About 10% of all Starbucks stores are in China, now the company’s second-largest market.
Source: Photos: The largest Starbucks is 30,000 sq ft and just opened in China
From car-sharing services and alternative financing options to dealership enablement software, startups in the auto commerce space are changing the way cars are sold, leased, and financed.
Source: Market Map: 70 Auto Commerce Startups Attacking Traditional Dealerships
Our mobile phones and tablets serve as jukeboxes video arcades personal assistants and encyclopedias and we can get an answer to almost any question by simply saying “Hey Siri” (or “Hey Alexa” or “Hey Genie”).
Source: Careful: Your Refrigerator Might Be Listening (Think IoT)! | Texas Lawyer
Mexican architect Tatiana Bilbao has used mirrored glass, along with rammed earth and clay bricks, to create a home that blends with its wooded site.
Source: Reflective holiday home by Tatiana Bilbao hides among trees in Mexico
Steve Wozniak’s phone hacking “Blue Box” and an early Apple 1 computer are on the Bonham’s auction block
Source: Bet you don’t have this (very) early Apple product
The year’s coolest tech gadgets, toys, subscriptions, and services from startups in the CBI database.
Source: The CB Insights Startup Gift Guide 2017
And more from the past week in the future of cars.
Source: Meet Tesla’s New Truck and Its Fastest Car Ever