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If Elon Musk gets his way, Twitter will lose years of progress

—That escalated quickly. Days after the inexplicably idle mega-billionaire and chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX announced that he had bought a 9.2 percent stake in Twitter and would join its boar

In major reversal, Elon Musk is not joining Twitter’s board

Elon Musk, the world’s wealthiest man and the largest shareholder of Twitter, will no longer be joining the social media firm’s board, CEO Parag Agrawal said late Sunday, in a surprising r

3 Views: Elon’s Twitter flight of fancy

TechCrunch's Amanda Silberling, Kyle Wiggers, and Alex Wilhelm weigh in on Elon Musk's purchase of nearly $3 billion worth of Twitter stock.

Don’t lose sleep over Elon Musk’s desire to build the next Twitter

Elon Musk tweeted this weekend that he is “giving serious thought” to building his own social media platform. “Given that Twitter serves as the de facto public town square, failing to adhere to

Mark Zuckerberg says NFTs are coming to Instagram soon

Meta wants you to mint in the metaverse. In a conversation at SXSW, Mark Zuckerberg announced that his company plans to introduce NFTs into Instagram in the “near term.” While the Meta CEO

Sorry, Jack, you can send ETH tips via Twitter now

Twitter founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey might be a devout Bitcoin bro, but since he’s abdicated his throne as head tweeter… why not send an ETH tip? Today, Twitter added a number of new

Pearpop introduces dynamic NFTs that gain value as a social media post goes viral

Pearpop, the social media collaboration marketplace, is diving head-first into crypto. With big-name backers like The Chainsmokers, Alexis Ohanian, Mark Cuban and Snoop Dogg, Pearpop is launching Pear

A Twitter slap fight goes wrong

Certain VCs who tweet a lot have grown a little vituperative of late, with some of the most powerful people in the industry lashing out in unprecedented ways. Two who spring to mind are Chris Dixon an

More tech drama, please

A Twitter thread from Bolt CEO Ryan Breslow was good fun, and useful in bringing a bit of necessary combat back to tech.

On-chain raises are the future of startup funding

On-chain funding is not a magic bullet – it is simply the best framework we currently have to keep the process open and equitable.

Block’s Cash App adopts Lightning Network for free bitcoin payments

Late last year, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey stepped down from his position in order to give his full attention to his other company, Square (now called Block), which had become increasingly invested in bl

Your mom owns Web 2.0

I promise that this is not all a tech elite rubber-noodle fight. The drama, instead, highlights an interesting issue that venture capital has with the web3 world.

Twitter is the latest platform to test a TikTok copycat feature

Twitter posted today that it’s testing a feature that would turn its in-app “Explore” page into a TikTok-like video feed, complete with even a “For You” tab. This feature

Jack Dorsey dials in on his dream job — bitcoin missionary

Hello friends, and welcome back to Week in Review! Last week, we took a break from contextualization for some guides to consumption. This week, we’re looking at what’s happening in the min

New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal begins restructuring as two execs step down

Earlier this week, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey stepped down from his role. He appointed CTO Parag Agrawal as new CEO, effective immediately. Agrawal, who joined Twitter as an engineer in 20

Square is changing its name to Block

The fintech giant Square is changing its name to Block, effective December 10. The name change, which has been in the works for over a year, is intended to house the company’s various products &

Have we reached peak founder-friendliness?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This is our Wednesday episode when we niche down to a single to

TechCrunch+ roundup: Jack leaves Twitter, Black Friday data, Nubank lowers IPO pricing

Perhaps it should be pro forma for corporate boards in search of a new CEO to start by talking to the company’s longtime engineers, product managers and marketing leads.

3 views on Jack Dorsey’s decision to step down as Twitter’s CEO

After a fun chat about Jack Dorsey's decision on Equity, we hashed out our views about the value of founders who remain in leadership long after their companies have reached maturity.

Jack is leaving Twitter and we have ~thoughts~

Well, so much for a relaxed post-holiday week on Monday. News broke this morning that Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey is stepping down from the company entirely. The company’s CTO, Parag Agrawal, will b
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