Weekly Briefing No. 99 | Giving Slack Flak and Praise to Sophia and Smart Contracts

Weekly Briefing No. 99 | Giving Slack Flak and Praise to Sophia and Smart Contracts

Criticizing unicorns? Check. Highlighting humanoid and smart contract advancements? Check and check. An obscure quote from a 1950’s French film director? Bien sûr. Welcome to edition 99. This week: Slack’s recent raise is nothing to celebrate; Sophia the humanoid will likely wow the crowd at UBS’s conference; Smart contract progress amidst a Bitcoin beat-down

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Weekly Briefing No. 98 | In Defense of Dimon, Personal Data Weaponized, Amazon’s One-Click Patent Expires

Weekly Briefing No. 98 | In Defense of Dimon, Personal Data Weaponized, Amazon’s One-Click Patent Expires

This week, the world of financial innovation grew a bit hot under the collar. Grab a glass of ice water and check out our segments below: Jamie Dimon goes all-in against Bitcoin; Stolen personal data is much more than just a financial problem; Amazon’s one-click technology goes off patent; Big Tech’s lever over Wall Street; Betterment diversifies; Comings and Goings: Jimmie Lenz joins FRG; SoFi ousts Cagney; Company of Note: Casa Verde wants to become King Cannabis

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