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The Bakery Bitesize #22

TOP TECH STORIES OF THE WEEK:

🚀  UberEats is playing dirty

Oh dear, Uber has resorted to playing a bit dirty when it comes to their hiring techniques. They have been ordering food from rival app in an attempt to recruit their cyclists!

🚀  Amazon launches full online supermarket service

This week Amazon Prime customers in central and East London were able to order a full weekly shop and get it delivered in the same day! Amazon is planning on rolling out this delivery service across the whole of the UK so stay tuned…

🚀  Snapchat buys 3D Face-scanning app

Are you a massive Snapchat fan? If yes, you’ll be happy to hear that you may be able to snap 3D selfies soon thanks to Augmented Reality startup Seene who were acquired by Snapchat several months ago.

WORKING LIKE AN ENTREPRENEUR… (EVEN IF YOU AREN’T ONE)

🚀 5 Common Mental Errors 

Did you know that there are five common mental errors that sway you from making good decisions? This blog by James Clear can help you prevent your brain from doing them.

MAGICAL TECH

🚀  “K I Get Uber” 

Imagine if you were talking to your partner over facebook messenger about where you should get dinner and you mention the word Uber. Next thing you know a “request a ride” button from Uber pops up in your chat and you can order your taxi within your message. Yes… your future of chat is arriving. This blog by M.G Siegler (general partner at GV) explains how this magical moment happened to him.

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TECH IS MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE

Finally here are some examples of how technology and innovation are making the world a better place. Find out how a new breed of e-bikes are trying to solve air pollution, snail brains could help make robots smarter, a 3D printed Spock hand is helping a young amputee play basketball and a bluetooth toothbrush is bringing the dentist into your bathroom.