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THE RISE OF AMAZON ADVERTISING: This is exactly what Amazon is doing to siphon billions of ad dollars from Google and Facebook and why brands love it (AMZN, FB, GOOGL)

This is a preview of The Rise of Amazon Advertising research report from Business Insider Intelligence. 14-Day Risk Free Trial: Get full access to this and all Digital Media industry research reports. You might already have access to our premium Business Insider Intelligence research through your company. Check here. Amazon is increasingly ramping up on […]

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Bridge: Feb. 28, 2020

Here’s another deal from my monthly Birmingham game with old partners and teammates. I played at six spades as South. North’s bid of five diamonds was “Exclusion Keycard Blackwood.” My 5NT response showed two of the “key cards” (the aces — but excluding the ace of diamonds — and the king of trumps) plus the […]

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Word Game: Feb. 28, 2020

TODAY’S WORD — RECKLESSLY (RECKLESSLY: REK-les-lee: Carelessly; without caution.) Average mark 27 words Time limit 40 minutes Can you find 37 or more words in RECKLESSLY? The list will be published tomorrow. YESTERDAY’S WORD — BASCULE bale base beau blase blues able abuse sable sale sauce scab scale scuba seal slab slub slue suable cable […]

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Tim Cook says he’s optimistic that China is getting the coronavirus under control and says Apple has reopened factories

Tim Cook says he’s “very optimistic” China is getting the novel coronavirus under control. Speaking to Fox Business on Thursday, the Apple CEO said the company was reopening factories and ramping up iPhone production. China is a key country for Apple, with so many iPhones manufactured in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou that it’s nicknamed […]

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‘Stop playing’: LeBron James initially thought his Lakers teammates were joking when they told him Kobe Bryant had died

LeBron James initially thought his Lakers teammates were “playing” with him when they informed him of Kobe Bryant’s death. James was asleep on a flight to Los Angeles from Philadelphia — where the Lakers had been playing the previous night — when the news broke. He was woken by teammate Anthony Davis, who recalled James’ […]

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A Scottish lawmaker wants to force Trump to explain how he could afford 2 golf courses he owns in the country

President Donald Trump’s Scottish golf courses could be linked to a money-laundering scheme, a Scottish lawmaker said, according to the BBC. Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie has asked First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to use an unexplained wealth order to get Trump to reveal how he paid for the properties. The order forces a target to […]