Now in Tech: 12/22/2017
Your Daily Dose of Tech News
1. Good news on Tesla Model 3 batteries
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Tesla’s Model 3 warranty document shows promise on the car’s battery life, guarantting a minimum of 70% retention on the battery capacity over eight-year warranty or after 100,000 miles for standard batteries or 120,000 miles for long range batteries.
2. First banking giant test water on cryptocurrency
Goldman Sachs is tapping into cryptocurrency by setting up a trading desk to serve clients’ increasing “client interest in digital currencies”. This move is reportedly still in early stage and expected to complete by June 2018. Check more at Bloomberg.
3. An online crane machine
You can now play real crane machine and catch toys on your computer and donate to charity. Liberty Games, a UK game room company connect a crane machine to the internet and let users to see and play by setting up livestream and remote control. Any prize won will be translated to real money and donated to a charity supporting homeless.Click theVerge for details.
4. China's "credit of everything"
China’s new-born credit system is a structure that not only to build order in the financial sector but also a bid to reorganize society on a much bigger scheme. How does a company’s market ambition translate to an emerging societal institution of “credit for everything in your life”? Check Wired for Inside China’s Vast New Experiment in Social Ranking.
5. Google's executive chairman steps down
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