July 24, 2023, 10:45 AM

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Ivan Mehta / TechCrunch:
Twitter rolls out its updated “interim” X logo, replacing the iconic bird, following Elon Musk's weekend announcement; now redirects to  —  Twitter has removed the iconic bird logo and adopted ‘X’ as its official logo.  This move comes after Elon Musk announced the change over the weekend.
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Financial Times:
The Worldcoin Foundation rolls out its Worldcoin token, received after using an eye-scanning “orb”, in 35 cities; Worldcoin plans to retain 20% of its tokens  —  Start-up co-founded by OpenAI chief faces regulatory pushback in US  —  Sam Altman's cryptocurrency project …
Vitalik Buterin:
A look at Worldcoin's plans, “proof of personhood”, or creating a list of public keys, and its importance, social-graph and biometric, privacy issues, and more  —  Special thanks to the Worldcoin team, the Proof of Humanity community and Andrew Miller for discussion.
Jon Porter / The Verge:
Spotify confirms raising US Premium to $10.99/month, up from $9.99, the first increase since its US launch in 2011; Duo rises by $2, Family and Student by $1  —  After 12 years, the price of Spotify Premium is increasing in the US.  The subscription will now cost $10.99 a month, the company announced today.
Sources: Apple asks suppliers to produce about 85M iPhone 15 units in 2023, only slightly below 2021 and 2022's 90M target, and considers raising 15 Pro prices  —  - Apple targets 85 million units, roughly in line with last year  — Its fortunes affects thousands of firms, millions of workers
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
As developers can bring iPadOS and iOS apps to Vision Pro, where apps will likely be pricier, its App Store may fare better than those on tvOS and watchOS  —  Third-party apps will be crucial to the success of the Vision Pro, but the pricey and niche nature of the device means that developers may not quickly flock to it.
Washington Post:
The previous big strikes reshaped Hollywood and fueled reality TV's rise; the current ones will likely turn established actors into TikTok stars and vice versa  —  The last big strikes reshaped the movie business and fueled the rise of reality TV.  The latest walkout likely …
Justin Hendrix / Tech Policy Press:
Q&A with Justine Bateman, a member of the DGA, the WGA, and SAG-AFTRA, on how AI may change the industry, the importance of the timing of the strike, and more  —  Audio of this conversation is available via your favorite podcast service.  —  Artificial intelligence will likely impact every type of job.

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