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April 9, 2022, 6:40 AM

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Jon Porter / The Verge:
Google partners with iFixit to sell spare parts for devices going back to 2017's Pixel 2, in Australia, Canada, the US, and European countries “later this year”  —  Spare parts going back to the Pixel 2 will be available  —  Google has become the latest manufacturer to partner …
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Apple published and quickly removed a support document to its website that revealed the company is working on a 35W dual USB-C port power adapter  —  A support document briefly published to Apple's website and seen by 9to5Mac reveals that the company is working on a new 35W Dual USB-C Port Power Adapter...
Ryan Broderick / Fast Company:
Inside the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami, which felt confusing and disjointed, as the cultural spotlight on Ethereum left Bitcoin feeling a little stale  —  What happens when you're no longer the hot young cryptocurrency?  That's the question hanging over the Bitcoin 2022 conference in Miami this week.
Adi Robertson / The Verge:
Axie Infinity's economics make little sense and are reminiscent of a Ponzi scheme, but its community's strength and engagement could sustain the game long term  —  Last year, Axie Infinity was touted as one of the best candidates for a mainstream blockchain app.
William Gallagher / AppleInsider:
The European Parliament votes to adopt a Right to Repair proposal, adding a requirement to increase warranty periods, and make it a key EU initiative for 2022  —  The European Union has taken a further step toward implementing Right to Repair laws, with the latest vote backing proposals …
Andy Greenberg / Wired:
A book excerpt examines how a law enforcement operation to take down the largest child sex abuse website, using Chainalysis tools, showed bitcoin was traceable  —  They thought their payments were untraceable.  They couldn't have been more wrong.  The untold story of the case that shredded the myth of Bitcoin's anonymity.
Taylor Lorenz / Washington Post:
Users embrace “algospeak”, like saying “unalive” instead of dead, to bypass content moderation filters on platforms like TikTok, YouTube, Instagram, and Twitch  —  “Algospeak” is becoming increasingly common across the Internet as people seek to bypass content moderation filters …
Lucinda Shen / Axios:
SamCart, which offers e-commerce tools for creators, raises an $82M Series B led by Eldridge  —  SamCart, a sales platform aimed at content creators, unveiled an $82 million round of funding as the company seeks to expand its business.  — Eldridge led the round, while other investors …

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