The Justice Department is talking to publishers, advertising technology rivals and advertising agencies as part of its antitrust probe into Google, The Wall Street Journal reports. Regulators have reached out to more than a dozen of those types of companies as one focus of the investigation becomes Google’s online ad tools. The ramp-up in talking to rivals and others that claim to have been...
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Can Livestream Shopping Cure the Holiday Gifting Blues?
Hi, welcome to the Weekend.It might seem against the holiday spirit to say so, but does anyone really love gift-shopping these days? Even pre-pandemic, it was a stress-inducing affair, loaded with decision fatigue, toy-of-the-year FOMO and ghosts of bad presents past.Into this consumerist minefield has stumbled a strange new entrant: livestream shopping. In this week’s issue, writer Janet...
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