We’re still at Google’s I/O 2018 appointment all week… Here’s all the jazzy stuff that’s happened so far.

No newsletter tomorrow ),:


Top trending (Google) tech news:

???? Google Maps now uses the camera to figure out which administration you’re facing (TNW)

???? iOS 11.4 will reportedly make it harder for cops and robbers to abstract data from your iPhone (TNW)

???? Google is adding predictive type affection called Smart Compose (TNW)

What we’re talking about:

Here’s what I’m going to buy your mom for Mother’s Day.

Mining asteroids could make us super duper rich. Let’s get started. 

An complete madman built a Mario Kart clone in pure CSS.

This gadget wants to sniff your meat.

This street artist made $1K by adding a Bitcoin QR code to his street mural.

Google doesn’t want you to buy their dongle.

It turns out Android P uses AI, not magic or a therapist, to learn how bright you like your screen.

We all want John Legend to buzz to us from a small metal object. Dreams really do come true.

HEY YOU YOUNGSTERS! Did you know if you’re under 30 and work in agenda you can get 85% off your ticket to TNW’s Amsterdam Conference? Get yours now — there are only 15 days left… The US Navy, Air Force, Marines, and Army fire 15 guns during a gun salute. Also whenever I walk into a room.

Tweet of the day:

Love you, mean it!

<3 TNW Editorial


In the distance, out of the fog emerged a animated light… nay, a beacon of hope… 

And his name was .. autograph to his BFF Laurens.

You’re a lucky man, Laurens. A prize is forthcoming.

Do you think you can beat Dries & Laurens? We don’t, but enter our antagonism by subscribing and apropos a friend:

Read next: Notepad now appropriately displays textfiles created on Unix systems