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Episode 71 – Stan Lee And The Death of Underoos

Published last year in 5G , AI , Alibaba , Azure , Biometrics , China - 0 Comments

The Homage and we also discuss deep throat informant at Google, regarding Dragonfly.

Also up…

  • As smartphones like those made by Apple and Google increasingly move toward biometric access, younger users lean on the convenience of a single tap or look, over traditional passcodes.
  • And with the option to store multiple fingerprints or facial appearances, couples are lending a finger for easing unlocking of their significant other’s device.
  • Experts caution the practice is risky.
CEO Sundar Pichai thinks the search engine should be willing to work with Chinese censors. Will employees go along with the plan?
“It seems that Xinhua has used footage of human anchors as a base layer, and then animated parts of the mouth and face to turn the speaker into a virtual puppet. “
  • Alibaba CEO Daniel Zhang told CNBC that “every business in the future will be powered by cloud.”
  • He said that cloud computing will be the “main business” for Alibaba in the future.
  • The company has seen huge growth in its cloud computing over the past few quarters as it has expanded internationally.
  • The five-year deal involves Microsoft’s Azure cloud and the Microsoft 365 package.
  • Earlier this year, Microsoft announced a cloud deal with Amazon archrival Walmart.
  • Amazon is offering steep discounts for its pilot shipping program that is being tested in the Los Angeles area.
  • One seller says Amazon’s shipping service was 50 percent cheaper than what was offered by UPS.
  • The discounts show how far Amazon is willing to go as it expands its logistics network.

 

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