Sun’s Out, Gun’s Out ☀️

Sun’s Out, Gun’s Out ☀️

Break out those flip flops and catch up on this week’s news

Howdy, Partners!

It’s the first PL;DR of summer ‘22 so grab yourself an iced coffee (or a mimosa, we won’t judge – it’s Friday, after all!) and catch up on the latest happenings around the tech ‘sphere this past week. 

Psst, also a shameless plug to check out our Miami Catalyst playlist on Spotify to groove your way into the first weekend of summer!

Juul Goes Up in Vapor

After years of debate, Juul is banned for retail in the US.

NFT Summer in NYC

The NFT hype continues in NYC for tens of thousands!

Hey Alexa, Talk Like Grandpa

In the future, Alexa could read your favorite book in the voice of a recently-deceased loved one.

Other news we’re watching

  • Introducing the world’s largest bacterium – Up until now, all known bacterium could only be seen under a microscope. The thiomargarita magnifica is approximately the size of an eyelash. Both scary and fascinating!
  • Mark Cuban tackles pricey pharmaceuticals – Medications can get expensive, especially without insurance. Cuban’s new drug company could be a literal lifesaver for some.
  • The future of floating cities – A Dutch development firm is building a floating city in the Maldives that can house 20,000 people on the water.

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