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THE COMUNICANO for Friday November 17th 2022

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November 18 · Issue #1001 · View online
Andy Abramson
The Twitter takeover has a life of its own….Fashion brand and more stop advertising on Twitter…Where it’s bad to driveBroadband services to get labeled…Alexa says bye to some phones….Amazon will keep making layoffs…Meta has security problems….Revolut has big goals…Facebook makes changes….WhatsApp adds more shopping tools…Google gives you new features to shop, search, locate….Google News gives away money…Food prices at sporting events go sky-high….Google Maps adds EV fast charging locations…Fast rail to connect Las Vegas to SoCal….Those stories and more are here today in THE COMUNICANO!!!

Music Watch
The Easybeats - Friday On My Mind
Twitter Watch
Hundreds of Twitter employees resign after Elon Musk’s ‘hardcore’ ultimatum Hundreds of Twitter employees resign after Elon Musk’s ‘hardcore’ ultimatum
The Cunning Trick Elon Musk Used To Catch A Leaker The Cunning Trick Elon Musk Used To Catch A Leaker
‘Sabotage’-Shy Elon Musk Boards Up Twitter Offices Until Monday as Remaining Staff Flock to Quit, Report Says ‘Sabotage’-Shy Elon Musk Boards Up Twitter Offices Until Monday as Remaining Staff Flock to Quit, Report Says
Balenciaga Has Left Twitter Balenciaga Has Left Twitter
Elon goes hardcore Elon goes hardcore
After being strict, Elon Musk softens his tone to retain Twitter employees After being strict, Elon Musk softens his tone to retain Twitter employees
New Twitter accounts won’t be able to buy Blue verification for 90 days New Twitter accounts won’t be able to buy Blue verification for 90 days
Musk’s Twitter Deal Still in Focus for Over US National Security Concerns Musk’s Twitter Deal Still in Focus for Over US National Security Concerns
Traffic Watch
Worst US Cities for Traffic: New York, Chicago, Miami Top List for Drivers Worst US Cities for Traffic: New York, Chicago, Miami Top List for Drivers
Fintech Watch
Revolut’s growing pains: is the fintech ready to become a bank? Revolut’s growing pains: is the fintech ready to become a bank?
Alexa Watch
'Alexa Built-In' phones to lose key feature as Amazon cedes ground to Apple and Google 'Alexa Built-In' phones to lose key feature as Amazon cedes ground to Apple and Google
Broadband Watch
FCC orders ISPs to show broadband 'nutrition labels' with all fees and limits FCC orders ISPs to show broadband 'nutrition labels' with all fees and limits
Amazon Watch
Amazon CEO Andy Jassy says layoffs will continue into next year Amazon CEO Andy Jassy says layoffs will continue into next year
Meta Watch
Meta Employees, Security Guards Fired for Hijacking User Accounts Meta Employees, Security Guards Fired for Hijacking User Accounts
Meta reportedly accused dozens of workers of improperly accessing users' accounts — in some cases in return for payments of thousands of dollars Meta reportedly accused dozens of workers of improperly accessing users' accounts — in some cases in return for payments of thousands of dollars
Facebook Watch
End of an Era: Facebook Takes Sexuality, Religion, Address, and Politics Off of Your Profile End of an Era: Facebook Takes Sexuality, Religion, Address, and Politics Off of Your Profile
WhatsApp Watch
New Ways to Find and Buy from Businesses on WhatsApp New Ways to Find and Buy from Businesses on WhatsApp
WhatsApp’s Yellow Pages-style business directory launches in five countries WhatsApp’s Yellow Pages-style business directory launches in five countries
WhatsApp groups help get food to those who need it WhatsApp groups help get food to those who need it
Google Watch
Google rolls out new features across Maps, Search and Shopping Google rolls out new features across Maps, Search and Shopping
450 news organisations selected as recipients of Google News Equity Fund 450 news organisations selected as recipients of Google News Equity Fund
Softbank Watch
Masayoshi Son owes $4.7bn to SoftBank following tech rout Masayoshi Son owes $4.7bn to SoftBank following tech rout
Delivery Watch
Melbourne restaurants were urged not to use Deliveroo Australia over high commissions Melbourne restaurants were urged not to use Deliveroo Australia over high commissions
Sports Watch
NFL Concessions Prices Are Out of Control NFL Concessions Prices Are Out of Control
CarTech Watch
Google Maps got a big update that shows where fast-charging EV stations are and more Google Maps got a big update that shows where fast-charging EV stations are and more
Swiss Technology Firm Claims The Ability To Recharge An EV Battery To 80% In Just 72 Seconds Swiss Technology Firm Claims The Ability To Recharge An EV Battery To 80% In Just 72 Seconds
Travel Watch
Brightline West Las Vegas - LA high-speed line construction “to start in 2023” Brightline West Las Vegas - LA high-speed line construction “to start in 2023”
World Cup Watch
Chart Showing How Many FIFA World Cups Each Country Has Won Chart Showing How Many FIFA World Cups Each Country Has Won
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