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April 4, 2022, 1:05 AM

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Kollen Post / The Block:
Interview with Ukraine's Deputy Minister of Digital Transformation, who says the government's crypto donation platform has raised $70M+ as of April 1  —  Quick Take  — The Block spoke with Alexander Bornyakov, Deputy Minister of the Ukrainian Ministry of Digital Transformation.
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
How Apple's rumored iPhone and other hardware subscriptions will squeeze more revenue from its users, and why the company may expand its financial services  —  Apple's in-the-works iPhone hardware subscription service will squeeze more revenue from its giant user base.
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 …
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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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.
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
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 …
Aoyon Ashraf / CoinDesk:
Bitcoin mining company PrimeBlock plans to go public via a SPAC merger at a $1.25B valuation; PrimeBlock generated $24.4M in Q4 2021 revenue  —  The deal is expected to close in the second half of this year.  —  Bitcoin miner PrimeBlock confirmed its plan to go public through a merger …

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