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January 3, 2024, 10:15 AM

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Thomas Germain / Gizmodo:
Facebook rolls out Link History, an opt-out setting that tracks all the links a user clicked in the mobile app, and plans to use the data for targeted ads  —  Facebook introduces a confusing new setting as the walls close in on Zuckerberg's data machine.  —  Facebook recently rolled out a new …
Leo Schwartz / Fortune:
Fidelity and other spot bitcoin ETF issuers jockey for an early advantage to attract investors, ahead of reported SEC approvals to launch as soon as January 10  —  As the Securities and Exchange Commission appears on the precipice of approving the first wave of Bitcoin ETFs …
Krisztian Sandor / CoinDesk:
SEC filing: MicroStrategy Executive Chairman Michael Saylor begins selling $216M worth of shares; Saylor remains “optimistic about MicroStrategy's prospects”  —  Saylor said earlier that he would use the proceedings from the sales to address personal obligations and buy more bitcoin to his personal account.
Iyaz Akhtar / PCMag:
Samsung plans to hold its next Galaxy Unpacked event on January 17 at 10am PT in San Jose, and streamed on YouTube, to showcase new Galaxy devices and Galaxy AI  —  ‘Galaxy AI is coming,’ reads the tagline, so get ready for Samsung-developed artificial intelligence.
Fred Wilson / AVC:
2024 predictions: AI will help make Web3 usable in mainstream applications and Web3 will help us trust AI, Web3 regulatory clarity, flat VC investing, and more  —  As we enter 2024, the capital markets have found their footing and are moving higher.  The Fed has taken interest rates as far …
Wall Street Journal:
A look at Shein's and Temu's Chinese supply chain: a lifeline to suppliers, but the margins are razor-thin, prices must stay low, and some drown in unsold stock  —  Shopping apps throw a lifeline to Chinese exporters, but it is a trade-off  —  SHENZHEN, China—E-commerce sellers Shein …
Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Roku plans to launch its first high-end TVs in spring 2024, including the 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch Pro Series for up to $1,500  —  Roku Inc., the maker of TV streaming boxes and software, is debuting its first high-end televisions in a bid to continue sales momentum for the company's devices.

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