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  • Little Mix celebrate 10 years of success by launching brand new podcast

    Little Mix have celebrated 10 years of success by launching a brand new podcast which looks back on their glittering career from X Factor beginnings to pop superstardom.

    Mail Online
  • Cobalt launches from beta with a $2.8M seed to help creators launch products – TechCrunch

    As internet creators and influencers grow their followings, it’s not always intuitive what the best way to monetize might be. For some creators, they might find a path to monetization through subscriber-only content and branded posts, but for those with a great idea and an entrepreneurial streak, they might leverage their appeal to launch a [

    TechCrunch
  • Lessons from A.I.'s rare pandemic success

    To catch travelers arriving with asymptomatic infections. Greece turned to an innovative algorithm.

    Fortune
  • Amazon puts its own “brands” first above better-rated products

    It took Robert Gomez about five months to get his Kaffe coffee grinder to the big leagues in e-commerce: among the first three search results for “coffee grinder” on Amazon.com. Gomez, founder of Atlanta-based consumer goods startup 4Q Brands, said he obsessively refined his photos and description, amassed reviews from happy customers, and paid Amazon $40,000 a month on advertising to boost sales, one of the elements Amazon tells sellers will increase search ranking. Robert Gomez, owner of...

    TNW | Insider
  • George Stephanopoulos Launches ABC News Production Company

    George Stephanopoulos has launched a production company for ABC News, with the first two projects to stream on Hulu this month and November. George Stephanopoulos Productions will produce nonfiction long-form projects that include interviews and investigations across The Walt Disney Co. platforms, including ABC, Disney+, FX, Hulu and National Geographic. The first, Out of the [

    Deadline
  • Reuters: Amazon's own documents prove it copied successful products

    Amazon is often accused of copying and selling own-brand versions of successful products, using its control of the marketplace and its unique insight into sales there to give itself an overwhelming competitive advantage. Though Amazon denies doing this, a Reuters investigation confirms this claim with documents from Amazon itself that implicate top executives in the strategy—in its Indian subsidiary, at least. — Read the rest

    Boing Boing
  • Facebook Is Launching Another New Product You'll Never Use

    Deepening its investment into new audio experiences, Facebook has begun its roll out of a designated “Audio” tab within its

    Gizmodo Australia