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Intel's New PC Ads Bring Back the 'I'm a Mac' Guy
So it's come to this. Intel, eager to fight back against the overwhelmingly positive reaction to Apple's (very fast!) M1 chips, has unleashed a set of attack ads featuring Justin Long.

TikTok May Let Creators Use Product Links in Their Videos
TikTok is working on new features to let creators promote items in return for a cut of sales. The short-form video app has reportedly briefed advertisers on the tools.

Amazon Just Purchased Podcast Network, Wondery
The podcasting space just got more interesting.

CVS to Start Accepting Venno and PayPal Touchless Payments
CVS pharmacies will soon let you do touch-free payments using your PayPal or Venmo accounts by using PayPal’s QR code payment system.

Walmart Parners With thredUP to Provide Pre-Owned Clothing
The giant retailer is entering the preowned clothing space thanks to a partnership with online thrift store thredUP.

Apple Debuts Pride-Themed Watch Bands
With most Pride celebrations around the world being rescheduled, shrunk or canceled, Apple is reminding you that it’s still got rainbow-themed things, however you end up partying.

Google is Waiving Ad Serving Fees for News Pubs
For five months, Google will waive serving fees for publications that use Ad Manager. But not all organizations that use the ad exchange platform will qualify for relief.

Redbox Debuts Free Live TV Service
The company has launched a free, ad-supported live TV service (appropriately, Redbox Free Live TV) for some users. You don't need to sign in -- you just have to use Redbox's website or mobile app.

Facebook is Planning First Ever Super Bowl Ad
This year will mark the first time that Facebook has advertised during the Super Bowl, and the company is going all out for the occasion.

Angry Birds Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Venting Machine
It's exactly what it sounds like: a vending machine that you can punch, shake and shout at in the middle of Times Square's maelstrom of activity.

Spotify Family Plans Now Come with Kids' App
Spotify is expanding its family-plan offering with a new app designed for kids. The Spotify Kids app -- with a pared-back, easy-to-use interface -- comes with two silos of age-appropriate music.

Best Buy Now Offers Next Day Delivery
In the latest online retailer move to compete with Amazon, Best Buy announced it will offer free one day shipping - but only over the holidays.

Foot Locker Reinvents Itself With App for Streetwear
It is creating its own incubator called Greenhouse, which has just launched an app that Foot Locker says will feature carefully curated partnerships that are going to "contribute to [its] modern resurgence."

Toys 'R' Us Launches New Site, Powered by Target
The Toys "R" Us website is back, with one big difference: Target is powering the revived ToysRUs.com. When you go to complete a purchase on the latter, it redirects you to Target's website to check out.

You May Soon Be Able to Search Google With a Screenshot
Google might be about to do pair up two mobile screen-related features, "Edit & Share screenshots" and the AI-powered "What's on my Screen".

Finally, Print Polaroids From Your Phone
There's something appealing about physical photos in the age of smartphone cameras. The new Polaroid Lab device lets you do that at home, by converting digital files into classic Polaroid-style film photos.

DoorDash Gets More Serious on Autonomous Delivery
The company just acquired Scotty Labs, a startup that makes autonomous and remote-controlled vehicle technology.

Facebook's 'Workplace' Redesign Doesn't Look Like Facebook... or Slack
For the last few years, the social network has been pushing a version of Facebook called Workplace, which helps employees chat, collaborate and generally get stuff done.

Apple Had More Privacy Concerns Than They've Admitted
Six critical security vulnerabilities that were patched in the iOS 12.4 update released earlier this month were originally discovered by security researchers at Google.

Surprise! More Changes to Facebook's News Feed
The newest tweaks to the News Feed are to focus on close friends and relevant links. The changes are based on surveys the company conducted over the past year.

Snapchat's New Filters Recognize Pets and Food
Ahead of its imminent redesign, Snapchat is rolling out new filters that recognize what's in your snaps to provide contextually-aware graphics.

Garmin Speak Puts Alexa in Your Car
You can talk to the voice assistant through it the same way you'd talk to Alexa through an Echo: just say "Alexa" and follow it up with a voice command.

#WomenBoycottTwitter Protest Spreads
It's a movement in solidarity with 'victims of hate and harassment Twitter fails to support'


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