Starbucks to unveil its web3-based rewards program next month. Starbucks will unveil its web3 initiative, which includes coffee-themed NFTs, at next month's Investor Day event. The company earlier this year announced its plans to enter the web3 space, noting its NFTs wouldn't just serve as digital… (Sarah Perez / TechCrunch)
Google Meet meets Duo Meet, with Meet in Duo but Duo isn't going into Meet. In June, Google announced that it's bringing the features of Meet into the Duo app — and that transformation begins today. Google isn't technically getting rid of either app; Duo's getting rebranded as Meet with the features from both apps… (Emma Roth / The Verge)
The Microsoft Team Racing to Catch Bugs Before They Happen. As a rush of cybercriminals, state-backed hackers, and scammers continue to flood the zone with digital attacks and aggressive campaigns worldwide, it's no surprise that the maker of the ubiquitous Windows operating… (Lily Hay Newman / WIRED)
Netflix Is Scrambling to Learn the Ad Business It Long Disdained. For years, Netflix boss Reed Hastings was emphatic that the streaming giant wouldn't show ads in its programming. Late last year, the company did a 180. Netflix didn't just want to enter the ad business—it wanted to do so in a hurry. The… (Sarah Krouse / Wall Street Journal)
Apple is building a demand-side platform. Experienced heads need only apply with the job ad requesting “8+ years experience” of technical experience plus product management along with a proven track record of launching “advertising related products for audiences in the… ( Digiday)
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