about this episode
Apple’s latest mobile software is out, just ahead of the iPhone 5c and 5s, and it’s getting mixed reviews. Fast, with more features, it also has veteran iPhone users hunting for standard features. And while the flat, bright color scheme may win design awards, not everyone is convinced of its beauty and power. Meanwhile, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has another Tony Stark move up his sleeve: autopilot, a feature that would allow cars to drive themselves 90% of the time. And for Launch of the Week, Plaid wants to make it easier for developers to use financial data to build amazing apps; typically demure Sequoia Capital unveiled its content site, Grove; and after less than a week on Kickstarter, Occipital’s 3D sensor that clips onto an iPad has raised nearly $600k. Plus, crowdfunding a bounty to crack Apple’s TouchID and Uber and Lyft are legit in California.
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