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April 11, 2022, 7:25 AM

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Parag Agrawal / @paraga:
Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal says Elon Musk has decided not to join Twitter's board despite being offered a seat  —  Elon has decided not to join our board. I sent a brief note to the company, sharing with you all here. https://twitter.com/...
Axios:
Elon Musk tweets that all Twitter Blue subscribers “should get an authentication checkmark” and that the service should be ad-free for a lower ~$2/month price  —  Elon Musk suggested in a series of tweets Saturday night changes to the premium Twitter Blue service …
Taylor Soper / GeekWire:
After Musk asks if Twitter should convert its San Francisco HQ into a “homeless shelter since no one shows up anyway”, Jeff Bezos notes Amazon's Seattle shelter  —  Amazon founder Jeff Bezos took some time out of his Sunday afternoon to respond to a tweet from Elon Musk …
Charles Capel / Bloomberg:
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: beta versions of iOS 16, codenamed Sydney, are “chock-full” of references to Apple's mixed-reality headset and its interactions with the iPhone  —  Apple is set to hold its developers conference virtually for the third year in a row.  Expect major iOS and watchOS upgrades, and perhaps some new Macs.
Emma Roth / The Verge:
Twitter reverts a change that left blank embeds on websites for deleted tweets “after considering the feedback” while the company explores “different options”  —  Twitter says it's exploring ‘different options’  —  Twitter has confirmed it reversed a change that altered …
Antoine Gara / Financial Times:
Sources: Thoma Bravo is buying SailPoint Technologies, which is used by businesses to give employees secure access to remote working tools, for $6.9B  —  Leveraged buyout market is roaring back to life after a pause amid rising volatility and war in Ukraine
The Information:
Sources: Meta chose a Qualcomm chip for the second version of its Ray-Ban smartglasses, after struggling to develop its own custom chip codenamed Brasilia  —  In late 2021, a team of Meta Platforms employees building a key chip for the second version of Meta's Ray-Ban smart glasses was notified …
Bloomberg:
Despite Amazon spending almost a decade and $2B+ developing drone delivery services, sources say it's still beset by technical challenges, safety concerns, more  —  Jeff Bezos went on 60 Minutes in 2013 and pledged to fill the skies with a fleet of delivery drones that could zip parcels to customers' homes in 30 minutes.
Apoorva Mittal / The Economic Times:
Coinbase “temporarily” disables the option to buy crypto with UPI in India, after the payments body said it is “not aware of any crypto exchange using UPI”  —  US Co reached out to NPCI following regulator's clarification on no UPI for cryptocurrencies in India …

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