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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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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.
Casey Newton / The Verge:
Twitter employees speculate why Jack Dorsey stepped down and what to expect from Parag Agarwal, who is among the company's most crypto-focused executives  —  Theories on why now, and what to expect from Parag Agrawal's Twitter  —  This story is part of a group of stories called
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 …
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
The Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union says the NLRB has authorized a new election for Amazon warehouse workers in Alabama  —  - The National Labor Relations Board has authorized a new union election at one of Amazon's Alabama warehouses, the labor union behind the effort said Monday.
Reuters:
Documents: China's Henan province commissions a 3,000-camera surveillance system to track journalists, international students, and other “suspicious people”  —  Security officials in one of China's largest provinces have commissioned a surveillance system they say they want to use …
Financial Times:
Sources: UK's CMA is expected to block Meta's proposed acquisition of Giphy in the coming days  —  Move would be the first time the competition watchdog has reversed a Big Tech acquisition  —  The UK competition regulator is expected to block Meta's acquisition of online gif platform Giphy …
Natasha Lomas / TechCrunch:
Thought Machine, which helps banks launch cloud-based services, raises a $200M Series C led by Nyca Partners at a $1B+ valuation  —  Thought Machine, a 2014 (Xoogler) founded startup that sells cloud-based b2b banking services, has closed a $200 million Series C round and announced …

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