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Twitter layoffs continue, including those of loyalist Esther Crawford

The Information and former Twitter employees reported at least 50 more layoffs. According to Platformer’s Zoë Schiffer, even Elon Musk loyalist Esther Crawford, Twitter payments’ top executive who handled Twitter Blue, was fired. Crawford and most of the product team were laid off this weekend, according to Alex Heath of …

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Neobank Vexi raises millions to offer young Mexicans low-interest credit cards

Americans expect credit cards. Mexico makes it harder and less common. Fewer than 20% of people have credit, and only 10% have credit cards. In recent years, several startups have emerged to provide underserved Mexicans with more options to increase inclusion. Vexi is a startup. Rojo Blasquez, Gabriela Estrada, Cinthia …

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New HomePod from Apple has better sound and intelligence

Apple has revived the larger HomePod with a second-generation model that boasts improved sound quality in addition to improved intelligence and computing abilities. Pre-orders for the new HomePod, which has a suggested retail price of $299, are now open. On February 3, in-store sales and shipping will start in the …

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The most recent Atlas video from Boston Dynamics shows a robot that can now grab and throw objects

The most recent Atlas humanoid robot demo was just released by Boston Dynamics. The robot’s feet allowed it to traverse rough terrain while running and jumping. Now, the robot actually has hands. The robot is given new life by these simple grippers. The Atlas suddenly transforms from a quick pack …

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