Three Billion Dollars, One Billion Dollars and Ten Inch discussed on Programming


They cost a dollar to unlock and then fifteen cents per minute for you to use them the people are ticked off the scooter users they don't wear helmets they don't obey state laws they ride on the sidewalks and public outrage over these scooters just heating up these birds scooters are now appearing in seventeen us city so they're not in your hometown yet they're coming soon lime as i mentioned is their competitor they raised three hundred and thirty five million dollars in funding i mean who would have ever thought at electric scooters could be yet another rideshare economy over invested in line they have evaluation at one point one billion dollars is the second scooter company that's right scooter company to become a unicorn you know what a unicorn is that's a start up that is now worth more than one billion dollars lime was going to call themselves corn but then an investor came up and said then it would be no no corn edit all right that one was a stretch are ever hear of a company called magic leap and they've been working in supersecret studios trying to come with the next version of augmented reality glasses and these are the glasses that they hope that the average joe and jane might wear they're backed by google alibaba this past week they said okay come on have a look at what we've built they show prerecorded clips of the gods and action and announce that i did a partnership with at and t to exclusively sell all these wireless gadgets here in the united states the proud is called the magically one's gonna ship later this year and i'll tell you looking at the videos i guess i don't know i guess i expected more i'm not sure that moore is but i just wanted something more i mean after all they raised four hundred sixty one million dollars in the last funding round led by the kingdom of saudi arabia's sovereign investment arm the total funding for these glasses two point three billion dollars to date i mean for two point three billion dollars iceberg to more than just a little animated character on the floor mount everest with fun facts all around it could you imagine people walking around with these vr glasses just swept on their faces i mean because people are not already distracted enough looking at their phones when they're walking down the street i mean just think of all the new laws we're going to have to pass to protect the idiots from selves when these things go mainstream and other hardware news microsoft still has not thrown in the towel or given up on their whole tablet marketplace the hardware i'm talking about this past week they announced the three hundred ninety nine dollars surface go they say it's their smallest is their cheapest ten inch tablet ways just one point one five pounds quarter pound lighter than the surface three ted heavier than the one point three pound ipad it doesn't look that much different than the surface three the ten inch screen is almost a full inch smaller okay does a dual core for threat intel pentium processor microsoft says thirty percent faster than the surface three you can choose like four gigs sixty four gigs of ram to start getting.

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