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December 27, 2021, 10:35 AM

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Leah Nylen / Politico:
An overview of the efforts by Google, Apple, and Amazon to offer their technology and services for connected cars  —  When Ford announced that starting in 2023 its cars and trucks would come with Google Maps, Assistant and Play Store preinstalled, CEO Jim Farley called the partnership between …
Robert Stevens / Decrypt:
OpenDAO airdrops SOS token for users of OpenSea's NFT marketplace; the token, unaffiliated with OpenSea, is up ~10x in two days as watchers debate its prospects  —  In brief  — SOS is an airdrop from OpenDAO, distributed to people who have spent money on OpenSea transactions.
Daniel Michaels / Wall Street Journal:
Inside China's Logink, an expansive digital network for tracking global sea cargo that experts fear could give Beijing a commercial or strategic advantage  —  Beijing can track cargo with little-known Logink system, potentially gaining intelligence and commercial advantage
Kalyeena Makortoff / The Guardian:
Gibraltar's regulators are considering a plan to add cryptocurrencies to its stock exchange, risking reputational damage and diplomatic sanctions  —  Territory's financial sector risks reputational damage and diplomatic sanctions if complex regulations of crypto hub fail
Ari Paparo Dot Eth / @aripap:
[Thread] For media and advertising, Web3's focus on decentralization and tokenization solves few, if any, problems and is the last thing ad tech needs  —  This web3 shit is starting to annoy me, so here's a thread with my opinions on the relevance to media and advertising. 1/21 🧵

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