Sources: BuzzFeed plans to shut down its French version after four years, with 14 staff set to lose jobs; chief editor calls the move “brutal” and “unexpected”
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Mark Gurman / Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple is working to let businesses accept payments on their iPhones without extra hardware, thanks to tech from Mobeewave, which it acquired in 2020
Sohee Kim / Bloomberg:
Samsung reports Q4 operating profit of ~$11.6B, up 53% YoY, on revenue of ~$63.8B, up 24% YoY, but misses on net income of ~$8.9B vs. ~$9.2B expected
Wall Street Journal:
Source: Meta-backed Diem Association is selling its technology to California bank Silvergate Capital, which serves crypto companies, for ~$200M
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