Google is AMPing up everything, ARM will start making your smartphone smarter in a different way and GM expands its car-sharing venture to Canada. All that and more in The Daily Crunch for February 13, 2018.
The millennials, they don't seem to want to buy cars. Automakers are figuring out what to do about that, and mostly it involves projects like GM's Maven car-sharing platform. They've started being upfront about the fact that decreased buyer appetite is the cause for things like this, too.
Remember when Google realized these things were freaking people out and sold off Boston Dynamics? Well, now there's been an episode of Black Mirror where robots that look very similar mercilessly hunt humans, and then the company released this video of the bot opening doors. Good call, Google.
Fitbit is trying to buy its way out of stagnation and ultimate doom, and its latest acquisition is a company that offers health management with a HIPAA-compliant platform. This might be a smart direction to take things.