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Satellites are kind of a big deal
In one of last week’s client notes, we talked about the next big thing — satellite imagery. The note includes some of the players and the top patent holders in the satellite imagery space.
We also talked about a potential M&A deal between Walmart and Sony, restaurant management platforms like newly-minted unicorn Toast, and Kroger’s odd efforts to show it doesn’t care about Amazon. Clients can read the note here.
Looking outside for answers
At the CB Insights Councils meeting in June, Bose’s Fuat Koro offered an inside look at the creation of Bose’s $50M AR Ecosystem Fund.
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Head in the clouds
Microsoft has gotten more aggressive about its pursuit of intellectual property related to cloud computing. Amazon has historically applied for the most cloud-related patents, but Microsoft is recently all-in on pursuing cloud IP.