April 3, 2022, 3:00 PM

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Neil Cybart / Above Avalon:
Apple's hardware categories are now gaining record new users after a 2017/2018 strategy change that let product groups independently update major product lines  —  During Apple's “Peek Performance” event held last month, the company announced not only a brand new Mac category with the Mac Studio …
damsondao / P — Mirror:
Unpacking Terra's design for its algorithmic stablecoins and how partial collateralization using bitcoin reserves could impact its price stabilization mechanism  —  As Terra climbed crypto market cap rankings at the start of 2022 while most of the market dumped or stalled …
Washington Post:
How Binance, which trades on its own exchange and plays several roles that may pose conflicts of interest, remains mostly unaccountable to its customers  —  On May 19, 2021, Francis Kim thought he had hit it big.  The Australia-based entrepreneur had been dabbling in derivatives trading …
Zac Bowden / Windows Central:
Microsoft moves Surface Duo OS, SwiftKey, Phone Link, Microsoft Launcher, and other teams to a new dedicated Android division under EVP and CPO Panos Panay  —  A new ‘Microsoft Android’ division houses Duo, SwiftKey, Launcher, and more.  —  What you need to know
Mike Masnick / Techdirt:
A deep look at the benefits of content moderation in open forums, and how it can support free speech by creating spaces where more people feel free to talk  —  Obviously over the past few years there's been all of these debates about the content moderation practices of various websites.
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
Justin Kan's game-focused NFT marketplace Fractal has raised a $35M seed led by Paradigm and Multicoin Capital, with a16z, Solana Labs, and others participating  —  Twitch cofounder Justin Kan's Fractal has raised $35 million to build out its marketplace for gaming non-fungible tokens (NFTs).
Annie Palmer / CNBC:
Workers at Amazon's Staten Island facility secure enough votes to unionize, by a 2,654 to 2,131 margin, a first for an Amazon warehouse in the US  —  - Amazon workers at a Staten Island warehouse voted Friday to join a union, the first time that's happened at one of the company's U.S. facilities.
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Edward Ongweso Jr / VICE:
UK police charge a 16-year-old with five counts and a 17-year-old with six counts of cyber offenses related to the Lapsus$ gang; the teenagers remain in custody  —  Two teenagers from the UK have appeared in court charged with hacking for a major cyber-crime gang.

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