Amazon’s Hardware Event, Ring and Tesla, Luna

Amazon’s Alexa event was notable for how little it featured Amazon; perhaps that is why Tesla and Apple appear to be partners. Plus, the Luna gaming service.

Microsoft and ZeniMax, Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft and COVID

More on Microsoft’s acquisition of ZeniMax and how it fits in with the company’s Xbox strategy, and then a review of the big themes from the company’s Ignite conference.

Clearview AI, The Problem with Scraping, Tradeoffs

Clearview AI is billed as a story about facial recognition, but the most important questions it raises is about scraping. And, by doing so, it reveals how many trade-offs we have yet to confront.