FG Newsletter #349

It sure was a busy week in tech, mainly due to news and some really interesting products launched at Facebook’s F8 event that took place earlier in the week. Enjoy the curated links below – Chris

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BIG TECH NEWS

Here are all the new products Facebook announced at F8
recode.net

AeroMobil starts taking pre-orders for its ‘first edition’ flying car
techcrunch.com

MasterCard adds fingerprint sensors to payment cards
engadget.com

Everything AccorHotels Has Acquired and Invested in Over the Past Year
skift.com

PayPal teams up with Android Pay for mobile payments
techcrunch.com

Facebook built a helicopter-drone to provide wireless internet to disaster areas
recode.net

LONG READS

How AI is transforming the future of fintech
wired.co.uk

Apple Readies iPhone Overhaul for Smartphone’s 10th Anniversary
bloomberg.com

Inside the Hotel Industry’s Plan to Combat Airbnb
nytimes.com

How the Six-Hour Workday Actually Saves Money
bloomberg.com

OPINION

I’m Sorry, But Those Are Vanity Metrics
firstround.com

Naval Ravikant on Reading, Happiness & Systems for Decision Making
libsyn.com

We Are All Part of One Gigantic A/B Test
thebolditalic.com

Are email newsletters the future for digital journalism?
lse.ac.uk

STRATEGY

How Fowler’s Chocolates Uses Facebook Ads to Boost Holiday Sales
mailchimp.com

The most common marketing mistake startups make
techcrunch.com

How Harvest Grew to 40,000+ Customers With Zero Funding
groovehq.com

The Art of Writing One-Sentence Product Descriptions
dave-bailey.com

COMMUNITY NEWS

Alex Giannikoulis at Graphene Ventures: “Why I Decided to Invest: Lyft”
the-inflection.com

Accelerate Checkout With Shopify Pay
shopify.co.uk

Interviewed is hiring a Technical Account Manager in San Francisco
interviewed.com

GrowthList gets a new redesign. Check out the different use cases.
growthlist.co

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Nylas Mail 2.0 – The next version of the best open-source email app
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INTERESTING

McDonald’s Real Estate: How They Really Make Their Money
wallstreetsurvivor.com

The Secret to Training for a Marathon: Just Keep Running
wired.com

What It’s Like to Lose Your Short-Term Memory
longreads.com

Which Travel Search Site Is Best? It Depends on Your Goals
nytimes.com

Published: 21 April, 2017

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