Amazon announced Alexa for friggin everything, AmazonGos might soon be friggin everywhere, a life insurer will only sell you a policy if you own a smartwatch, and they’ve finally found Spock’s home planet of Vulcan.
Amazon Will Consider Opening Up to 3,000 Cashierless Stores by 2021 (Bloomberg)
Strap on the Fitbit: John Hancock to sell only interactive life insurance (Reuters)
Life Insurance Offering More Incentive to Live Longer (NYTimes)
ESPN's new streaming service passes 1 million paid subscribers in five months (CNBC)
Google, Facebook Lead Digital’s March to Half of U.S. Ad Market (Bloomberg)
Spock’s planet ‘Vulcan’ found years after Star Trek prediction (SlashGear)
Support Brian's work on the Techmeme Ride Home directly!
For just $5/month, you can subscribe to the ad-free Premium feed.
Full details at tech.supercast.tech
Thank you for your support of Brian and the Techmeme Ride Home!