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Michael Sykes / Axios:
Research by The Harris Poll: 59% of Generation Z students list YouTube, rather than textbooks, as their preferred learning tool   —  Generation Z students, classified as being between the ages of 14 and 23, believe that YouTube is a bigger contributor to their education than textbooks, according to a study by Pearson Education.
Sep 23, 2018, 9:55 PMIn context
Jonathan Swan / Axios:
Sources: Trump administration, including Commerce, Treasury, Defense departments, planning a push against China in a few weeks, citing IP theft and cyberattacks   —  The Trump administration is planning to launch a major, “administration-wide,” broadside against China, according to two sources briefed …
Sep 23, 2018, 7:55 PMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
In internal email after WSJ report, Google CEO Pichai denied efforts to politically bias search results, reaffirmed Google should remain politically neutral   —  Google CEO Sundar Pichai sent a company-wide email Friday, which Axios obtained, denying any effort to politically bias …
Sep 22, 2018, 1:05 AMIn context
Shannon Vavra / Axios:
John Bolton says Trump signed off on a new national cyber strategy to guide how the administration handles cyberthreats, offensive and defensive cybersecurity   —  President Trump has signed off on a long-awaited national cyber strategy that aims to guide how the administration handles offensive …
Sep 20, 2018, 4:27 PMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
Sources: Meredith Perry has stepped down as CEO of uBeam, the controversial wireless charging startup she founded in 2011   —  Meredith Perry has stepped down as CEO of uBeam, the controversial wireless charging startup she founded in 2011, Axios has learned.
Sep 20, 2018, 3:14 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
eMarketer study: Amazon's ad business will bring in $4.61B this year, putting Amazon at 3rd place, ahead of Microsoft, in its share of the US digital ad market   —  Amazon's ad business will bring in $4.61 billion this year, according to a new eMarketer study, up a whopping 60% from the projection of $2.89 billion in March.
Sep 19, 2018, 7:25 AMIn context
Dan Primack / Axios:
HQ Trivia has a new CEO   —  Trivia app HQ hrecently made a CEO swap, putting co-founder Colin Kroll in charge and moving former CEO Rus Yusupov into a chief creative officer role.  The news was first reported by Digiday.  — HQ also today previewed a new, Wheel of Fortune-like game.
Sep 18, 2018, 4:00 PMIn context
Sara Fischer / Axios:
Snapchat enlists 20 news partners including CNN and NBC to create Curated Our Stories, or curated stories with user-generated content in the Discover section   —  Snapchat is letting more than 20 news partners create curated “stories” with user-generated content from its platform as part …
Sep 13, 2018, 9:50 AMIn context
Ina Fried / Axios:
Verizon says its wireless 5G home broadband service will launch Oct. 1 in Houston, Indianapolis, Los Angeles, and Sacramento starting at $50/mo after free trial   —  Verizon announced that, starting Thursday, customers in its four 5G launch markets will be able to sign up for Internet service.
Sep 11, 2018, 6:40 PMIn context
Kim Hart / Axios:
Study of US teen internet usage: 81% say they use social media but only 15% say they use Facebook, compared to 68% in 2012, and 89% have their own smartphone   —  Today's teens prefer texting over in-person communication, use social media multiple times a day, and admit that digital distractions interfere …
Sep 10, 2018, 6:25 PMIn context

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