Brand News: 10 Things You Need to Know For Friday June 15

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FKAtwigs for Apple HomePod directed by Spike Jonze

Apple sweeps AICP Awards with Spike Jonze-directed spot and releases touching new “Behind the Mac” campaign.


AT&T has completed its acquisition of Time Warner (and seeks more acquisitions) as Comcast receives EU approval for Sky bid.


Amazon releases its own brand AI camera and lets Alexa users share their customized skills.


Cannes Lions 2018 Croisette crunch will include HP‘s Antonio Lucio and Apple‘s Angela Ahrendts.


Dove champions paternity leave ahead of Father’s Day.


Facebook and Twitter lose their heads of communication.


Ford partners with rideOS, a ‘Waze for self-driving cars,’ as Volvo invests in Luminar, a 23-year-old’s self-driving startup.


Google released its latest diversity report.


Royal Caribbean makes a billion-dollar bet on luxury cruises.


Samsung will use 100% renewable energy in the U.S., Europe and China—its first such public commitment.


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