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The Comunicano for Tuesday January 31 2017

 

 
 
JANUARY 31 - ISSUE #12
Andy Abramson
Money is the top theme today and not only from VC types of stories. The impact of ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft is impacting the taxi medallion lenders...Crowdfunding for startup companies under the Jobs Act is beginning to show cracks and issues…WeWork may see money from the new Softbank Fund
In other news…Australia thinks it can benefit by the USA’s Immigration Gate. Who needs wires? Telstra is going rolling out 1 Gig 4G/LTE mobile speeds service in major cities in Oz. In the Amazon Watch, Amazon has a lot happening with Alexa. Want to know? Just ask her. WalMart changes plans because of Amazon. Dropbox decides to chase Google and Microsoft with Paper. Fee, Fi Phone, Fun…There’s more coming with Google Voice, Those stories and more in today’s Comunicano.

Money Watch
Taxi Medallion Prices Are Plummeting, Endangering Loans
Doubts Arise as Investors Flock to Crowdfunded Start-Ups
SoftBank Mulls Investment of Over $1 Billion in WeWork
Global Watch
Donald Trump's folly is a once-in-a-century opportunity for Australia
Telstra launches 1Gbps 4G mobile network across cities
Amazon Watch
Amazon Alexa gets new tricks for Groundhog Day
Starbucks Debuts Voice Ordering
’24: Legacy’: Echo Alexa Alarm Promoted on Amazon Homepage
Wal-Mart scraps Amazon Prime rival in favor of new free shipping offer
DropBox Watch
Dropbox finally brings its Google Docs competitor out of beta
Inside Dropbox’s Identity Overhaul
Odds & Ends
Project Fi integration might be coming to Voice, Google is ‘working on a solution’
Three UK ditches InTouch app, launches embedded Wi-Fi calling
Belkin's itty-bitty WeMo Mini Wi-Fi Smart Plug has big plans for the smart home
The Top 3 Technologies Revolutionizing E-Commerce

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