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 Android P uses 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.
Tweet of the day:
— Lauren Alexis Fisher (@LaurenAlexis) May 7, 2018
Love you, mean it!
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And his name was Dries... writing to his BFF Laurens.
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