Warren Buffett says Apple’s iPhone is ‘enormously underpriced’ – Business Insider

Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett said in a CNBC interview that he thinks the $1,000 iPhone X is ‘enormously underpriced.’ He remains very bullish about Apple, and has even bought more stock in the tech company.
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/warren-buffett-apple-iphone-enormously-underpriced-2018-8

California hospital chain with ties to billionaire files for bankruptcy | Reuters

Verity Health System of California Inc, a non-profit operator of six California hospitals managed by billionaire former surgeon Patrick Soon-Shiong’s NantWorks LLC, filed for bankruptcy on Friday to help resolve a cash crunch while it seeks a buyer.
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-verity-bankruptcy/california-hospital-chain-with-ties-to-billionaire-files-for-bankruptcy-idUSKCN1LG24F

Canadian ‘First Man’ actor defends omitting American flag planting on moon: Achievement ‘transcended countries and borders’ – The American MirrorThe American Mirror

Canadian ‘First Man’ actor defends omitting American flag planting on moon: Achievement ‘transcended countries and borders’ – The American MirrorThe American Mirror
— Read on www.theamericanmirror.com/canadian-first-man-actor-defends-omitting-american-flag-planting-on-moon-achievement-transcended-countries-and-borders/

Why Eminem’s Surprise Album ‘Kamikaze’ Is an Epic Fail | Hollywood Reporter

Eminem’s surprise slbum ‘Kamikaze’ is an epic fail as The Hollywood Reporter critiques that the record is the work of an aging artist trying, and failing, to remain relevant by acting out.
— Read on www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/why-eminem-s-surprise-album-kamikaze-is-an-epic-fail-1139101

Jaron Lanier: Tech needs to ‘clear the trash out of the internet’

Big technology companies can start to fix the problems they’ve created by making the user the customer — like Netflix did, technology pioneer Jaron Lanier told CNBC on Friday.
— Read on www.cnbc.com/2018/08/31/jaron-lanier-tech-needs-to-clear-the-trash-out-of-the-internet.html

How AI-generated music is changing the way hits are made – The Verge

Music-making AI software has advanced so far in the past few years that it’s no longer a frightening novelty; it’s a viable tool. For the second episode of The Future of Music, I went to LA to visit the offices of AI platform Amper Music and the home of Taryn Southern, a pop artist who is working with Amper and other AI platforms to co-produce her debut album I AM AI.
— Read on www.theverge.com/2018/8/31/17777008/artificial-intelligence-taryn-southern-amper-music

Artists are publicly rebelling against streaming services. Will their grievances gather momentum? – Music Business Worldwide

Artists are publicly rebelling against streaming services. Will their grievances gather momentum? – Music Business Worldwide
— Read on www.musicbusinessworldwide.com/artists-are-publicly-rebelling-against-streaming-services-will-their-grievances-gather-momentum/

Study: Google Pushes Liberal News in Top 5 Search Suggestions

A new study about Google News shows that while everyone gets the same results, five liberal news organizations “alone” made up 49 percent of the total recommendations from the respective experiments. The five were The New York Times, CNN, Politico, The Washington Post and HuffPost.
— Read on www.newsbusters.org/blogs/techwatch/corinne-weaver/2018/08/31/study-google-pushes-liberal-news-top-5-search-suggestions

Boom Times: 83% execs say business is better, 76% see more growth

Over eight-in-10 executives believe that business is better than it was two years ago, and almost as many expect further growth in the third year of the Trump administration, according to a new survey of decision makers.
— Read on www.washingtonexaminer.com/washington-secrets/boom-times-83-execs-say-business-is-better-76-see-more-growth

Exclusive: U.S. accuses China of `super aggressive` spy campaign on LinkedIn | Reuters

The United States’ top spy catcher said Chinese espionage agencies are using fake LinkedIn accounts to try to recruit Americans with access to government and commercial secrets, and the company should shut them down.
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-linkedin-china-espionage-exclusive/exclusive-u-s-accuses-china-of-super-aggressive-spy-campaign-on-linkedin-idUSKCN1LG15Y

Why startups are leaving Silicon Valley – The new geography of innovation

“LIKE Florence in the Renaissance.” That is a common description of what it is like to live in Silicon Valley. America’s technology capital has an outsize influence on the world’s economy, stockmarkets and culture.
— Read on www.economist.com/leaders/2018/08/30/why-startups-are-leaving-silicon-valley

To boost Amazon Pay in India, Amazon reportedly acquired Tapzo, an ‘all-in-one’ aggregator app, for $40M | TechCrunch

To boost Amazon Pay in India, Amazon reportedly acquired Tapzo, an ‘all-in-one’ aggregator app, for $40M | TechCrunch
— Read on techcrunch.com/2018/08/30/to-boost-amazon-pay-in-india-amazon-reportedly-acquired-tapzo-an-all-in-one-aggregator-app-for-40m/

The FT will next year hit 1m subscribers, 17 years after putting up its paywall | The Drum

The Financial Times believes it will complete its “march to a million” journey to 1 million paid subscribers next year after a positive response to a change in its access model.
— Read on www.thedrum.com/opinion/2018/08/30/the-ft-will-next-year-hit-1m-subscribers-17-years-after-putting-up-its-paywall