Weekly Tech Roundup: September 8
Philip Ellison 08 September, 2017 at 10:09
The strategic partnership between Microsoft’s Azure and Adobe’s Marketing Cloud is set to expand into a collaboration around e-signatures and team comms, with Adobe Sign becoming integrated into Microsoft Office 365.
Streaming services Spotify and Hulu are offering college students a combined package including music and on-demand video for just $4.99 a month. It’s the first step in what is expected to be a much larger partnership, which will include offers for all consumers.
After what has felt like one public scandal after another, morale at Uber is at a low. So a small team of employees created a website called Good People + Good Things, with the aim of cultivating a more positive outlook throughout the company’s San Francisco headquarters.
By the end of 2017, Lyft users will be able to hail a ride from a “semi-autonomous” vehicle. Lyft is working with Drive.ai on cars which can drive themselves most of the time, with a human driver present to take over during situations where the AI is incapable of reading the terrain.
This week saw the launch of the X-37B, an autonomous Air Force space drone with an undisclosed 270 day mission. Watch lift-off here!