Feb. 24, 2021

Wed. 02/24 - Facebook Defends Its Stance In Australia

Facebook defends its stance in Australia. MicroStrategy doubles down on its stance vis-à-vis bitcoin. Is “Sign In With Apple” the new stick the antitrust folks might use to beat Apple with? But conversely, have you noticed that social networking has gotten hella competitive lately? What does that mean for anti-trust arguements vis-à-vis Facebook. Oh, and a skateboard for AR glasses.Flatfile.ioAirMedCareNetwork.com/tech offer code: TECH


Links:The Real Story of What Happened With News on Facebook in Australia (Facebook Newsroom)Facebook got everything it wanted out of Australia by being willing to do what the other guy wouldn’t (Nieman Lab)MicroStrategy Buys $1 Billion More Bitcoin, Totalling $4.5 Billion (Decrypt)HP is buying gaming accessory brand HyperX for $425 million (The Verge)Apple’s App Sign-in Button Becomes Hot-Button Issue in U.S. Antitrust Probe (The Information)How social networks got competitive again (Casey Newton's Platformer)VCs are chasing Hopin upwards of $5-6B valuation (TechCrunch)Qualcomm’s new AR ‘Smart Viewer’ lets you pin virtual screens to your walls (The Verge)


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Facebook defends its stance in Australia. MicroStrategy doubles down on its stance vis-à-vis bitcoin. Is “Sign In With Apple” the new stick the antitrust folks might use to beat Apple with? But conversely, have you noticed that social networking has gotten hella competitive lately? What does that mean for anti-trust arguements vis-à-vis Facebook. Oh, and a skateboard for AR glasses.


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Link to the Clubhouse Event Tonight at 10pm eastern, 7pm pacific

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