Contributed by Wil Alambre over the course of October 25th…
Single opt-in will become default setting for MailChimp signup forms
"Starting October 31, single opt-in will become the default setting for all MailChimp hosted, embedded, and pop-up signup forms. This change will impact all MailChimp users, so here’s everything you need to know..."
Google launches the Android 8.1 Developer Preview
The headline feature of the OS update seems to be a new "Neural Networks API" (NNAPI), which Google says "provides apps with hardware acceleration for on-device machine learning operations."
Animal Crossing is coming to smartphones
Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp will launch for iOS and Android devices "in late November" as a freemium game, with in-app purchaseds of "tickets".
Today, Amazon announced yet another way for Prime members to get their packages. The new Amazon Key system allows delivery personnel to drop off packages inside Prime members' homes, providing "secure home access" when the homeowner is not available. Amazon Key works in two parts: choosing in-home delivery while checking out on Amazon and providing access to your home through Amazon's new Key in-home kit, which includes a smart lock provided by Kwikset or Yale and a special version of the company's new Cloud Cam security camera.