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  • Amazon Proves Ad Dreams Come True For NFL Games
    Amazon claims to drive the youngest and most affluent audiences across streaming in the National Football League. They watch 10 minutes more of Thursday Night Football than any other NFL game, and are more likely to take action on ads, according to internal data.
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    Today, products from third-party sellers represent more than 60% of the units sold across the marketplace.
  • How To Outperform 2.5B Blogs Published Annually
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    A Stanford computer scientist, speaking at the Wall Street Journal conference, said scientists and intellectuals will be "looking at philosophical questions like awareness, sentient, and intention." related to generative AI.
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