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It’s been a week of multiple cites. From London to New York, to Philadelphia then Los Angeles and finally back to Las Vegas. And in a few weeks, London, Milan and more. I’m most excited about TechChill Milano, an event that is so much about the future of technology and change. During the past week I was part of the jury helping to select the Top 50 Startups who will be pitching from September 5-9 to be part of the event later in September.
California has made the bold step to move towards ultimately banning the sale of gasoline-powered cars in 2035, says The New York Times. Business Insider has more on how this will encourage other states to follow.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-Not much that the Times hasn’t pointed out, but the biggest point is that other states will follow. Given the running start that California has with EV sales compared to other states this move will only further cement the state’s leadership position in the sale of EVs.
A group of MIT engineers have come up with a new battery that could be a game changer for EVs and power overall. The battery has a new design using common materials including aluminium, sulfur and salt reports NewAtlas.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-Battery technology that is less expensive, and which charges faster is going to be a game changer. This type of breakthrough is just the start of how the world of EV’s will be different in the years to come.
In a unique announcement, T-Mobile and Starlink are hooking up to provide call and text connectivity for people in remote areas, according to Electrek.
THE ANDY ANALYSIS-This is big move for Starlink to be in partnership with T-Mobile to be a gap filler where coverage holes have challenged connectivity.