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December 27, 2021, 10:30 PM

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Khadeeja Safdar / Wall Street Journal:
Profile of Gloo, which has ~245M profiles on Americans and is used by 30K+ churches, or 10% of US churches, to target ad campaigns at people facing a crisis  —  A small company called Gloo mines online data for people who might be receptive to evangelizing and church outreach  —  Struggling with grief?
Kieran Press-Reynolds / Insider:
A TikTok moderator sues the company for an unsafe workplace that gave her PTSD; her lawyer says TikTok stopped her from working a day after the suit was filed  —  - A TikTok content moderator is suing the company, alleging it did not provide a safe workplace.
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Balaji Srinivasan:
Exploring the concept of mirrortables, where a company's cap table is mirrored on-chain with Ethereum and ENS or other Web3 tools, to streamline angel investing  —  Mirrortables are to cap tables what stablecoins are to fiat currencies.  They streamline and internationalize the logistical mess of angel investing.
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 …
David McCabe / New York Times:
A look at OneTrust, BigID, TrustArc, and other startups helping companies navigate the internet's increasingly fragmented rules and privacy regulations  —  Companies have sprouted up to help others navigate the varied laws around the world governing websites.
Wall Street Journal:
PitchBook: nearly 340 startups have privately raised money at $1B+ valuations in 2021, more than triple the total from 2020  —  SPACs and venture capitalists are plowing money into startups at record rates, looking past worries about lofty valuations  —  Investors are defying a share-price slump …
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.

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