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December 2, 2022, 4:50 PM

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Financial Times:
Sources: Alameda sheltered FTX from an up to $1B loss in April 2021 after an FTX trader's MobileCoin trade went bad, wiping out Alameda's 2021 profits  —  Alameda Research sustained up to $1bn loss last year when client's trade on obscure token went sour  —  Hedge fund Alameda Research stepped …
CNBC:
Filing: DOJ requests the appointment of an independent examiner to probe “substantial and serious allegations of fraud, dishonesty” that led to FTX's bankruptcy  —  - FTX's bankruptcy case demands an independent review, the Department of Justice said, because of allegations …
Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Google says it is testing end-to-end encryption for RCS-based group chats on its Messages app  —  Google said today it is testing end-to-end encryption for RCS-based group chats on its Messages app — RCS stands for Rich Communication Services.  The company noted that it will be rolling …
Newley Purnell / Wall Street Journal:
Ye's Twitter account is suspended after he tweeted a picture of a swastika merged with a Star of David; Elon Musk replied, saying he violated Twitter rules  —  West, who goes by Ye, recently had his account restored after being banned in October  —  Kanye West Offers to Buy Parler Amid Backlash Over Anti-Semitic Posts
Adam Morgan McCarthy / The Block:
Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital agrees to buy high-security custodian GK8 from bankrupt crypto lender Celsius; Celsius acquired GK8 for $115M in late 2021  —  - Mike Novogratz's Galaxy Digital agreed to buy GK8 from Celsius.  — GK8 was originally acquired by Celsius for $115 million in late 2021.
Patience Haggin / Wall Street Journal:
Sources: Twitter offers advertisers generous incentives, including matching $500K to $1M in spending in 2022, in a bid to jump-start its faltering business  —  Advertisers booking at least $500,000 in incremental spending would be matched, up to a $1 million cap  —  Elon Musk Says Twitter Bankruptcy Is a Possibility.
Derek Thompson / The Atlantic:
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Frederic Lardinois / TechCrunch:
AWS launches Application Composer, a low-code tool for visually designing and building serverless applications with a drag-and-drop interface  —  At its re:Invent conference today, AWS announced the launch of AWS Application Composer, a new low-code tool for visually designing and building serverless applications.
Marco Quiroz-Gutierrez / Fortune:
Stripe debuts a customizable fiat-to-crypto payments widget for Web3 devs to directly embed into their apps; Stripe to handle KYC checks, fraud, and compliance  —  Payments processing company Stripe on Thursday announced a so-called “fiat-to-crypto on-ramp” to make payments easier for Web3 companies.

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