How M&M’S is making the most of its spokescandies controversy

New York CNN — Over the past year, M&M’s has been the subject of Fox News tirades and criticism from a small segment of fans — first for changing the Green M&M’s footwear and more recently featuring female M&M characters on its packaging for International Women’s Day. So this week it announced a change: Following … Read more

DOJ sues Google over its dominance in the online advertising market

CNN — The Justice Department and eight states sued Google on Tuesday, accusing the company of harming competition with its dominance in the online advertising market and calling for it to be broken up. The move marks the Biden administration’s first blockbuster antitrust case against a Big Tech company. The eight states joining the suit … Read more

Got a stash of Bed Bath & Beyond coupons? You’d better use them soon

New York CNN — Bed Bath & Beyond coupon shoppers take note: If you have a stash of its big blue 20% off coupons in your drawer or in your inbox, better use them soon. The struggling home goods retailer issued a dire prediction on Thursday, calling into doubt its ability to stay in business … Read more

The mass unbanning of suspended Twitter users is underway

New York CNN Business — Thousands of previously banned Twitter users, including members of the far-right and users sharing blatant misinformation, have begun to have their accounts restored to the platform, according to an independent analysis. The mass restoration of accounts comes after new owner Elon Musk said late last month that he would offer … Read more

Elon Musk claims Apple has ‘threatened to withhold’ Twitter from its app store

New York CNN Business — Elon Musk on Monday claimed that Apple has “threatened” to pull Twitter from its iOS app store, a move that could be devastating to the company Musk just acquired for $44 billion. “Apple (AAPL) has also threatened to withhold Twitter from its App Store, but won’t tell us why,” Musk … Read more

Early voting begins in some Georgia counties as Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker sprint to the December 6 runoff

CNN — A week-long early voting period begins Saturday in some Georgia counties as Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker enter a week-and-a-half, post-Thanksgiving sprint to theirs December 6 runoff election. Unlike the 2021 runoffs, control of the Senate is not on the line, with Democrats having won 50 seats already and … Read more