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April 10, 2023, 5:50 AM

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Matt Novak / Forbes:
Elon Musk claims Substack links “were never blocked” and Substack tried to “download a massive portion of the Twitter database to bootstrap their Twitter clone”  —  Elon Musk broke his silence about the Twitter CEO's conflict with the online publishing site Substack …
Igor Bonifacic / Engadget:
In a reversal, Twitter lets users like, retweet, and reply to tweets with Substack links, but searches with “Substack” still just give results for “newsletter”  —  In a reversal of a limitation the platform put in place earlier in the week, Twitter is once again allowing users …
Molly White / @molly0xfff:
[Thread] A look at a report from FTX debtors on the company's control failures, like awful recordkeeping, lying about using cold wallets, and sloppy key storage  —  The new team in charge of the FTX bankruptcy have released their first interim report on the failures of control at FTX and related businesses. It's 43 pages long, let's go through it 🧵 https://www.courtlistener.com/ ...
James Titcomb / Telegraph:
Tests show Elon Musk's Twitter removed limits on Kremlin-linked accounts, including Putin's, with some showing in For You feeds, reversing an April 2022 policy  —  Elon Musk's social media site lifts restrictions on Kremlin-linked tweets  —  Twitter has removed restrictions on Kremlin-linked accounts …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: ~270 US Apple Stores held staff meetings about unionization risks in the past two weeks, using a unionized Towson, Maryland store as a cautionary tale  —  Apple is continuing its push to keep retail stores from unionizing.  Also: A deep look inside efforts to diversify the company's product …
Christopher Mims / Wall Street Journal:
A study based on the patent-filing history of 760K+ US inventors finds they produce fewer innovations after joining big firms vs. inventors hired by young firms  —  Big companies are hiring an ever-larger proportion of America's inventors, who are less productive once they join
Aidan McLaughlin / Mediaite:
Prashant Jha / Cointelegraph:
South Korean prosecutors identify ~$314M in illicit assets associated with Do Kwon and associates, and say Kwon converted most of the ~$69M linked to him to BTC  —  South Korean prosecutors have contacted Binance to request a halt on withdrawals linked to Do Kwon.  —  6397 Total views
Bloomberg:
Shanghai-based SenseTime announces AI model SenseNova and chatbot SenseChat, available in Chinese and English, following Baidu's Ernie Bot  —  SenseTime Group Inc. showed off a suite of new artificial-intelligence services developed with the company's access to vast troves of data and deep computing power …
Kit Chellel / Bloomberg:
How the gambling industry has kept up with decades of computer-assisted tech developed to beat roulette, like wearable devices, timers, and predictive software  —  One spring evening, two men and a woman walked into the Ritz Club casino, an upmarket establishment in London's West End.

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