–Virgin’s Hyperloop One penned a deal with the Saudi government to build a Hyperloop test track, says BBC.
–Fast Company introduces Nolla, a zero-waste restaurant in Helsinki that sends diners home with compost.
–Middle Eastern travelers are increasingly turning to digital travel platforms, fueling a surge in the region’s online travel market. Via Skift
–Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will now allowing US businesses to sell on Alibaba.com, competing for a share of the western market, announces BBC.
–The number of Snapchat users has increased 8% over the last year, gaining back lost ground, reveals The Guardian.
–Designer clothing brand Alice + Olivia is releasing a CBD wellness line in collaboration with Kush Queen, announces WWD.
–Could Big Tech’s reign be coming to a close? BBC unpacks the US Department of Justice’s investigation into tech giants.