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July 12, 2022, 2:30 AM

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Kurt Wagner / Bloomberg:
SEC filing: Twitter's lawyers call Elon Musk's deal termination “invalid and wrongful” and say Twitter “breached none of its obligations under the agreement”  —  Twitter Inc.'s lawyers called Elon Musk's termination of his $44 billion buyout agreement “invalid and wrongful” …
Matt Levine / Bloomberg:
A look at Twitter's options as Musk tries to back out, such as suing for “expectation damages”, which may be capped at $1B, or suing for “specific performance”  —  Oh Elon  —  One question that might be important is: How much is Twitter Inc. worth if Elon Musk does not buy it?
The Guardian:
Mark MacGann, who led Uber's lobbying in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, comes forward as the leaker of 124K+ files, says Uber flouted laws and sold a lie  —  Exclusive: Mark MacGann says he has decided to speak out about firm to ‘right some fundamental wrongs’
Sylvia Varnham O'Regan / The Information:
In an internal post, Meta Vice President of Remote Presence and Engineering Maher Saba instructed managers to identify and “move to exit” poor performers  —  Meta Platforms' Vice President of Remote Presence and Engineering Maher Saba has instructed managers to identify and …
Malcolm Owen / AppleInsider:
Report on Apple's eight-year self-driving car struggle as 20 people from the project cite “constantly shifting goals”, a “revolving door of leaders”, and more  —  The Apple Car project has suffered repeated setbacks throughout its development caused in part by a need …
Jeremy Hill / Bloomberg:
Liquidators say they can't find Three Arrows Capital founders Kyle Davies and Zhu Su, and seek to subpoena them to prevent the dissipation of the fund's assets  —  The founders of bankrupt crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital haven't been cooperating in the firm's liquidation process …
Kris Holt / Engadget:
Apple debuts iOS 16's first public beta with lock screen widgets, iMessage edit and undo, Pay Later, and more, alongside macOS, watchOS, and iPadOS public betas  —  We're a couple of months out from Apple officially rolling out the next major versions of its various operating systems.
Aisha Malik / TechCrunch:
Twitter rolls out its Unmentioning feature to all users on all devices, letting users remove themselves from conversations that include their Twitter handle  —  Twitter announced today that it's rolling out its “Unmentioning” feature to all users on all devices.
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
YouTube begins rolling out picture-in-picture support for all US iOS users, but says that the feature requires a premium subscription to work with music videos  —  YouTube today announced that it has begun rolling out picture-in-picture support for all iOS users in the United States …
Jon Porter / The Verge:
WhatsApp rolls out the ability for users to react to messages with any emoji, after adding the ability to react with its chosen six emoji in May  —  The new feature is rolling out now  —  WhatsApp users will soon have the ability to react to messages with any emoji, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced in a Facebook post.
Joe Schneider / Bloomberg:
Google countersues Match, accusing it of bad faith dealings and breach of contract, after Match sued Google in May for alleged monopolistic billing policies  —  Google has sued Match Group Inc., accusing the dating-app service of bad faith dealings and breach of contract in provoking a legal battle over Google Play policies.

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