Slack, May the Salesforce Be with You – 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.

Hosts: Jason Howell, Mikah Sargent
Guests: Alex Wilhelm, Thomas Smith, Abrar Al-Heeti
Tech News Weekly Episode 161
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