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AT&T Exploring Ads On Your Cell Phone For a Price Discount

In case anyone thought they didn’t see enough ads, AT&T wants to put ads on your phone in exchange for a whopping $5 off your bill.

Walmart CEO Doug McMillon: We Had To Become More Digital
Walmart CEO: We Had To Become More Digital

Doug McMillon, CEO of Walmart, discusses how the company has changed to become more digital over the last couple of quarters in response to the pandemic.

Apple Needs Fortnite More Than Fortnite Needs Apple
Apple Needs Fortnite More Than Fortnite Needs Apple

Tim Sweeney, CEO of Epic Games, feels that Fortnite is large enough and scaled enough and that Apple needs Fortnite more than Fortnite needs Apple… and Google too for that matter.

Alex Kantrowitz of Big Technology: Apple Will Eventually Fall Apart If It Doesn't Back Down
Apple Will Eventually Fall Apart If It Doesn’t Back Down

As long as the company continues to rely on other people’s money to make its bottom line it’s going to turn slodgy, slow, bureaucratic, and I think it will eventually fall apart.

PayPal CEO: Across Every Industry, We're Seeing a Surge Towards a Digital-First Strategy
PayPal CEO: Across Every Industry, We’re Seeing a Surge Towards a Digital-First Strategy

What’s happened is the world has accelerated from physical to digital across almost every industry.

"Dashcams Is Technology That We’re Working On," Says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi
Uber CEO: We Are Working On Dashcam Technology

Dashcams and in general taping rides, etc. is actually technology that we’re working on says Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi. I really would like to get something that balances safety and privacy, but it’s a lot of work to do so.

It’s Crazy To Rely On Amazon To Sell Your Product

Everybody who sells something through a third party needs to figure out their ecommerce strategy, says VaynerMedia CEO Gary Vaynerchuk. The thought to be reliant on retailers or Amazon or anybody else and not being the driving force of your own destiny of producing something and sending it to somebody is crazy to me.

Doordash COO: Bringing The Entire Walgreens Store To Your Door
Doordash COO: Bringing The Entire Walgreens Store To Your Door

Doordash has announced that they have partnered with Walgreens to ultimately bring the entire Walgreens store to the door of 100 million Americans.

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Facebook Integrates Payments Into WhatsApp

For the first time, Facebook has added the ability to send and receive money to WhatsApp.

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Google Preparing Debit Card to Compete With the Apple Card

Following the success of the Apple Card, Google is preparing its own debit card.

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Americans Being Targeted by Coronavirus Digital Fraud

TransUnion research shows Americans are being targeted by coronavirus-related digital fraud in alarming numbers.

5G To Enable Much Higher Performance Games, Says Zynga CEO

5G is going to be a real tailwind for growth in mobile, says Zynga CEO Frank Gibeau. It’s going to enable much higher performance games. They’re going to be able to bring more people into a gaming experience.

DTC Brands Doing Incredible Numbers on Shopify, Says COO

Direct to consumer brands are doing incredible numbers on Shopify, says Shopify COO Harley Finkelstein. He says that Kylie Jenner has generated almost a billion dollars in sales on the platform and many other influencers such as Kanye West, Drake, and most recently Tom Brady and also doing very well.

Imran Khan, co-founder and CEO of Verishop
Verishop CEO On Competing With Amazon: “It’s Not a Zero Sum Game”

“The market narrative is always it’s a zero-sum game,” says Imran Khan, co-founder and CEO of Verishop, a new Amazon competitor launching soon. “You are coming in and it’s Verishop versus Amazon or Snap versus Facebook. Not one company will take everything. It’s just impossible for one company to solve every problem.”

The Mall Is More or Less Dead, Says Legendary Retail Analyst Jan Kniffen
The Mall Is More or Less Dead, Says Legendary Retail Analyst Jan Kniffen

The mall is more or less dead except in 279 great cases where we’ve got fabulous malls out there, says legendary retail analyst Jan Kniffen. But the 1,100 malls they’re struggling. It’s the levered retailers and the mall-based retailers that are struggling. We’re going to have 26 retail bankruptcies this year.

Walmart Now Delivering Groceries Directly Into The Fridge - Walmart Ecommerce CEO Marc Lore
Walmart Now Delivering Groceries Directly Into The Fridge

“We’ve got 4,700 stores within ten miles of 90 percent of the US population,” says Walmart Ecommerce CEO Marc Lore. “We’ve started doing pickup a couple of years back and now same-day delivery to the door. We decided to take it a step further and actually deliver it directly into customers fridges and so far so good.”

We Want To Make It Easier For People To Go From Inspiration To Purchase, Says Pinterest CEO

“I don’t know about social commerce overall but I definitely know that our users often want to buy the things they find on Pinterest,” said Pinterest CEO Ben Silbermann while discussing going public on the NYSE. “We just want to make it easier for them to go from that inspiration all the way to reality, which in this case would be a purchase.”

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Use Apple Card to Buy An iPhone With Zero Interest

Earlier this year, Apple unveiled the Apple Card, a credit card issued in partnership with…

DataWallet Puts You In Charge of Your Data, Says DataWallet CEO Serafin Lion Engel.
DataWallet Puts You In Charge of Your Data, Says CEO

DataWallet is basically a digital wallet that holds all of your personal data, says DataWallet CEO Serafin Lion Engel. If Twitter was to give you a DataWallet you would see exactly all of the data that you create on Twitter. At the end of the day what DataWallet does is put you in control of your data.

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Blue Shield of California to Integrate Apple Watches in Doctor Visits

According to a report by Health Data Management, Blue Shield of California (BSC) is planning…