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  • 25% of Netflix subscribers planning to leave service
  • Amazon’s new unit aims to ease engineers’ frustrations with these 6 guiding principles
  • Amazon’s 2022 Echo and Ring Launch Event (Sep 28)
  • Google Maps Launches Eco-Friendly Fuel-Efficient Routing On App
  • Apple will sponsor Super Bowl halftime show starting in February
  • Investors are spending 24% less time looking at pitch decks in 2022, compared to 2021…investors give up in just 2 minutes and 13 seconds
  • “…According to analysts at Goldman Sachs, a decade ago Wall Street saw the move as mainly just a way to sell extra design software to Adobe’s existing 12mn-13mn customers: instead, user numbers for Adobe’s Creative Cloud — which includes Photoshop — have risen to more than 30mn….” (FT)
  • NY-based Stash is one of few neobanks to build its own core banking system
  • Alibaba Cloud enjoyed a 9.5% market share in 2021, trailing Microsoft (21%) and Amazon (39%), according to market research firm Gartner
  • France sets delivery fee for online book sales to help stores compete with Amazon
  • Chipmaker Qualcomm says automotive future business expands to $30 bln
  • Cloud kitchen startup CloudEats raises more capital to ramp up Southeast Asian expansion
  • YouTube’s Dislike Button Rarely Shifts Recommendations, Researchers Say.”…YouTube’s “dislike” button reduced similar, unwanted recommendations only 12 percent, according to their report, titled “Does This Button Work?…”
  • For Gen Z, TikTok Is the New Search Engine…Need to find a restaurant or figure out how to do something? Young people are turning to TikTok to search for answers.
  • Apple to move 25% iPhone production to India by 2025, 20% iPad and Apple Watch to Vietnam, analysts say
  • Salesforce aims for 25% operating margin in 2026 with more efficient spending
  • First look at dynamicSpot: Bringing Apple’s Dynamic Island to your Android phone
  • Virtual Threads: New Foundations for High-Scale Java Applications