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March 21, 2022, 7:25 AM

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New York Times:
Brazil's Supreme Court reverses its decision to ban Telegram, which it had ordered on Friday, after Telegram suddenly worked to comply with the court's orders  —  Brazil's Supreme Court blocked Telegram on Friday.  The messaging app then responded with measures to fight misinformation, and the court quickly lifted its ban.
Mitchell Clark / The Verge:
CEO Pavel Durov says Telegram was unresponsive to Brazil's Supreme Court because the court used the wrong email address, apologizes, and asks for a ruling delay  —  Telegram's founder and CEO Pavel Durov has just put out a statement about why Brazil's Supreme Court is now suspending the app, and the reason is incredible.
Jay Peters / The Verge:
Google begins rolling out a feature that lets users delete the last 15 minutes of their search history on Android, after rolling it out for iOS in July 2021  —  The feature came to the iOS app in July  —  Google is finally bringing the ability to delete the last 15 minutes of your search history …
Alex Sherman / CNBC:
A look at the fallout between Bob Chapek and Bob Iger as Disney restructures for a world where streaming dominates and legacy distribution models fade away  —  Bob Iger, left, and Bob Chapek of Disney  —  April 12, 2020.  That's the day former Disney CEO Bob Iger's relationship …
CBS San Francisco:
A former Apple employee faces federal charges for allegedly defrauding the company out of $10M+, taking kickbacks, stealing parts, evading taxes, and more  —  CUPERTINO (CBS SF) - A former Apple employee is facing federal charges after he allegedly defrauded the tech giant out of millions …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Now that Apple is making monitors again, the company should develop a mesh network version of the AirPort Extreme to compete with Google and Amazon routers  —  Apple's new monitor isn't getting off to a particularly strong start, but I still think the company should do more to bolster its Mac lineup …
Nathan Baschez / Every:
How Substack is trying to balance the constraints of its own ideology of putting authors and readers first with its commitment to growth via its new mobile app  —  In the Spring of 2018 I got invited by the CEO of Substack to come to Toronto for a couple days to hang out with the whole team …
Benedict Evans:
As Amazon's ad revenue passes YouTube's and US pay TV subscriptions drop, ad budgets will shift further to targetable spots and other customer-acquisition tools  —  About five years ago, a revenue line buried in the back of Amazon's accounts started to get quite big.
Charlie Warzel / The Atlantic:
Q&A with Second Life journalist Wagner James Au, on crypto-based metaverses, companies such as Meta struggling to foster healthy metaverse communities, and more  —  Welcome to Galaxy Brain—a newsletter from Charlie Warzel about technology, media, culture, and big ideas.  You can read what this is all about here.

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