Amazon Now Playing Podcasts
Amazon Now Playing Podcasts

Amazon has entered the super hot podcasting arena, adding podcasts to their Amazon Music platform. All podcasts will be able to be accessed via Alexa, its voice-activated Echo speakers, and are free to Amazon Prime members.

Taboola - Outbrain Merger Falls Apart
Taboola – Outbrain Merger Falls Apart

The world’s two leading companies in the discovery & native advertising industry will remain fierce competitors in what still is a chaotic and unpredictable ad market.

Big Tech: IBM Deploys Face Mask Surveillance System
Big Tech: IBM Deploys Face Mask Surveillance System

IBM has deployed a super intelligent face mask surveillance system for businesses (or government) to discreetly track face mask usage by employees, customers, and anyone who enters a building where their system is installed.

Oracle TikTok Deal Dead? Treasury Secretary discusses possible Oracle - TikTok deal.
Oracle TikTok Deal Dead?

Is the Oracle TikTok deal dead on arrival? According to China state-affiliated media China will not allow ByteDance to sell TikTok’s U.S. operations to Oracle (or Microsoft), nor will the company be allowed to give the source code to any U.S. buyers.

Etsy CEO Josh Silverman: Anti-Competitive Act By Amazon To Consolidate Market Power
Etsy CEO: Anti-Competitive Act By Amazon To Consolidate Market Power

This is going to have tremendous consequences for the 3 million sellers on Etsy should Amazon prevail in this fight. It’s really an anti-competitive act from amazon to consolidate their market power.

Fiserve CEO Frank Bisignano: From Large To Small There's a Comeback In Payments
Fiserve CEO: From Large To Small There’s a Comeback In Payments

It’s a great space a great and a great opportunity says Fiserv CEO Frank Bisignano. The opportunity to build things and grow is always a lot of fun. From large to small there’s a comeback in payments and we see growth going forward.

We Are Never Going To See A Return To The Old New York - James Altucher
We Are Never Going To See A Return To The Old New York

Entrepreneur James Altucher says that New York City is dead forever. He says the forced business closures have permanently altered how business is done making it unnecessary for employees to remain in the city.

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky: Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of Innovation
Airbnb CEO: Every Crisis Should Lead To A New Point Of Innovation

We said every single opportunity is a moment where we have to pivot and move fast says Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky. Not only are we going to get through this but every one of these crises is going to lead to a new point of innovation.

Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein
Shopify Evolving Into World’s First Retail Operating System

Harley Finkelstein, COO of Shopify, discusses how COVID has dramatically sped up the timeline for commerce moving online and has also moved Shopify closer to its goal of becoming the world’s first retail operating system.

How HubSpot is Using Surround Sound Marketing Strategy to Drive Sales

“There is a very smart individual at HubSpot named Alex Birkett based out of Austin, Texas,” says Scott Tousley of HubSpot. “He is working on this concept that is really starting to take off called Surround Sound Strategy. Essentially what that means is that it runs with the notion that marketers are selfish.”