Stories, the short and ephemeral visual-heavy clips that powered Snap Inc (NYSE:SNAP) to existence, are the future. That is why everyone is copying Snapchat stories and implementing their own version of it.
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On Wednesday, hedge fund manager and social activist George Soros penned an op-ed for Project Syndicate suggesting that the unbridled influence of certain Web venues would eventually force government regulation upon them.
Here again, Alphabet opted not to provide specific revenue or earnings guidance looking forward. Rather, Porat insisted Alphabet's framework for capital allocation will remain unchanged, focusing first on driving organic growth in the business, then on ...