Spotify's new Spotlight service, Amazon narrows HQ2 listToday's major tech stories include Spotify's new radio-focused Spotlight service, Amazon's list of 20 possible cities for its new HQ and Snap laying off roughly two dozen employees.
This is CNet and here are the stories that matter right now. Spotify's getting ready to take on radio and podcasting in it's own unique way. Eight companies will soon produce programming for the streaming service's new platform called, Spotlight. Plans are for Spotlight to cover news, pop culture, sports, and politics, and will feature content from brands like BuzzFeed and Refinery 29. Amazon is narrowing down a list of cities being considered for the company's second headquarters also refered to as hq2. Among the final 20 selections are Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Newark New Jersey, the city that is offering Amazon 7 billion dollars in incentives. And finally Snap, the company behind Snapchat Has laid off roughly two dozen people according to Cheddar. The majority of the lay offs come from Snap's content team's based in various cities. Snap has laid off hardware members back in September and is slowing hiring in general for 2018. [MUSIC] You can see today's rollings by downloading the CNet tech today in the Apple or Google play store.