Netflix and Google Made a Google Home Game for Stranger Things Season 2

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Add Google to the list of companies that have a Stranger Things season 2 activation.

Netflix partnered with the tech giant to create a voice-activated game for the second season that you play through your Google Home or Google Home Mini voice assistant. The device acts as a walkie-talkie—all you have to do is say “Hey Google, talk to Dustin from Stranger Things” over the course of watching the second season. Players are asked questions about the new season, helping the characters progress in the game. Winners eventually get inducted into the Hawkins AV Club.

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This Condom Maker Just Designed Some Sportswear

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Condom sportswear

Condom sportswear

A new fashion-flavored campaign is putting a new spin on the idea of a full-body condom.

To prove how comfortable its proprietary non-latex material really is, condom brand Skyn decided to create a line of athletic wear, and put it to the test.

A smoky, sultry 1:30 ad from Sid Lee Amsterdam features tech-infused clothing designer Pauline von Dongen describing her approach to the project, including dragonfly-wing-inspired flaps on the arms of a shirt, which can supposedly give a long jumper more, um, lift.

Client: Skyn
Agency: Sid Lee Amsterdam

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Microsoft: We Will Continue Our Scroogled Campaign “As Long As Google Keeps Scroogling People”

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scroogledDespite rumors to the contrary, Microsoft’s Scroogled campaign is long from over. Earlier today, a number of publications picked up on a comment by Bing Search Director Stefan Weitz who told KQED that the campaign is “about finished.” Now, however, a Microsoft spokesperson has told us that this is not true and that we should “stay tuned for the next chapter.”

Here is the full statement from Microsoft:

“Scroogled will go on as long as Google keeps Scroogling people. We know Google doesn’t like it when the facts come out. Chapter two of the consumer education campaign has shown people care about their privacy. More than 3.5 million people visited, and nearly 115,000 people signed a petition asking Google to stop going through their Gmail. Stay tuned for the next chapter.”

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