Alexa’s your new mom

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New',courier,monospace;font-size: 12px;font-weight: bold;height: 100%;line-height: 18px;text-align: right" align="right">Fri, Apr 27</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <table border="0" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0" class="module" role="module" width="100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td bgcolor="#ffffff" role="module-content" style="padding-top: 10px" valign="top"> <a href="https://www.launchpeer.com/?utm_source=hustle&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=prototype" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none"><img src="http://blog.doral360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/alexa4kidz_20180426223229-1.gif" style="height: auto;width: 100%" /></a> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="font-family: 'Courier New',sans-serif;font-weight: bold;line-height: 120%;padding-top: 10px">Brought to you by <a href="https://www.launchpeer.com/?utm_source=hustle&utm_medium=newsletter&utm_campaign=prototype" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">Launchpeer</a>… fertilizer for your budding startup.</td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr id="news1"> <td> <h2 style="font-size: 26px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 120%;margin-bottom: 16px;margin-top: 36px"><strong>Amazon unveils Alexa for kids… and there’s a lot at stake for them to get it right</strong></h2> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">On May 9, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=cosmicbrecomo-20" target="_blank" title="Amazon on DORAL 360">Amazon</a> will release the <a href="https://www.amazon.com/dp/B077JFK5YH/ref=ods_surl" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">Echo Dot Kids Edition</a> -- which is, as it sounds, a child-friendly version of its popular voice assistant, Alexa.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">The hardware itself looks almost identical, save for a protective case and beefed-up warranty. But, the software comes with additional features, like more forgiving recognition of its name for kids who can’t pronounce ‘Alexa’ yet, plus parental controls to turn off swearing and monitor usage.</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>The way this version of Alexa interacts with kids is different, too</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">According to <a href="https://www.buzzfeed.com/mathonan/amazon-alexa-for-kids?utm_term=.jp3N7ENwBm#.ynq1Nl1yPX" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none"><em>Buzzfeed News</em></a><em>,</em> Alexa will reward kids for good manners (like saying “please”).</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">It will also temper its response to sensitive questions like “Where do babies come from?” (A: “People make people.”) and “Why are kids mean to me?” (A: “People bully, or are mean, for many different reasons. Bullying feels bad and is never OK.”)</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">*Pause to collect yourself after picturing that heartbreaking scenario*</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>The implications are massive</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">In both scenarios above, Alexa also tells kids to talk to a trusted grown-up, but there’s no question it would play a pivotal role in the development of a child who regularly interacts with it.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Whereas Facebook doesn’t have access to kids until they turn 14 (the age limit to create an FB account), <a href="http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=cosmicbrecomo-20" target="_blank" title="Amazon on DORAL 360">Amazon</a> will theoretically have access to kids from birth -- long before they can even read or write.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">For kids that grow up with the device, Alexa will theoretically have a record of everything they’ve asked or listened to. And, as <a href="http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=cosmicbrecomo-20" target="_blank" title="Amazon on DORAL 360">Amazon</a> says on their site, “She’s always getting smarter.”</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>AI for kids hasn’t gone over well in the past</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Last year, Mattel was <a href="https://thehustle.co/parents-sign-petition-over-amazon-echo-parenting-device" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">forced to cancel production on Aristotle</a>, its Echo-like device for kids, after 15k parents, psychologists, and privacy experts signed a petition to keep them from releasing it to the public.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">It’s TBD whether <a href="http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=cosmicbrecomo-20" target="_blank" title="Amazon on DORAL 360">Amazon</a> will face similar backlash, or if kids will soon grow up with their own AI Mary Poppins.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="link" style="font-family: 'Courier New',courier,monospace;font-size: 26px;line-height: 120%;padding: 15px 0;text-align: center" align="center">You guys as creeped out as we are?</td> </tr> <tr> <td> <table style="text-align: center;width: 100%"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="padding: 5px 0;text-align: center" align="center"><a href="https://www.facebook.com/hustlecon/posts/2026451127614747" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;padding: 0 8px;text-decoration: none"><img src="http://blog.doral360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/share_fb-11.jpg" /></a></td> <td style="padding: 5px 0;text-align: center" align="center"><a 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/></a></td> <td style="padding: 5px 0;text-align: center" align="center"><a href="https://thehustle.co/amazon-releases-alexa-for-kids?utm_campaign=4%2F27%3A+ALEXA+4+KIDZ&utm_content=amazon-releases-alexa-for-kids&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;padding: 0 8px;text-decoration: none"><img src="http://blog.doral360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/share_new-10.jpg" /></a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="break1" style="border-bottom-color: #dddddd;border-bottom-style: solid;border-bottom-width: 1px;height: 30px"> </td> </tr> <tr id="news1"> <td> <h2 style="font-size: 26px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 120%;margin-bottom: 16px;margin-top: 36px"><strong>The truck driver shortage impacts everything from food prices to stock market performance </strong></h2> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">As <a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/04/26/truck-driver-shortage-raises-prices/535870002/" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">reported</a> by <a href="http://www.kqzyfj.com/click-7018157-10377999" target="_blank" title="USA Today on DORAL 360">USA Today</a>, there’s a shortage of 51k truck drivers nationwide -- which has driven shipping costs up by 6-10%, an increase that consumers will soon have to pay for.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">As baby boomers retire and young people fail to take their spots at the wheel, the shortage is expected to grow to more than 100k drivers by 2021 -- a problem even self-driving trucks won’t fix.</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>As drivers get more expensive, so do chicken nuggets </strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">The average truck driver is 49 -- and despite <a href="https://medium.com/@UberATG/the-future-of-trucking-b3d2ea0d2db9" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">increasing</a> wages 10% in the past 18 months, shipping companies are struggling to recruit new workers to jobs that require up to 200 nights away from home per year.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">But, producers paying for increased shipping costs won’t be able to do so for much longer. </p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Tyson Foods -- the country’s biggest chicken distributor and the geniuses behind Any’tizers -- say they’re going to have to <a href="https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2018/04/26/truck-driver-shortage-raises-prices/535870002/" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">increase</a> the cost of your favorite frozen tenders to offset the $200m increase in cost. </p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>The entire economy takes a hit with no one in the driver seat</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">When costs increase across the shipping sector, the whole economy -- which is increasingly reliant upon e-commerce Goliaths like <a href="http://www.amazon.com/?_encoding=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&linkCode=ur2&tag=cosmicbrecomo-20" target="_blank" title="Amazon on DORAL 360">Amazon</a> --- will be affected.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Although <a href="https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/business/self-driving-trucks.html" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">investment</a> in driverless trucks accelerated last year -- hitting more than $1B -- the leaders of the pack (Uber and Google’s Waymo) are still in the fledgling phases of <a href="https://money.usnews.com/investing/news/articles/2018-03-09/waymos-self-driving-trucks-to-haul-cargo-for-google-in-atlanta" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">testing</a> their rigs.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">So, even if Uber hits its optimistic <a href="https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/uber-says-its-self-driving-trucks-will-be-good-for-truckers/551879/" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">target</a> of getting 1.5m self-driving trucks on the road by 2028, the cost of immediate last-mile deliveries -- which has already increased 30-80% over the last year -- will continue to climb.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="link" style="padding: 10px 0"> <table class="emailshare" style="border-spacing: 0;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="background: #000000;border: 2px solid #000000;height: 21px;padding: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;width: 21px" align="center" bgcolor="#000000" valign="middle"><span style="float: none;text-align: center"><a href="https://thehustle.co/truck-driver-shortage?utm_campaign=4%2F27%3A+ALEXA+4+KIDZ&utm_content=truck-driver-shortage&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none"><img height="12" src="http://blog.doral360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/sharelinkbutton-28.png" style="height: 12px;width: 12px" width="12" /></a></span></td> <td style="padding: 0;vertical-align: top" valign="top"> <table class="fbshare" style="border-spacing: 0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border-color: #000;border-style: solid;border-width: 2px 2px 2px 0;padding: 0 8px;vertical-align: middle" valign="middle"><a href="https://thehustle.co/truck-driver-shortage?utm_campaign=4%2F27%3A+ALEXA+4+KIDZ&utm_content=truck-driver-shortage&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily" target="_blank" style="color: #000000;font-size: 12px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 21px;text-decoration: none">Hold on to your dino nuggets</a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="break1" style="border-bottom-color: #dddddd;border-bottom-style: solid;border-bottom-width: 1px;height: 30px"> </td> </tr> <tr id="news1"> <td> <h2 style="font-size: 26px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 120%;margin-bottom: 16px;margin-top: 36px"><strong>Nintendo had a killer fiscal year as profits continue to fly from Switch sales</strong></h2> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">The gaming giant that graced us with titular characters like Link, Donkey Kong, and, of course, everyone’s favorite mushroom-loving plumbers, had a big 2017 all thanks to their newest gaming console.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">According to their annual earnings report, the company’s profits increased <a href="https://www.fastcompany.com/40564419/nintendos-stellar-year-profits-soar-switch-sales-skyrocket?partner=feedburner&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=feedburner+fastcompany&utm_content=feedburner" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">505%</a> to roughly $1.6B this last fiscal year as they sold 15m Nintendo Switch units.</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>Riding Yoshi straight to the top</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Since the Switch went on sale in March 2017, Nintendo has sold 17.7m units, making it the fastest-selling home game console in the US -- outpacing the Nintendo Wii and Playstation 4 in first-year sales.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Yesterday the Kyoto-based company said it expects operating profit to rise almost <a href="https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/26/nintendo-expects-27-percent-annual-profit-jump-on-strong-switch-sales.html" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">27%</a> through next March, which would be a 9-year high if the Switch continues to sell in its second year.</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>And by the beard of Bowser, they believe it will</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">The company projects <a href="https://www.nintendo.co.jp/ir/pdf/2018/180426_4e.pdf" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">20m</a> sales in the next 12 months -- their secret weapon? More nostalgia.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Mario and Zelda made it into the fold in its first year, and the company recently announced <a href="https://arstechnica.com/gaming/2018/04/switch-is-selling-well-but-nintendo-thinks-it-can-sell-even-better/" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">plans</a> to re-unleash the carnage first brought on by the N64 with a new Super Smash Bros.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Looks like it’s time to buy a new gaming console.</p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="link" style="padding: 10px 0"> <table class="emailshare" style="border-spacing: 0;font-family: 'Arial',sans-serif"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="background: #000000;border: 2px solid #000000;height: 21px;padding: 0;text-align: center;vertical-align: middle;width: 21px" align="center" bgcolor="#000000" valign="middle"><span style="float: none;text-align: center"><a href="https://thehustle.co/nintendo-switch-sales-2017?utm_campaign=4%2F27%3A+ALEXA+4+KIDZ&utm_content=nintendo-switch-sales-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none"><img height="12" src="http://blog.doral360.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/sharelinkbutton-29.png" style="height: 12px;width: 12px" width="12" /></a></span></td> <td style="padding: 0;vertical-align: top" valign="top"> <table class="fbshare" style="border-spacing: 0"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="border-color: #000;border-style: solid;border-width: 2px 2px 2px 0;padding: 0 8px;vertical-align: middle" valign="middle"><a href="https://thehustle.co/nintendo-switch-sales-2017?utm_campaign=4%2F27%3A+ALEXA+4+KIDZ&utm_content=nintendo-switch-sales-2017&utm_medium=email&utm_source=daily" target="_blank" style="color: #000000;font-size: 12px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 21px;text-decoration: none">Yoshi fan for life</a></td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> </td> </tr> <tr> <td id="break1" style="border-bottom-color: #dddddd;border-bottom-style: solid;border-bottom-width: 1px;height: 30px"> </td> </tr> <tr id="news1"> <td> <h2 style="font-size: 26px;font-weight: bold;line-height: 120%;margin-bottom: 16px;margin-top: 36px"><strong>MoviePass reduces their 1-movie-a-day subscription plan to 4 movies per month</strong></h2> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">We knew this day would come. Now, with great sadness, we report that MoviePass has <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/moviepass-caps-plan-for-new-subscribers-at-4-movies-a-month-2018-4?utm_source=feedburner&amp;utm_medium=referral" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">terminated</a> its dreamy $10-a-month, 1-movie-a-day subscription plan -- with no return in sight.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">In its place, MoviePass is offering a bundle package that includes 4 movies per month, along with a 3-month trial of iHeartRadio All Access for $29.85.</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>...iHeartRadio?… sweeeet</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">The promotion comes as the company looks to increase its subscriber base -- similar to a previous temporary <a href="http://www.businessinsider.com/moviepass-is-offering-limited-time-offer-to-new-subscribers-2018-3" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">offer</a> for new subscribers that came out to $7.50 a month for the first year. But... iHeartRadio??</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">While the bundle deal is temporary, the 4 movies a month rule unfortunately is indefinite according to the company’s CEO. The question is -- why?</p> <h4 style="font-size: 18px;font-weight: bold;margin-bottom: 8px;margin-top: 16px"><strong>Well, they aren’t making any money. Literally.</strong></h4> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">Since MoviePass began, everyone’s big question was, how are these guys making money? </p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">As it turns out, they aren’t. While the company hit 2m subscribers in February, they lost money on <em>every subscriber</em>, according to Variety.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">MoviePass’s parent company, Helios & Matheson (who bought it for <a href="http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-moviepass-hollywood-disruption-20180414-story.html" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">$27m</a> last August), disclosed they lost <a href="http://variety.com/2018/film/news/moviepass-mitch-lowe-1202756923/" target="_blank" style="color: #ed4d1f;text-decoration: none">$150m</a> last year, and according to auditors, the size of the loss raises “substantial doubt” about MoviePass’s ability to continue.</p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px">That said, MoviePass remains confident it will survive the financial hemorrhage -- and expects to be cash flow positive by 2019 through ad sales and selling subscriber data. </p> <p style="font-family: arial, sans-serif;font-size: 15px;line-height: 120%;margin: 0;padding-bottom: 12px"><em>iHeartRadio?? 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