TNW’s Big Spam: Can we sniff your meat?

TNW’s Big Spam: Can we sniff your meat?

We’re still at Google’s I/O 2018 conference all week… Here’s all the jazzy stuff that’s happened so far.

No newsletter tomorrow ),:


Top trending (Google) tech news:

📷 Google Maps now uses the camera to figure out which direction you’re facing (TNW)

👍 iOS 11.4 will reportedly make it harder for cops and robbers to extract data from your iPhone (TNW)

😮 Google is adding predictive type feature called Smart Compose (TNW)


What we’re talking about:

Here’s what I’m going to buy your mom for Mother’s Day.

Mining asteroids could make us super duper rich. Let’s get started. 

An absolute madman built a Mario Kart clone in pure CSS.

This gadget wants to sniff your meat.

This street artist made $1K by adding a Bitcoin QR code to his street mural.

Google doesn’t want you to buy their dongle.

It turns out Androiduses AI, not magic or a therapist, to learn how bright you like your screen.

We all want John Legend to whisper to us from a small metal object. Dreams really do come true.

HEY YOU YOUNGSTERS! Did you know if you’re under 30 and work in digital you can get 85% off your ticket to TNW’s Amsterdam Conference? Get yours now — there are only 15 days left… The US Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Army fire 15 guns during a gun salute. Also whenever I walk into a room.


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