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Now You Can Pay Amazon in Cash

Amazon is bringing its PayCode service to U.S. customers, which allows them to pay for online orders with cash through money transfer service Western Union. Previously available in 19 other countries, Amazon customers in the U.S. will soon be able to select the PayCode option at checkout, too. Shoppers receive a QR code and a…
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Inside HP’s Investment and Commitment to Reducing Ocean-Bound Plastic in Haiti

This story is part of a weeklong series on climate change and sustainability. It’s in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global journalism initiative to cover climate change in the week leading up to the U.N. summit on climate change in New York on Sept. 23. Click here to learn more about the initiative and…
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Registration Opens for Facebook’s @Scale 2019 Invite-Only Tech Conference

Registration is officially open for Facebook’s @Scale 2019 invitation-only technical conference geared toward engineers who build or maintain large-scale systems. @Scale 2019 is set for Oct. 16 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, Calif. Speakers from companies including Confluent, Google, Lyft, Microsoft and Nvidia will participate in the event, which offers four…
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How a Job-Hunting Art Director Used Venmo to Get Recruiters’ Attention

Is there any place harder to get noticed than in a top-tier recruiter’s inbox? Often the secret is to sidestep the inbox altogether, but sometimes a job-hunting strategy that’s too far afield can seem gimmicky to the point where it overshadows your actual workplace talents. Agency art director Connie Chweh, who’s hunting a new employer…
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British Agency Execs Make Fighting Climate Change Part of Their Job

This story is part of a weeklong series on climate change and sustainability. It’s in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global journalism initiative to cover climate change in the week leading up to the U.N. summit on climate change in New York on Sept. 23. Click here to learn more about the initiative and…
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Unilever Is Using 100% Renewable Electricity on 5 Continents

This story is part of a weeklong series on climate change and sustainability. It’s in partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global journalism initiative to cover climate change in the week leading up to the U.N. summit on climate change in New York on Sept. 23. Click here to learn more about the initiative and…
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CBS Marketing Chief George Schweitzer Will Leave Next Year, Passing the Baton to Amazon’s Mike Benson

After overseeing the marketing campaigns for every notable CBS finale over the past 25 years, George Schweitzer is now crafting his own farewell. The CBS marketing director has been named chairman, CBS Marketing, and will leave after the 2019-20 broadcast season, transitioning to a special advisor role. He’ll pass the baton to Amazon Studios head…
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Snapchat Debuts a 3D Camera Mode, Along With Effects, Lenses and Filters

2D Snaps are so last week: Snapchat Tuesday introduced a 3D Camera Mode that enables users to create Snaps that change in perspective and appearance as the device being used to view them is moved. Starting this week, Snapchatters with the iPhone X or above can create and share 3D snaps and swipe on new…
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Pepsi Made an Orange Bottle Celebrating Sunday Night Football’s Return to Cleveland

Brands continue to show Cleveland the love. Last year, when the Browns finally ended their 19-game winless streak, Bud Light celebrated by unlocking its “Victory Fridges” placed across the city to offer free beer in the event of a Browns win. Earlier this season, Progressive launched a series of tongue-in-cheek ads about star quarterback Baker…
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Messenger: Here’s How to Share Content from Spotify in a Chat

Did you know that you can share content from Spotify with your contacts through Facebook Messenger? Our guide will show you how this works. Note: These screenshots were captured in the Spotify and Messenger applications on iOS. Also note, this process is slightly different depending on whether you’re sharing an individual song or podcast episode,…
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