1. Red Delicious Apple
Apple may be revealing the iPhone 8 in red tomorrow according to MacRumors. This new color is part of their partnership with the (RED), a group dedicated to fighting HIV/AIDS in Africa. Founded in 2006 by U2 frontman Bono and ONE Campaign activist Bobby Shriver, Product (RED) licenses its name to other private companies to highlight efforts to combat HIV/AIDS in eight African countries. For iPhone X enthusiasts, Apple has revealed plans for a RED version.
(Source: The Verge)
2. Facebook Suspends Another Firm
Just weeks after cutting off Cambridge Analytica, Facebook has suspended its third data analytic firm, CubeYou, for misleadingly labeling its product as “for non-profit academic research” and then sharing the information with marketers. This suspension is happening just days before Zuckerberg testifies on Capitol Hill, where Senators and Representatives will question him on these scandals.
3. Tencent Creates English Learning Apps
Tencent, a Chinese based multinational conglomerate, is partnering with Age of Learning, a California based educational games startup, to bring English learning apps to China. Their partnership will launch ABCmouse, an immersive learning platform, which aims to make learning English more fun. Tencent is playing their hand in strengthening China’s overall education. Maybe companies around the world can learn from their endeavors and bring education to their home countries as well.