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Bezos weighs in on Musk’s Twitter takeover: ‘Did the Chinese government just gain a bit of leverage over the town square?’
Get your popcorn ready. Jeff Bezos just made his first public comments about Elon Musk’s acquisition of Twitter in a bold way, surfacing a tweet from New York Times reporter Mike Forsythe highlighting Musk’s connections to China via Tesla, which has rising sales and is increasing production capacity in the country.
Inside Amazon’s first high-tech Go store in suburbia, where there’s more stuff and a made-to-order menu
Amazon Go is growing beyond its traditional urban footprint, ushering in a new era for the high-tech, physical convenience stores with the opening Tuesday of the company’s first suburban location.
Microsoft earnings preview: Wall Street expects 18% revenue growth on continued cloud strength
Streaming video subscriptions might be more disposable than imagined, but the juggernaut of cloud infrastructure and enterprise services is another matter entirely.
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Microsoft posts nearly $50B in quarterly revenue, beats expectations due to cloud growth
Continued growth in Microsoft’s cloud business boosted its quarterly revenue to $49.4 billion, up 18%, with profits of $16.7 billion, up 8%, beating Wall Street’s expectations with earnings per share of $2.22.
Tech Moves: Netflix product leader lands at Google; YouTube CEO to join Code.org board; and more
— Keela Robison, former vice president of product innovation at Netflix, joined Google as vice president of product management leading a team working on search experience.
A ‘don’t do list’ for founders: VC shares tips for startup leaders
There are a lot of guides and blog posts for founders that provide advice on what to do as a leader of an early-stage startup.
RelationalAI raises $75M, adds ex-Snowflake CEO Bob Muglia to board
RelationalAI, a Berkeley, Calif.-based startup building “knowledge graphs” for intelligent data apps, raised $75 million in a Series B round led by Tiger Global.
Elon Musk will buy Twitter in $44 billion deal, promises to add features and defeat spam bots
Follow-up: Bezos weighs in on Musk’s Twitter takeover: ‘Did the Chinese government just gain a bit of leverage over the town square?’ Elon Musk is buying Twitter.
Virtual meeting study: 50% of participants arrive late, 22% don’t say anything
The rise of video conferencing has opened up new ways to analyze the effectiveness of meetings.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2022

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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Tuesday, April 26, 2022

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Monday, April 25, 2022

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SpaceX self-assembly 🚀, Elon's Twitter proposals 🐦,  reversing skin aging 🧴

Monday, April 11, 2022

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Monday, April 11, 2022

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Monday, April 11, 2022

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LimeWire’s Return, Web3 & New Anti-Piracy Solutions; Audiomack CMO Dave Ponte’s Plan to Grow the Pie for Artists

Monday, April 11, 2022

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Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman justice on SCOTUS

Thursday, April 7, 2022

Plus, civilians flee eastern Ukraine amid the threat of Russian attacks. Ketanji Brown Jackson will be the first Black woman to serve on the Supreme Court; civilians are fleeing eastern Ukraine under

April 7 - TikTok Launches New Marketing Education Initiative to Help Advertisers Maximize Opportunities

Thursday, April 7, 2022

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The Gaming Pub Newsletter #106

Friday, October 29, 2021

The best gaming content of this week View this email in your browser Issue #106 - October 29, 2021 # NEWS Nvidia's GeForce Now Will Get An RTX 3080 Tier Grand Theft Auto's trilogy remaster

Old Age & Tranquility In Hometown Cha Cha Cha Kdrama

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Hometown Cha Cha Cha korean drama reflects many beautiful themes and relationships, it also has soft and very attached scenes where old age seems very peaceful and considered to be an age full of

My Name Ending explained | Is Choi Mu Jin obsessed with Yoon Ji Woo?

Monday, October 25, 2021

The Netflix Kdrama My Name ended with lot of shocking twists. Was Ji Woo able to avenge her father? What happened to Pil Do and Mu Jin? Anime-Internet My Name Ending explained | Is Choi Mu Jin obsessed

Tedious Failures, Revisited 🙊

Friday, September 17, 2021

How a failed comedy music career became a secret success. Here's a version for your browser. Hunting for the end of the long tail • September 17, 2021 Hey all, Ernie here with a piece by David Buck