Apr 4, 2022 • 2M

🐦 Elon Musk becomes Twitter's largest shareholder

Plus: The Future of NFTs Lies With the Courts, and more ...

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Jose Montes de Oca
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Elon Musk buys 9.2 percent of Twitter amid complaints about free speech. Tesla CEO Elon Musk now owns 9.2 percent of Twitter according to a 13G filing released today, Bloomberg News reports. According to the filing, Musk purchased the stake on March 14th. Musk has long been one of Twitter's highest profile users with… (Jon Porter / The Verge)

The Future of NFTs Lies With the Courts. SuperFarm touted the sale as “a groundbreaking landmark—both for the crypto space and the broader music industry.” The newly minted NFT of Jay-Z's debut album Reasonable Doubt would, it said, “provide ownership of the… (Jessica Rizzo / WIRED)

How Amazon Workers in New York Became First to Unionize. For about a year, Chris Smalls has stood almost daily near Amazon.com Inc.'s largest warehouse in Staten Island, N.Y., campaigning to bring the first union to the tech giant's sprawling U.S. operations. A former employee at the facility, Mr. Smalls… (Sebastian Herrera / Wall Street Journal)

The metaverse will fuel massive innovation (and Facebook isn't the metaverse). Here’s a hot take: The metaverse is not what Mark Zuckerberg says it is. It’s not a place or alternate reality we will all migrate into. It’s not a game. It’s not a land grab (although that is happening). And it’s not just a massive branding opportunity. (Faisal Galaria / VentureBeat)

How one company embraced the four-day week - and actually made it work. This Friday, most Americans will be hard at work, counting down the minutes until the weekend finally arrives. But almost all of the 700 or so employees at Bolt, a tech startup based in San Francisco, will be taking the day off. Some will be… (Aki Ito / Business Insider)

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