Amazon rolled out a wider range of smart-home gadgets, and also revealed it was expanding into the fitness market, putting itself in competition with Apple more directly. The ecommerce-and-cloud giant is introducing an updated version of its Fitbit-like health tracker as well as Halo Fitness, offering “hundreds of studio-quality workout classes.” That’s on top of a blizzard of other devices,...
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The Heir Who Wants to Be Mayor
Hi, welcome to your Weekend.To spend time with Daniel Lurie is to understand the true meaning of the word “mensch.” Everyone who knows the San Francisco philanthropist and Levi’s heir says pretty much the same things about him: Daniel is “a really good guy”—affable, smart, egoless and earnest in his desire to improve the lives of the neediest. So earlier this year, when I began hearing...
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