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Now the SEC is investigating Activision Blizzard too

Image: Blizzard The list of government agencies investigating Activision Blizzard has grown to now include the SEC. The Wall Street Journal reported that the Securities and Exchange Commission has subpoenaed the video game publishing giant, including CEO Bobby Kotick, for records pertaining to employment, separation agreements, and communications between senior executives. The Wall Street Journal…

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LinkedIn gives up on Stories

Photo by Lorenzo Di Cola/NurPhoto via Getty Images LinkedIn is shutting down its ephemeral Stories product, the company announced Tuesday. The company plans to “remove the current Stories experience by the end of September,” according to Liz Li, senior director of product. The Snapchat-style video Stories were first launched in February 2020 in internal testing.…

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In the age of consumer privacy, relevance wins for advertisers

Kelly Kimura, senior director of product management, Valassis, a Vericast Business Privacy and the management of user data have become primary considerations among advertisers, consumers and legislators. Brands must secure and responsibly use consumer data — completely changing how the business of advertising will be done going forward.  The challenge now is how advertisers can…

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