Amazon’s Alexa is going EVERYWHERE…..Chromebooks are spelling doom and gloom for Apple, Microsoft….Google Express slows down…..Cord Cutting offers a better experience….DOJ cracks down on bench and switch visa workers….California fights FCC over net neutrality……Google pulling “scam” ads…..Skype kills off a useless feature….Apple going bigger into AR..How PR is done in the crypto world…..Why Uber for X companies often fail….those stories and more are all here, in today’s COMUNICANO for Labor Day….
As we get later into 2018, all my thoughts on what the Pixelbook could become are finally starting to take shape and Google looks to have shifted the Chromebook market its introduction: even 11 months later.
California’s legislature has approved a bill being called the strongest net neutrality law in the US. The bill would ban internet providers from blocking and throttling legal content, prioritizing some sites and services over others, and it would apply these restrictions to both home and mobile connections.
“Just last year alone, we took down more than 3.2 billion ads that violated our advertising policies - that’s more than 100 bad ads per second,” said David Graff, Director, Global Product Policy at Google.
Remember all the “Uber for x” startups? A few years ago a ton of “Uber for x” startups got funded, but very few of them – maybe none? – worked out. It sounds good but ultimately most failed on the supply side. Let’s explore why.