March 30, 2021

Tue. 03/30 – Spotify To Spin Up Clubhouse Competitor

It’s actually a nutso butso news day. Spotify is launching a Clubhouse competitor. Amazon is spinning up a new line of custom silicon. Big updates to Google Maps. We know the dates for WWDC. Amazon seems to be doing some Twitter sock puppetry. A bunch of new phones from Xiaomi. Substack is raising another big round. And that’s not all. There’s so much that happened today in the world of tech, that I can’t even promo it all, so let’s just get to it.

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Links:Spotify is launching its own Clubhouse competitor (The Verge)Spotify acquires Betty Labs, creator of live audio app Locker Room (Axios)Amazon Steps Up Silicon Ambitions With New Networking Chip (The Information)Google is making some big upgrades to directions in Google Maps (The Verge)Apple officially announces virtual WWDC 2021 for June, iOS 15 and more expected (9to5Mac)Amazon is sending employees into the trenches on Twitter as it battles its first union vote and reports about workers peeing in bottles (Insider)There's Something Fishy About Amazon's Anti-Union Twitter Army [Updated] (Gizmodo)Cameo Aims to Connect Celebrities With Fans and It’s Now Valued at $1 Billion (WSJ)Volvo and Aurora team up on fully autonomous trucks for North America (The Verge)Xiaomi announces the Mi Mix Fold, its first folding phone (The Verge)


It’s actually a nutso butso news day. Spotify is launching a Clubhouse competitor. Amazon is spinning up a new line of custom silicon. Big updates to Google Maps. We know the dates for WWDC. Amazon seems to be doing some Twitter sock puppetry. A bunch of new phones from Xiaomi. Substack is raising another big round. And that’s not all. There’s so much that happened today in the world of tech, that I can’t even promo it all, so let’s just get to it.

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