The COMUNICANO for Monday July 17 2017

Revue
 
If you ever wondered just how big a force of nature Amazon is, beyond shopping, take a look at the fi
 
July 17 - Issue #119
Andy Abramson

If you ever wondered just how big a force of nature Amazon is, beyond shopping, take a look at the first three stories. First, they are getting the retail unions mad at them. Second. Just look at how big of a customer they are of the US Postal Service. Third. They are litigating like mad over seemingly tiny things. Oh, and they want to be your messaging app too….Did you know today is Emoji Day? Netflix has their earnings day..oh, and what makes a great landing page too…those stories and more are all in today’s COMUNICANO.

Amazon Watch
Amazon bid for Whole Foods triggers new antitrust complaint, from retail union
Amazon Getting Huge Subsidy from US Postal Service: Analylst
Amazon deals yet another huge blow to Blue Apron
Does the world need a new messaging app? Amazon seems to think so
Echo Watch
An Amazon Echo Can't Call the Police—But Maybe It Should
Hands-free with Amazon Alexa on the HTC U11: Alexa everywhere on a phone that is always with you
Facebook Watch
Behind the Velvet Ropes of Facebook’s Private Groups
Netflix Watch
Netflix Earnings: It's More About What The Company Is Not Doing
Emoji Watch
Why is July 17 the date on the emoji calendar?
Bot Watch
Why Marketers Are Betting on Bots
AR Watch
Apple versus Google, Facebook, and Amazon in augmented reality
Odds & Ends
KFC Partners With Huawei For Colonel Sanders-Inspired Phone
Uber, Lyft take down not just cab drivers, but also lenders
Salesforce Is Hiring 150 Work From Home Workers
We looked at 1,000 landing pages. These are the top 5 design trends we found
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