Deliveroo
Deliveroo CEO: COVID Has Accelerated Food Delivery Adoption by 2 to 3 Years

While many businesses are struggling as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the food delivery industry is booming.

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Microsoft Buys Smash.gg to Boost Xbox

Microsoft has bought Smash.gg, the site dedicated to building “active esports scenes around the games people love to play.”

Walmart Ecommerce Business Is Humming
Lookout Amazon: Walmart Using Stores to Speed Up Online Shipping

Walmart is taking aim at one of Amazon’s biggest benefits, fast shipping, by using its stores to speed up delivery.

Amazon Using Pinkertons to Combat Unions, Spy on Workers

Amazon has a complicated relationship with its employees and the latest reports are not likely to help the situation.

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T-Mobile TVision Giving Customers 30+ Free Channels

T-Mobile informed TVision subscribers they will be receiving 30+ channels, normally part of the Vibe plan, for free.

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YouTube Runs Ads On Creators’ Videos Without Paying Them

Starting Wednesday, YouTube began running ads on some content creators’ videos without sharing the revenue those ads bring in.

Hulu Live TV
Hulu Raising the Price of Hulu + Live TV

Hulu is once again raising prices on its Hulu + Live TV streaming service, the latest price increase among streaming services.

Text is a Great Way to Increase Your Engagement with Consumers, Says Zipwhip CMO

“For businesses, the communication channels of email and phone are just becoming less and less effective,” says Scott Heimes, Chief Marketing Officer at Zipwhip. “Text is a great way to increase your engagement and responsiveness with consumers. They’ll actually respond to a text.”

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.

Luxury Online Retailer Farfetch Focusing on Technology to Improve the Consumer Experience

Luxury online retailer Farfetch, where prices start at around a thousand dollars, had a breakout IPO on Thursday raising $885 million while setting a valuation of $6.2 billion on the company.