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Qualcomm is making 5nm ARM chipsets for Windows laptops

The new chips are based on the 7c+ Gen 3 platform. The company wants to power handheld gaming devices with the G3x Gen 1 chipsets. The first 5nm PC
Spotify is acquiring an audiobook company
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Spotify is acquiring an audiobook company

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It's time to imagine a world without Facebook
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It's time to imagine a world without Facebook

Facebook was shut down for six hours in October. The site and all other sites owned by users, including Instagram, were unavailable to anyone in the
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Coinbase's NFT platform should be like Instagram and may eventually overtake cryptocurrency trading, CEO says

Coinbase. Coinbase; Alyssa Powell/Insider Brian Armstrong, CEO of Coinbase, said that NFTs could make cryptocurrency trading more difficult on the
Nigeria’s Helium Health acquires Qatar’s Meddy in rare Africa-GCC deal – TechCrunch
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Nigeria’s Helium Health acquires Qatar’s Meddy in rare Africa-GCC deal – TechCrunch

Helium Health, a Nigeria-based tech startup in health technology, has purchased Meddy, a Qatar-based and UAE-based doctor booking platform, for an
How to Block Your Ex (or Other Annoying Users) on Spotify
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How to Block Your Ex (or Other Annoying Users) on Spotify

Spotify now allows you to block other users' activity. You had to report the user or contact customer service if you wanted someone to stop listening
Spotify makes it easier to block other users
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Spotify makes it easier to block other users

Spotify has launched a new feature that allows users to block other users on the platform. Users used to have to contact customer service to block
DoorDash will acquire European delivery company Wolt as it builds a global platform
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DoorDash will acquire European delivery company Wolt as it builds a global platform

DoorDash has purchased Wolt, a food delivery company in Finland, for EUR7 billion (about $8.1 billion). It also plans to expand its reach into Europe
YouTube is removing the dislike count on all videos across its platform – TechCrunch
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YouTube is removing the dislike count on all videos across its platform – TechCrunch

YouTube announced today that it will make YouTube's "dislikes" count private on its platform. Given the impact it has on the public's view of a
Zynga CEO on its blockchain gaming division and navigating the advertising crisis – TechCrunch
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Zynga CEO on its blockchain gaming division and navigating the advertising crisis – TechCrunch

Zynga beat the street and its own guidance to report record third quarter revenue of $705M, an increase of 40% over the previous year. It also