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Starbucks is the latest big company to halt advertising on social media – #Starbucks #facebook #twitter #socialmedia #advertising #boycott #July1st #noracism | #RoadmapforSuccess
June 28, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Yuriko Nakao/Getty Images Starbucks will join the growing list of corporate entities pausing advertising on social media platforms, the company said in a blog post Sunday. The coffee giant says that it stands “against hate speech” and believes “both business leaders and policy makers need to come together to affect real change.” “We

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Microsoft and Hitachi announce partnership to transform manufacturing and logistics industries – #microsoft #hitachi #partnership #logistics #manufacturing #transformation #azuremaps #bingmaps #azure | #RoadmapforSuccess
June 28, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Microsoft and Hitachi have announced a multiyear strategic alliance to transform the manufacturing and logistics industries across Southeast Asia, North America and Japan. As part of this alliance, Hitachi will integrate its solutions like Lumada, and its IoT-ready industrial controllers HX Series, with Azure, Dynamics 365 and Microsoft 365. Hitachi and Microsoft are also working to

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Ubisoft places multiple employees on leave following allegations of misconduct – #ubisoft #employee #misconduct #allegations #MeToo #coronavirus #COVID19 | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 28, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Multiple employees at Ubisoft, including two executives, have been placed on administrative leave as the company conducts a corporate investigation following allegations of professional misconduct, Bloomberg reports. The two executives placed on leave are Tommy François and Maxime Béland, two employees that serve as vice presidents in a

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Microsoft launches a free Search and Social campaign management platform for SMBs – #Microsoft #Bing #Search #socialmedia #campaignmanagement #platform #SMB #free #digital | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 27, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Digital Marketing Center powers both organic social media and ad campaigns across Microsoft, Google, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. — Read on searchengineland.com/microsoft-digital-marketing-center-launches-free-search-social-campaign-management-platform-smbs-335479

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Coca-Cola joins Facebook boycott with a pause on all social media advertising starting July 1st – #CocaCola #Facebook #Boycott #socialmedia #advertising #July1st | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 27, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images The Coca-Cola Company is pausing all digital advertising on social media platforms globally for at least 30 days starting July 1st, the soda giant announced on Friday evening. The move is part of a broader boycott of Facebook and Instagram organized by the Anti-Defamation League, the NAACP, and other organizations

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Microsoft permanently closing all of it retails stores – #Microsoft #retail #stores #coronavirus #COVID19 | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 27, 2020 Technology, Uncategorized Adam E. Williams

www.wusa9.com/article/news/nation-world/microsoft-permanently-closing-all-its-retail-stores/507-5014510c-56a7-4e5a-82d4-d2ba07d93320

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California seeks to force Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees within weeks – #Lyft #Uber #California #employment #drivers #gigeconomy #law | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 25, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images California is seeking to force Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees, in a dramatic escalation of the state’s months-long war with the gig economy companies. In May, California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, along with city attorneys of Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego, sued Uber and

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Amazon launches Counterfeit Crimes Unit to fight knockoffs on its store – #Amazon #security #counterfeit #crimes #knockoffs #federal #lawenforcement | #RoadmapForSuccess
June 24, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Photo by Michele Doying / The Verge Amazon has announced that it’s launching a new Counterfeit Crimes Unit as the latest effort by the online retailer to fight counterfeit products on its website. The new team is said to be made up of “former federal prosecutors, experienced investigators, and data analysts,” who will work to

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Go read this powerful OneZero investigation into a digital-focused cult – #OneZero #investigation #digital #cult #Tumple #DayLifeArmy #Facebook #socialmedia #weirdfacebook| #RoadmapForSuccess
June 24, 2020 Technology Adam E. Williams

Maciej Luczniewski/NurPhoto via Getty Images Cults prey on lonely and desperate people looking to belong to something, and as people migrate a bigger portion of their lives online, sometimes all it takes is a small showing of support to net someone’s full trust. In OneZero’s new investigative feature, journalists Emilie Friedlander and Joy Crane dig

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