Deena Zaidi via VentureBeat on the ethics of AI:
"Human judgment will remain central to business decisions for some time to come"
Tim Hoettges (Deutsche Telekom CEO) on 5G:
"We will not be selling data packages alone -- we are participating in the solution space. Our ecosystem is changing into a model where we participate on the revenue"
Daniel Cooper (via Engadget) on the privacy concerns of Amazon Go:
"There's also the fact that Amazon, a company that never met a piece of data it didn't like, is going to learn so much from this project"
New Street Research (via Light Reading) on Verizon's 5G plans:
"Verizon would need ~360k nodes to address ~32m households with FWB and 430k nodes when incorporating the FiOS markets [45m homes total]. Verizon's capital expenditure would hit $22 billion over the 7yr expansion period"
ARK Research on Mobility-as-a-Service:
"MaaS should be valued today at $1 — 3 trn"
"5G is likely to become the glue that binds many of our critical technologies together, which will put mobile carriers at the center of modern global civilization in a big way"
@typesfast on Amazon Go:
"I'm in Seattle and there is currently a line to shop at the grocery store whose entire premise is that you won't have to wait in line"
David Ohrn (AT&T):
"Don't use the cloud to define your business strategy, but use the cloud to execute your business strategy"
App Annie on Google Play versus App Store:
"Google Play downloads topped 19 billion in Q4 2017, a new record.. that leads App Store by 145%"
Hannah Taub on why companies are not using Serverless:
"Cold starts causing 100ms for startup alone starts to drag…when a user application needs a latency of less than 50ms"
Clinical study of rising depression and suicide rates in US teens:
"I found that all of the possibilities traced back to a major change in teens' lives: the sudden ascendance of the smartphone"