Every day we wake up, drink a cup of coffee, and get ready for work. Following are a handful of stories from around the tech world condensed to fit into one single cup of coffee. These are the things you need to know before you step foot out of your door (or in front of a webcam) and into the real world this morning.
So sit back, grab a cup, and start your morning off right with a few “Quick Bytes” from Innovation & Tech Today.
Tesla Model 3 Rising as the New Yellow Taxi
All across New York City, a new looking taxi cab is showing up. After being approved for taxi service, many companies are picking up Tesla Model 3 because the cost difference is significant. This is the first electric car to be approved for taxi service in the city.
Sony to Announce New Xperia Phone April 14
Sony has a new ad floating around that shows its plan to announce a new Xperia product on April 14. It doesn’t “say” it’s a phone, but rumors have been swirling that the company is planning a new Xperia phone. While a new phone is the most likely scenario for the event it could still be something different.
Amazon Considered Opening Discount Electronics Stores
Prior to the pandemic, Amazon had planned to open a series of brick and mortar electronics discount stores. The idea was to help the company liquidate its unsold electronics inventory. The pandemic led the company to shift its focus more onto its grocery stores.
SpaceX Speeds Up Hundreds of Upgrades on New Starship
After yet another attempted landing turned massive explosion this week, SpaceX is ramping up preparations for its new Starship SN15. Musk is reportedly wanting to roll it out for another launch in the coming days. In the meantime, the ship is receiving major block upgrades to avionics, software, structures and more.