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🏷 Amazon Has Been Slashing Private-Label Selection Amid Weak Sales
Plus: The book ban movement has a chilling new tactic. U.S. App Store revenue from non-game apps just topped games for the first time. And more…
Amazon Has Been Slashing Private-Label Selection Amid Weak Sales. Amazon.com Inc. has started drastically reducing the number of items it sells under its own brands, and the company has discussed the possibility of exiting the private-label business entirely to alleviate regulatory pressure, according to people… (Dana Mattioli / Wall Street Journal)
The book ban movement has a chilling new tactic: harassing teachers on social media. “This type of rhetoric is going to get people killed,” she says. Corpus Christi, where Vera lives, has become a flashpoint for a growing push among Christian and conservative groups across the US to get certain books and topics they… (Tanya Basu / MIT Technology Review)
U.S. App Store revenue from non-game apps just topped games for the first time. A major shift in the U.S. app economy has just taken place. In the second quarter of this year, U.S. consumer spending in non-game mobile apps surpassed spending in mobile games for the first time in May 2022 and the trend continued in June. This… (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch)
The hidden history of screen readers. On a night in 1978, Ted Henter was driving a rental car down a dark road in the English countryside. A 27-year-old motorcycle racer from Florida, Henter had just won eighth place in the Venezuelan Grand Prix, the first race of the 1978 World… (Sheon Han / The Verge)
A New Attack Can Unmask Anonymous Users on Any Major Browser. Everyone from advertisers and marketers to government-backed hackers and spyware makers wants to identify and track users across the web. And while a staggering amount of infrastructure is already in place to do exactly that, the appetite for data… (Lily Hay Newman / WIRED)
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