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Prime Day A Smash, Facebook to Sell Subscriptions

Highlights

  • More than $1 billion in sales flooded Amazon on Prime Day.
  • Feel like booking a spa or salon appointment? Google will do that for you.
  • Amazon might fix your computer soon…in your home.

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    Net Neutrality Fight Returns, Facebook Wins Big In Privacy Suit

Net Neutrality Fight Returns, Facebook Wins Big In Privacy Suit

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  • Net neutrality will take over the Internet this week. We explain.
  • Court ruling: Facebook (and others) can track you on other site
  • Zillow backs down in test of Consumer Review Fairness Act

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Google Jobs, Amazon Wardrobe Disrupt More Industries

Highlights

  • Google jobs, the search engine version, is real.
  • Amazon goes big in clothes. And shoes. Again.
  • Google stops scanning Gmail to place ads.

Mobile phone displays of Google Jobs

Google will now display job postings, including descriptions, from multiple job sites. The company is working …

Ecommerce Purchases Beyond Whole Foods |

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  • Walmart answers Amazon’s ecommerce purchases
  • Google posting guidance on key mobile, speed issues
  • The secret printer code still published on all your documents

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You’ve probably read too many articles about Amazon buying Whole Foods by now. …

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    Google to Block Some Ads, Ecommerce’s Big Week – SBM Spotlight #214

Google to Block Some Ads, Ecommerce’s Big Week – SBM Spotlight #214

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  • Google Chrome will start blocking intrusive ads
  • Store employees delivering for Walmart
  • Free newsletter gives you heads-up on Netflix streaming dates
  • Amazon manufacturing more items

Intrusive ad demonstrated by Google

Google says that its Chrome browser will block intrusive ads starting in 2018.…