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New York Times:
Profile of Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal, little known to the public and a Jack Dorsey confidant who has been involved in many big strategic initiatives  —  A longtime Twitter insider and a confidant of co-founder Jack Dorsey, Mr. Agrawal takes over as the social media company confronts various challenges.
CNBC:
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey resigns, CTO Parag Agrawal takes over effective immediately; Dorsey to quit the board in 2022, Salesforce's Bret Taylor to become chair  —  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down as chief of the social media company, effective immediately.
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Casey Newton / The Verge:
Possible reasons Dorsey stepped down, including activist investors and disinterest in the role, and what to expect from Parag Agarwal, who has focused on crypto  —  Theories on why now, and what to expect from Parag Agrawal's Twitter  —  This story is part of a group of stories called
Jon Porter / The Verge:
UK's CMA says Meta must sell Giphy, after finding the deal could harm social media users, rival platforms by denying access to GIFs, and UK advertisers  —  After its investigation found it could harm competition  —  The UK's competition regulator has officially ruled that Facebook parent …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Citing “alleged serious breaches” of data protection laws, UK's ICO notifies Clearview AI of its provisional intention to fine the company £17M+  —  Controversial facial recognition company Clearview AI is facing a potential fine in the UK.
Kyle Wiggers / VentureBeat:
Amazon debuts AWS IoT RoboRunner to simplify building apps for managing robot fleets and AWS Robotics Startup Accelerator to offer AWS credits and expert advice  —  At a keynote during its Amazon Web Services (AWS) re:Invent 2021 conference today, Amazon launched AWS IoT RoboRunner …
Anita Ramaswamy / TechCrunch:
Chicago-based ThreeFlow, which offers tools to insurance brokers selling employee benefits, raises $45M Series B led by Accel, after an $8M Series A in January  —  ThreeFlow, which provides software for insurance brokers selling employee benefits, announced today that it raised $45 million in Series B funding.
Sheelah Kolhatkar / New Yorker:
Profile of FTC Chair Lina Khan, as some longtime staffers worry she is underestimating the risks of pursuing aggressive antitrust cases that are likely to fail  —  As monopolies and other large companies gain increasing control of our daily lives, Khan is Joe Biden's pick to do something about it.
Jackie Davalos / Bloomberg:
Via, which offers cities software and operations services to manage transit, raises $130M at a $3.3B valuation led by Janus Henderson  —  - Via raised $130 million in financing led by Janus Henderson  — Cities are spending more on public transit programs now
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