IMessage Tapbacks Are Rolling Out On Google Messages

An Android statue on the Google campus in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Wednesday, Oct. 21, … [+] 2020. The U.S. Justice Department sued Alphabet Inc.’s Google in the most significant antitrust case against an American company in two decades, kicking off what promises to be a volley of legal actions against the search giant for allegedly abusing its market power. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg © 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP We’ve all heard this… Source link

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Yahoo announces Julia Edwards as NSW sales director

Share Tweet Share Email Yahoo has promoted Julia Edwards to NSW sales director. Since joining Yahoo 18-months ago, Edwards has been instrumental in building the commercial success of Yahoo Creative Studios (formerly RYOT Studios) in her role as head of strategic solutions.  She has been behind a number of campaigns using technology, including an immersive try-before-you-buy experience for BIG W’s Toy Mania, virtual santa campaign for Officeworks and bringing to life the Finding Our Heart… Source link

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Omicron Cases Mild So Far; NYC Outbreak Worsens: Virus Update

(Bloomberg) — Most Read from Bloomberg Symptoms linked to the omicron coronavirus variant have been mild so far, said South African health experts, including the doctor who first sounded the alarm about the new strain. But the World Health Organization cautioned there is “no information” symptoms caused by omicron are different from other strains. The 13 omicron cases identified in the Netherlands on Sunday suggest the new variant already has a strong foothold in Europe, with more… Source link

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What to know this week

As investors return from the Thanksgiving-shortened trading week, focus will shift to the U.S. labor market. The Labor Department’s monthly jobs report due for release on Friday is set to provide an updated snapshot of the strength in hiring and labor force participation in the U.S. economy. Consensus economists are looking for a half-million jobs to have returned in November, with the pace of hiring slowing only slightly from October’s 531,000 gain. The unemployment rate is also expected to… Source link

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‘I’m packing to go to Destin’

BATON ROUGE, La. — Back when LSU’s bowl chances appeared slim and none, Ed Orgeron described blue skies and white beaches as the ideal setting for his final game coaching the Tigers. Orgeron is headed to the beach with his girlfriend, but not in any official capacity. “I’m packing to go to Destin,” Orgeron said. “I’ll be there tomorrow.” Orgeron will not coach LSU in a bowl game, he announced following Saturday’s 27-24 win over No. 14 Texas A&M in Death Valley. The Tigers (6-6, 3-5… Source link

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Frisco-based carpooling app TreadShare now available in App and Google Play stores

Frisco-based carpooling app TreadShare is now available in the App and Google Play stores. The app was started by Erwin Germain, who moved to Colorado in 2015 from the French and Swiss Alps. Germain was surprised to learn that the state didn’t have a carpooling system, which he said he used all the time when living in Europe. The app’s been in development since 2019 and is officially live and ready to be used. It works like this: Colorado residents can upload their… Source link

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U.S. Black Friday shoppers tapered online splurge, as some returned to stores

By Arriana McLymore and Richa Naidu    RALEIGH, North Carolina (Reuters) – U.S. shoppers spent slightly less online during Black Friday this year, with many venturing back to physical stores despite coronavirus fears, tight supplies, and retailers’ efforts to encourage earlier holiday purchases.    For the first time ever, spending online during Black Friday – traditionally one of the biggest shopping days of the year – fell, reversing the growth of recent years, according to data from… Source link

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These are the 25 richest families in the US

Walmart heirs to candy conglomerates: These are the 25 richest families in the US The new film House of Gucci may be a sensational story of madness, glamour and greed, but you don’t need to look far to find equivalents here in the U.S. The wealthiest dynasties in America have also seen many bitter battles over inheritance and power, though some have quietly risen to the ranks of the elite without too much media scrutiny. Last year Forbes released a list of the richest families in the country,… Source link

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