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1 Dec 2021   
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-Developer productivity tools startup Raycast raises $15M from Accel and Coatue
-Jump brings stability to freelancers by giving French permanent contracts
-Partech raises $750 million growth fund
-Meta must sell Giphy, UK antitrust regulator rules
-LG Energy Solution gets Korea Exchange’s nod for planned IPO
-Is the Canon EOS R Still a Good Camera? It’s a Pleasant Surprise!

MI6 must adapt to new technology to survive, says spy chief
Richard Moore says the secret service must partner with the private sector to find new technologies. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 10:02pm 

-Three Tests of Survival for a PNY PRO Elite Class Card
-Cyber Monday isn't over yet: Shop the absolute best deals on Bose, Samsung and more
-Don't miss out on these stellar Cyber Monday TV deals—discounts on LG, TCL, and more
-Southeast Asia multi-currency neobank YouTrip raises $30M Series A, will launch corporate card
-Portugal's 'Predictive maintenance' startup Stratio pulls in a $12M Series A round led by Forestay
-Amazon ordered to rerun contentious Alabama union election

Amazon: Union election to be rerun after claims of foul play
Amazon workers in the US state will get a second chance to unionise in a major blow to the online giant. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 5:51pm 

Jack Dorsey: What's next for Twitter's co-founder?
The last time the tech visionary left Twitter, he set up another company now worth $100bn. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 5:21pm 

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-The Nikon z5 and 40mm F2 Are a Great Combo for Super Cheap!
-All the best iPhone Cyber Monday deals you can still shop right now

Evil Santa
Parents, stop torturing your kids by taking them to visit Santa! 
© 2021 Aardvark 3:41pm 

Facial recognition firm faces possible £17m privacy fine
Clearview AI allegedly breached privacy rules and must now delete relevant photos from its records. 
© 2021 BBCWorld 2:11pm 

-Algeria's Yassir picks up $30M to build a super app in North Africa
-FIFA will test limb-tracking offside tech at the Arab Cup
-Sonos may be working on a mini subwoofer
-'Keep fighting': Elizabeth Holmes got a pep-talk text from her then-boyfriend and former COO Sunny Balwani as Theranos faced growing federal scrutiny
-Check out 26 pitch decks that fintechs looking to disrupt trading, banking, and lending used to raise millions
-AWS adds user monitoring and A/B testing to CloudWatch
-Elon Musk promises a Cybertruck update in January: 'This year has been such a supply chain nightmare and it's not over!'
-Miami votes to bring back electric scooters rentals for five weeks

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-Soveren launches from stealth with $6.5M seed funding to automate GDPR compliance
-Clearview AI fined £17 million for breaching UK data protection laws
-UK's antitrust watchdog orders Facebook to sell Giphy
-UK competition regulator orders Meta to sell Giphy
-Lightspeed China raises $920M for new funds, adds five partners
-Jack Dorsey: What's next for Twitter's co-founder?
-Cyber Monday iPad deals will end soon, but you can still find deals at Amazon, Best Buy, Walmart, and more
-Months after its Series A, Singaporean robo-advisor Endowus add $35M SGD in new funding
-Upway is building an online marketplace to buy and sell used electric bikes
-The best Samsung Cyber Monday deals you can still get on Galaxy phones, watches, TVs and more
-GajiGesa, a fintech for unbanked Indonesian workers, lands $6.6M pre-Series A

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Poly Voyager Focus 2 UC Headset Review
The world has changed and our ways of working seem to be here to stay. Everyone has adapted to online meetings and it seems there are some that think the experience can be unsatisfying most of the time. There are some things we can do to minimise distractions during online meetings. 
© 2021 GeekZone 5:42pm 

-Meet Twitter's new CEO: a 37-year-old machine learning and AI expert
-Amazon workers in Alabama will vote again on forming a union after the US labor board invalidates election results
-You can still shop massive iPad Cyber Monday deals at Amazon, Verizon and more

Smart tech to eliminate 'pain point' from EV charging
Two New Zealand companies are teaming up use technology to make charging EVs easier. 
© 2021 3:31pm 

-The pricing of Apple's back-ordered $19 polishing cloth is part of a strategy that experts say makes shoppers 'feel fancy'
-Hear how growth investors spot space companies ready to blast off at TC Sessions: Space 2021
-AWS Braket gets improved support for hybrid quantum-classical workloads
-Amazon's advertising revenue is soaring. Here's everything to know about its ad business.
-Alms is a social app focused on real-world impact and positive change
-Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen will talk Section 230 reform with Congress this week
-Labor board authorizes new Amazon union vote

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