Why robots can’t sew your T-shirt

SoftWear Automation is a robot company that wants to make T-shirts. “We want to make a billion T-shirts a year in the United States, all made on demand,” says SoftWear CEO Palaniswamy Rajan. The company was launched in 2012 with the help of Georgia Tech Advanced Technology Development Center and a contract with Darpa. Two … Read more

Spotify launches campaign to win more advertisers, rebranding its advertising business as Spotify Advertising, focusing on SMEs and expanding its podcast marketplace (Wall Street Journal)

Wall Street Journal: Spotify launches campaign to win more advertisers, rebranding its ad business as Spotify Advertising, focusing on SMEs and expanding its podcast marketplace– The audiostreaming company wants to appeal to new advertisers and publishers in a new campaign entitled “All Ears on You”

Crypto exchanges Binance and Huobi are fighting to cut ties with Chinese users following a government ban. This is how the crypto-trading world reacts to Beijing’s crash.

Budrul Chukrut / SOPA Images / LightRocket via Getty Images Crypto exchanges Binance and Huobi have stopped new user registrations in China. Binance’s domain was already blocked in China in 2017, but it confirmed that mobile phone registrations will now also be blocked. Sam-Bankman Fried said FTX has moved its headquarters from Hong Kong to … Read more

Tesla is starting to let drivers request its "Full self-driving" beta, provoking criticism from regulators and security activists (Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post)

Faiz Siddiqui / Washington Post: Tesla begins to let drivers request its “Full Self-Driving” beta, which gets criticism from regulators and safety advocates– The software update was sent to Tesla cars in the air early Saturday morning. – SAN FRANCISCO – Tesla started letting owners request …

Study shows antibody growth from AstraZeneca, Sputnik Light COVID-19 vaccine blend

A small clinical study of the combined use of the AstraZeneca and Sputnik Light vaccines against COVID-19 has shown strong antibody growth in a majority of study participants, the Russian direct investment fund said on Monday. The data were collected from 20 people who participated in a 100-person study in Azerbaijan that began in February. … Read more