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November 7, 2022, 1:35 AM

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Bloomberg:
Sources: Twitter is asking dozens of laid-off staff to return, after realizing some are needed for building prioritized features and some were sacked by mistake  —  Twitter Inc., after laying off roughly half the company on Friday following Elon Musk's $44 billion acquisition …
Ashley Capoot / CNBC:
Jack Dorsey apologizes for growing Twitter “too quickly” amid mass layoffs; Twitter's headcount jumped from ~2,000 to 7,500+ between June 2013 and December 2021  —  - Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey apologized Saturday for growing the company “too quickly,” a day after hundreds …
Dave Karpf / The Future, Now and Then:
Richard Lawler / The Verge:
Elon Musk tweets that “any Twitter handles engaging in impersonation without clearly specifying ‘parody’ will be permanently suspended” without warning  —  Elon Musk's Twitter has a new rule for everyone with an account on Twitter to follow, as he announced from his own account …
Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Meta plans to lay off thousands of employees this week, with an announcement expected as soon as Wednesday, the first broad layoffs in its history  —  Social-media giant's planned cuts expected to affect many thousands of its workforce, which exceeded 87,000 as of September
Joe Rossignol / MacRumors:
Apple says it expects iPhone 14 Pro and 14 Pro Max shipments to be lower than anticipated due to COVID-19 restrictions at a Foxconn factory in Zhengzhou, China  —  Apple today said it expects iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max shipments to be lower than the company previously anticipated due …
New York Times:
Internal post and sources: Twitter is delaying rolling out verification checkmarks to Blue subscribers until November 9, the day after the US midterm elections  —  Users and employees had raised concerns that Elon Musk's plan to give check marks to those who paid a monthly fee could be misused to sow discord.
Elon Musk / @elonmusk:
Chance Miller / 9to5Mac:
Billy Perrigo / TIME:
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
The Bureau of Investigative Journalism:
An investigation details India's “hack-for-hire” industry that helps global corporate intelligence clients target businesses, journalists, and politicians  —  In a quiet alcove of the opulent Leela Palace hotel in Delhi, two British corporate investigators were listening intently …
Emily Birnbaum / Bloomberg:
White House plans to push for antitrust legislation during the post-midterms lame duck session, perhaps the last chance for AICOA, Open App Markets Act, others  —  The White House is planning a post-midterms push for antitrust legislation that would rein in the power of the world's largest tech companies …

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