Tag: wider angles

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UK’s competition regulator tells Meta to sell Giphy

Thanks to its in-progress investigation of Sony Music's AWAL acquisition and its upcoming market study of the music business, the CMA is firmly on the music industry's radar.
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Latest Apple AR headset rumour tips late-2022 release date

Apple hardware rumours are the gift that keeps on giving, at least to tech news websites' traffic figures, most recently the Apple AR and/or VR headset.
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SoundHound to go public with $2.1bn valuation via SPAC merger

It's expected to happen in the first quarter of 2022, at which the company will be listed on the Nasdaq exchange as SoundHound AI.
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Meta may have sold more than 10m Oculus Quest 2 VR headsets

Meta launched its Oculus Quest 2 virtual reality headset in October 2020, in the days when the company was still Facebook.
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Why 4am might be the best time to try to go viral on TikTok

Culture site Mic has an interview with the CEO of social agency VRTCL, Griffin Haddrill, and one part stood out to us as worth thinking about.
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Facebook reveals its latest plans for creator subscriptions

Facebook is very keen on helping 'creators' make money on its platform, and it's even keener on doing that while blowing a giant raspberry at Apple's 30% cut of iOS in-app purchases.
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Roblox hit by three-day outage (but it wasn’t Chipotle’s fault)

If your nearest tween or teen has been grumpier than usual in recent days... Roblox being down for nearly three days could be a factor.
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Apple and Amazon publish their latest quarterly financials

Apple and Amazon are the latest tech companies to post their financial results for Q3 2021, and while both are still serious moneymakers both narrowly missed their forecasts for the quarter.
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Facebook reveals its new corporate umbrella brand: Meta

Facebook the company has made its move to separate its brand from Facebook the social network – a move akin to Google's past decision to rebrand its corporation as Alphabet.
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Embattled Facebook to make young adults its new ‘North Star’

What a month Facebook is having, in a bad way, as a range of news organisations get stuck in to a treasure trove of leaked documents showing its inner workings.
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Douyin app to tackle binge-viewing with five-second breaks

Douyin has announced plans to break that rhythm deliberately, to keep on the right side of an increasingly stern-on-digital-bingeing government.
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Snapchat financials reveal it now has 306m daily active users

Snapchat's parent company Snap published its latest financial results yesterday, for the third quarter of 2021, with 306 million daily active users.