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Dec 3rd 2020

Tech News Weekly 161

Slack, May the Salesforce Be with You

The Gift of Surveillance, TikTok's Testing 3-Minute Videos
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The gift of surveillance, TikTok's testing 3-minute videos

  • Alex Wilhelm from Techcrunch discussed Salesforce's acquisition of Slack and what kind of competition they face from Microsoft Teams.
  • Thomas Smith from Debugger warns gift-givers of buying their loved ones tech gifts that also act as potential surveillance devices.
  • Abrar Al-Heeti from CNET shares an experimental feature in TikTok that is bringing three minute videos to the platform for the first time.
  • Warner Brothers announced that it would release its entire 2021 film on HBO Max on the same day as movie theaters.
  • Twitter has put the new threaded replies feature to bed after users complained they were difficult to follow.

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