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Apple Reportedly Builds Advertising Network Around Major League Soccer Deal

Apple Reportedly Will Build Ad Network Around Major League Soccer by Laurie Sullivan  @lauriesullivan, November 6, 2022 Apple plans to build a live television ad network in preparation for streaming Major League Soccer games, adding to the focus on search ads in the location-based app in Maps. The company agreed to expand its advertising as part … Continue reading Apple Reportedly Builds Advertising Network Around Major League Soccer Deal

Elon Musk reportedly wants to lay off most of Twitter’s employees

Elon Musk reportedly wants to lay off most of Twitter’s employees The site could see more than 5,000 employees put out on the street. A. Tarantola @terrortola   NurPhoto via Getty Images Twitter is gearing up for layoffs no matter whether Elon Musk purchases the company, which could happen as soon as this Friday, according … Continue reading Elon Musk reportedly wants to lay off most of Twitter’s employees

Google is reportedly shifting its focus to hardware at Assistant’s expense

Everything Google announced at its Pixel 7 event No big surprises here. N. Ingraham     Google There weren’t a lot of surprises in store at today’s Google event in Brooklyn — after all, the company started teasing its Pixel 7 and Pixel 7 Pro smartphones, the Pixel Watch and the Pixel Tablet months ago. … Continue reading Google is reportedly shifting its focus to hardware at Assistant’s expense

TikTok will reportedly bring live shopping to the US this holiday season

Facebook Live Shopping is coming to an end in favor of Reels Meta is asking merchants to tout their products on Reels. A. Khalid @askhalid   SOPA Images via Getty Images Facebook Live Shopping events appear to be another casualty of Meta’s shift to short-form video. According to an announcement on the company’s website, live … Continue reading TikTok will reportedly bring live shopping to the US this holiday season

Elon Musk is reportedly considering investment in Neuralink’s rival brain chip company

Neuralink’s brain-computer interface demo shows a monkey playing Pong Without a joystick. R. Lawler @Rjcc   Neuralink Elon Musk’s last update on Neuralink — his company that is working on technology that will connect the human brain directly to a computer — featured a pig with one of its chips implanted in its brain. Now … Continue reading Elon Musk is reportedly considering investment in Neuralink’s rival brain chip company

Dozens of Facebook contractors lost their jobs after an algorithm reportedly chose them ‘at random’

Meta’s revenue shrank for the first time in its history And Meta’s Reality Labs cost the company almost $3 billion last quarter. N. Ingraham Carlos Barria / reuters Facebook parent company Meta has just reported its earnings for the second quarter of 2022, and it was another quarter of shrinking profits. Total revenue of $28.8 … Continue reading Dozens of Facebook contractors lost their jobs after an algorithm reportedly chose them ‘at random’

Apple reportedly tried to partner with Facebook to get a cut of its revenue

Facebook runs full-page newspaper ads to attack iOS 14 privacy changes Small businesses will suffer if they can’t use targeted ads, the company argues. N. Summers @nisummers   Dado Ruvic / reuters Facebook is using full-page newspaper ads to criticize an upcoming Apple policy that will give iPhone and iPad customer the choice over whether … Continue reading Apple reportedly tried to partner with Facebook to get a cut of its revenue

US Justice Department is reportedly poised to sue Google over its digital ad dominance

The Department of Justice sues Google over antitrust concerns Google is accused of “unlawfully maintaining monopolies” around search and search-related advertising. N. Summers @nisummers   Jim Young / Reuters We all knew it was coming. Today, the US government’s Department of Justice filed an antitrust lawsuit against Google. The company, which is a part of … Continue reading US Justice Department is reportedly poised to sue Google over its digital ad dominance

Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick reportedly saw violence against drivers as a tool for growth

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick steps down A slew of scandals drove shareholder pressure to a breaking point. R. Lawler @Rjcc   Danish Siddiqui / Reuters The New York Times reports that Uber CEO Travis Kalanick is stepping down, following heavy pressure from a large group of shareholders. Despite a reputation for scandals that appeared to … Continue reading Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick reportedly saw violence against drivers as a tool for growth