March 26, 2022, 11:45 AM

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Miles Kruppa / Financial Times:
As some crypto startups seek to avoid oversight, VCs are passing on board seats to win deals; investors in FTX, which has raised $1.8B+, have no board seats  —  Founders of digital asset groups seek to avoid investor oversight in new Silicon Valley trend  —  Jack Lu received eight proposals …
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Ukraine will start selling 54 NFTs next week chronicling the war's first three days to support its army and civilians, replacing a canceled crypto airdrop plan  —  Proceeds will go toward Ukraine's army and civilians  —  Ukraine's government is raising funds by selling non-fungible tokens …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple paid $100K to $200K in stock-based bonuses to select software and hardware engineers, after giving similar bonuses in December to retain talent  —  Apple Inc. is paying a small number of engineers another round of special stock bonuses as part of an unusual push to retain key talent …
Ryan Browne / CNBC:
Transport for London grants Uber a 30-month license to continue operating in London, removing a key source of years-long uncertainty for Uber in the UK  —  - Uber has been granted a 30-month license to operate in London, according to Transport for London.  — The move ends a years-long spat …
Sources: Polish postal locker service InPost is attracting takeover interest from CVC Capital and others, after its stock fell 60%+ since its January 2021 IPO  —  InPost SA, the Polish operator of self-service lockers for e-commerce, is attracting potential takeover interest from private equity firms …
Samuel Stolton / Politico:
EU lawmakers provisionally agree on the DMA, which mandates messaging service interoperability, limits bundling services, prohibits self-preferencing, and more  —  The European Union today adopted landmark rules clamping down on anti-competitive abuses by the world's largest technology platforms …
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