ICYMI Weekly Tech News Highlights June 23, 2017
ICYMI Weekly Tech News Highlights is a weekly roundup of relevant technology posts from around the web.
Our thoughts: Augmented reality can potentially transform the shopping experience completely.
Uber Rolls Out In-App Tipping In Seattle, Houston, And Minneapolis
Today, Uber announced that it is rolling out in-app tipping in three major US markets, with the rest of the country to follow by the end of July — thereby addressing one of drivers' biggest and longest-standing complaints with the ride-hail giant.
Our thoughts: Uber's competitors have supported in-app tipping for years.
Atari to Make its First Console in Decades, but What the Heck Is It?
Atari has announced its intention to re-enter the console market, 23 years after its last platform, the Atari Jaguar, launched. The company has said very little about its plans for the hardware, and hasn’t even confirmed if its working on a retro game platform or if it actually wants to compete with the likes of Sony, Nintendo, and Microsoft.
Our thoughts: There is a lot of money in retro gaming devices if they go that route.
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