- Banks, especially retail ones are losing market share from apps like Venmo. The LA Times has a report on how banks are trying to claw back into this space with a push into peer to peer payment systems. While not the same, but related, I wrote a piece on Medium a few weeks ago about how mobile payments are impacting those that were previously un-banked in the developing world. You might enjoy it as related reading.
- Smashbox, a brand owned by Estée Lauder, has some interesting data on how people use a tool for trying on makeup virtually according to a piece in Fast Company. This could have major implications on how we buy in a post shopping mall world.
- The Washington Post has a really cool video of a concept car produced by Lucid Motors.
- The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is trying to change the way that medical research spreads. They are changing the way that research is shared, which could have a huge impact on speeding up medical discovery and innovation. This piece from the Economist is a really good piece.
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Great content! Super high-quality! Keep it up! 🙂