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Welcome to Sunday's Big Revolution, with lots to keep your eyes busy reading today. – Martin
 
November 11 · Issue #259 · View online
Big Revolution
Welcome to Sunday’s Big Revolution, with lots to keep your eyes busy reading today.
Martin

Big things you need to know today
  • Google has ended incentives for agencies to create fake price comparison pages. The practice was a controversial attempt to work around the EU antitrust ruling against Google Shopping, Sky News reports.
  • People want longer YouTube videos. The age of short clips being best is over, and user tastes are shifting to videos of up to two hours in length. Creators and YouTube itself are driving the change though – longer videos mean more ad revenue.
Big weekend reads
Google's trying to win at hardware. Meet the woman altering its design Google's trying to win at hardware. Meet the woman altering its design
“How can you translate the familiarity of Google’s search box, its Chrome browser or even Android from the digital into the physical world?” This article is a profile of the woman who could be described as ‘Google’s Jony Ive,’ leading the design language of its hardware.
Tech C.E.O.s Are in Love With Their Principal Doomsayer
“The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari thinks Silicon Valley is an engine of dystopian ruin. So why do the digital elite adore him so?”
Google Never Stopped Trying to Go to China
A look at the history of Google’s awkward, shifting relationship with China, and where it’s headed.
Leak: Axios Editor Concedes Problems With HBO ‘S**tshow’ But Assures Staff That Haters Are Just Jealous
When – in a bid to snag a scoop and promote its new TV show – Axios unquestioningly parroted a flawed Trump plan to end birthright citizenship, it disappointed a lot of people. But this leak shows the internal response wasn’t entirely encouraging when it comes to the hope they’ll uphold editorial standards in the future.
That’s all for today...
See you tomorrow for a full, weekday edition of Big Revolution.
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