Fri. 10/01 – TikTok And NFTs, Two Great Tastes That Taste Great Together

10.01.2021 - By Techmeme Ride Home

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TikTok has joined the NFT craze, so the singularity must be nigh. USB-C tries to clear up its customer confusion problem. Zoom abandons a huge acquisition. And a crypto developer is begging users to give $90 million dollars in tokens back, after an all-time screw up.

Links:TikTok announces NFT collection led by top creators (The Block)USB-C group hopes new logos will solve customer confusion (Apple Insider)Zoom and Five9 abandon $14.7 billion acquisition (CNBC)DeFi bug accidentally gives $90 million to users, founder begs them to return it (CNBC)

Weekend Longreads Suggestions:How EA got into mobile — and figured out the future of gaming (Protocol)Toast built a $30 billion business by defying Silicon Valley and surviving a ‘suicide mission’ (CNBC)How Big Tech Runs Tech Projects and the Curious Absence of Scrum (The Pragmatic Engineer)APPLE’S FORTRESS OF SECRECY IS CRUMBLING FROM THE INSIDE (The Verge)Facebook's Latest Scandals: The Banality Of Hubris; The Messiness Of Humanity (TechDirt)

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