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Futureseek Daily Link Review; 28 August 2020

* TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer quits amid US-China crossfire >>
* Walmart teams up with Microsoft to make play for video app TikTok >>
* Amazon’s Halo fitness tracker will measure your body fat… and tone of voice? >>
* Self-Driving Cars Learn to Read the Body Language of People on the Street >>

* Smart blinds are an expensive upgrade to your smart home >>
* COVID-19 has created so many questions that for many, returning to college has become a leap of faith >>
* Oracle’s telco strategy: 5G wins, RAN partnerships >>

* Microsoft Flight Simulator players are flying into Hurricane Laura >>
* ‘It looks like 1000 tornadoes went through here’ – US rocked by Hurricane Laura >>
* Elon Musk hints at major developments in battery technology in 3 to 4 years that could make next-generation electric planes possible >>

* Emrod Chases The Dream Of Utility-Scale Wireless Power Transmission >>
* Standard Model Changes >>
* One Theory Beyond the Standard Model Could Allow Wormholes that You Could Actually Fly Through >>

* Body fat transformed by CRISPR gene editing helps mice keep weight off >>

* AI Jesus created by feeding natural language processing system King James Bible produces interesting and terrifying scripture >>
* Restream raises $50M to help creators program and stream to multiple platforms >>

* Why Adam West’s Batman matters today >>
* Why China prospered with corruption >>
* The internet’s crumbling infrastructure is leaving us all insecure >>

* Jeff Bezos now worth over $200 billion, richer by $90 billion, than next >>
* Elon Musk now worth $100 billion, half of Jeff >>
* Technology Monopolies Keep Growing and Winning >>

* How Facial Expression Surrogates Augment Our Communication Online >>
* How satellite ‘megaconstellations’ will photobomb astronomy images >>
* Muse is a spatial canvas for your research notes, reading, sketches, screenshots, and bookmarks. >>

* New middle-to-low speed maglev train completes static commissioning >>
* Boeing Max breakthrough has key Europe tests set for Canada >>
* Fiverr sets up service for web designers to help businesses get online >>

* The Path Towards Enterprise Level AWS Infrastructure – Architecture Scaffolding >>
* Will Rocket Planes Reach the Stars? >>
* The internet of protest is being built on single-page websites >>

* Reimagining procurement for the next normal >>
* Managing China’s growing oncology burden >>
* India’s turning point: An economic agenda to spur growth and jobs >>

* Ansible, Terraform Excel Among Site Reliability Engineers, DevOps >>
* Cloud automation is the key to getting infrastructure provisioning right >>
* Google releases Jetpack Compose Alpha to help build apps across all Android platforms >>
* Google announces a cloud app modernization program and new development and delivery updates >>
* Even Google engineers are confused about Google’s privacy settings >>
* Google Cloud Next OnAir 20 Analysis | Google Cloud Next OnAir ’20 >>

* Safe and Secure Applications Deploying in a Cloud or Multi Cloud Environment >>
* Moving to a Cloud Native Strategy If You’re Not Doing DevOps, You’re Doing it Wrong >>
* Infrastructure As Code IaC 3 Critical Concepts to Get Security Right >>

* A Short Guide to Minimal Web Development >>
* Learning Kubernetes: The Need for a Realistic Playground >>
* In big cybersecurity push, Fastly to acquire Signal Sciences for $775M >>
* Executive Spotlight Q&A: Fortinet’s John Maddison >>

* The scientists who swab subways for coronavirus >>
* The Small-Business Covid Testing Problem >>
* Some countries don’t want to wait for superpowers’ vaccines >>
* Argentina sees 10,000 coronavirus infections in 24 hours for first time >>

* Google Assistant app now uses your searches to make personalized recommendations >>
* COVID-19 is driving demand for low-code apps >>
* Thread: Differentiable Self-organizing Systems >>

* Coronavirus Is Killing Our Memory >>
* We’ll be stuck in this economic slump for years, economists say >>
* How COVID-19 Led To Soaring Divorce Rates In The US, Visualized >>
* US Ambassador Scott Brown dodges quarantine in New Zealand after US trip >>
* Covid-19 news: Europe faces ‘tricky moment’ as coronavirus cases climb >>
* Editor X is setting a new standard for web design. Here’s everything you need to know. >>

* Artificial pancreas effectively controls type 1 diabetes in children age 6 and up >>
* Donald Trump is losing his tech war with China >>
* Davos 2021 is postponed >>

* Sony might send you an invite to pre-order the PS5 >>
* Best-preserved titanosaur embryo reveals they had nose horns as babies >>
* $99 ‘smart case’ records when you take your birth control pill >>

* This robot carries your groceries wherever you go >>
* Salesforce confirms it’s laying off around 1,000 people in spite of monster quarter >>
* How TikTok’s Talks With Microsoft Turned Into a Soap Opera >>

* Hands-free hotel stays, with Google >>
* Cornell University’s laser-activated robot is smaller than a paramecium >>
* Charting the Course for the Future of Quantum Computing >>

* Algoriddim spins off its AI audio tools into the standalone Neural Mix Pro app >>
* Abbott’s 15-minute, $5 COVID-19 test gets FDA authorization >>
* Engineer admits wiped 456 Cisco WebEx VMs from AWS after leaving the biz, derailed 16,000 Teams accounts >>

* It Rained So Hard on Ancient Mars that Craters Filled Up and Overflowed >>

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