘CableOS’ win list >>
* New Israeli-made mask claims to offer best protection yet against coronavirus >>
* Israeli tech firm successfully tracks down COVID-19 in Ashkelon’s sewers >>

* Beijing builds 5,135 5G base stations in H1 >>
* Further Indian ban on Chinese games like PUBG Mobile unlikely to hurt companies much, experts say >>
* What Amazon, Google, Facebook, and Apple have in common >>
* The odd, growing list of Covid-19 symptoms, explained >>

* What Happens When You Shoot A Gun With A Really Bent Barrel >>
* Jetstar ‘exceeding expectations’, with domestic schedule up to 90% of pre-pandemic capacity >>
* Pornography has been linked to easier, better orgasms in women >>
* US freight after COVID-19: A bumpy road to the next normal >>

* A Group of Meteorites All Came From a Destroyed Planetesimal With a Magnetic Core >>
* Thanks to Cosmic Radiation, There Could be Life on Mars, Just a Couple of Meters Under the Surface >>
* There Might Be an Entire Orbit, Filled with Asteroids that Came from Outside the Solar System >>
* Dilbert: Thursday July 30, 2020: We Have No Strategy >>

* Microsoft finally spills the beans on everything you need to know about its low-code platform, Dataflex for Teams >>
* Algorithm finds hidden connections between paintings at the Met >>
* A Plunge In Incoming Sunlight May Have Triggered ‘Snowball Earths’ >>

* CBS All Access adds 70 shows from BET, Comedy Central, MTV and more >>
* GMC teases its 1,000HP electric Hummer truck and SUV >>
* How to Build a Company That (Actually) Values Integrity >>
* How to Inoculate Your Team Against Conspiracy Theories >>

* NASA’s new Mars rover is bristling with tech made to find signs of alien life >>
* Selfies, Screens, and Our Violent Love of Wildlife >>
* Artificial Brain Gives Robot The Smarts For Complex Tasks >>
* Lyme disease vaccine found to be safe and effective in clinical trial >>

* Amazon Web Services is moving its annual re:Invent cloud conference online and making it free >>
* Depression, stress higher during peak of Covid-19 pandemic >>
* New Paper on Herd Immunity Thresholds >>
* An interview with Austan Goolsbee >>
* On pins and needles: Will COVID-19 vaccines ‘save the world’? >>

* Apple, Google, Facebook & Amazon hearing: what you need to know >>
* Everything Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos just said to Congress in 13 minutes >>
* Everything Apple CEO Tim Cook just said to Congress in 15 minutes >>
* Everything Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg just said to Congress in 16 minutes >>
* Everything Google CEO Sundar Pichai just said to Congress in 16 minutes >>
* Which Big Tech CEO hurt his brand most during the antitrust hearing? The definitive ranking >>
* 10 questions Jeff Bezos, Sundar Pichai, Mark Zuckerberg and Tim Cook should have been asked >>

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