Facebook’s $1 Billion Kustomer Acquisition Faces Extensive Antitrust Review – The Information Facebook says it is buying Kustomer to support its growing e-commerce business on Instagram and on WhatsApp, where businesses can pay Facebook to interact with customers.
Southwest Airlines reported its first annual loss since 1972 and said it would remain conservative with capacity through March, citing weak demand. American lost a record $8.9 billion in 2020. — CNBC Apple CEO Slams Tech Giants Ahead of New Privacy Features — Bloomberg “If a business is built on misleading users, on data exploitation, on […]
Facebook Is Dead (It Just Doesn’t Know It Yet) — Medium Generation Z: “They want end-to-end encryption, they don’t want to be tracked, they’re afraid of online bullying and hate speech, and they don’t like ads.” Millennials: “Expect Millennials to abandon Facebook in vast numbers as soon as a viable contender emerges. In the meantime, […]
Amazon wants to provide medical care to workers at major companies. Amazon Care. — Business Insider Apple vs Facebook met als inzet privacy van de gebruikers. Facebook took out full-page ads in newspapers like The New York Times blasting part of Apple’s new software update, which will make it more difficult for Facebook to target users […]
Salesforce koopt Slack — Business Insider Libra wordt Diem. — TechCrunch“In an attempt to appease financial regulators around the world, the association shifted its strategy away from creating a global stablecoin and will instead launch multiple stablecoins, each tied to a different fiat currency (such as the U.S. dollar and the euro).” Syfted on Jeff “There are […]
Social media companies all starting to look the same. — Axios “Tech platforms used to focus on ways to create wildly different products to attract audiences. Today, they all have similar features, and instead differentiate themselves with their philosophies, values and use cases.” Facebook News to launch in U.K. in January: “Facebook said Monday that […]
Facebook bant alle politieke advertenties… vanaf 3 november 2020. The Almanack of Naval Ravikant: interessante pagina: Understand How Wealth is Created Oeps…”Apple sues recycling partner for reselling more than 100,000 iPhones, iPads, and Watches it was hired to dismantle” — The Verge Franse insektenboederij Ÿnsect haalt 372 mio USD op. A third of Irish office […]
House Democrats said Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google have monopoly power that gives them unfair market advantages and proposed sweeping changes. — Business Insider Claudia Conway toont aan dat politici op TikTok aanwezig zouden moeten zijn. — Business Indsider Apple stopt met de verkoop van Bose en Sonos producten. Piëch Automotive plant grote sprong voorwaarts […]
Vandaag is het World News Day. Af en toe maakt Apple een uitzondering op de 30% Apple Tax in de App store: “Facebook said on Friday that businesses holding online paid events on the social platform will be able to avoid Apple’s 30% fee through the end of the year” – Business Insider
Interessant artikel over de interne discussies bij Facebook: het personeel is liberaal en de Amerikaanse gebruikers zijn eerder conservatief. — The Verge Spoton Transact (een payment provider) haalt 60 mio USD op. De nieuwe Zweedse onderneming Heart Aerospace heeft meer details vrijgegeven over de nieuwe viermotorige, elektromotor aangedreven ES-19. California bant benzine wagens vanaf 2035.